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STEAM Week Timetable 2019

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Here is a timetable of events and incursions happening during our Woodend STEAM Week.  Once again, we have been fortunate to have several reputable STEAM professionals work with different age groups.  These range from a Tall Poppy Scientist, an Engineer… Continue Reading →

Pedal Prix at Murray Bridge

Last Friday, Saturday and Sunday our Pedal Prix families headed to Murray Bridge to compete in the final Round of the UniSA Australian HPV Super Series.  For most of our families, it was their first time riding against approximately 200… Continue Reading →

STEAM Week news!

STEAM Week is Term 4 Week 1    Monday 14th – Friday 18th October 2019 …  an exciting week at Woodend! This week you will receive an invitation to our STEAM Week which is a parent engagement initiative.  We hope… Continue Reading →

Opening of Zen Garden

Last Thursday 5th September, we held the official opening of the Zen Garden outside Room 19.  Representatives from nearby classes witnessed our groundsperson, Ken, open the space by cutting the streamers and then students and adults could trial it.  Ken… Continue Reading →

Connecting with our local Goodstart Early Learning Centre

We have enjoyed getting to know staff and students at Goodstart Early Learning Centre on Young Street.  Room 28 Year 6/7 students have been visiting the centre to get to know the students and engage in such things as: story… Continue Reading →

Workshop postponed!

WORKSHOP POSTPONED! The Parents In Education workshop on ‘Wellbeing’ scheduled for next Thursday 20/6/19 at 9am has been postponed. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. We will inform you of the next date as soon as possible.

Ride Safely to School Wednesday 19 June

Way2Go Bike Ed

Way2Go Bike Ed is a bicycle education program for primary school students.The recommended year levels for participation are year 5-6 (aged 10-12). It is funded and managed by the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure. The Way2Go program has clearly stated goals. It… Continue Reading →

It is Food Allergy Awareness Week!

It is Food Allergy Week.  This week (26th May – 1st June) aims to raise awareness about food allergy in Australia, to help reduce the risk of a reaction for those living with food allergy and to help manage potentially life-threatening… Continue Reading →

Buy a Donut in your local football team colours!

For those students who love donuts and/or their Adelaide Crows or Port Power football team, here is a purchase you will love!  As a treat to celebrate the upcoming “Showdown” football match between Adelaide Crows and Port Power on May… Continue Reading →

Woodend SAPSASA Cricket results

The Woodend SAPSASA cricket team played today against Woodcroft Primary School. Our students batted first and ended up all out for 79 runs after their 25 overs. Best with the bat was Connor (11) and Luke (16). Our bowling innings… Continue Reading →

Successful day for all our Woodend athletes!

Our Woodend Athletics team are to be congratulated!  Forty-six students attended the day and once again, the students performed their events successfully and in a positive team spirit. Woodend took out first place at District Athletics which was an amazing… Continue Reading →

Harmony Day & World Down Syndrome Day – Celebrating Diversity

 In our learning programs we wish to be taking bigger steps towards really valuing  diversity and harnessing the advantages that respecting all may bring. While we do explore the many international  cultures that make up a modern Australia and  Woodend of 2019,… 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 →

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.

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