July 2015

Monday Gymnastics popular!

Some entrepreneurial Year 6 students have embarked on Gymnastics workshops for students each Monday at lunch play.  Under the guidance of Mr Zampogna, Ebony, Olivia, Sarah, Shae, and Maddi along with extra helpers, planned and organised consent forms, warm-ups, skill… Continue Reading →

Blue Poles At Woodend

As a lead up to our year6/7 trip to Canberra students from Ms Whelan and Mr. Zampogna’s have been researching artists who have pieces of work on display in the National Art Gallery. One such artist we investigated was Jackson… Continue Reading →

Fun Run Student Fundraiser – This Sunday

This Sunday, some of our students have organised a fun run as a fundraiser for the BJ Blue Foundation. This is the culmination of their work for their ‘genius project’. If you are able to make it to the ‘duck… Continue Reading →

Information For Parents About Student Reports 2015

The  information below is published to help  build parents’  understandings of  the  intent of the Australian Curriculum and  in particular the General Capabilities.  It also provides some explanation of the Achievement Standards and a perspective on where these student reports fit into… Continue Reading →


Staff Changes for Term 3

Fay Magias will be on leave for the first 6 weeks of the term.  Fay will be caring for her elderly mother and also trying to have some time to herself.  We wish her a wonderful extended break.    We congratulate Jane-… Continue Reading →

Today Tonight Video

On Wednesday in week 7,  Today Tonight journalist Paul Makin came to our school to do a story on the health program that Mr Lamshed and Mrs Aparicio’s classes have been running. Our boys and girls groups have both been… Continue Reading →

What A Wonderful Expo… What Was It All About?

Find out  more when the students in Rooms 19, 25 and 12 report on it … coming soon!     

Plenty to Smile About …Active -Athon Raffle Assembly

We love the way so many families took the opportunity to reinforce with their children the  concept of community spirit, when they  donated to our school via the Active- Athon.  While community spirit is alive and well at Woodend, we still… Continue Reading →

Student Reports … Working Collaboratively To Achieve Learning Improvements

The  mid year student reports have been sent home today.  They should really summarise what students, teachers and parents already know about learning  achievements, goals and support.  Our school Learning Plan is increasingly focussed on stretching students’ learning by not only… Continue Reading →

CyberSafety … Adults Being Proactive, Means Better Support for Students

We thank Amanda Dawson for running the Cybersafety sessions (one for staff and one for parents) on 30 June. The feedback has been very  positive. The 40 parents who attended the evening session had many questions and  left with a… Continue Reading →

It’s Winter So It’s Time To Remember… The Importance of Mud

  Check out the article below, and also the 25 things to do in winter. NaturePlay-ThingsToDo-ImportanceOfMud NaturePlay-ThingsToDo-Winter  

Enjoy A Great Family Break … Why Not Try The Cubby Building Days At Belair National Park on 16 &17 July? Park Entry Is Free!

We know that it’s a good chance for staff and students to have a recuperative break during these holidays.  We  know there will be some lovely crisp  winter days, ready made for some outside play too.  Nature Play SA have some… Continue Reading →

****End of Term Dismissal 2:05 pm 3 July****

Always check the term planner if in doubt 

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