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Workshop postponed!

WORKSHOP POSTPONED! The Parents In Education workshop on ‘Wellbeing’ scheduled for next Thursday 20/6/19 at 9am has been postponed. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. We will inform you of the next date as soon as possible.

Close call with SAPSASA netball!

Congratulations to the Woodend girls who played some amazing Netball today! 1st game – Woodend (46) Reynella East (13) 2nd game – Woodend (51) Braeview (8) 3rd game – Woodend (16) St Peters Woodlands (16) Scores were tied at the… Continue Reading →

SAPSASA news!

Well done to our SAPSASA boys soccer and football teams who braved the wet and cold weather conditions last week and did their best in the conditions. SOCCER … We had an exciting 3-3 draw against Reynella Primary School in… Continue Reading →

It’s a Pie Day!

We have our next special lunch on Monday 17th June!  The students have different pies to choose from and a juice too … a perfect winter warmer!  See the flyer.  Payment is to the school or via Qkr and closes… Continue Reading →

It is Food Allergy Awareness Week!

It is Food Allergy Week.  This week (26th May – 1st June) aims to raise awareness about food allergy in Australia, to help reduce the risk of a reaction for those living with food allergy and to help manage potentially life-threatening… Continue Reading →

Metro Rugby League Competition

Congratulations to the Woodend students who represented our school at the metro Rugby League competition last Friday 24th May. All players in the girls and boys teams gave it their best effort against quality opposition. Our boys team ended up… Continue Reading →

State Athletics Competition

Congratulations to the twelve Woodend students who represented Southern Valley at the state athletics competition on Tuesday. All twelve students put in in their best effort in their events and were competing against the best athletes in the state. A… Continue Reading →

Thank you to our many volunteers!

This week represents National Volunteer Week (NVW) – an annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of our nation’s volunteers. Volunteering Australia has announced the theme for National Volunteer Week 2019 – ‘Making a world of difference.’ As part of… Continue Reading →

New Canteen Manager at Woodend

Our new Canteen Manager at Woodend is Karen Graham.  Karen was the successful applicant for the position and has commenced her role this term.  Her background as a chef makes her well suited to the role and we wish her… Continue Reading →

Success at Cross Country!

What an amazing day of cross country last Thursday!   Once again, the students competed not only against other students but the tough, wet, windy and hence, muddy conditions at Thalassa Park. We were very proud of our fifty-seven students who competed… Continue Reading →

Reminder: last days to order a donut!

For those students who love donuts and/or their Adelaide Crows or Port Power football team, here is a purchase you will love!  As a treat to celebrate the upcoming “Showdown” football match between Adelaide Crows and Port Power on May… Continue Reading →

A request from Grounds Committee

To the Woodend community My name is Ailee; I am Chair and parent volunteer on our school Grounds Committee. My husband and I are both on this committee as we enjoy helping the school to design, create and maintain projects… Continue Reading →

Thank you Helen Lewis

The Woodend community have been very fortunate to have Helen Lewis working in our Canteen for the past eleven years.  During this time, Helen has had oversight of all canteen operations and her organisation skills have been faultless.  Thousands of… Continue Reading →

Buy a Donut in your local football team colours!

For those students who love donuts and/or their Adelaide Crows or Port Power football team, here is a purchase you will love!  As a treat to celebrate the upcoming “Showdown” football match between Adelaide Crows and Port Power on May… Continue Reading →

Tasty choices for Autumn

With Autumn here, the students can enjoy some popular hot menu items from our canteen menu.  Has your child tried our scrumptious lasagne?  This is one of many items that is freshly made at the canteen and we source the… Continue Reading →

Big effort at SAPSASA Football!

Woodend SAPSASA Cricket results

The Woodend SAPSASA cricket team played today against Woodcroft Primary School. Our students batted first and ended up all out for 79 runs after their 25 overs. Best with the bat was Connor (11) and Luke (16). Our bowling innings… Continue Reading →

Successful day for all our Woodend athletes!

Our Woodend Athletics team are to be congratulated!  Forty-six students attended the day and once again, the students performed their events successfully and in a positive team spirit. Woodend took out first place at District Athletics which was an amazing… Continue Reading →

Canteen Changes For Term 2

PRICE CHANGES Due to cost increases, there will be several price changes to our Canteen Menu.  The change will take effect as of Term 2. These will be: Chicken Nugget Meal  $4.00 Lasagne  $4.50 Treasure Chest  $5.00 Pizzas $3.50 Toasted… Continue Reading →

Keep cool with these tasty treats!

With the warm weather still with us, here are some refreshing and cool treats for your child to sample at the canteen.  You might like to recommend these to your child … Frozen juice cups – orange, apple, pineapple and… Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Starting School at Woodend

Welcome to 2019!  In particular, welcome to all the new families joining our Woodend community.  We will support you and your child to settle as smoothly as possible into school and that you feel welcomed. The ‘Raising Children’ website has… 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 →

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