J Natar


END OF TERM DISMISSAL is at 2.05pm on Friday.

Year 6 Leadership Session

Enjoyable, a growth mindset, caring, generous, flexible, high achievers, mature, respectful, fun These are just some of the things our current year 6 students would  like people to be saying about them as a year 7 group as they graduate… Continue Reading →

Galaxy Slimez

Ali, a year 5 student at Woodend has started her own slime business and will be selling pots of slime at school tomorrow (Friday 7 December) and on Monday 10 December. Large pot of slime – $5 Small pot of… Continue Reading →

Everyone Belongs at Woodend

The Everyone Belongs shirts have arrived! Congratulations to Danika, your design is very effective and looks fantastic on the finished product. What a great thing to be recognising that we are all different and come from different backgrounds and cultures,… Continue Reading →

Woodend Annual School Community Christmas Event Monday 10 December 2018

The Christmas Event is a giant family picnic on the school oval beginning at 6.00pm. Performances throughout the evening are all just for fun and the evening concludes with fireworks once the sky is dark. Parents Please Note: This is… Continue Reading →

High Velocity Jump Champions

Congratulations to our Jump Team High Velocity! They were amazing today and dominated the 2018 Jump Championships at Priceline Stadium. Many thanks to Mr Z, Mrs Sheppard, all members of the Jump team and all who attended and helped out…. Continue Reading →

Touch Rugby Tournament

Since Week 7 of Term 3 our senior students have enjoyed taking part in a Touch Rugby Tournament every Friday afternoon. There were 9 teams for both the boys and girls. Thanks to Mr Natar for managing the tournament and… Continue Reading →

End of year reports and class placement notification

End of Year Reports will go home with students on the last Wednesday of term along with information about class placement for 2019. Reports Teachers use a range of different assessment strategies and tools to gather evidence of student achievement… Continue Reading →

Casual Clothes Day Fireworks Fundraiser 7 December

A Casual Clothes Day has been organised for Friday 7th December.  This has been organised to raise money to fund the fireworks for our School Community End-Of-Year Celebration Night on Monday 10th December beginning at 6pm.  We are looking forward… Continue Reading →

Remembrance Day Assembly – A Day to Remember

Our Remembrance Day assembly this morning was a lovely commemoration of those who have lost their lives in the service of their country during the war.Thank you to parents who came to the assembly this morning. Seth, Abby, Aidan, Hannah,… Continue Reading →

Free Parenting Seminar Tuesday 6 November


Reminder Student Free Day

Teachers and SSOs will be at school working on Reading

Co-Designing Learning in Room 17

In Room 17, students have a great deal of power over their learning.  They need this power, and investigations into how students learn best have indicated that they actually crave it. This makes sense, after all the students are the… Continue Reading →

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


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 →

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