Award Recipients!

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Today we welcomed Nick from the South Australian National Football League (SANFL) who presented our Year 3/4 Blue team with a special, first time award. Each week during the 2021 season, the coaches and umpires voted on the team that… Continue Reading →

We welcome Scientist Roger and local MP David Speirs!

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Roger Yazbek’s main research field is the development of new breath analysis tests for cancer, gastrointestinal function and dietary monitoring. He collects human breath samples and measures the different gasses that make up the breath and tries to relate that… Continue Reading →

Looking back on STEAM Week

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Thank you parents/carers and grandparents for all your engagement with STEAM Week with your child.  It has been a very positive experience to have students bring investigations/projects/creations/designs from home and to see the development and collaboration of an idea as… Continue Reading →

Tall Poppy Scientists continue coming for STEAM Week!

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On Thursday 14th October we welcomed back Tall Poppy Scientist, Margaret Shanafield.  Margaret is a Hydrologist and a Hydrogeologist.  Margaret studies water, and how and where water moves from rainfall into streams into the groundwater (or up into the air… Continue Reading →

Visit the Woodend (virtual) Art Gallery!

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In celebration of STEAM Week, our virtual art gallery has been updated! Thank you to our Visual Arts specialists for sharing some samples of the stunning works their students have created while exploring line, shape, tone, colour, pattern, texture and… Continue Reading →

Wellbeing Focus Day

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October is Mental Health Month, a time to ‘tune in’ and think about our mental health and wellbeing. At Woodend, we will be holding a Wellbeing Focus Day on Monday 25 October (week 3). There are 3 aspects to the… Continue Reading →

Woodend Primary School presents… 2021 ARTS SHOWCASE!

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We are proud to present Woodend Primary School’s 2021 Arts Showcase!  For many of our students this recording is the culmination of their persistence and hard work in learning their instrument of choice, undertaking a new challenge and/or pursuing a… Continue Reading →

Sports Day Spectators Sign In

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  School Interview process is now open for parents to book in for Sports Day. Go to the link: Event code:     fs46e There are 2 sessions available. One adult per family per session is allowed. If you… Continue Reading →

Parent Feedback for Class Placement (only if required)

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Dear Parents and Caregivers We are set to begin the class placement process in preparation for the 2022 school year. This is a lengthy and complex task involving teachers and the school leadership team to place each child in a… Continue Reading →

Sports Day visitors – Making it work in a Covid safe way

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Dear parents, caregivers, Sports Day is just 3 weeks away and a program will soon be distributed via the School Blog Post. Pending any change in SA Health directions, it is our intention to allow one person per family to… Continue Reading →

Year 7 to High School Update – September 2021

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Welcoming more STEAM visitors!

Yesterday and today, children and staff from Woodend Children’s Centre came to visit to see what some classes have been doing for STEAM Week.  The Tuesday group of children helped to count rubbish collections to see how much plastic we… Continue Reading →

Off and running with STEAM events!

On Monday we welcomed Tall Poppy scientists, Dr Lee Yian and Dr Hannah Wardill. Dr Chew is a Neuroscientist, Geneticist and studies worms and Dr Wardill’s science field is Microbiology and Oncology. Our year 6/7 classes heard about possible pathways… Continue Reading →

What it’s like to start year 7 in high school + Parent Update


Message to parents/caregivers from Professor Nicola Spurrier


Welcome to Term 4 2021

Welcome back to term 4.  Trusting everyone enjoyed some time away from the routine of school.  Many children have eagerly shared their time on STEAM investigations, camping, travelling or spending time with friends. It is obvious that students have returned… Continue Reading →

Autism SA Recognising Carers Week

In recognition of Carers Week and to say thank you to the the incredible carers in our community, Autism SA are offering a 20% discount for any Family Workshops booked this week, until 16 October! You can book with code… Continue Reading →

Nude Food Day 2021

The SRC is hosting our school’s first Nude Food Day! To reduce the amount of single use plastic wrappers coming into our school, students are encouraged to bring their lunch in reusable packaging and consider the positive impact this can… Continue Reading →

Entertainment Offers for these School Holidays

School Community Rewards with Credit Union SA

Not long until STEAM Week!!

It is coming!  STEAM Week is Term 4, Week 1 11th – 15th of October It is a week of showcasing family and student creativity, investigations and actions in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics! A reminder of the theme:… Continue Reading →

From the Principal – Monday 20/9/2021

Dear families, Volunteers As we approach the end of the school term, we are thankful that despite the restrictions that we still have in place, we are able to organise and carry out excursions and camps for our students. In… Continue Reading →

Sports Update

It has been a busy time for many students and Mr Hehner with sporting commitments recently. We congratulate all those students who participated in District Athletics on 30th August and a big congratulations to the following students who have been… Continue Reading →

Credit Union SA Home Loan Cashback or Reduced Rate

Woodend Primary School has partnered with Credit Union SA on their School Community Rewards program, which provides a regular financial benefit for our school without having to donate any time or money, please see the latest offer for our school community”

CHANGE OF DATE – Term 4 Pupil Free Day (2021)

Full steam ahead for STEAM Week 2021!

Term 4, Week 1 (11th – 15th of October) We are excited to be holding our annual STEAM Week again this year. Through a range of activities and celebrations, students will have the opportunity to imagine, action and showcase their… Continue Reading →

Credit Union SA – Save Money for your Family … Raise Money for your School

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