2018 Spring Market

The Woodend Spring Market is coming soon! Sunday 18 November 9am – 12 noon. We’ll have: market stalls carboot sales entertainment FREE kids activities including Bouncy Castle & Face Painting christmas treasure hunt food stall with egg & bacon sandwiches,… Continue Reading →

Walktober : October 21-31

As a Way2Go school we are supporting Way2Go Walktober by encouraging  our school community to walk or ride to and from school more often during October. The aim is to reduce traffic congestion around school drop off and pickups by… Continue Reading →

2019 Senior Uniforms

    Information on ordering Senior Uniforms for 2019 has been sent home today. Orders will close 4th November 2018. There is an option for Year 6 and Year 7.   2019 Year 7’s can order at  – Woodend Primary… Continue Reading →

Colour Run – Postponed

This year’s ‘Colour Run’ fundraiser has been a huge success. So far we have raised over $17,000 toward new play equipment for our school. This is an amazing effort and we thank all of our fundraising families as well as… Continue Reading →

Whole School Photos Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Envelopes will come home to families this week. Please keep them in a safe place until the day. Information about your upcoming photo day! DO NOT PAY OR SEND ENVELOPES UNTIL THE DAY If you are placing an order please… Continue Reading →

Colour Run – Money & Prizes

All fundraising money must be submitted online, turned in to the office, or paid via QKR by 11am Friday 28 September. We are asking ALL STUDENTS TO REGISTER ONLINE for Colour Run Fundraising – even if you are submitting cash… Continue Reading →

Year 3 Camp – El Shaddai

On Monday the 17th of September the three Year 3 classes left school for camp at El Shaddai, near Wellington on the Murray River. There was a feeling of excitement and nerves from students and parents alike as the kids… Continue Reading →

Colour Run – Timetable

We are getting close to our first ever Colour Run at Woodend – Friday 28 September!   We have more information to share about the day. Please note, the timetable is approximate, we may end up running faster or slower… Continue Reading →

Nature Play – Room 1

STEM Reading and Design Challenge 2018

  Mark Williams, from the Premier’s Reading Challenge visited Woodend today to congratulate 4 students who were finalists in the Premier’s Reading Challenge STEM Reading and Design Challenge 2018. The STEM Reading and Design Challenge 2018 invited students of all ages to… Continue Reading →

Colour Run – FAQ

Please see our original Colour Run post here. COLOUR RUN FAQs Can all children participate? This event is the major fundraiser for our school so we are asking all children to participate in fundraising. However, even if children are unable… Continue Reading →

Edward Beck Parking Trial – Feedback Request

Marion Council has delivered the following consultation letter to the residents of Edward Beck Drive and is open to receiving feedback from anyone in our school community in regard to the trial. Simply email  with your feedback by 21 September… Continue Reading →

Book Week Parade 2018 – Find Your Treasure

What a fantastic turnout for our Book Week Parade, despite the wet weather. There was such a great selection of very creative costumes and the children looked brilliant. Thank you to everyone who put in a huge effort with their outfits. Well… Continue Reading →

Music Night – Last Minute Update

Our school’s new air conditioning system is progressing well. Unfortunately, this means that as of today our atrium space is unavailable for the next week. This is bad timing for our music night! All times for performances will stay the… Continue Reading →

Colour Run – Major Fundraiser for 2018

Edit: If you can’t find the answers you’re looking for, click here and try our COLOUR RUN FAQ    This year, we will be holding a School Colour-Run as our major fundraising event on Friday 28th September (the last day of… Continue Reading →

Credit Union SA Update News

Dear Parents Credit Union SA’s School Community Rewards program is helping our schools in providing more for our students. As a school, we benefit by receiving a regular financial benefit. Credit Union SA are looking at ways to improve School… Continue Reading →

Music Night – Tuesday 4th Septemeber

Our Music Night will be held on Tuesday 4th September. This year we will be continuing with our format, using three stages to help keep the night moving along at an entertaining pace. Notes for this event went home to… Continue Reading →

Vacation care forms

Wow…week 7  snuck up fast!! The school holidays vacation care program will be available from Monday morning next week. You need to come and get a form from OSHC to make a booking. Have you had a chance to pop… Continue Reading →

Nature Play – Room 1

Dear Parents In week 9, room 1 are planning on organising a nature play week. We will need to have lots of materials donated/collected. We are planning to include: Cubby and shelter building, an obstacle course, a mud kitchen, nature… Continue Reading →

SAPSASA Volleyball

Last Monday 20th August, our Woodend students represented our school at the SAPSASA Volleyball Championships. Three boys and three girls’ teams competed at Marion Leisure Centre.  We are proud of their sporting effort and sportspersonship throughout the competition.  We now wait… Continue Reading →


Each year Woodend competes in the Southern District Hiragana Reading Competition. This year on Friday August 17th, after our own school run offs, we took along 4 teams of 4 to compete against 8 other schools and 19 other teams…. Continue Reading →

Book Week Parade update

 Just reminding that our Book Week Parade will be at 10am on Friday of week 6 (31st AUGUST 2018). We will gather on the Basketball court and parade around the oval, finishing at the stage. Children will be seated while… Continue Reading →

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Year 7 Graduation – Save The Date

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

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 →

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