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September 2015

Please save the date – Thursday 22 October – That Sugar Film

During National Nutrition Week we will be holding a free movie night screening ‘That Sugar Film’. The film explores the truth about what many Australians consider to be ‘healthy’ foods. It investigates how much sugar we are consuming along with… Continue Reading →

Homework Survey

We are currently reviewing our Homework Policy and are keen to seek your ideas and opinions. You are invited to participate in our online survey. Please ensure you have read our current Woodend Homework Policy and the Homework Policy: Research… Continue Reading →

****End of Term Dismissal 2:05 pm 25 September****

With the balmy spring weather just beginning  these holidays may provide the perfect opportunity to head outdoors. Nature Play has created stacks of secret missions for kids to complete outside. The passports students received in Term 1 have ten “mission” pages,… Continue Reading →

Pedal Prix 2015… 24 Hour Event … What A Wonderful Family Experience

You may have caught the  news this weekend, as the biggest human powered vehicle event in the world took  place for the 30th  time at  Murray Bridge.  Our team was very excited about competing. Pedal Prix  offers a wonderful opportunity… Continue Reading →

Southern Valley District Athletics Champions

On Wednesday, 2 September Woodend Primary School competed in the annual Southern Valley District Athletics competition at Santos Stadium. 38 students ranging from year 4-7 competed in various events. We had great individual performances and an outstanding overall team performance…. Continue Reading →

Nature Play

Room 12 students were recently out having a brain break outside during a busy day of learning. This is what a few students created during this time. Here is what Brianna thinks of playing in nature: I enjoy playing with… Continue Reading →

What An Experience…Festival Of Music

On Sunday afternoon, our fantastic choir students had an opportunity to perform on the big stage at the Festival Theatre as a part of the Public Schools Music Festival. All year, these students have made a commitment to come to… Continue Reading →

Community Spirit … that’s what we model for our children

We have had some fabulous efforts by  our  Grounds committee and many volunteers  working on our Biodiversity  and Nature Play Project and we have thanked them for the great community  spirt they have shown. We continue to have  fabulous efforts that… Continue Reading →

Parent Input for 2016 Classes

Classes for 2016 In order to form classes for 2016 it is important that we estimate our 2016 student numbers as accurately as possible. If your child will not be attending our school next year, please let us know in… Continue Reading →

Excitement Builds For Canberra

The excitement is building because most of the year 6/7’s are travelling to Canberra next week! We have been preparing for a long time now so we can’t wait to go. All of us have been doing activities to do… Continue Reading →

Sammy D Foundation …Harnessing the Messages

  A key  focus  of our Learning Improvement  Plan is to develop students’ personal and social capabilities. One main aspect of that focus is students learning about relationships: how to establish and maintain them; how to  be respectful of all people;… Continue Reading →

2016 Senior Uniforms

For our 2016 Senior Uniforms we are trialling a new supplier.  This will allow us to provide some additional options for parents and students. Firstly, 2015 Year 6 Rugby and Polo tops will be able to be sent to the… Continue Reading →

Choir Excursion and Festival Theatre Performance – Important Information

All year our senior choir students have been working toward a performance at the Festival Theatre. That time is nearly here! Being a part of choir is a test of dedication and commitment. Students are required to attend weekly rehearsals… Continue Reading →

Music Night … Celebrating Our Students’ Persistent Efforts To Improve

We love  music and  love the effort our student put into  improving their musical capabilities.  Big congratulations to all of the fantastic Woodend musicians that performed at our music night last night. Violins, flutes, piano, percussion, clarinets, rock bands and choirs… Continue Reading →

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