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Governing Council and Committees

Improving our school grounds

The weather was kind to us on Saturday when parents and staff worked on improving parts of our school grounds.  The Working Bee took place between 8am and 12.30pm with two significant projects achieved.  The first was to begin the… 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 →

Governing Council AGM

Thank you to the parents and staff who attended our 2018 Governing Council AGM on Wednesday night. We are so fortunate to have such a committed and positive group of parents and staff working with our Principal to set and… Continue Reading →

AGM & School Committees

Hi Parents! I would like to invite you to attend the Woodend Primary School Annual General Meeting. The AGM is an opportunity to learn more about the work being done here at Woodend Primary School: both current initiatives and achievements,… Continue Reading →

Community Feedback : Traffic & Safety

Traffic, parking, and road safety around Woodend Primary School can be a hot topic in our community. Governing Council has a task force to work with Marion Council and the Way2Go program to look into our problems and possible solutions…. 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 →

Outdoor Play Shop Frontages

Construction of the outdoor play shop frontages is underway outside Room 10 adjacent to the garden.  Metal framework has been made ready for the fronts to be attached and paving put down.  We were fortunate to have several hours of… Continue Reading →

What has appeared in our school garden?

  Have you spotted some new features in our school yard?  If you haven’t seen, you may have heard some music in the Plaza! With thanks to parent, Brett Simes, we now have a drum to beat in the garden… Continue Reading →

News From Governing Council…

At our recent Governing Council meeting, we were very lucky to have a wonderful student presentation from Cooper & Jess, year 2 students from Mrs. Luke’s room 18 class. The students very confidently shared with us their wonderful book reviews… Continue Reading →

Governing Council News… learning about learning

We love it when students are able to share their learning experiences with adults.  At Woodend we are trying to involve  our students  in  more offportunties to do this at staff meetings, at leaders’ and teachers’ conferences and also at Governing Council… Continue Reading →

Check out our new Winter Menu!

Our new Woodend Canteen Winter Menu not only has a new look, it has become a seasonal menu!  You will find some changes to suit the cooler weather over these next 2 terms.  The changes to the menu are based… Continue Reading →

Please Consider Joining Governing Council or Committees

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 →

Woodend Cook Up # 2

The aromas and tastings in our Stephanie Alexander kitchen on Monday were so inviting! Once again representatives from the Healthy Eating Committee, Parent Network and volunteers worked productively for hours to cook nutritious and flavoursome meals for our canteen. We continue to focus on… Continue Reading →

2015 Governing Council and Committees

Thank you to the parents and staff who attended our 2015 Governing Council + Committees Welcome and Induction on Wednesday night. It was a great chance to socialise and network over some drinks and nibbles,  with both new and returning… Continue Reading →

AGM 2015: Stretching and Powerful Partnerships

At the AGM  on 18 March our 2014 Annual Report was presented. It highlighted some key aspects of our Learning Improvement Plan for the year ahead: It is acknowledged that we provide a very good  level of educational opportunities for all students. We… Continue Reading →

Woodend Cafe Open Friday Mornings

Why not  pop in?

Thank You To All Who Have Nominated For Governing Council And Committees

We have had a great response to our request for Governing Council and Committee reps. Karen Gunton (Governing Council Chairperson) and Brian are contacting those nominee to welcome them on board. We thank all and now announce that we have plenty… Continue Reading →

Governing Council and Committees Thank You

Terrific to see a healthy number of responses to our request for  involvement in Governing Council and Committees.  Thank you so much for your responses.  We are very pleased to say, the more the merrier. It’s good to have more… Continue Reading →

Please Consider Joining Governing Council or Committees

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 →

The Woodend Cafe Open Every Friday Morning

Why not join us on Friday mornings at The Woodend Cafe — open from 8:30am — drop in for a cuppa after school drop off!  Gold coin donation will go to Briggs family battle – Fundraiser​ — to help a… Continue Reading →

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