Each year at Woodend our major fundraiser is an ‘athon’, which is organised and run by a class or two (or three!), to raise money for programs and improvements to our school. This year, rooms 17, 18 and 25 will be… Continue Reading →
We want students to be involved in planting so that they remember they created this impact on our school environment. For this to happen we need help. This is a buddy class activity and about 36 plants per two classes… Continue Reading →
On Tuesday, 17 May, 32 Woodend students participated in the Southern Valley District Cross Country event. It was a great day for all involved and our students gave their best effort in their races. Our students have had 6 weeks… Continue Reading →
We love our new gates that have been constructed with great skill and care by Scott and Rob Gill and Owen McIver. We really appreciate their superb effort and great expertise they applied to create a lovely asset for the school…. Continue Reading →
All classes will participate in a major planting around our oval on 30 and 31 May. The grounds committee is working hard to prepare for our major planting of indigenous trees, shrubs and grasses for our Nature Play and Biodiversity Project. We… Continue Reading →
Come into the uniform shop to grab a bargain on Gold Polos. All long and short sleeve gold polos are on sale for $15 each. Most sizes available. Uniform Shop Opening Hours – Wednesday 3.00-3.30pm Thursday 8.30-9.00am Friday 8.30-9.00am
For a while now we have communicated our focus on developing students’ social and emotional capabilities as a means of increasing their achievement levels. We know that we can engage learners in activities to develop the brain’s Executive Function. Developing Executive Function involves:… Continue Reading →
As we try to develop more intellectual stretch for our children, what we say to them and what we don’t say, become increasingly important. How might we promote greater discussion and thinking as children engage in mathematical activities at home… Continue Reading →
We thank our volunteers for the fabulous contribution you make to our wonderful school and for the way you model good community thinking. Your impact on others, and particularly on our students is highly valued and appreciated. Here is a… Continue Reading →
Please note: Governing Council has approved a student free day on Friday 3 June. Teachers will be working on the Australian Curriculum and moderation, deepening our understanding of how the big ideas grow through the curriculum and engaging in a moderation process…. Continue Reading →
We look forward to another productive term; one where our students will be consolidating their learning and building on the strong efforts so far. Please see the school calendar for term events, including: NEP reviews, excursions, performances, workshops and our whole… Continue Reading →
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