Casual Clothes Day Fireworks Fundraiser 7 December

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A Casual Clothes Day has been organised for Friday 7th December.  This has been organised to raise money to fund the fireworks for our School Community End-Of-Year Celebration Night on Monday 10th December beginning at 6pm.  We are looking forward… Continue Reading →

Instrumental Music 2019

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From next year, our school is able to access an ensemble music program through the Department for Education’s Instrumental Music Service. This means that students who will be in year 5 and 6 next year will have the opportunity to… Continue Reading →

End of year reports and class placement notification

End of Year Reports will go home with students on the last Wednesday of term along with information about class placement for 2019. Reports Teachers use a range of different assessment strategies and tools to gather evidence of student achievement… Continue Reading →

It is PE Week this week!

Week 5 – Term 4 – PE WEEK  12th – 16th November 2018 Physical Education Week is a celebration of health and wellbeing; being active, learning about how to look after ourselves and encouraging our school community to take the… Continue Reading →

SAPSASA Volleyball

What a great day at Glenelg for the Beach Volleyball competition for our Woodend students! We had a large number of volleyballers, experienced and new, and all students put in a positive effort.  A special mention to all those students who… Continue Reading →

Remembrance Day Assembly – A Day to Remember

Our Remembrance Day assembly this morning was a lovely commemoration of those who have lost their lives in the service of their country during the war.Thank you to parents who came to the assembly this morning. Seth, Abby, Aidan, Hannah,… Continue Reading →

Remembrance Day Assembly

Remembrance Day Assembly Friday 9th November (as the 11th falls on a Sunday) 11:10 am to approx 11:30 am On the Netball Court next to our 3 Flag Poles All are welcome to attend. A short ceremony of Remembrance will… Continue Reading →

2018 Colour Run Thank You

Thank you to all Woodend students, staff, and families for helping to make the 2018 Colour Run an incredible event and fundraiser. Thanks to your effort, we’ve raised over $15,000 for new playground equipment & nature play at Woodend! This is… Continue Reading →

What would you like to know about Pedal Prix?

Would you like to know more about Pedal Prix at Woodend?  Does your son or daughter show interest in: racing? tinkering or learning about the mechanics or motion of vehicles? cooperating with others in a team taking appropriate risks? having… Continue Reading →

Rooms 1 & 2 are Learning The Recorder

Year 4 & 5 students in rooms 1 & 2 have been undertaking music this term. We are using the the recorder to help gain further understandings of beat /pulse, rhythm and melody. Students have mastered the treble clef notes… Continue Reading →

MYOJO HOST FAMILY OPPORTUNITY 2019

Hosting a Japanese student is a wonderful experience for your family. It is an opportunity to have first hand exposure to Japanese people and culture as well as share Australian life with a Japanese student, offering them a memorable Australian… Continue Reading →

Free Parenting Seminar Tuesday 6 November

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2019 OSHC Enrolments.

2019 Enrolment forms are available now for OSHC. You can pop by the OSHC office and pick one up or download one from the WPS website. Kind regards Eloise, Zoe and Jackie

Sports Disco – Friday, 16 November

SPORTS DISCO Friday, 16 November 2018 Years R – 7 6:00pm – 7:30pm 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… Continue Reading →

State Hiragana Competition

As mentioned in a previous post, we had 2 teams from Woodend place 1st and 2nd in the district Hiragana Reading Competition in September, last term. For the second year the Japanese Language Teachers’ Association of SA held a State… Continue Reading →

Some Spring/Summer treats

With the spring weather here, the canteen have some ideas of recess or lunch play munchies.  These items – fruit jelly, strawberry or chocolate mousse, fresh fruit or fruit Quelches are all only $1.00! The pizza is also a popular… Continue Reading →

Reminder Student Free Day

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Graduation Update

This year, 82 year sevens will complete their primary schooling at Woodend. They have had a very busy year which will culminate with our graduation ceremony on Thursday, December 13th (week 9). This year, with so many students graduating, we… Continue Reading →

Year 7 students moving to High School 2022

Recently, the government has confirmed that year 7 public school students will be taught in high school from term 1, 2022. The move will align South Australia’s public schools with the national curriculum taught in high schools making it easier… Continue Reading →

Co-Designing Learning in Room 17

In Room 17, students have a great deal of power over their learning.  They need this power, and investigations into how students learn best have indicated that they actually crave it. This makes sense, after all the students are the… Continue Reading →

Day 4 and 5 of STEAM Week

Day 4 and 5 of STEAM Week saw the Year 6/7 and 5/6 students working with Dr Justin Chalker, a Science Lecturer at Flinders University.  It was also the launch of our STEAM Expo on the Thursday evening and a… Continue Reading →

Launch of our Woodend Virtual Art Gallery

What an exciting time for our school!  On Thursday we launched our first ever Woodend Primary School Virtual Art Gallery, affectionately named “The WAG” – Woodend Art Gallery. The official launch took place in our gym at the STEAM Expo… Continue Reading →

Inspiration from a Scientist

On Thursday we welcomed back Dr Justin Chalker, to our school for STEAM Week.  Dr Chalker is a Science lecturer and Chemist at Flinders University and has been to each Science Week at Woodend teaching and inspiring students about scientific… Continue Reading →

Thank you Australian Maths and Science School

Last term the teachers of the Year 4/5 students worked with teachers from the Australian Maths and Science School (ASMS) to plan a STEAM challenge for the students.  The challenge was for students to build the tallest free-standing tower using… Continue Reading →

2018 Spring Market

The Woodend Spring Market is coming soon! Sunday 18 November 9am – 12 noon. We’ll have: market stalls carboot sales entertainment FREE kids activities including Bouncy Castle & Face Painting christmas treasure hunt food stall with egg & bacon sandwiches,… Continue Reading →

Walktober : October 21-31

As a Way2Go school we are supporting Way2Go Walktober by encouraging  our school community to walk or ride to and from school more often during October. The aim is to reduce traffic congestion around school drop off and pickups by… Continue Reading →

Congratulations Woodend K-Pow team!

With our STEAM Week Pedal Prix challenges, today was the perfect opportunity to recognise the team work of our Woodend K-Pow Pedal Prix team.  The eight riders from this year’s Pedal Prix team were presented with their trophies and students… Continue Reading →

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