This is not about spending time at school. This is about parents learning about learning and helping each other better understand about how to engage in learning with your child. Our Governing Council, Parent Network and staff are focused on this… Continue Reading →
Students can enjoy the excitement of riding a human powered vehicle (HPV) and compete in our school team against other schools in the PEDAL PRIX competition. Pedal Prix is a very special opportunity for parents and children to work together…. Continue Reading →
For a while now we have communicated our focus on developing students’ social and emotional capabilities as a means of increasing their achievement levels. We know that we can engage learners in activities to develop the brain’s Executive Function. Developing Executive Function involves:… Continue Reading →
As we try to develop more intellectual stretch for our children, what we say to them and what we don’t say, become increasingly important. How might we promote greater discussion and thinking as children engage in mathematical activities at home… Continue Reading →
Formal Learning Conversations are an important element of our reporting process and build on partnerships with teachers, students and families to ensure successful learning. These conversations are occurring in all classes, from now until the end of the term. We invite all… Continue Reading →
We would love to have your input … We have a small number of vacancies for Governing Council members and there are also opportunities for you to be involved in committees without being on Governing Council. We are keen to… Continue Reading →
Traditionally we have called for class parent reps from each class to help liaise with the class families, welcome new school community members and be a first point of contact with parents for the class teacher. The reps have also met twice per term with… Continue Reading →
This year we are once again very excited about helping our students meet the learning challenges ahead. You’ll hear us talking about more about developing Powerful Learners; an important element of our Learning Improvement Plan. We are determined to make… Continue Reading →
Please refer to the letter distributed via the term 2 Student Report blog post. Information regarding classes for next year has already been printed and will be distributed today.
This film may well change the way you eat and also how you shop for food. You may register your interest in coming along or just come along on 22 October. We will open the gym at 6:30 pm for… Continue Reading →
We recommend parents and caregivers check out the Great Start website which has plenty of ideas and activities that can help you make the most of everyday learning and events. This is an award winning DECD website which promotes more powerful engagement of… Continue Reading →
Cybersafety … What are your Questions? Help Your Children be CyberSmart… Come to the information session… Put your questions (or comments) on this blog post or on our Facebook site… The Woodend Parent Network would like to invite you to a parent… Continue Reading →
Here’s Alyssa’s impressions. We’d love to hear from others who hosted Myojo students. Please leave your comments below! Over the last 9 days I have had a Japanese student staying at my house. Her name is Satoko. Satoko was visiting Woodend… Continue Reading →
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