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Round 2 SAPSASA Netball Results

On Wednesday this week, the girls SAPSASA Netball team had their Round 2 competition which was held at Sacred Heart College. In game 1 the girls had a really positive start to the game and were leading 22-9 at half… Continue Reading →

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 Keeping Safe: Child… Continue Reading →

Proud of our Pedal Prix Team

Last Sunday 28th July, thirteen of our students rode our K-Pow Pedal Prix car around Victoria Park racecourse.  For some of these riders, it was only their second time riding and so not only did they have to learn how… Continue Reading →

SAPSASA Basketball results

Last Friday 26th July, we had our Woodend boys and girls compete in the SAPSASA Basketball competition.  Both teams were very successful and are to be congratulated for their efforts. The girls team results were as follows: Game 1 –… Continue Reading →

Reception classes welcome visitors!

Our feathery visitors are here! All Reception classes focus on the biological sciences this term and the children have the experience of observing and recording the changes that occur from the embryo to the hen. Many children are intrigued by… Continue Reading →

Big effort from our Rugby team!

Congratulations to the year 6/7 girls Rugby League team who competed in the state finals yesterday. All 12 girls gave each game their best effort and played well as a team. The girls finished the Round Robin games with 4… Continue Reading →

Reminder about late lunches

LATE LUNCHES As previously posted, it is from time-to-time that students come to school without their lunch.  We are able to help with supplying a choice of a vegemite or cheese sandwich only (no toasties) for emergency lunches or late… Continue Reading →

Gluten Free Options in Canteen

A goal of the Healthy Eating Committee has been to consider options for students with food intolerances or allergies.  Karen, our Canteen Manager and staff have been busily investigating gluten-free menu choices for those students and adults who are gluten… Continue Reading →

Woodend in State Carnival

Congratulations to the Woodend students who represented Southern Valley last week at the state carnivals in both Football and Netball. Latoyah, Shanel, Ava and Shae were all in the Netball team. Noah, Preston, Kody and Connor were all in the… Continue Reading →

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 →

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