With school closures looming, parents are understandably anxious about the challenges of educating their children from home, as well as the difficulties this might pose for their children. QUT researcher Dr Rebecca English is an expert in home education and… Continue Reading →
As the number of diagnosed corona viruses is increasing, so is the level of anxiety amongst children and the broader community. Please find attached some useful guides to support families to manage coronavirus anxiety provided by the Australian Psychological Society,… Continue Reading →
Notice from CommBank School Banking The health, safety and wellbeing of our communities and our people is our first priority. Due to the rapidly developing situation with coronavirus, School Banking has been temporarily paused from 20 March 2020 until the… Continue Reading →
Dear families, Further to my previous blog, we are following The Department’s recommendations in reducing the number of possible contact opportunities during the school day. Hence; Classroom volunteers will not be able to work with children at school. Thankyou for… Continue Reading →
In our learning programs we wish to be taking bigger steps towards really valuing diversity and harnessing the advantages that respecting all may bring. While we do explore the many international cultures that make up a modern Australia and Woodend of… Continue Reading →
Dear families, things move quickly and we have reviewed our Parent/Teacher/Student interviews scheduled for later this term. As a result of updated information we have decided to change the format from one of face to face interviews, to either a… Continue Reading →
Dear Families With the coronavirus situation developing quickly, advice from government officials is changing on a regular basis. In relation to schools, the Prime Minister in his most recent announcement (Sunday afternoon 15 March), indicated that schools would be ‘staying… Continue Reading →
2020 WEC_Parent letter
Student Free Day on Tuesday. Teachers from across our partnership of schools are working together on learning design, assessment and moderation. Have a fabulous long weekend and we look forward to seeing everyone again on Wednesday.
This coming Tuesday 3rd March is an Information Meeting for families interested in finding out more about Pedal Prix. It will be at 6pm in the gym. We look forward to seeing you!
Keeping Safe: Child Protection Curriculum (KS:CPC) The Department for Education Child protection in schools, early childhood education and care services policy (2015) states that ‘all children and young people in DECD preschools and schools will access the approved child protection… Continue Reading →
IGNITE is a specialist program for students with high intellectual potential. Aberfoyle Park High School is the official Department for Education school for gifted students in the southern metropolitan area of Adelaide. The IGNITE program is also offered at Glenunga… Continue Reading →
Woodend Primary is excited to offer the Commonwealth Bank School Banking program to all students. School Banking is a fun, interactive and engaging way for young Australians to learn about money and develop good savings habits. Children who deposit money… Continue Reading →