Month

November 2018

Room 20 Interviews David Speirs

Room 20 have been doing some learning about the local community. One of the topics that they have been talking about is identifying some of the significant people who contribute to our community. Last week, they were lucky enough to… Continue Reading →

Ensemble Music Program for 2019

On Monday we will begin instrument testing with students that have returned notes. It’s not too late to return a note for your child who will be in year 5 or 6 for 2019. More information on the link below… Continue Reading →

School Open – Modified Education Program

School Open   – Modified Education Program  –  Thursday 29 November 2018 Dear Families, I am writing to inform you that Woodend Primary School will be open but providing a modified education program until 12.15pm on Thursday 29 November 2018 due to… Continue Reading →

Everyone Belongs at Woodend

The Everyone Belongs shirts have arrived! Congratulations to Danika, your design is very effective and looks fantastic on the finished product. What a great thing to be recognising that we are all different and come from different backgrounds and cultures,… Continue Reading →

Woodend Annual School Community Christmas Event Monday 10 December 2018

The Christmas Event is a giant family picnic on the school oval beginning at 6.00pm. Performances throughout the evening are all just for fun and the evening concludes with fireworks once the sky is dark. Parents Please Note: This is… Continue Reading →

High Velocity Jump Champions

Congratulations to our Jump Team High Velocity! They were amazing today and dominated the 2018 Jump Championships at Priceline Stadium. Many thanks to Mr Z, Mrs Sheppard, all members of the Jump team and all who attended and helped out…. Continue Reading →

Proposed Industrial Action

As you may have heard in the news, the Australian Education Union (AEU) and State Government are in negotiations centred around the enterprise agreement that school staff work under. The current agreement has expired and a new agreement needs to… Continue Reading →

Touch Rugby Tournament

Since Week 7 of Term 3 our senior students have enjoyed taking part in a Touch Rugby Tournament every Friday afternoon. There were 9 teams for both the boys and girls. Thanks to Mr Natar for managing the tournament and… Continue Reading →

Tasty Meal Choices for our End Of Year Celebration Night!

Our End Of Year Celebration Night is fast approaching!  Here is what you may like to purchase on the night for a tasty meal, beverage and/or treat.  These items will be prepared by our school Canteen staff and the money… Continue Reading →

End of year reports and class placement notification

End of Year Reports will go home with students on the last Wednesday of term along with information about class placement for 2019. Reports Teachers use a range of different assessment strategies and tools to gather evidence of student achievement… Continue Reading →

Casual Clothes Day Fireworks Fundraiser 7 December

A Casual Clothes Day has been organised for Friday 7th December.  This has been organised to raise money to fund the fireworks for our School Community End-Of-Year Celebration Night on Monday 10th December beginning at 6pm.  We are looking forward… Continue Reading →

Instrumental Music 2019

From next year, our school is able to access an ensemble music program through the Department for Education’s Instrumental Music Service. This means that students who will be in year 5 and 6 next year will have the opportunity to… Continue Reading →

It is PE Week this week!

Week 5 – Term 4 – PE WEEK  12th – 16th November 2018 Physical Education Week is a celebration of health and wellbeing; being active, learning about how to look after ourselves and encouraging our school community to take the… Continue Reading →

SAPSASA Volleyball

What a great day at Glenelg for the Beach Volleyball competition for our Woodend students! We had a large number of volleyballers, experienced and new, and all students put in a positive effort.  A special mention to all those students who… Continue Reading →

Remembrance Day Assembly – A Day to Remember

Our Remembrance Day assembly this morning was a lovely commemoration of those who have lost their lives in the service of their country during the war.Thank you to parents who came to the assembly this morning. Seth, Abby, Aidan, Hannah,… Continue Reading →

Remembrance Day Assembly

Remembrance Day Assembly Friday 9th November (as the 11th falls on a Sunday) 11:10 am to approx 11:30 am On the Netball Court next to our 3 Flag Poles All are welcome to attend. A short ceremony of Remembrance will… Continue Reading →

2018 Colour Run Thank You

Thank you to all Woodend students, staff, and families for helping to make the 2018 Colour Run an incredible event and fundraiser. Thanks to your effort, we’ve raised over $15,000 for new playground equipment & nature play at Woodend! This is… Continue Reading →

What would you like to know about Pedal Prix?

Would you like to know more about Pedal Prix at Woodend?  Does your son or daughter show interest in: racing? tinkering or learning about the mechanics or motion of vehicles? cooperating with others in a team taking appropriate risks? having… Continue Reading →

Rooms 1 & 2 are Learning The Recorder

Year 4 & 5 students in rooms 1 & 2 have been undertaking music this term. We are using the the recorder to help gain further understandings of beat /pulse, rhythm and melody. Students have mastered the treble clef notes… Continue Reading →

MYOJO HOST FAMILY OPPORTUNITY 2019

Hosting a Japanese student is a wonderful experience for your family. It is an opportunity to have first hand exposure to Japanese people and culture as well as share Australian life with a Japanese student, offering them a memorable Australian… Continue Reading →

Free Parenting Seminar Tuesday 6 November

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2019 OSHC Enrolments.

2019 Enrolment forms are available now for OSHC. You can pop by the OSHC office and pick one up or download one from the WPS website. Kind regards Eloise, Zoe and Jackie

Sports Disco – Friday, 16 November

SPORTS DISCO Friday, 16 November 2018 Years R – 7 6:00pm – 7:30pm Dress Attire – Neat DJ Kezza Playing all the Greatest Hits Drink Included NO GLOWSTICKS Disco is fully supervised by Staff and Sports C’tee No Students will… Continue Reading →

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