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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 →

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 →

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 →

Some Spring/Summer treats

With the spring weather here, the canteen have some ideas of recess or lunch play munchies.  These items – fruit jelly, strawberry or chocolate mousse, fresh fruit or fruit Quelches are all only $1.00! The pizza is also a popular… Continue Reading →

Day 4 and 5 of STEAM Week

Day 4 and 5 of STEAM Week saw the Year 6/7 and 5/6 students working with Dr Justin Chalker, a Science Lecturer at Flinders University.  It was also the launch of our STEAM Expo on the Thursday evening and a… Continue Reading →

Launch of our Woodend Virtual Art Gallery

What an exciting time for our school!  On Thursday we launched our first ever Woodend Primary School Virtual Art Gallery, affectionately named “The WAG” – Woodend Art Gallery. The official launch took place in our gym at the STEAM Expo… Continue Reading →

Inspiration from a Scientist

On Thursday we welcomed back Dr Justin Chalker, to our school for STEAM Week.  Dr Chalker is a Science lecturer and Chemist at Flinders University and has been to each Science Week at Woodend teaching and inspiring students about scientific… Continue Reading →

Thank you Australian Maths and Science School

Last term the teachers of the Year 4/5 students worked with teachers from the Australian Maths and Science School (ASMS) to plan a STEAM challenge for the students.  The challenge was for students to build the tallest free-standing tower using… Continue Reading →

Congratulations Woodend K-Pow team!

With our STEAM Week Pedal Prix challenges, today was the perfect opportunity to recognise the team work of our Woodend K-Pow Pedal Prix team.  The eight riders from this year’s Pedal Prix team were presented with their trophies and students… Continue Reading →

Pedal Prix … all about STEAM

We were fortunate to have Pedal Prix coordinator and teacher, Joel Fitzgerald and his four Seaview High School students work with all the Year 4/5 classes about all the STEAM related to Pedal Prix today.  Our school has close connections… Continue Reading →

STEAM Week is full steam ahead!

Walking through the various learning spaces so far this week has been eye-opening!  There has been students presenting dioramas, teams cutting up boxes to complete a challenge, students collaborating over a maths puzzle, parents talking to classes about their field… Continue Reading →

STEAM Week – Ideas for families

Are you getting excited for STEAM Week? Monday 15 – Friday 19 October 2018 (Term 4 Week 1) is Woodend’s celebration of all things STEAM.  Our STEAM Week provides opportunities for students to enjoy and develop an understanding of important science,… Continue Reading →

New equipment for our school!

This is the brand new equipment that our school was able to get thanks to our school families who put in for the Coles Sports For Schools program. A big thank you to Karen Charles, a Woodend parent, who coordinated… Continue Reading →

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