OSHC are Moving to Xplor App

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Dear Parents, I am writing to let you know that our centre will be rolling out a new digital sign in/out system next week called Xplor. You will be invited to create an account with Xplor from an email on… Continue Reading →

Principal’s Welcome

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Welcome to 2023 It is the start of a new academic year and Woodend Primary School is ready to help your child reach their potential. Our caring and community focused school provides each student with the attention they need to… Continue Reading →


  One student from each family should today bring home a financial statement for your family, with invoices for Materials & Services Fee and Excursion/Incursion Levy attached. The amount to be paid can be confusing this year due to application… Continue Reading →

School Card Applications

    Assistance for Materials and Services fees for low income earners may be available through the state government School Card Scheme. Applications can be made online or a hard copy form can be obtained from the Finance Office. Families… Continue Reading →

Acquaintance Night Tuesday 7 February

We are excited to be able to welcome parents on site after a couple of years of covid restrictions preventing or limiting this. Acquaintance night is a fabulous opportunity to make connections with your child’s classroom teacher, specialist teachers and… Continue Reading →

Instrumental Music Lessons in 2023 – Private Providers

We are now taking enquiries about instrumental music lessons for student in years 3-6 in 2023. These lessons are offered by private providers. They have a weekly cost and occur during school times. After the initial registration of interest, all… Continue Reading →

Communicating with Teachers in 2023: Seesaw for Families

Dear Families, This year all classes will be using Seesaw to share and communicate with parents and caregivers! Your child will post to Seesaw to share their learning. Teachers and School Administration will also use Seesaw to send messages and… Continue Reading →

Welcome to Woodend 2023

A very warm welcome to all of our students and families who are returning to Woodend Primary School and a special welcome to our 97 new receptions and their families, as well as older students and their families starting at… Continue Reading →

Update from the Library: 2022 Premier’s Reading Challenge Success!

Rose Ceremony Farewell

We continued our Rose Ceremony tradition of celebrating the arrival of our new Reception students at the start of each year and farewelling our Year 6 students at the end of the year.  This is unique to our school as… Continue Reading →

2022 Graduates Award Winners

Congratulations to all year 6 students who graduated from Woodend on Thursday night. The following students won awards. Academic Achievement Sophie Bentvelzen Kyara Fort Stephanie Provencher Spencer Trott Genevieve Walford Academic Improvement J’Aime Braysher Caitlin Briggs Lucas Crozier Mahala Fahey… Continue Reading →

Thank you 2022 Student Voice In Learning team

It is time to thank and farewell our Student Voice in Learning (SVIL) team.  This group of students have shown enthusiasm and a willingness to make a difference to learning across the school.  Their ‘theory of choice’ has been: We… Continue Reading →

Recognising Woodend citizens

Thank you to these Room 8 students who used their initiative to raise money for our school last term.  Isabella, Sienna, Imogen, Sophie, Vika,  Evie and Payton (absent) made and sold items to sell in the street area of our… Continue Reading →

Thank You and Farewell Ms Hauber

Ms Diedre Hauber has made the decision to retire from teaching. Ms Hauber began her teaching career at Christies East Primary School in 1979. Over the years she has worked at Macclesfield, Sheidow Park and now Woodend. She taught a… Continue Reading →

Memento 2022

During Term 2, the year 5/6 Classes read “My Girragunji” by Meme McDonald and Boori Pryor for our novel study. We also focused on the Australian Indigenous artist, Bronwyn Bancroft to accompany our Indigenous focus. All students created amazing artwork… Continue Reading →

Thank You from Governing Council

As our school year draws to a close I would like to say thank you to staff, families, and parent volunteers for all you do to make our school extra special. I am pleased to share that our final fundraising… Continue Reading →

Approved 2023 Materials & Services Charge

Dear families, As the Chief Executive’s delegate, I have approved the amount for the 2023 school year, of $355. This follows a successful poll where the majority supported the amount of $355 being the 2023 Materials and Services charge for… Continue Reading →

Graduation 2022: LiveStream

This coming Thursday 15 December our Year 6 students will celebrate the culmination of their primary school years with a graduation ceremony. You can watch the ceremony live from 6pm using the link below. Graduation LiveStream: https://youtu.be/CWbVaVaiUUU


REMINDER: EARLY FINISH School will finish at 2:05pm On Friday 16th December 2022. OSHC will begin earlier to accomodate this finish time.

Student Reports and other End of Term Items

Thank You Firstly, a big thank you for all of the workers who made last night a great success. Our teachers, students, canteen staff and helpers plus sound technician and all those people who helped by putting our bins in… Continue Reading →

2022 Celebration Night Program

  6:30 Announcements 6:35 Lily, Stephanie, Lianna, Sophie, Gabby, Ava National Anthem 6:40 Xzavier – Room 09 Texas Rock 6:45 Students – Room 25 Santa Tell Me 6:50 Room 04 Reindeer Hokey Pokey 6:55 Kindy Performance Head, Shoulders, Knees &… Continue Reading →

Thank you to our amazing volunteers

We have valued and appreciated the strong level of community support throughout 2022. Our volunteers have again worked so hard this year, generously giving their time, energy and ideas for the benefit of our school. It may be organising or… Continue Reading →

Year 2 Assembly Recordings

Congratulations to our year 2 classes who presented their assemblies for our school community today. Room 6 & Room 24 Room 8 & Room 30

Latest Update: Concert and Fireworks

Update for Concert and Fireworks – more information about the Super Family Event. Please note that the Canteen BBQ is meat sausages, along with onion and bread. If you are unable to eat meat sausages, I suggest bringing other food… Continue Reading →

Fireworks Casual Day – Wednesday 7 December (Week 8)

A Casual Clothes Day has been organised for Wednesday the 7th of December (Week 8) to help raise money for the fireworks for our End-Of-Year Celebration Night. We love having the fireworks to celebrate with our Woodend Community. Each year… Continue Reading →

Year 4/5 Assembly Recordings

Congratulations to our year 4 and year 4/5 classes who presented their assembly for our school community today. Room 1 & Room 2 Room 9 & Room 10



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