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Here is a list of 2018 dates that you may want to note in your diary. TERM 1: Adelaide Cup  – Monday 12 March Student Free Day (Marion Coast Partnership of Schools) – Tuesday 13 March Myojo visitors – Wednesday 21 –… Continue Reading →

School Community Rewards Term One Update

  Community Rewards is a valuable means to allow the school to provide resources for all students R-7 and the school that assist with student learning.  This includes our replacement of the flagpole with a more suitable set of 3… Continue Reading →

Market Day – March 25

Our next Woodend Community Market is coming soon! Sunday 25 March 9am – 12pm at Woodend Primary School This event is open to the entire community: book in a stall, book in to do a performance, or simply come along… Continue Reading →

SPORTS DAY…….. Save the Date

Sports Day will be held on Friday, 23 March More details to follow.

Korean Visitors

  This week we have had ten young and enthusiastic Korean initial teacher education students from Gyeongin National University visit our school to work-shadow teachers. This has been quite an experience for our eager students as well as for the… Continue Reading →

Class Facebook Groups

This year, all classrooms will have a class Facebook group. These pages have been created as a way to improve communication between school and home. Although each class will differ slightly, the idea is to use these groups to post… Continue Reading →

Musical Instrument Lessons

Last year we sent out an expression of interest form to families of students from year 3 for an indication of which students might like to take on musical instrument lessons with a private provider through our school. There was… Continue Reading →

After School Sports for 2018

After School Sports is once again available to students. Forms can be found in the school office or you may like to check online on the school website. Sports available are: Auskick                     Reception – Year 2 Kanga Cricket          Year 2 –… Continue Reading →

Commonwealth Bank School Banking Program 2018

A little info for new and current parents regarding the Commonwealth Bank School Banking Program run by Parent Network members at Woodend Primary School. School Banking will start for 2018 on Wednesday the 31st January, and will take place every… Continue Reading →

Ignite Program for Gifted and Talented Students Testing – Year 7

Teacher Room Numbers and Year Levels for 2018

The school year has begun very well if today is anything to go by.  All of our new Reception children were taken on tours of the school in order to familiarise themselves with where everything is (or at least the… Continue Reading →

Welcome!

A sincere welcome back to all our Woodend families and we look forward to another positive and productive year ahead.  We would like to welcome all new families to our school and trust you enjoy being part of our community…. Continue Reading →

Congratulations Carole

Congratulations to Carole Barrie, who we are lucky to have as one of our dedicated volunteers.  Carole was recently honoured by Amanda Rishworth MP in the Annual Southern Suburbs Volunteer Service Awards. Thank you Carole for the volunteering you do… Continue Reading →

Bits n pieces from OSHC

Did you know Woodend OSHC is now on Facebook?  Just search for woodend PS OSHC. This Friday is a 2.05pm school finish so please be sure to let us know if your child requires OSHC and isn’t booked in already,… Continue Reading →

End of Year Reports 2017

End of Year Reports will go home with students this this Wednesday along with information about class placement for 2018. Teachers have invested many hours moderating evidence of student learning, assigning grades and writing comments to communicate with families about how students… Continue Reading →

Woodend Community Annual Christmas Event – Monday, 11 December on the School Oval

Important Parking Note:  Please do not park on any part of the school grounds or the bunting area for the fire truck. Adherence to these restrictions will ensure we have enough safety clearance to go ahead with the fireworks. Program… Continue Reading →

2018 SPORTS DAY UPDATE

2018 Sports Day Update We would like to say thank you to our school community for engaging and sharing feedback regarding our Sports Day. We have had lots of great feedback from staff, students, parents and as a result of… Continue Reading →

Woodend Children’s Centre

WOODEND CHILDREN’ S CENTRE The vision for Woodend Children’s Centre is to provide a quality learning environment which is accessible, inclusive and play based. We are committed to pursue excellence in the provision of equitable and inclusive preschool and transition… Continue Reading →

Traffic & Safety Update

On Tuesday 28 November, I attended a Marion Council Meeting to present to council information about the traffic, parking, and safety concerns we experience around Woodend School. My 5 minute presentation was focused, first and foremost, on the safety of… Continue Reading →

Christmas Foods for the Underprivileged

Once again this year as, a school community we are always generous and give to the less fortunate and those families who are struggling. If you are able to donate a food item or maybe a toy our tree in… Continue Reading →

$5,000,000 Upgrade – your thoughts

Dear parents/caregivers, We are seeking your creative ideas about what the $5,000,000 might do for our school.   Below is a short survey to enable you to feedback to us any thoughts and ideas that you may have that could… Continue Reading →

Woodend Christmas Event

Woodend Annual School Community Christmas Event Monday 11 December 2017 The Christmas Event is a giant family picnic on the school oval beginning at 6.00pm. Performances throughout the evening are all just for fun and the evening concludes with fireworks… Continue Reading →

Parent Network: Building our Community & Supporting our Families

This week, Parent Network held an open meeting to share information and answer questions about our community initiatives. Parent Network has the aim to build our community, to support the students and the school, and to help with communication and… Continue Reading →

School Banking Program

The Parent Network would like to thank all students for participating in School Banking this year. This is a wonderful initiative that teaches children to save as well as creates fundraising money for our school. Throughout the school we have… Continue Reading →

Thank you to Adelaide Fresh Fruiterers

    Woodies Goodies would like to acknowledge Adelaide Fresh Fruiterers Morphett Vale. Adelaide Fresh Fruiterers have been supplying us and accommodating our requests during terms 3&4 of this year. We thank them very much for their support and look forward to continuing… Continue Reading →

STATE HIRAGANA EXCITEMENT

As mentioned in a previous post, (read here) we had 2 teams from Woodend place 1st and 3rd in the district Hiragana Reading Competition in September. This year the Japanese Language Teachers’ Association of SA held the first State Hiragana… Continue Reading →

Staff Retirements

At this time of the year we know that there will generally be a number of staff who will not be at the school in 2018.  The following gives a brief summary of this as we know it now of… Continue Reading →

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