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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 →

Congratulations Isaiah!

Isaiah competed at the Pacific Games in Adelaide last week, representing South Australia in the high jump. He jumped a personal best in the competition of 1.61m and finished fourth in the country for 12 year old boys. Isaiah learnt… Continue Reading →

End of Year Information 2017

END OF TERM DISMISSAL is at 2.05pm on Friday. The 2017 school year is rapidly drawing to a close. This week is the last week of our school year and as always, it will be a busy one. Monday is… Continue Reading →

Summer Seedling Sale

Class Structure 2018

Each year our class structure is dependent on enrolment numbers in each year level. At Woodend we have often tried to keep our year 6/7 classes as composite classes and other years as straight year level classes. In other schools, … Continue Reading →

Congratulations Maddison!

When I was born, I knew I had singing in my blood!  When I was in Year 3 I joined the Junior Choir.  I sang in the Junior Choir for 2 years. Now that I am in Year 5 I… Continue Reading →

Garden Call Out – Do you have expertise in garden design?

Kate is in the process of restructuring the garden to increase production and reduce the maintenance of the garden in coming years. We’re looking for some help in designing and advising on Woodend’s new native garden. We want to create… Continue Reading →

Calm Kid Central

***************************************************************************** Need ideas and help for children who struggle with worry, frustration, tough life situations and friendship skills? Calm Kid Central is an online program run by child psychologists – which helps kids feel calm, confident and co-operative.    It does this in three ways: Kids watch a… Continue Reading →

Reminder – Science Expo Tonight 6-7pm

We are looking forward to our Science Expo tonight and hope you are planning to come. All Science Expo items will be set up in the Gym, Library, Kitchen, Atrium, Studio and Yonder (the open space between rooms 27-30) Thank you… Continue Reading →

Design-Athon

Thanks to families who have contributed to the  Design-Athon so far. All Design-Athon money is due at the end of this week..  

Congratulations Isaiah!

Congratulations to Isaiah Brown who won the High Jump at State Athletics Day yesterday with a jump of 153cm. Isaiah will now compete in the  SAPSASA Track and field Team at the School Sport Australia Championship. We wish him all… Continue Reading →

End of Term Early Dismissal Friday 29 September

This Friday 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. Three bus loads of 130 year 6/7 students… Continue Reading →

Music Night 2017

Many thanks to our instrumental music students and teachers who treated us with a variety of musical performances last Tuesday evening. In different rooms around our school, families enjoyed performances  on flute, clarinet, keyboard, brass, guitar and drums.  During the final… Continue Reading →

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