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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 →

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 →

SAPSASA Volleyball

What a great day at Glenelg for the Beach Volleyball competition for our Woodend students! We had a large number of volleyballers, experienced and new, and all students put in a positive effort.  A special mention to all those students who… Continue Reading →

Day 4 and 5 of STEAM Week

Day 4 and 5 of STEAM Week saw the Year 6/7 and 5/6 students working with Dr Justin Chalker, a Science Lecturer at Flinders University.  It was also the launch of our STEAM Expo on the Thursday evening and a… Continue Reading →

Launch of our Woodend Virtual Art Gallery

What an exciting time for our school!  On Thursday we launched our first ever Woodend Primary School Virtual Art Gallery, affectionately named “The WAG” – Woodend Art Gallery. The official launch took place in our gym at the STEAM Expo… Continue Reading →

Inspiration from a Scientist

On Thursday we welcomed back Dr Justin Chalker, to our school for STEAM Week.  Dr Chalker is a Science lecturer and Chemist at Flinders University and has been to each Science Week at Woodend teaching and inspiring students about scientific… Continue Reading →

Thank you Australian Maths and Science School

Last term the teachers of the Year 4/5 students worked with teachers from the Australian Maths and Science School (ASMS) to plan a STEAM challenge for the students.  The challenge was for students to build the tallest free-standing tower using… Continue Reading →

Congratulations Woodend K-Pow team!

With our STEAM Week Pedal Prix challenges, today was the perfect opportunity to recognise the team work of our Woodend K-Pow Pedal Prix team.  The eight riders from this year’s Pedal Prix team were presented with their trophies and students… Continue Reading →

Pedal Prix … all about STEAM

We were fortunate to have Pedal Prix coordinator and teacher, Joel Fitzgerald and his four Seaview High School students work with all the Year 4/5 classes about all the STEAM related to Pedal Prix today.  Our school has close connections… Continue Reading →

STEAM Week is full steam ahead!

Walking through the various learning spaces so far this week has been eye-opening!  There has been students presenting dioramas, teams cutting up boxes to complete a challenge, students collaborating over a maths puzzle, parents talking to classes about their field… Continue Reading →

STEAM Week – Ideas for families

Are you getting excited for STEAM Week? Monday 15 – Friday 19 October 2018 (Term 4 Week 1) is Woodend’s celebration of all things STEAM.  Our STEAM Week provides opportunities for students to enjoy and develop an understanding of important science,… Continue Reading →

Excursion to the Living Kaurna Cultural Centre

Last week the year 2 classes (Room 4, Room 6 and Room 20) went on an excursion to the Living Kaurna Cultural Centre (Warriparinga). Warriparinga means ‘windy place by the river’. It is a ceremonial meeting place and an early… Continue Reading →

Get ready for STEAM Week!

Let’s start planning! The first week of Term 4, Woodend will celebrate everything linked to STEAM!  This is from Monday 15th – Friday 19th October 2018.  STEAM Week is a parent engagement initiative where families are encouraged to use some… Continue Reading →

The World of Work Seminar – Mon 27th August

Brought to you by Aberfoyle Park High School Governing Council. Click the link below to book your place.

Pedal Prix News

Yesterday, Sunday 29 July our Woodend K-Pow team headed to Victoria Park Racecourse for their next race meet. Each time the students compete, they are improving with their organisation, team work, stamina and times.  Congratulations to Zac, Lachlan, Zico, Riley,… Continue Reading →

SAPSASA Basketball News

Last Thursday 26 July, Woodend had two basketball teams represented in the SAPSASA Basketball Championships. We congratulate both teams as they played with a consistent effort throughout their six games. The boys team won five of their six games and… Continue Reading →

Year 1 excursion

Year 1 Excursion On the 30th of May our class, with Room 7, went on an excursion to The Bassett Boys’ Schoolroom in Willunga. It was opened in 1862. We dressed up in old fashioned clothes and we played lots… Continue Reading →

Disco Fever at Woodend!

We had our biggest turn-out of students at our annual Woodend Disco on Friday night.  There was flashing lights, colour, noise and 320 students showing us their best dance moves!  The gym was electric and pumping!  We thank all the… Continue Reading →

Congratulations K-POW team!

Last Sunday 17th June, our Woodend “K-POW” Pedal Prix team competed in a race at Victoria Park Racecourse.  Despite the wind and rain, the team performed a personal best.  They improved their ranking by 3 places from last year!   … Continue Reading →

Can you help improve our grounds?

On SATURDAY 30TH JUNE the Grounds Committee have organised a Working Bee.  There are a number of small projects around the school grounds that require many hands rather than just the groundsperson’s.  The Working Bee will commence at 8am in the Street and… Continue Reading →

Our Excursion by Room 7

Year 1 excursion to Willunga Courthouse and Bassett Boys School   In week 5, all the year 1 classes visited the Willunga Courthouse and Bassett Boys School. Mrs Podzuweit and Miss Bolt’s classes went on Wednesday (Miss Yardley and Miss… Continue Reading →

Kindy/School Transition program

Each year as part of Woodend’s Transition program, we conduct school-to-kindy and kindy-to-school play visits.  Reception children visit the Woodend Children’s Centre to reacquaint or meet the teachers, children and the learning space and in Term 3, our Reception classes… Continue Reading →

Sushi Lunch Day!

Last Tuesday 15th May students and staff trialled a Sushi Lunch Day at Woodend! We were very pleased with the numbers of orders by students and staff.  Choices were: Tuna/carrot/cucumber Teriyaki chicken or Avocado/carrot/cucumber including gluten free choices We thank… 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 →

Socks, socks and more odd socks!

Today we participated in World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD). Following the Lots of Socks theme created by Down Syndrome International, the majority of students and staff donned their favourite or most colourful long and/or short socks.  There was such a variety of colours, patterns,… Continue Reading →

FREE Workshop: Summer fruit tree pruning Wed 28th March

We welcome you to the garden for a FREE workshop on summer fruit tree pruning. WEDNESDAY 28th March from 3:30 – 5:30. Come learn to prune your fruit trees, to reduce height for easier harvesting, increase yield and improve structure… Continue Reading →

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