Month

March 2018

Governing Council AGM

Thank you to the parents and staff who attended our 2018 Governing Council AGM on Wednesday night. We are so fortunate to have such a committed and positive group of parents and staff working with our Principal to set and… Continue Reading →

$5M Development for Woodend School

Five Million dollars was the amount granted to Woodend Primary School for the development of facilities and programs.  A great deal of feedback was given by parents, staff and students.  From that we found considerable agreement on having a Science,… Continue Reading →

Year 2 Urrbrae Wetlands Excursion

It’s Fringe and Festival Time

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

Socks, socks and more odd socks!

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

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

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 →

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 →

VACATION CARE PROGRAM

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 →

Sports Day Chants and Warm-up Dance

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

     

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 →

Aquatics

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 →

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