Woodies Goodies News …. $5 Lunches on Tuesday’s Through Qkr

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Woodies Goodies have a bargain for you. $5 Lunch Specials every Tuesday on Qkr only.  

Can you help improve our grounds?

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On SATURDAY 30TH JUNE the Grounds Committee have organised a Working Bee.  There are a number of small projects around the school grounds that require many hands rather than just the groundsperson’s.  The Working Bee will commence at 8am in the Street and… Continue Reading →

Sports Disco

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SPORTS DISCO Friday, 29 June Years R – 7 6:00pm – 8:00pm Dress Attire – Neat DJ Kezza Playing all the Greatest Hits Drink Included NO GLOWSTICKS Disco is fully supervised by Staff and Sports C’tee No Students will be… Continue Reading →

Library News

New Library Opening Hours The Library is now open from 8:30am weekdays and open after school on Monday afternoons until 3:20pm. Premier’s Reading Challenge It’s great to see so many students finishing off their Premier’s Reading Challenge. Just a reminder… Continue Reading →

Congratulations K-POW team!

Last Sunday 17th June, our Woodend “K-POW” Pedal Prix team competed in a race at Victoria Park Racecourse.  Despite the wind and rain, the team performed a personal best.  They improved their ranking by 3 places from last year!   … Continue Reading →

School Banking: TOKEN COUNT

Hi parents! Joanne, our local School Banking Specialist from the Commonwealth Bank will be attending our school to conduct a Token Count session… Tuesday 19th June from 8.30am – 9am This session will be held near the school office, outside… Continue Reading →

Our Excursion by Room 7

Year 1 excursion to Willunga Courthouse and Bassett Boys School   In week 5, all the year 1 classes visited the Willunga Courthouse and Bassett Boys School. Mrs Podzuweit and Miss Bolt’s classes went on Wednesday (Miss Yardley and Miss… Continue Reading →

Bully Audit Term 1 2018

Twice a year we survey all year 3-7 students about how safe they are feeling in the yard. The survey asks students about what they believe bullying is, how safe they are feeling in the yard, any issues they are… Continue Reading →

Tackling Student Issues/Concerns/Bullying using a No-Blame approach

What is bullying? People often disagree about what bullying means. Is it any hurtful, intimidating behaviour (such as a shove on the playground), or does bullying imply a long-running series of deliberate actions such as name-calling day after day? The… Continue Reading →

Pupil Free & School Closure Reminders

  Thursday, 7 June – Pupil Free Day Friday, 8 June – School Closure Day Monday, 23 July – Pupil Free Day  (This day is the first day back after the July school holidays)

Air Conditioning Upgrade

If you have been into the front office this term you will have noticed builders plastic through the corridor. The plastic covering is due to a long overdue upgrade to the air conditioning system in the main building, which is now… Continue Reading →

Multicultural Design Competition

EVERYONE BELONGS AT WOODEND PS We are excited to celebrate the unique cultures that make up Woodend PS in 2018 with 2 design competitions. Woodend PS is providing an exclusive opportunity to current students to design Woodend’s own 2018 Multicultural… Continue Reading →

Uniform Shop News Update

Unfortunately due to a price increase from our supplier, the cost of Long Sleeve Polo’s has increased to $34 effective immediately.

Upcoming dates at OSHC

JUST A COUPLE OF REMINDERS FOR UPCOMING DATES: PUPIL FREE DAYS NEW WEEK 7TH AND 8TH OF JUNE. Normal OSHC bookings do not apply, you must book in separately for these. JULY 2ND IS WHEN THE NEW CHILDCARE SUBSIDY COMES… Continue Reading →

Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability   (NCCD)

All schools are required to collect information about the numbers of students that they provide adjustments to under the Disability Discrimination Act (1992) and Disability Standards of Education (2005). From 2018, this data will be used as the basis for… Continue Reading →

Japanese Markets

What an exciting week we had! Last week (Week 4) we had Japanese Markets where Year 4/5 classes sold their hand made Origami products to Year 2, 3, and 3/4 classes in our Japanese Room. Year 4/5 students learnt the… Continue Reading →

SAPSASA Netball and Soccer success!

Congratulations to our SAPSASA Girls Netball and Boys Soccer teams for their recent success. Both teams went to Reynella East College in a double header match last Friday 25th March. Our netball girls were down 6-2 at quarter time and… Continue Reading →

Pedal Prix Team Update

Sundays Weather Forecast is 20o What a great Opportunity to see our Pedal Prix ‘KPOW’ in action. This is also an opportunity for you to have a go and find out what its all about all you need is your… Continue Reading →

Plenty happening with SAPSASA!

Last Friday 18th May, our Year 6/7 girls SAPSASA football team were host to Marymount College girls. With 14 of our 19 Woodend girls playing their first ever Football game, we were so proud of how they persisted, kept encouraging… Continue Reading →

Cancellation and late payment fee changes

Good afternoon. Can I please draw your attention to the attached letter. Starting from the upcoming vacation care in July 2018 the cancellation period to avoid the days fee will be 7 days. The reason explained in the letter attached…. Continue Reading →

Safe Routes to School

WALK/RIDE SAFELY TO SCHOOL A primary focus for the Traffic & Safety Committee is to explore how we can make it SAFER and easier for families and students to walk or ride to school. We are working with the Way2Go… Continue Reading →

Kindy/School Transition program

Each year as part of Woodend’s Transition program, we conduct school-to-kindy and kindy-to-school play visits.  Reception children visit the Woodend Children’s Centre to reacquaint or meet the teachers, children and the learning space and in Term 3, our Reception classes… Continue Reading →

Sushi Lunch Day!

Last Tuesday 15th May students and staff trialled a Sushi Lunch Day at Woodend! We were very pleased with the numbers of orders by students and staff.  Choices were: Tuna/carrot/cucumber Teriyaki chicken or Avocado/carrot/cucumber including gluten free choices We thank… Continue Reading →

Playing With The Past

As part of our History discovery Reception classes investigated toys that our parents and Grandparents played with.     We discovered some familiar toys that continue to be  popular throughout the generations.  And some fun old discoveries.        … Continue Reading →

Some Comfort Foods for Winter from Woodies Goodies

Through the winter months Woodies Goodies are adding homemade Sausage Rolls and Zucchini Slice. These are only available over the counter at recess and lunch times at a cost of 50c each.

Centrelink Child Care Subsidy Assessment

Dear families You need to do a Centrelink Child Care Subsidy Assessment now You can do your assessment through myGov using your Centrelink online account. Or, through the Express Plus Centrelink mobile app. This is important, because if you don’t do your… Continue Reading →

Our lucky Mothers and Grandmothers!

How lucky are our Woodend Mums, Step Mums, Grandmas, Nanas and female carers?! Our Atrium was a hive of activity last week when a Mothers Day stall was established.  We witnessed many excited and also thoughtful students taking the time… Continue Reading →

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