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Volleyball – Free Come and Try Session

A great volleyball opportunity this coming Thursday, before the season starts Friday. Current players are invited to attend. This is a free session. Let us know below if your child will be participating. Volleyball SA are hosting this for us… Continue Reading →

All things STEAM at Woodend!

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This coming week schools celebrate Science Week.  Woodend likes to celebrate this week in Term 4 Week 1 as this gives students and families a greater opportunity to be involved. This year we are excited to introduce a STEAM Week… Continue Reading →

Congratulations again SAPSASA Netballers!

Once again our SAPSASA Year 6/7 girls netball team had a big win last Friday 3rd August.  They played against Reynella Primary School. The girls were ahead by 3 goals at three quarter time and had a solid last quarter to… Continue Reading →

“Eggsperiments” in Room 18!

All the Reception classes welcomed and cared for eggs and baby chickens in Weeks 1 and 2 of this term. The Reception children in Room 18 had some fun and did a Science ‘Eggsperiment.’ They collected the following items in… Continue Reading →

Pedal Prix News

Yesterday, Sunday 29 July our Woodend K-Pow team headed to Victoria Park Racecourse for their next race meet. Each time the students compete, they are improving with their organisation, team work, stamina and times.  Congratulations to Zac, Lachlan, Zico, Riley,… Continue Reading →

SAPSASA Basketball News

Last Thursday 26 July, Woodend had two basketball teams represented in the SAPSASA Basketball Championships. We congratulate both teams as they played with a consistent effort throughout their six games. The boys team won five of their six games and… Continue Reading →

Busy gardeners

With the support of our Grounds Committee parent, Ailee, students from Room 6 and SRC Grounds Committee determined the best choice of plants for our garden project outside Room 6.  These students had many different types to choose from and… Continue Reading →

Year 1 excursion

Year 1 Excursion On the 30th of May our class, with Room 7, went on an excursion to The Bassett Boys’ Schoolroom in Willunga. It was opened in 1862. We dressed up in old fashioned clothes and we played lots… Continue Reading →

Sports Update

NETBALL Congratulations to our SAPSASA Year 6/7 Netball team!  The team defeated Craigburn Primary School on Friday 21st June. It was held at our school and we had an outright win 29 – 7.  The girls played competitively for four… Continue Reading →

Disco Fever at Woodend!

We had our biggest turn-out of students at our annual Woodend Disco on Friday night.  There was flashing lights, colour, noise and 320 students showing us their best dance moves!  The gym was electric and pumping!  We thank all the… Continue Reading →

Improving our school grounds

The weather was kind to us on Saturday when parents and staff worked on improving parts of our school grounds.  The Working Bee took place between 8am and 12.30pm with two significant projects achieved.  The first was to begin the… Continue Reading →

Congratulations K-POW team!

Last Sunday 17th June, our Woodend “K-POW” Pedal Prix team competed in a race at Victoria Park Racecourse.  Despite the wind and rain, the team performed a personal best.  They improved their ranking by 3 places from last year!   … Continue Reading →

Can you help improve our grounds?

On SATURDAY 30TH JUNE the Grounds Committee have organised a Working Bee.  There are a number of small projects around the school grounds that require many hands rather than just the groundsperson’s.  The Working Bee will commence at 8am in the Street and… Continue Reading →

Our Excursion by Room 7

Year 1 excursion to Willunga Courthouse and Bassett Boys School   In week 5, all the year 1 classes visited the Willunga Courthouse and Bassett Boys School. Mrs Podzuweit and Miss Bolt’s classes went on Wednesday (Miss Yardley and Miss… 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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Interested in Pedal Prix?

We are needing some new riders to join our Woodend ‘K-pow’ team! The UniSA Australian HPV Super Series is staged by Australian International Pedal Prix Inc. and is a competition where teams race Human Powered Vehicles (HPV’s) on a closed controlled circuit…. Continue Reading →

Congratulations to our swimming team!

Today at our whole school Assembly, we acknowledged the efforts of seven of our Woodend students.  On Sunday 18th February, these students competed in swimming events and won a position into the Southern Valley Swimming Team to represent our district… Continue Reading →

Socks, socks and more odd socks!

Today we participated in World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD). Following the Lots of Socks theme created by Down Syndrome International, the majority of students and staff donned their favourite or most colourful long and/or short socks.  There was such a variety of colours, patterns,… Continue Reading →

What’s been happening in Room 24?

In English, the students in room 24 have begun to explore the Seven Steps to Writing Success. As a part of the program, the Year 3’s have been learning to write Sizzling Starts, which encourage them to begin their writing… Continue Reading →

Diary dates

Here is a list of 2018 dates that you may want to note in your diary. TERM 1: Adelaide Cup  – Monday 12 March Student Free Day (Marion Coast Partnership of Schools) – Tuesday 13 March Myojo visitors – Wednesday 21 –… Continue Reading →

Welcome!

A sincere welcome back to all our Woodend families and we look forward to another positive and productive year ahead.  We would like to welcome all new families to our school and trust you enjoy being part of our community…. Continue Reading →

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