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Pedal Prix Team Update

Sundays Weather Forecast is 20o What a great Opportunity to see our Pedal Prix ‘KPOW’ in action. This is also an opportunity for you to have a go and find out what its all about all you need is your… Continue Reading →

Plenty happening with SAPSASA!

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Last Friday 18th May, our Year 6/7 girls SAPSASA football team were host to Marymount College girls. With 14 of our 19 Woodend girls playing their first ever Football game, we were so proud of how they persisted, kept encouraging… Continue Reading →

Cancellation and late payment fee changes

Good afternoon. Can I please draw your attention to the attached letter. Starting from the upcoming vacation care in July 2018 the cancellation period to avoid the days fee will be 7 days. The reason explained in the letter attached…. Continue Reading →

Safe Routes to School

WALK/RIDE SAFELY TO SCHOOL A primary focus for the Traffic & Safety Committee is to explore how we can make it SAFER and easier for families and students to walk or ride to school. We are working with the Way2Go… Continue Reading →

Some Comfort Foods for Winter from Woodies Goodies

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Through the winter months Woodies Goodies are adding homemade Sausage Rolls and Zucchini Slice. These are only available over the counter at recess and lunch times at a cost of 50c each.

Centrelink Child Care Subsidy Assessment

Dear families You need to do a Centrelink Child Care Subsidy Assessment now You can do your assessment through myGov using your Centrelink online account. Or, through the Express Plus Centrelink mobile app. This is important, because if you don’t do your… Continue Reading →

Our lucky Mothers and Grandmothers!

How lucky are our Woodend Mums, Step Mums, Grandmas, Nanas and female carers?! Our Atrium was a hive of activity last week when a Mothers Day stall was established.  We witnessed many excited and also thoughtful students taking the time… Continue Reading →

Knockout Netball success

Round 1 of the SAPSASA Knockout Netball commenced last Friday 4 May.  Woodend was host to Braeview Primary School. It was very positive to see both teams playing the game in the right spirit and giving their best efforts. Woodend… Continue Reading →

First place at SAPSASA Cross Country!

Despite the challenging weather conditions, all of our Woodend students did such an amazing job at Cross Country last Thursday 3 May. The students had to contend with wind, rain and bitterly cold conditions at Thalassa Park. All students put in… Continue Reading →

Back to school!

Well the school holidays are well and truly over.  Vacation care was enjoyed by all…my sneaky favourite was the colour run! (I never thought the orange powder would wash out my hair!) Can I just remind all family Vacation care… Continue Reading →

Entertainment Books are at Woodend !!!

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The Entertainment™ Book is a local restaurant and activity guide which provides hundreds of up to 50% off and 2-for-1 offers from the finest restaurants, cafes, attractions, activities, retailers and hotel accommodation. The Membership entitles buyers to exclusive offers that… Continue Reading →

Walk Safely to School Day

National Walk Safely to School Day is this Friday 18 May.   Now in its 19th year, this annual event, encourages us to walk and commute safely to school. We see it as a community event and would like to see… Continue Reading →

Traffic & Safety Committee 2018

Following our deputation to Marion Council last November, Governing Council is creating a new Traffic & Safety Committee to continue working with Marion Council, the Way2Go foundation, David Speirs MP, and our school community to address the traffic & safety… Continue Reading →

MYOJO VISIT 2018

This year was the 12th annual visit from our sister school, Myojo Gakkuen. We had 16 students and 3 staff joining our school and being part of fabulous host families for just over a week.    It was a very… Continue Reading →

What we Have Been Doing in Design and Technology with Ms Gregory

Term 1 has been a very exciting term in the Design and Technology room. The classes that I have taught have all shown developing skills in problem solving, collaboration, willingness to try new things and having a growth mindset. We… Continue Reading →

Interested in Pedal Prix?

We are needing some new riders to join our Woodend ‘K-pow’ team! The UniSA Australian HPV Super Series is staged by Australian International Pedal Prix Inc. and is a competition where teams race Human Powered Vehicles (HPV’s) on a closed controlled circuit…. Continue Reading →

Mother’s Day Gift Stall

The Parent Network is excited to host Woodend’s first community Gift Stall in honour of Mother’s Day. Our aim is to offer students an opportunity to say ‘thank you’ to the special people in their lives who care for them. The… Continue Reading →

Early Finish – Friday, 13th April

It’s been a busy term with many highlights, including some fabulous assemblies, author visits, excursions, Student Voice in Learning project sessions, three-way Learning conversations,  our Myojo visitors and of course many varied learning experiences for students in and out of… Continue Reading →

Diary Dates for Term 2

  Student Free Days: Thursday 7th and Friday 8th June (week 6) – Teacher professional development.   Other Diary Dates: There are several other events happening in term 2 including NAPLAN testing on Tuesday 15th, Wednesday 16th, and Thursday 17th… Continue Reading →

URGENT – Excursion & Performance Money is Due Now

Many classes have or are in the process of organising  excursions and performances for the year. So your child does not miss out on these fun times the Excursion & Performance Levy is due now. This Levy can be paid on… Continue Reading →

Online Bookings for Parent / Teacher / Student Interviews

Please note that Interviews will be booked online once again this year. Please click here to continue If you have any difficulty, please contact Kerri on the front desk ph: 8322 6422.  We hope that this makes it easier for families, especially… Continue Reading →

VACATION CARE PROGRAM

Our Vacation care program is available to pick up at OSHC. Please note we can not accept bookings for this program over the phone or email, the appropriate form must be filled out. Eloise and Jackie

What’s been happening in Room 24?

In English, the students in room 24 have begun to explore the Seven Steps to Writing Success. As a part of the program, the Year 3’s have been learning to write Sizzling Starts, which encourage them to begin their writing… Continue Reading →

Sports Day Chants and Warm-up Dance

CULLEN Team Chant We are fierce, we are fast  We’ll be sure to have a blast Working as a team you will see  We’re the ones to surely beat! We will win every game  Making sure we strive for fame … Continue Reading →

Woodend Primary School 2018 Sports Day Program

     

Lots of Socks – World Down Syndrome Day

This year Woodend Primary school will be participating in World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) which is celebrated on Wednesday, 21 March each year. This year, we will use the Lots of Socks theme created by Down Syndrome International to help celebrate World… Continue Reading →

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