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End of Year Information 2017

END OF TERM DISMISSAL is at 2.05pm on Friday. The 2017 school year is rapidly drawing to a close. This week is the last week of our school year and as always, it will be a busy one. Monday is… Continue Reading →

End of Term Early Dismissal Friday 29 September

This Friday 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. Three bus loads of 130 year 6/7 students… Continue Reading →

Parent feedback about Sports Day

Here is a collation and analysis of the parent survey about Sports Day. 2017 Parent Sports Day Feedback-x35bpl  

****End of Term Dismissal 2:05 pm Friday 7 July****

It’s been a busy term with many highlights, including some fabulous assemblies, author visits, excursions, Student Voice in Learning project sessions, SRC discos, Autumn Market day, Jump school visits, Pedal Prix and Japanese Quiz achievements and of course many varied… Continue Reading →

Reminder – Student Free Day Friday June 9

Staff will be continuing work on Learning Design Assessment and Moderation.

Welcome to Term 2

We hope you have enjoyed some time with your children during the holidays and are looking forward to another productive term.  Staff are looking forward to working with students consolidating and building on the learning so far.  Please see the… Continue Reading →

End of Term 1

Reminder: Early Dismissal (2:05pm) on Friday for the last day of term.   It’s been a great first term and much has been happening at Woodend. Learning Conversations: Teachers highly valued recent opportunities to meet with students and their families to discuss learning… Continue Reading →

Volunteer Induction Workshops for 2017

A positive start!

It is hard to believe that the first week has gone!  The new Reception children have successfully managed their first week of school life.  The parents/carers and Reception teachers have benefitted from some quality time to talk about the child… 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 →

2017 Diary Dates… Advance Notice

  OSHC will be open from 9 January for Vacation Care. School office will be open from 9:00 am  on Tuesday 17 January. Uniform Shop will be open from 9:00 am -10:00 am  on Monday 23 January and Tuesday 24 January…. Continue Reading →

Last School Banking for 2016 is NEXT WEEK

We have  had wonderfully dedicated group of Parent Network volunteers process all the school banking  this year.  We thank them so much for their  fantastic efforts, which have been sustained for hours every Thursday.  Below is some final imortnat  information from… Continue Reading →

Student Free and School Closure Days… For the Remainder of the Year

Governing Council has approved  the  following Student Free Days and Closure Day.  Schools are entitled to 4 Student Free Days and 1 School Closure Day each year. Our Student Free Day 1 was on 3 June.  THE school will be… Continue Reading →

Student Free Day… Friday 3 June

Please note: Governing Council has approved a student free day  on Friday 3 June.  Teachers will be working on the Australian Curriculum and moderation, deepening our understanding of how the big ideas grow through the curriculum and engaging in a moderation process…. Continue Reading →

Welcome to Term 2 and NAPLAN

We look forward to another productive term; one where our students will be consolidating their learning and building on the strong efforts so far.  Please see the school calendar for term events, including: NEP reviews, excursions, performances, workshops and our whole… Continue Reading →

Helpful hints for school

Is your child having difficulty getting into a school routine? Is s/he having trouble developing healthy habits? Encourage them to access this Kids Health website with you.  There is a new section in the Women’s and Children’s Network, a website developed… Continue Reading →

Contact Lists for Class Parents

Usually at this time of year Class Parent Reps are  seeking contact details from parents in order to create a communications list so that parents may know how to contact each other easily.  This usually takes a lot of  time and… Continue Reading →

****Important Dates To Note****

Early Dismissal 2:05 pm Friday 11 December School Begins Monday 1 February 2016 Reception Students Dismissed  At 12:30 pm During The First Week of Term 1, 2016 Between 12:30 pm And 4:00 pm Each Day In Week 1 Term 1, 2016,… Continue Reading →

Fireworks Casual Day Friday 27 November… $2+ Donation

SRC has organised a Causal Day for this Friday 27 November, to raise money to fund the fireworks for our School Community Christmas  Event on 7 December.  As it is our 20th Birthday we are looking forward to another big display… Continue Reading →

Footwear policy review

Our Uniform Review Committee recently met to review the changes made to the ‘Footwear’ section of our School Uniform Policy.  As our policy states, we are to conduct a review of these changes one year later. We believe there has… Continue Reading →

Bee Bots have invaded Room 9!

This year the Woolworths Earn and Learn stickers have enabled the school to purchase a further 30  Bee Bots to be used by our classes. How very exciting for our students.  We thank all families who contributed to this effort and… Continue Reading →

Welcome to Term 4

We look forward to another productive term; one where our students will be consolidating their learning and building on the strong efforts so far.  We have exciting things happening every day at school and we love it that way.  … Continue Reading →

****End of Term Dismissal 2:05 pm 25 September****

With the balmy spring weather just beginning  these holidays may provide the perfect opportunity to head outdoors. Nature Play has created stacks of secret missions for kids to complete outside. The passports students received in Term 1 have ten “mission” pages,… Continue Reading →

Parent Input for 2016 Classes

Classes for 2016 In order to form classes for 2016 it is important that we estimate our 2016 student numbers as accurately as possible. If your child will not be attending our school next year, please let us know in… Continue Reading →

Mmmmm … did you know?

Scrumptious choices at the Canteen… Our Healthy Eating Canteen committee have been reviewing our Canteen menu recently.  As with all schools, we referenced the Healthy Eating Guidelines within the Right Bite strategy which is the Department for Education and Child Development’s Food… Continue Reading →

Weather Policy Updated

Our Weather Policy has been updated with regard to “hot weather”.  The main change is from using the forecast on ABC Evening News to using the 4:00pm BOM forecast. We have also aligned with other schools in setting our maximum… Continue Reading →

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