Student Free Day Monday 22 July 2019

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Term 3 begins with a Student Free day on Monday 22 July 2019 OSHC is available. Bookings are essential. Please phone 0411274747.  

New Working with Children Checks

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As from 1st July 2019, there is a significant change to ‘working with children’ checks (commonly called police clearances or criminal history checks) that are required prior to working with children. Even if you’ve had a police check, you’ll need… Continue Reading →

Whole School Photo Day – Tuesday, 20 August

School Photography Date: 20/08/19 ONLINE ORDER CODE: X65 723 295 Online Order link: https://www.advancedimage.com.au/keycode/keycodefinder.aspx?keycode=X65723295 School photography day is coming up very soon. Group and portrait photographs can be purchased by following the link above or by using the envelope. Important… Continue Reading →

Term 2 Review

Term 2 is always a busy time in schools and this term has been no exception. You can read about some of the highlights in this post. Firstly, we would like to acknowledge the staff at Woodend for a productive… Continue Reading →

Big effort from our Rugby team!

Congratulations to the year 6/7 girls Rugby League team who competed in the state finals yesterday. All 12 girls gave each game their best effort and played well as a team. The girls finished the Round Robin games with 4… Continue Reading →

Mid Year Reports

Mid-year reports are intended to communicate with families about how students are progressing in their learning and identify areas for further development this year. Teachers have moderated evidence of student learning, assigned grades and written comments in the 8 learning… Continue Reading →

Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability (NCCD)

All schools are required to collect information about the numbers of students that they provide adjustments to under the Disability Discrimination Act (1992) and Disability Standards of Education This data is used as the basis for national funding. The NCCD… Continue Reading →

Reminder – Early Dismissal this Friday (2.05pm)

It’s been a busy term with many highlights, including quality learning experiences for students in and out of class, fabulous assemblies, a variety of excursions, Student Voice in Learning project sessions, SRC disco, Autumn Market day, Jump school visits, Pedal… Continue Reading →

Monday July 1st AEU Strike Action – Woodend PS will remain open

Dear families, As you would have seen in the news, The Australian Education Union has decided to apply strike action on Monday 1st July for the whole day. Each school votes and within that the teachers who choose to, are… Continue Reading →

Reminder about late lunches

LATE LUNCHES As previously posted, it is from time-to-time that students come to school without their lunch.  We are able to help with supplying a choice of a vegemite or cheese sandwich only (no toasties) for emergency lunches or late… Continue Reading →

Gluten Free Options in Canteen

A goal of the Healthy Eating Committee has been to consider options for students with food intolerances or allergies.  Karen, our Canteen Manager and staff have been busily investigating gluten-free menu choices for those students and adults who are gluten… Continue Reading →

Woodend in State Carnival

Congratulations to the Woodend students who represented Southern Valley last week at the state carnivals in both Football and Netball. Latoyah, Shanel, Ava and Shae were all in the Netball team. Noah, Preston, Kody and Connor were all in the… Continue Reading →

Manga Artists

At the JLTASA (Japanese Language Teachers Association South Australia) Annual Conference, we had a display area to acknowledge our students effort and passion about their Japanese learning.  The theme each year is different, and for this year it was “Hands… Continue Reading →

Workshop postponed!

WORKSHOP POSTPONED! The Parents In Education workshop on ‘Wellbeing’ scheduled for next Thursday 20/6/19 at 9am has been postponed. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. We will inform you of the next date as soon as possible.

Preparing for our STEAM building…..

Dear parents, This term seems to have gone very quickly.  Who would believe that it is getting to the end of week seven and that teachers are beginning the report writing process. Last week, Jarrod Lamshed and I spent time… Continue Reading →

Ride Safely to School Wednesday 19 June

JUMPATHON FUNDRAISING CLOSES JUNE 21

All participants have the chance to win some great prizes, check them out in the foyer! A big congratulations to all those students who have contributed so far! Some of our students have made a huge effort, AMAZING AMOUNT RAISED BY AVA!… Continue Reading →

Cold & Flu Season is Here

Dear Parents and Caregivers, We have been informed that 3 students have been identified with Influenza A, a viral infection.  They are currently not at school until they recover. Symptoms include: rapid onset of fever, headache, muscle aches, fatigue, sneezing,… Continue Reading →

Close call with SAPSASA netball!

Congratulations to the Woodend girls who played some amazing Netball today! 1st game – Woodend (46) Reynella East (13) 2nd game – Woodend (51) Braeview (8) 3rd game – Woodend (16) St Peters Woodlands (16) Scores were tied at the… Continue Reading →

Way2Go Bike Ed

Way2Go Bike Ed is a bicycle education program for primary school students.The recommended year levels for participation are year 5-6 (aged 10-12). It is funded and managed by the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure. The Way2Go program has clearly stated goals. It… Continue Reading →

SAPSASA news!

Well done to our SAPSASA boys soccer and football teams who braved the wet and cold weather conditions last week and did their best in the conditions. SOCCER … We had an exciting 3-3 draw against Reynella Primary School in… Continue Reading →

It’s a Pie Day!

We have our next special lunch on Monday 17th June!  The students have different pies to choose from and a juice too … a perfect winter warmer!  See the flyer.  Payment is to the school or via Qkr and closes… Continue Reading →

Parent Survey

Each year we seek your opinion on a number of aspects of our school.  Recently an electronic  survey was sent to all families and many families have already responded. If you have yet to respond and wish to do so,… Continue Reading →

Student Free Day – Friday, 7 June

Student Free day will be on Friday, 7 June 2019 OSHC is available. Bookings are essential. Please phone 0411274747.  

Getting Started with Qkr

With Qkr you can pay school invoices, order your Woodies Goodies Lunch and place orders at the Uniform Shop which will be delivered to your child’s class. Click on the following link for information on installing and using Qkr. Qkr… Continue Reading →

It is Food Allergy Awareness Week!

It is Food Allergy Week.  This week (26th May – 1st June) aims to raise awareness about food allergy in Australia, to help reduce the risk of a reaction for those living with food allergy and to help manage potentially life-threatening… Continue Reading →

Metro Rugby League Competition

Congratulations to the Woodend students who represented our school at the metro Rugby League competition last Friday 24th May. All players in the girls and boys teams gave it their best effort against quality opposition. Our boys team ended up… Continue Reading →

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