Plenty happening with SAPSASA!

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Last Friday 18th May, our Year 6/7 girls SAPSASA football team were host to Marymount College girls. With 14 of our 19 Woodend girls playing their first ever Football game, we were so proud of how they persisted, kept encouraging… Continue Reading →

Kindy/School Transition program

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Each year as part of Woodend’s Transition program, we conduct school-to-kindy and kindy-to-school play visits.  Reception children visit the Woodend Children’s Centre to reacquaint or meet the teachers, children and the learning space and in Term 3, our Reception classes… Continue Reading →

Sushi Lunch Day!

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Last Tuesday 15th May students and staff trialled a Sushi Lunch Day at Woodend! We were very pleased with the numbers of orders by students and staff.  Choices were: Tuna/carrot/cucumber Teriyaki chicken or Avocado/carrot/cucumber including gluten free choices We thank… Continue Reading →

Some Comfort Foods for Winter from Woodies Goodies

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Through the winter months Woodies Goodies are adding homemade Sausage Rolls and Zucchini Slice. These are only available over the counter at recess and lunch times at a cost of 50c each.

Entertainment Books are at Woodend !!!

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The Entertainment™ Book is a local restaurant and activity guide which provides hundreds of up to 50% off and 2-for-1 offers from the finest restaurants, cafes, attractions, activities, retailers and hotel accommodation. The Membership entitles buyers to exclusive offers that… Continue Reading →

Pedal Prix Team Update

Sundays Weather Forecast is 20o What a great Opportunity to see our Pedal Prix ‘KPOW’ in action. This is also an opportunity for you to have a go and find out what its all about all you need is your… Continue Reading →

Cancellation and late payment fee changes

Good afternoon. Can I please draw your attention to the attached letter. Starting from the upcoming vacation care in July 2018 the cancellation period to avoid the days fee will be 7 days. The reason explained in the letter attached…. Continue Reading →

Safe Routes to School

WALK/RIDE SAFELY TO SCHOOL A primary focus for the Traffic & Safety Committee is to explore how we can make it SAFER and easier for families and students to walk or ride to school. We are working with the Way2Go… Continue Reading →

Playing With The Past

As part of our History discovery Reception classes investigated toys that our parents and Grandparents played with.     We discovered some familiar toys that continue to be  popular throughout the generations.  And some fun old discoveries.        … Continue Reading →

Centrelink Child Care Subsidy Assessment

Dear families You need to do a Centrelink Child Care Subsidy Assessment now You can do your assessment through myGov using your Centrelink online account. Or, through the Express Plus Centrelink mobile app. This is important, because if you don’t do your… Continue Reading →

Our lucky Mothers and Grandmothers!

How lucky are our Woodend Mums, Step Mums, Grandmas, Nanas and female carers?! Our Atrium was a hive of activity last week when a Mothers Day stall was established.  We witnessed many excited and also thoughtful students taking the time… Continue Reading →

Knockout Netball success

Round 1 of the SAPSASA Knockout Netball commenced last Friday 4 May.  Woodend was host to Braeview Primary School. It was very positive to see both teams playing the game in the right spirit and giving their best efforts. Woodend… Continue Reading →

First place at SAPSASA Cross Country!

Despite the challenging weather conditions, all of our Woodend students did such an amazing job at Cross Country last Thursday 3 May. The students had to contend with wind, rain and bitterly cold conditions at Thalassa Park. All students put in… Continue Reading →

Back to school!

Well the school holidays are well and truly over.  Vacation care was enjoyed by all…my sneaky favourite was the colour run! (I never thought the orange powder would wash out my hair!) Can I just remind all family Vacation care… Continue Reading →

Walk Safely to School Day

National Walk Safely to School Day is this Friday 18 May.   Now in its 19th year, this annual event, encourages us to walk and commute safely to school. We see it as a community event and would like to see… Continue Reading →

RAN-EC: Responding to Abuse and Neglect for Volunteers – Education and Care

All of the school’s ongoing volunteers must receive the Responding to Abuse and Neglect – Education and Care (RAN-EC) induction session for volunteers. This includes people on a governing council.  At the end of this post is how to access the online… Continue Reading →

Asthma Australia Kids Masterclass

With winter approaching, it’s a great idea to learn more about how to best manage your child’s asthma. Asthma Australia’s Kids Asthma Masterclasses are free to attend, and there are several coming up during the school holidays: Kids Asthma Masterclasses… Continue Reading →

NAPLAN Information

NAPLAN tests will take place in all schools across Australia between 15 and 17 May. The NAPLAN is a nationally developed program that provides schools and states with information about how education programs are working and what areas need to… Continue Reading →

Welcome to Term 2

We hope you and your family have enjoyed spending some extra time together, making the most of these beautiful Autumn days during the holidays and are looking forward to another productive term. It has been a great first day in… 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 →

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