State Athletics Competition

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Congratulations to the twelve Woodend students who represented Southern Valley at the state athletics competition on Tuesday. All twelve students put in in their best effort in their events and were competing against the best athletes in the state. A… Continue Reading →

WOODEND JUMPATHON 2019

Dear parents the Woodend Community has been a great supporter of The HEART FOUNDATION for a number of years. Heart Disease is Australia’s number one killer. The Heart Foundation relies on donations to carry out important lifesaving research. We now… Continue Reading →

Thank you to our many volunteers!

This week represents National Volunteer Week (NVW) – an annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of our nation’s volunteers. Volunteering Australia has announced the theme for National Volunteer Week 2019 – ‘Making a world of difference.’ As part of… Continue Reading →

Traffic safety

Thank you to families who have recently reported concerns about safety at our crossings in recent weeks. There have been several incidents where cars have driven through the crossings when the stop signs are up, due to inattention.  This is… Continue Reading →

New Canteen Manager at Woodend

Our new Canteen Manager at Woodend is Karen Graham.  Karen was the successful applicant for the position and has commenced her role this term.  Her background as a chef makes her well suited to the role and we wish her… Continue Reading →

Success at Cross Country!

What an amazing day of cross country last Thursday!   Once again, the students competed not only against other students but the tough, wet, windy and hence, muddy conditions at Thalassa Park. We were very proud of our fifty-seven students who competed… Continue Reading →

Earn & Learn

The Woolworths ‘Earn & Learn’ program has started again for 2019. If you shop at Woolworths during the 1st  May – 25th June the school would appreciate your stickers earned from your purchases to go towards new equipment for our… Continue Reading →

Reminder: last days to order a donut!

For those students who love donuts and/or their Adelaide Crows or Port Power football team, here is a purchase you will love!  As a treat to celebrate the upcoming “Showdown” football match between Adelaide Crows and Port Power on May… Continue Reading →

A request from Grounds Committee

To the Woodend community My name is Ailee; I am Chair and parent volunteer on our school Grounds Committee. My husband and I are both on this committee as we enjoy helping the school to design, create and maintain projects… Continue Reading →

Thank you Helen Lewis

The Woodend community have been very fortunate to have Helen Lewis working in our Canteen for the past eleven years.  During this time, Helen has had oversight of all canteen operations and her organisation skills have been faultless.  Thousands of… Continue Reading →

Buy a Donut in your local football team colours!

For those students who love donuts and/or their Adelaide Crows or Port Power football team, here is a purchase you will love!  As a treat to celebrate the upcoming “Showdown” football match between Adelaide Crows and Port Power on May… Continue Reading →

NAPLAN

NAPLAN tests will take place in all schools across Australia in weeks 3 and 4 in term 2. At Woodend we are participating in the paper version of NAPLAN in 2019, which happens between 14 and 16 May (week 3)…. Continue Reading →

Reminder: Early Dismissal (2:05pm) this Friday for the last day of term.  

Thank you to families who recently attended their child’s / children’s student led learning conversation. These meetings are an important part of our annual assessment and reporting practices where students take an active role in sharing their reflections of their… Continue Reading →

Tasty choices for Autumn

With Autumn here, the students can enjoy some popular hot menu items from our canteen menu.  Has your child tried our scrumptious lasagne?  This is one of many items that is freshly made at the canteen and we source the… Continue Reading →

Big effort at SAPSASA Football!

Woodend Students Support our Veterans

On Tuesday April 2, Cate Ellis and I attended the launch of an Inaugural Art Exhibition at the Royal Adelaide Hospital.  The SA Health Commissioner, Chris Burns, opened the exhibition.  It is a collaboration of the Centre for Creative Health,… Continue Reading →

2020 Woodend Student Tour to Myojo School

Next year, 2020, will see us offer the opportunity for Yr 5, 6 and 7 students to take part in the biennial Myojo Study Tour in September. Due to the moving of Yr 7s to high school in 2022, it… Continue Reading →

Glenthorne National Park

What an opportunity! We were so lucky to be invited by David Speirs to join him on a school tour of Glenthorne Farm, soon to be Glenthorne National Park. The history of this farm is very rich and the future… Continue Reading →

Mother’s Day Gift Stall 2019

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. All… Continue Reading →

School Community Rewards Newsletter

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Woodend SAPSASA Cricket results

The Woodend SAPSASA cricket team played today against Woodcroft Primary School. Our students batted first and ended up all out for 79 runs after their 25 overs. Best with the bat was Connor (11) and Luke (16). Our bowling innings… Continue Reading →

Successful day for all our Woodend athletes!

Our Woodend Athletics team are to be congratulated!  Forty-six students attended the day and once again, the students performed their events successfully and in a positive team spirit. Woodend took out first place at District Athletics which was an amazing… Continue Reading →

Term 1 Bully audit

At Woodend Primary School we expect that everyone is safe, valued and respected and that individual differences are appreciated, understood and accepted. Therefore we will not tolerate bullying or harassment in any form. The school will provide a positive culture… Continue Reading →

MYOJO HOMESTAY 2019

What a wonderful 10 days we have recently enjoyed with our 19 Myojo students and 3 staff joining our Woodend community. This year was the 13th visit for Myojo Gakuen students and staff. All of the Myojo students were visiting… Continue Reading →

POSITION VACANT – Canteen Manager

We have a position vacant for a Canteen Manager working 15 hours per week, commencing in Term 2. The role will include, but is not limited to, preparing, packing and selling menu items, money handling, serving students, co-ordinating adult and… Continue Reading →

Canteen Changes For Term 2

PRICE CHANGES Due to cost increases, there will be several price changes to our Canteen Menu.  The change will take effect as of Term 2. These will be: Chicken Nugget Meal  $4.00 Lasagne  $4.50 Treasure Chest  $5.00 Pizzas $3.50 Toasted… Continue Reading →

2019-2010 Entertainment Membership

Support Woodend Primary School again this year with the purchase of your new Entertainment Membership. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE

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