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You’re Invited! 2023 End of Year Assemblies

Families and friends of Woodend are invited to attend our upcoming assemblies. Please mark the following dates and times on your calendar: Week 8 Student Leadership Team Assembly Wednesday 6/12 – 9:20am This assembly will include a presentation by our… Continue Reading →

Decade Day & Dance Party 2023

Thank you for supporting our SRC fundraiser today. The event was a huge success with more that $700 raised for the Red Cross and lots of fun times enjoyed across the school. Some of the ways the Red Cross support… Continue Reading →

Woodend OSHC and Vacation Care Update

Dear parents/caregivers, We are coming up to the end of the term, and the beginning of another Vacation Care program, which will be able to accommodate our brand-new receptions as from the beginning of care in January as they are… Continue Reading →

Southern Valley Tennis

Congratulations to the 3 Woodend students who have represented Southern Valley over the last 3 days in the Tennis State Sapsasa Carnival. Southern Valley competed in the division 5 competition and were able to win their division. In 2024 Southern… Continue Reading →

SRC Dress Up Day & Fundraiser – Friday 1/12

Come dressed in clothes from your favourite decade and help raise money for a community charity.  SRC are hosting a Decade Dance Party to raise money for the Red Cross in the lead up to the Holiday Season.  On the… Continue Reading →

OSHC Vacation Care News

Vacation Care News

Woodend Produce Market – Wednesday 22nd November outside Room 3

Woodend Produce Market (WEDNESDAY 22ND NOVEMBER) –  will be outside Room 3 in our newly created Market stand. We will be selling fresh produce from our school garden. The goods are harvested by students from the Woodend Garden Program. This… Continue Reading →

Rugby League Carnival

Congratulations to the 21 Woodend students competed today in an NRL competition at West Beach. Both the boys and girls team had great success throughout the day and played really well. They worked hard and had lots of great results…. Continue Reading →

Southern Valley Cricket

Congratulations to the year 6 Woodend boys Charlie, Billy and Patrick who have represented Southern Valley in the division 3 State Cricket Carnival this week. They played in a 3 day carnival and had both individual and team success. The… Continue Reading →

Bully Audit #2 2023

Towards the end of term 2, we conducted the second of our Bully Audits for 2023 with all year 3-6 students. This audit showed that around 75% of our students understood what bullying is and what it isn’t. We trust… Continue Reading →

Attendance Matters

There is no safe threshold to missing school School attendance is compulsory and students are expected to: attend school every day the school is open arrive at school and to all lessons and activities on time participate positively in all… Continue Reading →

School Parking Update

Dear families, I have been contacted by the Marion Council who were asked during our recent Sports Day by a local resident to come and check the illegal parking behaviour by a number of people.  Unfortunately, we, like many other… Continue Reading →

Woodend Students involved in Remembrance Day Services


Southern Metro Girls Cricket

Congratulations to the two year 6 Woodend girls who represented the Southern Metro Girls Cricket team this week in a 3 day State Carnival. Both girls had great individual performances throughout the carnival and the team had excellent results to win… Continue Reading →

Remembrance Day Service Invitation: Friday 10th November 2023

This Friday we are going to hold a Remembrance Day Service at Woodend School on Friday 10th November as the 11th falls on a Saturday.  Hopefully we will be able to use our new COLA and enjoy being in the… Continue Reading →

Sports Thank You Evening

We would like to acknowledge those parents, carers and grandparents for your support of Woodend sport this year. Whether you have coordinated, coached, team managed, helped in goals, umpired, supplied oranges or carried team drink bottles or equipment, we would… Continue Reading →

Market Stall – Wednesday 22nd November from 2.55pm

Woodend Market Stall (WEDNESDAY 22ND NOVEMBER) –  will be outside Room 3 in our newly created Market stand. We will be selling fresh produce from our school garden. The goods are harvested by students from the Woodend Garden Program. This… Continue Reading →


2023 Sports Day

Congratulations to everyone who participated in the 2023 Woodend Sports Day. The sun was out, the atmosphere was great and it was a fantastic whole school event. A big thank you to everyone who contributed to the success of the… Continue Reading →

Term Four Updates


Reminder! Baked goods stall for Sports Day!

We have our annual Baked Goods stall for Sports Day!  The proceeds go to support Sport at Woodend and so we would appreciate you supporting us by providing some baked goods and/or offering some time to work on the stall. … Continue Reading →

2024 Senior Uniform – orders closing 5/11/23

  Dear Parents/Guardians, 2024 Senior Uniform orders will close on 5/11/23.  If you are wishing to have delivery of Senior tops in Term 1 2024, please order before end of day on Sunday. If you miss this order, there will… Continue Reading →

Thank you for contributing to STEAM Week!

We were thrilled with the number of parents/carers who generously donated their time to speak to classes across our school during STEAM Week.  These parents talked about their passion, interest and/or occupation related to STEAM.  As you can see from… Continue Reading →

Sports Day Schedule and Map – Friday, 3 November

Map of Events 2023   9.00       Classes to assemble on basketball court in team colours National Anthem and acknowledgement of country. 9.20        Sprints                Year 3-6 students (Fastest 8 boys and girls per year level) R-2 (In class and… Continue Reading →

STEAM Week and Music Night highlights!

What an awesome start to the Term 1 commencing with our annual STEAM Week! We trust that you and your family were engaged and inspired by the variety of experiences on offer. Thank you to all those families who participated… Continue Reading →

Bully Zero at Woodend

Yesterday, our year 1-6 students were involved in Bully Zero Workshops and in painting a whole school mural celebrating difference. At the workshops year 1 and 2 students learnt about what bullying is, what it isn’t, what to do if… Continue Reading →

Myojo Hosting Opportunity for March 2024

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 →

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