Socks, socks and more odd socks!

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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

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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

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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 →

Sports Day Chants and Warm-up Dance

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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

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It’s Fringe and Festival Time

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

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 →


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 →

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 →

Reminder – Student Free Day

Tuesday 13 March Teachers joining with other schools from the Marion Coast Partnership focussing on Formative Assessment and Learning Design.

OSHC Pupil Free Day

Rock Band Auditions 2018

It’s fantastic to see and hear so many students taking musical instrument lessons this year. All of our instrumental teachers now have their programs up and running. Any students interested in trying out for our Woodend Rock Band have an… Continue Reading →

Election BBQ

Please support our Sports BBQ on Election Day Saturday, 17 March. Money raised on the day will go towards upgrading more uniforms and Guernseys.

Year 7’s Transitioning to High School in 2019

Do you have a child in year 7 transitioning to high school in 2019? The process is happening. At the end of term 1 you will receive a “Transition Pack”. The pack contains information about schools in our zone, specialist schools… Continue Reading →

Senior Choir – Festival of Music

Our Senior Choir has begun rehearsals for 2018. Once again, this year we will be working toward a major performance at the Public Schools Music Festival in September. The Public Schools Music Festival is a school-based music education program brought to… Continue Reading →


The sun shining across the shimmering blue water was the first sight we saw as we pulled up at the Port Noarlunga Aquatics Centre on Monday. 6 Classes of year 5,6,7 students piled out and down on to the beach… Continue Reading →

Calling All Kidpreneurs!

Did you know? Our upcoming Market Day has ‘Kid’s Table’ spaces available for the young sellers and budding entrepreneurs in our community. At our previous markets we have had kids selling: their old toys, books, games video games and accessories… Continue Reading →

AGM & School Committees

Hi Parents! I would like to invite you to attend the Woodend Primary School Annual General Meeting. The AGM is an opportunity to learn more about the work being done here at Woodend Primary School: both current initiatives and achievements,… Continue Reading →

School Banking UPDATE

Hi Parents, From this Wednesday, 28th Feb the School Banking will no longer be using tokens as part of the program. From discussion with parent volunteers and the school banking representative it has been decided to try to streamline the… Continue Reading →

Staff changes and pupil free day

Good afternoon OSHC families, You may have noticed some changes in staff around the service recently. Kirsten has left us after 3.5 years to focus on her studies, we wish her all the very best, she will be greatly missed… Continue Reading →

Road Safety

Many thanks to our amazing year 6/7 students who provide a service to our school community by manning the school crossings before and after school. Recently all of our Year 6 and 7 student volunteers, as well as Year 5… Continue Reading →

Diary dates

Here is a list of 2018 dates that you may want to note in your diary. TERM 1: Adelaide Cup  – Monday 12 March Student Free Day (Marion Coast Partnership of Schools) – Tuesday 13 March Myojo visitors – Wednesday 21 –… Continue Reading →

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