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SAPSASA Volleyball State Finals

On Wednesday the 13th of September our school competed in the Volleyball State Finals competition at Mars Sporting Complex. We had 15 year 6/7 students which involved one girls team and 2 boys teams. These teams performed very well at… Continue Reading →

Science Week is looming!

Monday 16 – Friday 20 October 2017 (Term 4 Week 1) is Woodend’s celebration of all things Science.  Our Science Week provides opportunities for students to enjoy and develop an understanding of important science concepts and processes and the applications… Continue Reading →

Ready to play in the outdoor shops!

In between showers on the morning of Thursday 7 September, we celebrated the official opening of the Outdoor Shop Fronts.  The students had the opportunity to meet members of the Grounds Committee who were instrumental in making the shops.  These… Continue Reading →

SAPSASA Southern Valley District Athletics Day

On Wednesday 6th of September our school competed in the Southern Valley District Athletics Day at Santos Stadium. 40 students from year 4-7 attended the day and represented our school in a great way. We competed against 11 other schools… Continue Reading →

SAPSASA Volleyball

Twenty five Year 6/7 students from our school competed in the SAPSASA Volleyball competition on Monday the 28th of August at Marion Fitness and Leisure Centre. We had 5 teams who competed in a round robin competition throughout the day…. Continue Reading →

SAPSASA Basketball

On Thursday 10th of August a team of 10 boys represented our school at the Sapsasa Basketball Championships. Our team played 6 games throughout the round robin competition. We went down by 4 points in game 1 of the day… Continue Reading →

Planning for Science Week

At Woodend, we see science as an ideal way to grow our students’ curiosity and creativity as well as strengthening scientific and mathematical thinking.  The success of our Science Week in Term 4 last year, was a testament to our commitment to… Continue Reading →

Hamburger lunch!

REMINDER: Woodies Goodies Hamburger Days Students can be treated to a nutritious homemade hamburger for lunch. Monday 7 August – Receptions to Year 3 Tuesday 8 August – Years 4 – 7 Choices and costs: chicken or beef hamburger with lettuce… Continue Reading →

Back to Kindy!

It’s back to Kindy for our Reception students!  The Reception classes have been visiting Woodend Children’s Centre this month! As you can see from the photos, the students have had a lot of fun!  For those that attended the centre… Continue Reading →

What has been happening in SAPSASA?

Take a look at all the SAPSASA events that have occurred over the first semester! Knockout SAPSASA Cricket v Flagstaff Hill @ Flagstaff Hill. On Friday the 24th of February our school went over to Flagstaff for a great game… Continue Reading →

Rich literacy experiences for our students!

We have feasted on a range of literacy experiences this week!  The students and staff have been privileged to work with quality authors: Phil Cummings, Amanda Graham and Danielle Clode.  Each author shared their journey, their struggles and successes and… Continue Reading →

Aquatics

Week 7, the Year 5’s went to Aquatics at Port Noarlunga.  One day the weather was cool and the other day was perfect. We went on the bus and participated in safety talks, boogie boarding and swimming but unfortunately the… Continue Reading →

The Woodend Fringe is back!

Come and see more fantastic performances! Tickets are released Week 9 – Monday the 27th of March at lunchtime in the plaza! Performances are Week 9 – Friday 31st of March for students only! If that’s not enough, all  performances are done… Continue Reading →

Welcome to our Myojo visitors!

Today we had a Welcome Assembly for our Myojo visitors.  This year is our 11th year of association with Myojo School in Japan and we enjoyed reacquainting with Jun and his staff as Jun has been one of the founders… Continue Reading →

Volunteer Induction Workshops for 2017

Mr Marshall Signing Off

My sincerest thanks to staff, students and parents for the wonderful  send off.  So much has been said over the past few weeks at a range  of different events.  I have been extremely flattered, grateful and honoured to receive such lovely words… Continue Reading →

Yr 7 Memento Project 2016

Each year our Year 7 students create something special to leave as a memento for the school to enjoy and to also leave a mark that helps everyone remember them. The school is full of lovely art and technology installations… Continue Reading →

Great Big Thank You To Our Volunteers

Congratulations to  Kym Sard  and Alex Moran  (pictured above) on being acknowledged  with  Woodend Volunteer Awards for 2017.  This recognition is given to  long-term volunteers who are leaving the school at the time that their last child is graduating from… Continue Reading →

Two Special Assemblies…

SACA Graduation for our Year 7 Cricketers

On Monday 5 December our Year 6/7 Cricket Team were invited by SACA to the first ever SACA Primary School Competition Graduation Ceremony.  The event was held in the Ian MacLachlan Room in the Members Grandstand at Adelaide Oval. The purpose… Continue Reading →

Christmas Event 2016

We are looking forward to our Annual Christmas Event on Monday night. At this stage the weather forecast is for a beautiful evening. Please find the program for the night here. Please note that it is essential that we keep… Continue Reading →

SRC Fireworks Casual Day … the more money raised the bigger the fireworks

Remembering Our Room 28 &29 FRINGE FESTIVAL… June 2016

Fringe Festival We are at last able to post the movie that our students, Chloe  and Danica (Yr 6/7 Room 28) created about our Fringe Festival. This was an event that happened in Term 2. Groups of our students created performances,… Continue Reading →

Star Gazing, 4 November 2016 … We Saw Amazing Saturn

Those  who came out on Friday evening to attend  our star gazing  evening  were enthralled by the  close up views of the Moon  and the Rings of Saturn.  We had over one hundred people brave chilly winds to have a unique experience…. Continue Reading →

Honouring Our Wonderful Teachers

Over the past week we celebrated World Teachers’ Day.  Teachers  always love to know they are appreciated  and the  acknowledgments by students on Friday 28 Oct were much loved.  Our teachers were treated to a wonderful morning tea on Monday 31… Continue Reading →

Annual School Community Christmas Event… Monday 12 December… Call for performers…

The Annual School Community Christmas Event is a giant family picnic on the school oval.  We have music and performances  that are all just for fun. This is not a concert night; it is a lovely relaxed chance to enjoy the… Continue Reading →

HIGH VELOCITY WOODEND, STATE JUMP ROPE CHAMPIONS FOR 2016.

Congratulations to our jump rope team High Velocity who last Saturday were crowned State Jump Rope Champions for 2016! The team won both the Overall Trophy and the coveted Group Routine Event .The competition which was an all-day event was held at… Continue Reading →

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