Woodend students represent Southern Valley

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Congratulations to these Woodend students who represented Southern Valley in the recent Football and Netball carnivals. All Woodend students gave it their absolute best and represented both their school and district very well.

It is nearly STEAM Week! Are you thinking STEAM?

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Early Dismissal 2:05 pm

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Friday, 25 September 2020 End of Term 3 2:05 pm Term 4 Begins Monday, 12 October.

OSHC Update

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Dear families, I’m writing to share with you that Ashleigh Parker has concluded her role as Director of OSHC, choosing to pursue her studies in teaching. Ashleigh is close to completion of her final teaching placement at Brighton Primary School…. Continue Reading →

Principal’s Update 14th September 2020

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Dear families, I wish to acknowledge all our visitors, including our parents, carers and grandparents, for abiding by our request that no-one enters a building or the atrium, but rather goes through the front office. I have had many chats… Continue Reading →

University Pre-service Student Counsellor

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Hello my name is Asmitha, I am 25 years of age, born in Bangalore, which is located south of India. A little history about myself, I attended primary school at the School of the Nativity at Aberfoyle Park, later my… Continue Reading →

Uniform Review Policy 2020

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A committee representing Woodend students, staff and parents/carers was formed in August to review our school’s Uniform Policy.  Amendments were made in line with the Department For Education’s guidelines for a Uniform Review including a change of name to ‘Dress… Continue Reading →

STEAM Week and MUSIC Night 2020

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Woodend has traditionally celebrated all things Science, Technology, Engineering, The Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) with an emphasis on parent engagement. This year our official STEAM Week will take place from Monday 12th – Friday 16th October (Term 4 Week 1)…. Continue Reading →

Uniform Prices

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Due to increased costs incurred by our supplier, our uniform prices will be increasing as at September 1, 2020. Please see the attached flyer for new pricing.    

Asmitha Referral Process and Intake Form

In keeping with the importance Woodend Primary School places on student and family well-being, we are pleased to have Asmitha Devanand at Woodend for her professional experience in counselling this year. Asmitha has completed a Bachelor of Psychological Science majoring… Continue Reading →

Forensic Science Incursion

On Tuesday of week 7 rooms 17, 19, 20, 25, 27, 28 & 29 were treated to a forensic science incursion organised by Ms Gregory. Forensic science is a type of science that involves looking for clues at a crime… Continue Reading →

The News with Woodend SRC – Episode 8

Episode 8 is out now! This week’s episode has been produced by our SRC reps from room 30 and includes news headlines, important dates and an interview with, author, Phil Cummings. Subscribe now on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or Google Podcasts…. Continue Reading →

Woodend takes out title again!

Last Wednesday 2nd September was an amazing day for the Woodend Athletics Team!  The team won the 2020 title for the 7th year in a row! Congratulations to all 46 students who competed in the Southern Valley Athletics Competition. A… Continue Reading →

A valiant effort by our Year 6/7 footballers

Last Monday 31st August, our Woodend Year 6/7 SAPSASA boys football team competed with a big team effort against Concordia and Unity. They had two games and worked hard in both but unfortunately the results did not go our way…. Continue Reading →

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Enrolments open for Trott Park Kindergarten

Here is information about Trott Park Kindergarten: TROTT PARK KINDERGARTEN – Don’t forgot to enrol your child now for 2021 We are a full time Department of Education Kindergarten offering a preschool program – Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 2.45pm… Continue Reading →

Enrolments open at Woodend Children’s Centre

Woodend Children’s Centre is located adjacent to Woodend Primary School.  It offers a preschool program from Monday to Friday.  The centre provides a safe, secure, happy and loving environment for children and a program which reflects the needs and interests… Continue Reading →

Planting – Your help is needed

 

COVID-19 UPDATE: 26-8-2020

Dear families, The following are just a couple of updates in relation to our forward planning. We have been advised by both our Department and HealthSA, that we have to follow extremely specific guidelines for any activity involving our children…. Continue Reading →

SAPSASA Soccer results

Last Tuesday 18th August, the year 6/7 boys played in Round 2 of the SAPSASA competition against two quality opposition teams in Greenwith and Belair. The conditions were very tough for all teams with lots of wind and it was… Continue Reading →

Online Safety

  Staying connected online has never been more important, now that many of us are physically isolated from family members, friends, colleagues and support networks. The internet is a great way to socialise, learn, work, play and be entertained. But… Continue Reading →

Forums for parents and carers of children with disability

Parents and carers of children with disability are invited to attend a range of free online and face-to-face forums during September. Presentations include: Interoception and an activity booklet for parents to support their children (online webinar) Post School Options (face-to-face… Continue Reading →

Woodend on Seven News

Last night, our school was featured on Seven News with a story about the new Phonics Screening Check being used in schools. John Gardner, the Minister for Education, chose Woodend to host this media interview due to our strong results… Continue Reading →

A Visit From the Minister for Education

John Gardner, the Minister for Education in South Australia visited Woodend today as a part of his tour of schools and kindergartens in our area. He chose Woodend to host a TV interview to talk about the new Phonics Screening… Continue Reading →

Great news…there are fairies in the garden!

Last week during lunch a very enthusiastic team of students from room 10 took a number of receptions, year 1s and year 2s under their wing to build fairy gardens. They took great delight in harvesting almond blossoms and calendula… Continue Reading →

What if we have to close the school?

If we do get to a point where we need to close the school because there is a positive case identified within the school community, then we will be advised by SA Health and The Department on how we would… Continue Reading →

Chilly day for our SAPSASA footballers!

The year 6/7 girls SAPSASA Football team played today at Reynella East College in a round robin carnival in overcast and icey-cold conditions. They were up against strong opposition in Flagstaff Hill, Woodcroft and Reynella East. Thanks to our goal… Continue Reading →

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