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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 →

Wellbeing and Engagement Collection

Students in our school have been invited to take part in a data collection. The data collection process will take place this week at school. Purpose of the data collection Young people’s sense of wellbeing is an important part of… Continue Reading →

Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability

We have commenced the annual nationally consistent collection of data on school students with disability. The Collection is aimed at providing all Australian schools, education authorities and the community with a clear picture of the number of students with disability… Continue Reading →

Term 3 Important Dates

Term 3 is looking busy on the school calendar already. Please keep an eye on the calendar for upcoming events. Some dates that you may like to put in your diary already are: Monday 24 July: Term 3 begins Tuesday… Continue Reading →

Nationally Consistent Collection of Data for Students with Disabilities 2017

Teachers make many adjustments to differentiate the learning program and support student learning success. Teachers across Australia have recently monitored and recorded their adjustments over a 10 week period in preparation for the annual national data collection. Under the Collection… Continue Reading →

****End of Term Dismissal 2:05 pm Friday 7 July****

It’s been a busy term with many highlights, including some fabulous assemblies, author visits, excursions, Student Voice in Learning project sessions, SRC discos, Autumn Market day, Jump school visits, Pedal Prix and Japanese Quiz achievements and of course many varied… Continue Reading →

Mid Year Reports 2017

Mid-Year Reports will go home at the end of this week after teachers have spent many hours moderating evidence of student learning, assigning grades and writing comments to communicate with families about how students are progressing in their learning. DECD have introduced… Continue Reading →

Reminder – Student Free Day Friday June 9

Staff will be continuing work on Learning Design Assessment and Moderation.

Active After School Sport – Last Chance to Enrol

We have a number of spaces available in the following sports which start next week: Indoor soccer – Monday night T-Ball – Tuesday night Badminton – Wednesday Please return forms to the front office asap. Thanks Sharyn

Welcome to Term 2

We hope you have enjoyed some time with your children during the holidays and are looking forward to another productive term.  Staff are looking forward to working with students consolidating and building on the learning so far.  Please see the… Continue Reading →

Inquiry Learning with Ms Gregory

In room 30 this term we have been working with Ms. Gregory for Inquiry and learning about electricity. Towards the end of the term we began working on a project to show our understanding. When we first started we were… Continue Reading →

End of Term 1

Reminder: Early Dismissal (2:05pm) on Friday for the last day of term.   It’s been a great first term and much has been happening at Woodend. Learning Conversations: Teachers highly valued recent opportunities to meet with students and their families to discuss learning… Continue Reading →

School Crossing Changes… Please help our monitors

You will soon notice that we have a new ‘Koala’ crossing in Edward Beck Drive. A ‘Koala’ crossing has flashing lights as opposed to the current ‘Emu’ crossing where student put the flags out. The ‘Emu’ crossing will remain on… Continue Reading →

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