Managing COVID at Woodend Primary School (Posted 25/1/2022)

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Dear parent/carer SA Health and the Department for Education has provided guidance on how to manage cases of COVID-19 in schools. There will be new contact tracing and close contact arrangements in education from 31 January 2022. The new arrangements… Continue Reading →

2022 Principal’s News

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Dear families, I trust that you have had a safe and enjoyable number of weeks home with your children, allowing time to do the family things and spend time with each other. I know a number of people have enjoyed… Continue Reading →

IMPORTANT: Start of the Year Attendance Survey

To assist us in our planning for the coming weeks, we ask that all families complete this survey for each child attending Woodend this year. Please respond before 10am on Friday the 28th of January 2022.


Due to Covid 19 restrictions the uniform shop will be unable to open on January 27 as previously advertised. Uniforms may be purchased using the Qkr app, and collected on January 27 or 28 between 9am-12pm from the school office…. Continue Reading →

Temporary Change to News Blog Subscription

Over the next few weeks, it is essential that all families are accessing updates from school leaders and administrators in a timely manner. The News Blog is our school’s central place for information to be published. While it is often… Continue Reading →

Year 7 Memento

The year 7 memento has been installed and is looking amazing. We are very proud of what the students achieved and they have left a very bright and impactful art piece for Woodend. The year 6 Memento will be installed sometime… Continue Reading →

Student Voice In Learning concludes for 2021

We were very thankful for the work of our Student Voice In Learning (SVIL) teams this year.  Both the project and school teams worked together to make an impact across classes encouraging teachers and students to plan for and embrace… Continue Reading →

2021 Year 6 & Year 7 Rose Ceremony

Reception Performance and Disco

The Reception classes have been busy practising their song/dance routines in preparation for their Performance and Disco day today.  Rooms 3, 4, 18 and 23 children performed 1-2 songs to their Reception friends in the school gym.  They were amazing… Continue Reading →

Lego Animation Workshop

What we did. In week 8, rooms 1 and 2 had a lego animation workshop with GooRoo Animation. We started off looking at all different kinds of animations from lego, to clay to drawing and more. We learnt how to… Continue Reading →

Week 9: Year 7 to HS Parent Update – SAPOL


End of Year Information

Last Day of the School Year – Early Dismissal – 2.05pm School resumes on Monday 31 January 2022 2022 Proposed Pupil Free Days and School Closure Day Dates  Tuesday 15/3/22 SFD  (Week 7, Term 1) Adelaide Cup long weekend Friday… Continue Reading →

We value our volunteers

We have valued and appreciated the strong level of community support, which has enriched our students’ learning experiences throughout 2021. Despite the restrictions of covid, there have been well over 100 parents and caregivers who have volunteered in some capacity… Continue Reading →

End of Year Reports and Class Placement 2022

End of Year Reports will go home with students this Wednesday (* December) along with information about class placement for 2022. Reports Teachers use a range of different assessment strategies and tools to gather evidence of student achievement with reference… Continue Reading →

Year 7 to High School Update – Week 8 – Term 4 – (30-11-2021)


Myojo Sister School Home-stay and hosting information

We are very fortunate here at Woodend Primary to have a long-term Sister School relationship and exchange with Myojo Elementary School in Tokyo. Myojo students and staff have been visiting Woodend since 2008, when we began the home-stay program. We… Continue Reading →

Year 7 to High School Update – Week 7 – Term 4 – (23-11-2021)

Instrumental Music 2022 – Private Providers

We are now taking enquiries about instrumental music lessons with our private providers in 2022. These lessons have a weekly cost and occur during school times. All payments and ongoing communication about lessons takes place between parents/caregivers and the provider…. Continue Reading →

Zooming with Myojo, our sister school in Tokyo!

This term we have been very fortunate to have the wonderful opportunity to have a Zoom lessons with our sister school, Myojo Gakuen and their Year 4 and 5 classes. Four classes were able to have the opportunity and connect… Continue Reading →

COVID-19 Update once Borders are opened on 23rd November 2021


Occasional Care Available at Woodend Children’s Centre

Vacancies for Occasional Care at Woodend Children’s Centre. Children aged between 1 & 2 years old 3 Hour sessions Monday & Tuesday mornings available Enquires on 38221069  

Remembrance Day Ceremony

Today, as a school, we gathered to show our respect to all those who have served in the war, particularly those members of our school community who have served their country in times of war and those who have family… Continue Reading →

Year Seven to High School Update 8-11-2021

Principal’s Update

Dear parents and caregivers, It was indeed a lovely sight to see parents at our recent sports day, which I know the teachers and students both appreciated. After such a long time without parents at school events, it was such… Continue Reading →

Online Safety – advice and tips for parents

The eSafety Commissioner has been established to help safeguard Australians at risk from online harms and to promote safer, more positive online experiences. There are 6 main areas of focus to the commissioner’s role and one area is providing online… Continue Reading →

Graduation Update

Supporting Children Through Change & Uncertainty – Online seminar

Professionals, parents and carers are invited to join a free online seminar to discuss helpful ways to support children and young people adversely affected by change and loss. Hosted by The MacKillop Institute, Seasons for Growth Programs. Tuesday 16 November… Continue Reading →

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