Early Finish – Friday, 13th April

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It’s been a busy term with many highlights, including some fabulous assemblies, author visits, excursions, Student Voice in Learning project sessions, three-way Learning conversations,  our Myojo visitors and of course many varied learning experiences for students in and out of… Continue Reading →

Diary Dates for Term 2

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  Student Free Days: Thursday 7th and Friday 8th June (week 6) – Teacher professional development.   Other Diary Dates: There are several other events happening in term 2 including NAPLAN testing on Tuesday 15th, Wednesday 16th, and Thursday 17th… Continue Reading →

Traffic & Safety Committee 2018

Following our deputation to Marion Council last November, Governing Council is creating a new Traffic & Safety Committee to continue working with Marion Council, the Way2Go foundation, David Speirs MP, and our school community to address the traffic & safety… Continue Reading →

MYOJO VISIT 2018

This year was the 12th annual visit from our sister school, Myojo Gakkuen. We had 16 students and 3 staff joining our school and being part of fabulous host families for just over a week.    It was a very… Continue Reading →

What we Have Been Doing in Design and Technology with Ms Gregory

Term 1 has been a very exciting term in the Design and Technology room. The classes that I have taught have all shown developing skills in problem solving, collaboration, willingness to try new things and having a growth mindset. We… Continue Reading →

Camp Quality Puppets

Show date:           Wednesday 11th April Show time:            9am 3-7 (Approx. 60 mins)                                10:15am R-2 (Approx. 30 mins) Puppeteers:          Robbie & Kim

Nature Play SA

FOREST FESTIVAL IS ALMOST HERE! We hope everyone enjoyed their Easter? We certainly loved seeing your adventures on social media, and relished the quality time outdoors with our own families. With the long weekend’s passing it seems the Autumn holidays… Continue Reading →

Interested in Pedal Prix?

We are needing some new riders to join our Woodend ‘K-pow’ team! The UniSA Australian HPV Super Series is staged by Australian International Pedal Prix Inc. and is a competition where teams race Human Powered Vehicles (HPV’s) on a closed controlled circuit…. Continue Reading →

Congratulations to our swimming team!

Today at our whole school Assembly, we acknowledged the efforts of seven of our Woodend students.  On Sunday 18th February, these students competed in swimming events and won a position into the Southern Valley Swimming Team to represent our district… Continue Reading →

Mother’s Day Gift Stall

The Parent Network is excited to host Woodend’s first community Gift Stall in honour of Mother’s Day. Our aim is to offer students an opportunity to say ‘thank you’ to the special people in their lives who care for them. The… Continue Reading →

Governing Council AGM

Thank you to the parents and staff who attended our 2018 Governing Council AGM on Wednesday night. We are so fortunate to have such a committed and positive group of parents and staff working with our Principal to set and… Continue Reading →

$5M Development for Woodend School

Five Million dollars was the amount granted to Woodend Primary School for the development of facilities and programs.  A great deal of feedback was given by parents, staff and students.  From that we found considerable agreement on having a Science,… Continue Reading →

Year 2 Urrbrae Wetlands Excursion

It’s Fringe and Festival Time

Many thanks to Cate and her Arts students for decorating our walkway to celebrate Fringe and Festival Time.

Socks, socks and more odd socks!

Today we participated in World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD). Following the Lots of Socks theme created by Down Syndrome International, the majority of students and staff donned their favourite or most colourful long and/or short socks.  There was such a variety of colours, patterns,… Continue Reading →

URGENT – Excursion & Performance Money is Due Now

Many classes have or are in the process of organising  excursions and performances for the year. So your child does not miss out on these fun times the Excursion & Performance Levy is due now. This Levy can be paid on… Continue Reading →

Online Bookings for Parent / Teacher / Student Interviews

Please note that Interviews will be booked online once again this year. Please click here to continue If you have any difficulty, please contact Kerri on the front desk ph: 8322 6422.  We hope that this makes it easier for families, especially… Continue Reading →

FREE Workshop: Summer fruit tree pruning Wed 28th March

We welcome you to the garden for a FREE workshop on summer fruit tree pruning. WEDNESDAY 28th March from 3:30 – 5:30. Come learn to prune your fruit trees, to reduce height for easier harvesting, increase yield and improve structure… Continue Reading →

Sports Day Inclement Weather Plan

We are looking forward to a great Sports Day this Friday 23 March.  At this stage the forecast for Noarlunga on Friday is 32 degrees. We have WHS requirements and a DECD Sunsmart policy we must follow to ensure that students… Continue Reading →

Staffing Update

We welcome Felicity Shevchenko back from leave and thank Kelly Packer for her work in establishing the library for the year. Kelly returns to us in a new role, funded by the Government Literacy and Numeracy First Program. Kelly will… Continue Reading →

VACATION CARE PROGRAM

Our Vacation care program is available to pick up at OSHC. Please note we can not accept bookings for this program over the phone or email, the appropriate form must be filled out. Eloise and Jackie

What’s been happening in Room 24?

In English, the students in room 24 have begun to explore the Seven Steps to Writing Success. As a part of the program, the Year 3’s have been learning to write Sizzling Starts, which encourage them to begin their writing… Continue Reading →

Sports Day Chants and Warm-up Dance

CULLEN Team Chant We are fierce, we are fast  We’ll be sure to have a blast Working as a team you will see  We’re the ones to surely beat! We will win every game  Making sure we strive for fame … Continue Reading →

Woodend Primary School 2018 Sports Day Program

     

Lots of Socks – World Down Syndrome Day

This year Woodend Primary school will be participating in World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) which is celebrated on Wednesday, 21 March each year. This year, we will use the Lots of Socks theme created by Down Syndrome International to help celebrate World… Continue Reading →

BULLYING NO WAY! Take a Stand Together

Harmony Day & World Down Syndrome Day – Celebrating Diversity

World Down Syndrome Day is celebrated on 21 March each year. This year, Classes will use the Lots of Socks theme created by Down Syndrome International and celebrate World Down Syndrome Day on Wednesday, 21 March which is also Harmony Day…. Continue Reading →

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