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Year 7 Graduation – Save The Date

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Our year 7 team is working hard on graduation arrangements for this year. With 82 year 7s graduating, there will be some changes to how this event will be run and we look forward to sharing these with you soon…. Continue Reading →

Pupil Free Day Date Set – Friday November 2nd

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Governing Council approved our final Pupil Free Day at their meeting this week. It will be held on Friday November 2nd 2018. This day has been chosen to allow staff to examine the NAPLAN and PAT data which is only… Continue Reading →

Our Students Appearing on Totally Wild – TV

This is to inform you that our Totally Wild story where we had students filmed by a TV crew in the Kitchen Garden and the Kitchen itself, will be going to air Saturday 25th August 2018 at 8:30am on channel Eleven. Stories in… Continue Reading →

Movie Night Fun!

Thank you to all of the families who came out on a rainy cold night to attend the Woodend Community Movie Night! It turned out to be a cozy, fun family night watching a movie on the big screen in… Continue Reading →

All things STEAM at Woodend!

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This coming week schools celebrate Science Week.  Woodend likes to celebrate this week in Term 4 Week 1 as this gives students and families a greater opportunity to be involved. This year we are excited to introduce a STEAM Week… Continue Reading →

Father’s Day Gift Stall

The Parent Network will be running another Gift Stall, this time in honour of Father’s Day. This will give our students a chance to say thank you to the special people in their life who take care of them. Students… Continue Reading →

Japanese Quiz Day

Recently, 12 Year 7 had the opportunity to take part in a statewide Japanese Quiz afternoon. As groups of 3, our students joined with other students from 2 other schools to form teams of 9 students. There were 10 teams… Continue Reading →

Principal’s Blog Term 3 6th August

This term has already seen a number of changes in the weather.  This week it looks like it will start being very cold.  I am always amazed at the number of children who come to school in this weather as… Continue Reading →

Book Week Parade

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Book Week is fast approaching. It is celebrated week 5 of this term, which is also when our Premier’s Reading Challenge forms are due (Friday 24th August).  Please make sure your child/children have their PRC forms handed in to  their class teacher by the end… Continue Reading →

Music Night – Save the Date

This year, our school music night will be held on Tuesday 4th September. This is the night that students involved in our instrumental music, junior choir and senior choir programs have an opportunity to perform to our school community. We… Continue Reading →

Parents In Education Week 2018

Parents in Education Week is a joint initiative of each off the public and private school sectors. This year an exciting program of free parenting seminars will be held over 3 nights at the Adelaide Entertainment centre from 28-30 August…. Continue Reading →

The End Of Term 2

Dear parents/caregivers, We have just finished a very busy and productive school term. Thankyou to all who have been a part of classroom reading, volunteering in the canteen, helping out at the working bee, conducting the school banking, working on our… Continue Reading →

Kiss & Go

Dear Parents & Caregivers Below is an outline of parking restrictions on Edward Beck Drive and the Woodend Kiss n Go. Governing Council is working closely with the Marion Council to explore solutions to our traffic issues. With the new… Continue Reading →

Student Free Day

Student Free Day – Monday, 23 July 2018 Teachers will be working collaboratively with other teachers from our Marion Coast partnership of schools at Sheidow Park Primary School. The focus of the day is learning design , assessment and moderation…. Continue Reading →

End of Term Dismissal

Early Dismissal Friday, 6 July 2018 at 2.05pm not 3.05pm. Term 3 Commences on Tuesday 24 July 2018  

Are you ready for the New CCS starting next week?

Dear OSHC families, There is less than a week until the new Childcare subsidy rolls in, please make sure you have completed your Child Care Subsidy assessments via mygov to ensure you receive your OSHC/vacation care rebate. Eloise  

Woodies Goodies News …. $5 Lunches on Tuesday’s Through Qkr

Woodies Goodies have a bargain for you. $5 Lunch Specials every Tuesday on Qkr only.  

School Banking: TOKEN COUNT

Hi parents! Joanne, our local School Banking Specialist from the Commonwealth Bank will be attending our school to conduct a Token Count session… Tuesday 19th June from 8.30am – 9am This session will be held near the school office, outside… Continue Reading →

Tackling Student Issues/Concerns/Bullying using a No-Blame approach

What is bullying? People often disagree about what bullying means. Is it any hurtful, intimidating behaviour (such as a shove on the playground), or does bullying imply a long-running series of deliberate actions such as name-calling day after day? The… Continue Reading →

Pupil Free & School Closure Reminders

  Thursday, 7 June – Pupil Free Day Friday, 8 June – School Closure Day Monday, 23 July – Pupil Free Day  (This day is the first day back after the July school holidays)

Uniform Shop News Update

Unfortunately due to a price increase from our supplier, the cost of Long Sleeve Polo’s has increased to $34 effective immediately.

Sports Disco

SPORTS DISCO Friday, 29 June Years R – 7 6:00pm – 8:00pm Dress Attire – Neat DJ Kezza Playing all the Greatest Hits Drink Included NO GLOWSTICKS Disco is fully supervised by Staff and Sports C’tee No Students will be… Continue Reading →

Upcoming dates at OSHC

JUST A COUPLE OF REMINDERS FOR UPCOMING DATES: PUPIL FREE DAYS NEW WEEK 7TH AND 8TH OF JUNE. Normal OSHC bookings do not apply, you must book in separately for these. JULY 2ND IS WHEN THE NEW CHILDCARE SUBSIDY COMES… Continue Reading →

SAPSASA Netball and Soccer success!

Congratulations to our SAPSASA Girls Netball and Boys Soccer teams for their recent success. Both teams went to Reynella East College in a double header match last Friday 25th March. Our netball girls were down 6-2 at quarter time and… Continue Reading →

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!

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 →

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