Student Free Day

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Student Free Day – Monday, 23 July 2018 Teachers will be working collaboratively with other teachers from our Marion Coast partnership of schools at Sheidow Park Primary School. The focus of the day is learning design , assessment and moderation…. Continue Reading →

EVERYONE BELONGS – CELEBRATING THE UNIQUE CULTURES THAT MAKE UP WOODEND PS

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Thanks to parents who have reinforced the message that everyone belongs at Woodend with your children and supported them to create designs for Woodend’s own Multicultural Celebration Uniform and Flag. Designs have been shortlisted by the school’s wellbeing committee and… Continue Reading →

The End Of Term 2

Dear parents/caregivers, We have just finished a very busy and productive school term. Thankyou to all who have been a part of classroom reading, volunteering in the canteen, helping out at the working bee, conducting the school banking, working on our… Continue Reading →

Busy gardeners

With the support of our Grounds Committee parent, Ailee, students from Room 6 and SRC Grounds Committee determined the best choice of plants for our garden project outside Room 6.  These students had many different types to choose from and… Continue Reading →

Year 1 excursion

Year 1 Excursion On the 30th of May our class, with Room 7, went on an excursion to The Bassett Boys’ Schoolroom in Willunga. It was opened in 1862. We dressed up in old fashioned clothes and we played lots… Continue Reading →

Sports Update

NETBALL Congratulations to our SAPSASA Year 6/7 Netball team!  The team defeated Craigburn Primary School on Friday 21st June. It was held at our school and we had an outright win 29 – 7.  The girls played competitively for four… Continue Reading →

Disco Fever at Woodend!

We had our biggest turn-out of students at our annual Woodend Disco on Friday night.  There was flashing lights, colour, noise and 320 students showing us their best dance moves!  The gym was electric and pumping!  We thank all the… Continue Reading →

Improving our school grounds

The weather was kind to us on Saturday when parents and staff worked on improving parts of our school grounds.  The Working Bee took place between 8am and 12.30pm with two significant projects achieved.  The first was to begin the… Continue Reading →

NAPLAN Online – privacy collection notice

Kiss & Go

Dear Parents & Caregivers Below is an outline of parking restrictions on Edward Beck Drive and the Woodend Kiss n Go. Governing Council is working closely with the Marion Council to explore solutions to our traffic issues. With the new… Continue Reading →

End of Term Dismissal

Early Dismissal Friday, 6 July 2018 at 2.05pm not 3.05pm. Term 3 Commences on Tuesday 24 July 2018  

Junior Choir Concert

What a fabulous and entertaining night! Thank you to the many students and families who came out on a cold winters night to enjoy an evening’s entertainment presented by Vicki Gregory and the Junior Choir. We were treated with a… Continue Reading →

Mid-Year Reports 2018

Teachers have been busily moderating evidence of student learning, assigning grades and writing comments in preparation for mid-year reports. Mid-year reports are intended to communicate with families about how students are progressing in their learning and identify areas for further development this… Continue Reading →

Are you ready for the New CCS starting next week?

Dear OSHC families, There is less than a week until the new Childcare subsidy rolls in, please make sure you have completed your Child Care Subsidy assessments via mygov to ensure you receive your OSHC/vacation care rebate. Eloise  

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

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

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 →

Can you help improve our grounds?

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 →

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.

Sports Disco

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 →

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