Bully Zero coming to Woodend PS

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Children can learn, explore, play and make friends online. But there can be risks and parents can feel ill-equipped to support their children to navigate, explore and connect safely in online spaces. To support students and families, we have engaged… Continue Reading →

Pupil Free Day Friday, 7th June 2024

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Pop this date in your diary Pupil Free Day Friday, 7th June 2024 OSHC is available, Bookings essential.  

Who’s Your Hero Fundraiser – Thursday the 6th of June 2024

Please see the posters below for information about our upcoming SRC fundraiser. We have noticed that soccer is very popular on the oval so have purchased extra goals to help make this fun and safe! Thank you to SRC representatives… Continue Reading →

Building Reading Skills in the Early Years!

Dear Parents/Carers, Learning to read is one of the most important life skills.  However, it is not a natural human skill developed by humans.  Our human brain is not hardwired to read.  We have to help our children learn the… Continue Reading →

Library Update

It was with much excitement and many ‘Wow’s that Laura Smith’s reception class was first to visit the newly refurbished library this morning. Many thanks to Felicity Humphrys and Sarah  for the many hours spent setting up this exciting new… Continue Reading →

Woodend Year 5/6 Rugby League

On Friday 24th May, Woodend students in year 5/6 competed in the Southern Valley Rugby League competition at Happy Valley. Both of the boys and girls teams played excellent Rugby coming away with lots of positive results from their various… Continue Reading →

We Are the Champions… of the Stage: Woodend Performs We Will Rock You Young @ Part

Tickets will be on sale soon through Qkr! and the front office from June 5th. Keep an eye on our blog and Facebook page for more information on ticket prices and when they are live. Students and staff have been… Continue Reading →

Monday’s Visitor Was ‘Simply the Best’!

  On Monday, Woodend had the pleasure of hosting Augie Tchantcho, whose insights and experiences left a lasting impression on our Musical Cast, Performance Team and Senior Choir. Augie, currently captivating audiences as Tina Turner’s father in ‘Tina Turner the… Continue Reading →

Girls Sapsasa AFL

The Woodend year 5/6 girls Sapsasa AFL team competed in round 1 of the Statewide Knockout competition yesterday at Belair Primary School. Game 1 the girls played well against Belair and were able to score consistently throughout the game. Woodend… Continue Reading →

Celebrating our Woodend Volunteers 2024

Today, we celebrate some very special people—our volunteers. Woodend school thrives because of the dedication and generosity of all of our volunteers. You are the unsung heroes who help us in countless ways, from supporting Mother’s Day and Father’s Day… Continue Reading →

Thank you to all our Volunteers

National Volunteers Week Monday, 20 May – Friday 24 May Please join us on Wednesday, 22 May with LaLaLatte and enjoy a nice cuppa on us to say thank you. LaLaLatte will be set up in the driveway by the… Continue Reading →

Big effort from Pedal Prix team!

Our “Woodend KPOW” team got off to a successful start in their first of three races this year!  By the end of today, the team  completed 46 laps with the best lap being 5 minutes and 41 seconds.  We finished… Continue Reading →

Intergenerational Playgroup at AnglicareSA Trott Park Residential Aged Care Facility.

From the staff at AnglicareSA Trott Park: We are reaching out to families with children between the ages of 0 to 5 years of age to join our Intergenerational Playgroup at AnglicareSA Trott Park. Program will run during school terms. … Continue Reading →

Walking Together With Kaurna Reception Excursion

On Thursday May 9th, the Reception team travelled by bus to Wilfred Taylor Reserve in Morphett Vale. We participated in the “Walking Together With Kaurna” experience hosted by Liesl and Drew. We sat on Country and listened to Drew talk… Continue Reading →

National Walk Safely To School Day Tomorrow

Walk Safely to School Day is on tomorrow! Primary school children across Australia will take those important steps towards a healthier future by participating in National Walk Safely to School Day tomorrow Friday 10 May. We were thrilled to also have the… Continue Reading →

Woodend Cross Country

Congratulations to the 48 Woodend students who competed today in the Southern Valley Cross Country competition. It was excellent to see all of the students out there giving it their best on a tough running track. Woodend placed 6th today… Continue Reading →

Wellbeing and Engagement Collection survey

Our students have been invited to take part in the Wellbeing and Engagement Collection survey. The survey will be open in weeks 2 to 5 this term (Monday 6 May to Friday 31 May 2024). Purpose of the survey Young… Continue Reading →

Scholastic Book Club

Fundraiser for We Will Rock You – Young @ Part!

Thanks to all who have bought a table for our fundraiser coming up at the end of week 2. We only have a handful of tables left so don’t miss out on this music-filled night with friends and family. Please… Continue Reading →

Mothers Day Stall

Parent Network volunteers are excited to once again host a Gift Stall in honour of Mother’s Day. Our aim is to offer students an opportunity to say ‘Thank You’ to the special people in their lives who care for them…. Continue Reading →

Entertainment Books are Here – Ready for Mothers Day

📢  Just announced: Free Membership Upgrade & Bonus $20 eGift Card! The good news? You unlock 20 cities for the price of one The even better news? We receive 20% towards our fundraiser for school sports 🧡 Dear Supporter, We’re thrilled… Continue Reading →

The 2024 Governing Council members and Principal’s Report

Last week the Annual General Meeting for the Governing Council was held. Thank you to all who came along to be a part of that meeting and a special thank you to the Student Representative Council members who presented their… Continue Reading →

Water to Wirrina: 2024 Senior STEM Project

The year 5 and 6 groups worked on a real world problem, titled “Wirrina’s Water”. We have been working on this project since the start of term 1 to the end of term 1. We have all loved this project… Continue Reading →

Music Bingo Fundraiser Night

Come and enjoy a night of great music with a few rounds of musical bingo. If you love your 90’s and 80’s music then this is for you! Get together with friends or family to help us raise funds to… Continue Reading →

BMX Come and Try


World Autism Day Activities

Today students participated in a range of activities for World Autism Awareness Day. Students and staff were able to gain a greater understanding of Autism and show acceptance, appreciation and understanding of their peers with Autism, today and every day…. Continue Reading →

Important Woodies Goodies Canteen Information!

We are so fortunate to have a fully functioning canteen service that operates for 5 days a week.  Here a few important points to make it clearer to you on some of our processes in the canteen: Lunch orders can… Continue Reading →


This morning we farewelled our friends from Myojo Gakuen.   After 15 years of visits, it still doesn’t get easy to say goodbye.  We are sure that they feel the same. What a wonderful 8 days we have enjoyed with our… Continue Reading →

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