MAGNIFICENT MYOJO ZOOM LESSONS

We are very fortunate to have a fantastic sister school Myojo Gakuen in Tokyo, Japan. Pre covid we took a group of senior students to Myojo every second year for a 12 day Study Tour and homestay programme. Myojo students… Continue Reading →

Crazy Hair Day Assembly in Week 9!

SRC, Student Voice and Specialist Teachers are pleased to be hosting our first assembly for 2022! WPS Gym, Wednesday the 29th of June at 10am & 11.10am.   To celebrate, all students are invited to wear their hair in a… Continue Reading →

Rose Ceremony 2022

Did you know that when Woodend Primary School was first built way back in 1995, we planted a beautiful Rose Garden out the front? Over the years we have enjoyed watching the roses bloom and grow from tiny plants into… Continue Reading →

A Frozen Spectacle! Wakakirri and Senior Choir Visit Festival Theatre

Last Wednesday some of the students from Wakakirri and Senior Choir were given the opportunity to attend Frozen the Musical at the Adelaide Festival Theatre. Since these students are involved in extra-curricular performing arts programs, they were invited to experience… Continue Reading →

Credit Union SA Children’s Savings Account

“We are sharing this post from our friends at Credit Union SA as a partner of our School Community Rewards program, to support parents with banking options for students. If you would like to learn more, please reach out to… Continue Reading →

SAPSASA news!

SAPSASA RUGBY On Friday 3rd June, both Woodend teams participated in the Rugby League competition. Both teams made the grand final which was a fantastic achievement! Unfortunately both teams just went down by a few points in both the boys… Continue Reading →

Calling all OSHC Families

WPS Governing Council is seeking information of our OSHC Service. Please click on the link to complete this survey by Monday 20 June, 2022. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/B8DS9YH

We welcome our feathery friends back to Woodend!

The chickens are coming!  We will have our feathery friends back roaming our Stephanie Alexander Garden!  It will be so exciting to have chickens back at Woodend and thanks to our Garden Specialist, Dylan, they have a revamped coop! We… Continue Reading →

2022 Materials and Services Rebate

Dear parents / caregivers,  You may have read about the state government’s initiative to provide a $100 discount on both the 2022 and 2023 Materials and Services Charge. I am pleased to provide you with a letter signed by the… Continue Reading →

Invitation to Wistow Crescent Reserve Upgrade Opening

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Free Parent Seminar – Calm and Cooperative Kids

Calm and Co-operative kids free parent webinar – presented by Psychologist Kirrilie Smout This webinar focusses on helping children who have a tendency towards frustration and difficulties managing impulses or feeling uncooperative. This newly written free parent webinar is on… Continue Reading →

Thank You Woodend OSHC

WPS Governing Council would like to recognise the hard work of our OSHC staff and the wonderful support of our OSHC families. As you know, by the end of term 1 this year, our OSHC was in a tough spot!… Continue Reading →

Reconciliation Week 2022

This week is National Reconciliation Week, a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia. Across our school, students have participated… Continue Reading →

Community Planting Day – Sunday the 12th of June

Please find attached information about an upcoming planting day at Field River (Barton Drive), hosted by Greening Adelaide. Eventbrite page: Field River Community Planting Day Tickets, Sun 12/06/2022 at 10:00 am | Eventbrite Greening Australia events page: Field River Community… Continue Reading →

OSHC bookings for Pupil Free Day

A reminder that Friday the 10th of June 2022 is a Pupil Free Day at Woodend. If you require care on this day, bookings for OSHC are available now. Regards, The OSHC Team

Policy change linked to reading

Dear Parents/Carers We are writing to inform you of a significant policy change within the Department for Education. This change from previous years is that ‘Running Records’ – a previous measure of a student’s reading growth is no longer a… Continue Reading →

Masks in schools Update

Dear Families, This week has seen quite a wintry blast of cold and wet weather, which means that sometimes we have children indoors during recess and lunch period, and sometimes the Oval is too wet for them to use even… Continue Reading →

Next Monday is Pyjama Day!

On Monday the 6th of June (week 6) we will celebrate our term 2 wellbeing focus day with Pyjama Day. This theme highlights the importance of self-care and encourages us to feel comfortable, supported and connected to our class and… Continue Reading →

Woodies Goodies Special Subway Lunch!

Place your order for this term’s Subway Special Lunch Day!  The students find this a popular special lunch!  It is prepared by the Woodies Goodies canteen staff. Date: Wednesday 22nd June 2022 (Week 8) Choice of 6″ white or wheat… Continue Reading →

Pre-service teachers

To play our role in assisting in the development of high quality teachers for future generations, Woodend Primary school is committed to providing university students with an opportunity to experience a period of classroom-based learning, with mentoring from an experienced teacher,… Continue Reading →

Learning Support Term 2

Our learning support programs are up and running again for term 2 and we are pleased with the progress students are making with this additional support. This term, we have started an additional support program for year 5 students and… Continue Reading →

Credit Union SA School Community Rewards Program

“We are sharing this post from our friends at Credit Union SA as a partner through our School Community Rewards program. If you would like to learn more, please reach out to Credit Union SA.”

Can you help keep Auskick going?

Over sixty families participated in our recent NAB AFL Auskick program held at our Woodend School oval.  This program has been operating for many years and every year, we see our young children learning our Aussie rules skills and having… Continue Reading →

Free Presentation: Pathways to a Healthy Mind

Pathways to a Healthy Mind Parent Workshop with Dr Tom Nehmy For: parents of ELC and primary school aged children Wednesday 15 June – WPS Gym 6pm – Doors open, Drinks & Nibbles for Parents & Carers 7pm – 90… Continue Reading →

Principal’s Update : 18th May 2022

SAPSASA News!

This month we have had students participate in three SAPSASA events.  On Thursday 5th May Cross Country took place in wet and wintry conditions with moments of sunshine at Belair National Park. Well done to all Woodend students who trained… Continue Reading →

Fantasy Writing Competition

A big thank you to Ms Humphrys in the Library, and Bethany, who recently organised a writing competition for our students. Some of our students excelled with their creative writing and during the holidays Ms Humphrys and Bethany had the… Continue Reading →

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