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J Natar

SSO Week August 13 -17 2018

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 ‘It takes a village to raise a child’ is an African proverb which means that it takes an entire community of different people interacting with children in order for children to experience and grow in a safe environment. At Woodend staff and parents all work together as… Continue Reading →

Keeping Safe: Child Protection Curriculum

The following information is to inform you about the Keeping Safe: Child Protection Curriculum (KS:CPC) that your child/children will be learning throughout the year. The teachers delivering the program have received explicit training in the use of the Curriculum. The… Continue Reading →

Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on Students with Disabilities 2018

All schools are required to collect information about the numbers of students that they provide adjustments to under the Disability Discrimination Act (1992) and Disability Standards of Education (2005). From 2018, this data will be used as the basis for… Continue Reading →

Wellbeing and Engagement Collection 2018

Students in our school have been invited to take part in the Wellbeing and Engagement Collection being conducted this term. Students will be asked to complete a short online survey. Purpose of the collection Young people’s sense of wellbeing is… Continue Reading →

NAPLAN Online – privacy collection notice

EVERYONE BELONGS – CELEBRATING THE UNIQUE CULTURES THAT MAKE UP WOODEND PS

Thanks to parents who have reinforced the message that everyone belongs at Woodend with your children and supported them to create designs for Woodend’s own Multicultural Celebration Uniform and Flag. Designs have been shortlisted by the school’s wellbeing committee and… Continue Reading →

Junior Choir Concert

What a fabulous and entertaining night! Thank you to the many students and families who came out on a cold winters night to enjoy an evening’s entertainment presented by Vicki Gregory and the Junior Choir. We were treated with a… Continue Reading →

Mid-Year Reports 2018

Teachers have been busily moderating evidence of student learning, assigning grades and writing comments in preparation for mid-year reports. Mid-year reports are intended to communicate with families about how students are progressing in their learning and identify areas for further development this… Continue Reading →

Bully Audit Term 1 2018

Twice a year we survey all year 3-7 students about how safe they are feeling in the yard. The survey asks students about what they believe bullying is, how safe they are feeling in the yard, any issues they are… Continue Reading →

Air Conditioning Upgrade

If you have been into the front office this term you will have noticed builders plastic through the corridor. The plastic covering is due to a long overdue upgrade to the air conditioning system in the main building, which is now… Continue Reading →

Multicultural Design Competition

EVERYONE BELONGS AT WOODEND PS We are excited to celebrate the unique cultures that make up Woodend PS in 2018 with 2 design competitions. Woodend PS is providing an exclusive opportunity to current students to design Woodend’s own 2018 Multicultural… Continue Reading →

Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability   (NCCD)

All schools are required to collect information about the numbers of students that they provide adjustments to under the Disability Discrimination Act (1992) and Disability Standards of Education (2005). From 2018, this data will be used as the basis for… Continue Reading →

Asthma Australia Kids Masterclass

With winter approaching, it’s a great idea to learn more about how to best manage your child’s asthma. Asthma Australia’s Kids Asthma Masterclasses are free to attend, and there are several coming up during the school holidays: Kids Asthma Masterclasses… Continue Reading →

NAPLAN Information

NAPLAN tests will take place in all schools across Australia between 15 and 17 May. The NAPLAN is a nationally developed program that provides schools and states with information about how education programs are working and what areas need to… Continue Reading →

Welcome to Term 2

We hope you and your family have enjoyed spending some extra time together, making the most of these beautiful Autumn days during the holidays and are looking forward to another productive term. It has been a great first day in… Continue Reading →

Camp Quality Puppets

Show date:           Wednesday 11th April Show time:            9am 3-7 (Approx. 60 mins)                                10:15am R-2 (Approx. 30 mins) Puppeteers:          Robbie & Kim

Nature Play SA

FOREST FESTIVAL IS ALMOST HERE! We hope everyone enjoyed their Easter? We certainly loved seeing your adventures on social media, and relished the quality time outdoors with our own families. With the long weekend’s passing it seems the Autumn holidays… Continue Reading →

Governing Council AGM

Thank you to the parents and staff who attended our 2018 Governing Council AGM on Wednesday night. We are so fortunate to have such a committed and positive group of parents and staff working with our Principal to set and… Continue Reading →

Year 2 Urrbrae Wetlands Excursion

It’s Fringe and Festival Time

Many thanks to Cate and her Arts students for decorating our walkway to celebrate Fringe and Festival Time.

Sports Day Inclement Weather Plan

We are looking forward to a great Sports Day this Friday 23 March.  At this stage the forecast for Noarlunga on Friday is 32 degrees. We have WHS requirements and a DECD Sunsmart policy we must follow to ensure that students… Continue Reading →

Staffing Update

We welcome Felicity Shevchenko back from leave and thank Kelly Packer for her work in establishing the library for the year. Kelly returns to us in a new role, funded by the Government Literacy and Numeracy First Program. Kelly will… Continue Reading →

Reminder – Student Free Day

Tuesday 13 March Teachers joining with other schools from the Marion Coast Partnership focussing on Formative Assessment and Learning Design.

Road Safety

Many thanks to our amazing year 6/7 students who provide a service to our school community by manning the school crossings before and after school. Recently all of our Year 6 and 7 student volunteers, as well as Year 5… Continue Reading →

Homework Policy

Learning is developmental and ongoing and can occur in many different ways and places. Students learn by doing, seeing, trying and practising at home, at school, in the playground, in the community and with friends. Learning at school is one… Continue Reading →

Weather Policy

We hope you are all managing to stay cool in this warm weather. Our ‘Weather Policy’ at Woodend is applied when the forecast maximum for Noarlunga is 36C or greater, as reported on the Bureau Of Meteorology website at 4:00pm… Continue Reading →

End of Year Reports 2017

End of Year Reports will go home with students this this Wednesday along with information about class placement for 2018. Teachers have invested many hours moderating evidence of student learning, assigning grades and writing comments to communicate with families about how students… Continue Reading →

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