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Parent Input into class placement 2019

In order to form classes for 2019 it is important that we estimate our 2019 student numbers as accurately as possible. If your child will not be attending Woodend Primary school next year, please let us know in writing, ASAP…. Continue Reading →

Bully Audit Term 3 2018

At Woodend Primary School we expect that everyone is safe, valued and respected and that individual differences are appreciated, understood and accepted. Therefore we will not tolerate bullying or harassment in any form. The school will provide a positive culture… Continue Reading →

NAPLAN Results

NAPLaN student reports for Yr 3, 5 and 7 students have been sent home today. Please see the Student report information for parents brochure for details about how to interpret the report. We assure parents that if they wish to discuss… Continue Reading →

End of Term 3

Next Friday 28 September is the last day of term 3 and students will be dismissed at 2.05pm. Term 3 has flown by and has been packed with varied learning experiences for our students. Highlights from the term have included:… Continue Reading →

STEM Reading and Design Challenge 2018

  Mark Williams, from the Premier’s Reading Challenge visited Woodend today to congratulate 4 students who were finalists in the Premier’s Reading Challenge STEM Reading and Design Challenge 2018. The STEM Reading and Design Challenge 2018 invited students of all ages to… Continue Reading →

Myojo…here we come!

16 very excited students and 3 almost as excited staff have safely flown out from Adelaide airport this afternoon bound for Myojo school in Tokyo. This group of students and staff have been working hard for months planning, refining their… Continue Reading →

Anti-Bullying Policy

Please find attached a copy of the updated school Anti-Bullying Policy. This policy was ratified by Governing Council at the August meeting. Key messages from the policy: At Woodend Primary School we expect that everyone is safe, valued and respected… Continue Reading →

Everyone Belongs Uniform Design Competition

Congratulations to Danika Warren, the winner of our Everyone Belongs Uniform Design competition. The prototype top is currently being developed and will be shared at the first Assembly after we receive it. Information about how you can order a uniform… Continue Reading →

SSO Week August 13 -17 2018

 ‘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

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