Month

February 2019

Student Free / Closure Days for 2019

Our Canteen staff would love your help!

This post is to introduce our friendly, hard-working and quiet achievers, Helen and Lee, and to acknowledge their work in purchasing, preparing and selling a variety of snacks and lunches to your children.  We would also really appreciate your help… Continue Reading →

Keeping Them Safe: Child Protection Curriculum

The Department for Education Child protection in schools, early childhood education and care services policy (2015) states that ‘all children and young people in DECD preschools and schools will access the approved child protection curriculum’. Children will be learning the… Continue Reading →

Discover more about your child’s learning!

We have been fortunate to gain a ‘Parents In Education’ grant to support parents/carers with helping your child at school.  We have put this money towards offering 4 parent/carer workshops this semester.   These 4 workshops aim to increase parent/carer understanding… Continue Reading →

Proposed Access and Path – Creating Safer Routes to School

In our work with Marion Council, Minister David Speirs, and Way2Go (Department of Planning, Transport, and Infrastructure) we have been looking for multiple solutions to improve the situation of safety & traffic around Woodend PS. One aim is to improve… Continue Reading →

Building a Wellness Centre at Flinders Medical Centre

As many of you may be aware, the Flinders Foundation along with Mix102.3 are raising funds towards the building of a Wellness Centre at the Flinders Medical Centre. Jodie and Soda will be raising funds by spending 52 hours on… Continue Reading →

Term One Update

The school year has begun and we are all finding that the time starts to fly past.  There always seems a lot to accomplish in a school year, however, the education of all children is our prime concern. Class teachers… Continue Reading →

Rose Ceremony

Did you know that when Woodend Primary School was first built way back in 1995, we planted a beautiful Rose Garden out the front? Over the years we have enjoyed watching the roses bloom and grow from tiny plants into… Continue Reading →

Have You Updated Your Personal Details??

Sometimes we just cant get in touch with you when we really need to….. If you have changed any of your contact details it is very important that we have this information in the office and that our database is… Continue Reading →

Credit Union SA News – School Community Rewards

Invitation to AGM & Join School Committees

Hello to all Woodend Parents & Carers – welcome to another exciting year at our school! I would like to invite you to attend the Woodend Primary School Annual General Meeting. The AGM is an opportunity to learn more about… Continue Reading →

Autumn Market – March 31

The 2019 Woodend Autumn Market is coming soon! Sunday 31 March 9 am – 12 noon. We’ll have: market stalls carboot sales entertainment FREE kids activities including Bouncy Castle & Face Painting food stall with egg & bacon sandwiches, sausage… Continue Reading →

School Banking Information Session : Wednesday 13th February

Woodend Primary School is excited to offer the Commonwealth Bank School Banking program to all students. School Banking is a fun, interactive and engaging way for young Australians to learn about money and develop good savings habits. Children who deposit… Continue Reading →

Acquaintance Night Reminder – Tuesday 12th February

Meet our Teachers and other Parents and Caregivers (and students) Tuesday, 12 February 2019 While teachers have already met quite a number of parents and caregivers, we do look forward to having the opportunity on Acquaintance Night to meet with all families together to… Continue Reading →

Would you like to volunteer?

Volunteers play an integral part in supporting the work of the school and enriching the lives of children and young people. Benefits for the school of volunteers include that they: • provide a broader resource base from which to draw… Continue Reading →

Invitation to Join Parent Network 2019

The Parent Network is a committee of parents who help to build a strong school community and support the parents & families of WPS. We aim to have at least one parent liaison for each classroom to assist with communication… Continue Reading →

Welcome to our new Reception children!

Welcome to our new Reception children and their families!  We enjoyed meeting many parents/carers at our ‘Cheers or Tears’ gathering last Tuesday morning.  Week One has now finished and we are seeing the new children settle into school life remarkably… Continue Reading →

Our start to 2019

Welcome to the 2019 school year. Last week saw our 82 new receptions begin school. Only a few were showing signs of first day nerves and teachers ensured that they were well cared for. We had about 50 parents enjoy a… Continue Reading →

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