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General Information and Reminders

NAPLAN 2019 reports

You may have seen in the media that NAPLAN Online schools will be receiving their results tomorrow (Wednesday 27 August). At Woodend we completed paper NAPLAN tests and our results will be delivered from mid-September. We will keep you informed.

Year 7 to High School Parent Update Week 5 Term 3 2019

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SSO Week 2019

 ‘It takes a village to raise a child’ is an African proverb which means that it takes an entire community of different people interacting with children in order for children to experience and grow in a safe environment. SSOs play a vital role in the successful running… Continue Reading →

Term 2 Review

Term 2 is always a busy time in schools and this term has been no exception. You can read about some of the highlights in this post. Firstly, we would like to acknowledge the staff at Woodend for a productive… Continue Reading →

Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability (NCCD)

All schools are required to collect information about the numbers of students that they provide adjustments to under the Disability Discrimination Act (1992) and Disability Standards of Education This data is used as the basis for national funding. The NCCD… Continue Reading →

Reminder – Early Dismissal this Friday (2.05pm)

It’s been a busy term with many highlights, including quality learning experiences for students in and out of class, fabulous assemblies, a variety of excursions, Student Voice in Learning project sessions, SRC disco, Autumn Market day, Jump school visits, Pedal… Continue Reading →

Student Free Day Monday 22 July 2019

Term 3 begins with a Student Free day on Monday 22 July 2019 OSHC is available. Bookings are essential. Please phone 0411274747.  

Traffic safety

Thank you to families who have recently reported concerns about safety at our crossings in recent weeks. There have been several incidents where cars have driven through the crossings when the stop signs are up, due to inattention.  This is… Continue Reading →

Reminder: Early Dismissal (2:05pm) this Friday for the last day of term.  

Thank you to families who recently attended their child’s / children’s student led learning conversation. These meetings are an important part of our annual assessment and reporting practices where students take an active role in sharing their reflections of their… Continue Reading →

Wellbeing and Engagement Collection

Students in our school have been invited to take part in a survey being conducted in Term 1 2019.  The following provides key information about the survey. Purpose of the collection Young people’s sense of wellbeing is an important part… Continue Reading →

Starting School at Woodend

Welcome to 2019!  In particular, welcome to all the new families joining our Woodend community.  We will support you and your child to settle as smoothly as possible into school and that you feel welcomed. The ‘Raising Children’ website has… Continue Reading →

Everyone Belongs at Woodend

The Everyone Belongs shirts have arrived! Congratulations to Danika, your design is very effective and looks fantastic on the finished product. What a great thing to be recognising that we are all different and come from different backgrounds and cultures,… Continue Reading →

End of year reports and class placement notification

End of Year Reports will go home with students on the last Wednesday of term along with information about class placement for 2019. Reports Teachers use a range of different assessment strategies and tools to gather evidence of student achievement… Continue Reading →

Parent Input into class placement 2019

In order to form classes for 2019 it is important that we estimate our 2019 student numbers as accurately as possible. If your child will not be attending Woodend Primary school next year, please let us know in writing, ASAP…. Continue Reading →

End of Term 3

Next Friday 28 September is the last day of term 3 and students will be dismissed at 2.05pm. Term 3 has flown by and has been packed with varied learning experiences for our students. Highlights from the term have included:… Continue Reading →

Anti-Bullying Policy

Please find attached a copy of the updated school Anti-Bullying Policy. This policy was ratified by Governing Council at the August meeting. Key messages from the policy: At Woodend Primary School we expect that everyone is safe, valued and respected… Continue Reading →

SSO Week August 13 -17 2018

 ‘It takes a village to raise a child’ is an African proverb which means that it takes an entire community of different people interacting with children in order for children to experience and grow in a safe environment. At Woodend staff and parents all work together as… Continue Reading →

Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on Students with Disabilities 2018

All schools are required to collect information about the numbers of students that they provide adjustments to under the Disability Discrimination Act (1992) and Disability Standards of Education (2005). From 2018, this data will be used as the basis for… Continue Reading →

Wellbeing and Engagement Collection 2018

Students in our school have been invited to take part in the Wellbeing and Engagement Collection being conducted this term. Students will be asked to complete a short online survey. Purpose of the collection Young people’s sense of wellbeing is… Continue Reading →

EVERYONE BELONGS – CELEBRATING THE UNIQUE CULTURES THAT MAKE UP WOODEND PS

Thanks to parents who have reinforced the message that everyone belongs at Woodend with your children and supported them to create designs for Woodend’s own Multicultural Celebration Uniform and Flag. Designs have been shortlisted by the school’s wellbeing committee and… Continue Reading →

Bully Audit Term 1 2018

Twice a year we survey all year 3-7 students about how safe they are feeling in the yard. The survey asks students about what they believe bullying is, how safe they are feeling in the yard, any issues they are… Continue Reading →

Air Conditioning Upgrade

If you have been into the front office this term you will have noticed builders plastic through the corridor. The plastic covering is due to a long overdue upgrade to the air conditioning system in the main building, which is now… Continue Reading →

Multicultural Design Competition

EVERYONE BELONGS AT WOODEND PS We are excited to celebrate the unique cultures that make up Woodend PS in 2018 with 2 design competitions. Woodend PS is providing an exclusive opportunity to current students to design Woodend’s own 2018 Multicultural… Continue Reading →

Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability   (NCCD)

All schools are required to collect information about the numbers of students that they provide adjustments to under the Disability Discrimination Act (1992) and Disability Standards of Education (2005). From 2018, this data will be used as the basis for… Continue Reading →

RAN-EC: Responding to Abuse and Neglect for Volunteers – Education and Care

All of the school’s ongoing volunteers must receive the Responding to Abuse and Neglect – Education and Care (RAN-EC) induction session for volunteers. This includes people on a governing council.  At the end of this post is how to access the online… Continue Reading →

Asthma Australia Kids Masterclass

With winter approaching, it’s a great idea to learn more about how to best manage your child’s asthma. Asthma Australia’s Kids Asthma Masterclasses are free to attend, and there are several coming up during the school holidays: Kids Asthma Masterclasses… Continue Reading →

NAPLAN Information

NAPLAN tests will take place in all schools across Australia between 15 and 17 May. The NAPLAN is a nationally developed program that provides schools and states with information about how education programs are working and what areas need to… Continue Reading →

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