Month

May 2018

Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability   (NCCD)

All schools are required to collect information about the numbers of students that they provide adjustments to under the Disability Discrimination Act (1992) and Disability Standards of Education (2005). From 2018, this data will be used as the basis for… Continue Reading →

Japanese Markets

What an exciting week we had! Last week (Week 4) we had Japanese Markets where Year 4/5 classes sold their hand made Origami products to Year 2, 3, and 3/4 classes in our Japanese Room. Year 4/5 students learnt the… Continue Reading →

SAPSASA Netball and Soccer success!

Congratulations to our SAPSASA Girls Netball and Boys Soccer teams for their recent success. Both teams went to Reynella East College in a double header match last Friday 25th March. Our netball girls were down 6-2 at quarter time and… 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 →

Plenty happening with SAPSASA!

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 →

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 →

Kindy/School Transition program

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!

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 →

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 →

Some Comfort Foods for Winter from Woodies Goodies

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.

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 →

Entertainment Books are at Woodend !!!

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 →

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 →

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