What has been happening in SAPSASA?

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Take a look at all the SAPSASA events that have occurred over the first semester! Knockout SAPSASA Cricket v Flagstaff Hill @ Flagstaff Hill. On Friday the 24th of February our school went over to Flagstaff for a great game… Continue Reading →

Well Race Day is Finally Here ……….

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  Well the first race day for Pedal Prix is finally here. Sunday, 18 June is when it all begins. Riders will be at Victoria Park at early in the morning ready for a 10am start. It would be great to… Continue Reading →

Screen Time

With screen time once again in the news, I thought that the following article might be of interest: ______________________________________________________________________________________________ Screen time… probably one of the most talked about topics when is comes to modern parenting. We can no longer ignore… Continue Reading →

Interschool Year 7 Japanese Quiz Success

On Tuesday, June 20, 12 Year 7 students represented Woodend at a Japanese Quiz afternoon. Our students teamed up with students from other schools. Our students were in 4 different teams. There were 13 teams in total, with over 100… Continue Reading →

Something to try at the Canteen!

We are going to offer over-the-counter items as a trial on a fortnightly basis.  We are hopeful the students and staff trial and enjoy them. Starting next week (Week 9) we will be selling: PUMPKIN SOUP with a BREAD ROLL for… Continue Reading →

OSHC News Update

Monday 19th June Dear OSHC Families, Just an update on our news from OSHC… Zoe is taking an extra year’s Maternity Leave.  Governing Council is to appoint a new Director with a 13 month contract. Vacation Care Bookings – Monday… Continue Reading →

SRC Lunchtime Disco’s

  SRC have organised lunchtime discos for the next 3 Friday’s. Cost of a gold coin donation which will go to the “BJ Blue Foundation” Friday, 16 June is for years Reception to Year 2 only Friday, 23 June is for… Continue Reading →

Mark LeMessurier : Resilience

We were very lucky to have Mark LeMessurier back at our school for a second presentation… this time on Practical Ideas to Build Healthy Resilient Children. Mark recommended we watch this short video as it epitomizes what resilience is… our… Continue Reading →

Market Day News

The Woodend Autumn Market Day was a wonderful success! We had a quick change of plans, on Sunday May 28, as all of our stall holders and car boot sellers had to move inside, out of the very WILD &… Continue Reading →


Reminder – Student Free Day Friday June 9

Staff will be continuing work on Learning Design Assessment and Moderation.

School Banking Volunteers Needed

Can You Help ? Each week our children at Woodend are able to participate in the Commonwealth Bank School Banking Program. This initiative is made possible by a selection of volunteers from the Parent Network. At this stage we have… Continue Reading →

Student Voice In Learning Project

Our partnership of schools has a number of projects in place to support schools to ensure every learner is engaged, stretched and achieving.  One project is our Student Voice in Learning Project. The purpose of our focus in this area comes… Continue Reading →

Keeping our Children Healthy

This year we have had just one significant bout of a stomach virus and we worked very hard to minimise its impact on students and families.  Once it had dissipated, we reviewed our strategies and looked at the possible improvements… Continue Reading →

OSHC Bookings for Pupil Free Days

There are Pupil Free Days coming up on Friday 9th June, Friday 1st September and Friday 22nd September plus a School Closure Day on Monday 20th November. Bookings for OSHC for these days are available now. Thank you,   Jackie and the… Continue Reading →

Rich literacy experiences for our students!

We have feasted on a range of literacy experiences this week!  The students and staff have been privileged to work with quality authors: Phil Cummings, Amanda Graham and Danielle Clode.  Each author shared their journey, their struggles and successes and… Continue Reading →

Woodies Goodies Special Lunch Day

Monday 29 May Order on Qkr or through the canteen Last day to order is Tuesday, 23 May

Student Free Days / School Closure Day

Please find below, dates for our student free days and school closure days for the remainder of the year. Student Free Days Friday 9th June Friday 1st September Friday 22nd September On these student free days staff will be working… Continue Reading →

OSHC’s Term 2 Newsletter


Dear OSHC Families, Just a reminder that as per our OSHC Policy, we must receive 2 full business days’ notice in order to cancel a booking without charge.  We realise this can be difficult at times, particularly when cancelling for… Continue Reading →

Woodies Goodies Serving Hot Chocolate

Hot Chocolate is now available in the Canteen daily at recess time. Only $1 (Sorry no Qkr orders)


Congratulations to Isabelle Duke for gaining a position in the 2017 Primary Schools’ Music Festival Central Troupe. This is a highly sought after role and two performance troupes are formed at the beginning of each year, following audition. They are… Continue Reading →

Active After School Sport – Last Chance to Enrol

We have a number of spaces available in the following sports which start next week: Indoor soccer – Monday night T-Ball – Tuesday night Badminton – Wednesday Please return forms to the front office asap. Thanks Sharyn

Urbrae Excursion – Room 7

On Thursday 4th May we went to Urrbrae High School. We went with year 1 and 2 classes to learn about farm animals. We also went by bus. When we got there we sat on the grass to eat recess… Continue Reading →

Welcome to Term 2

We hope you have enjoyed some time with your children during the holidays and are looking forward to another productive term.  Staff are looking forward to working with students consolidating and building on the learning so far.  Please see the… Continue Reading →

NEW DATE Autumn Market Day May 28

UPDATE: Our AUTUMN Market Day will now be held on Sunday May 28 from 9am – 12 noon. Our Market Day is a new event this year — open to the entire community! Book in a stall or attend on… Continue Reading →


Thank you to all those who supported our Easter Raffle at OSHC, we raised $216 for CanTeen. Our winners were: 1st Prize…The Hayford Family 2nd Prize…Lachie Warren 3rd Prize…Elijah Patino 4th Prize…Kerri Bruggeman Thank you, Jackie and the OSHC Team.

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