October 2015

Enjoy The Fair… Celebrate the History … We Thank Our Organising Committee

Right from the start the goal for the 20th Birthday Fair has been to have a memorable, enjoyable school community event.  The 20th Birthday Fair Committee has put in a very fantastic effort that has created optimum conditions for success…. Continue Reading →

Congratulations Jane-Ann, Farewell Keith

We are very pleased to announce that Jane-Ann Natar has have been appointed as Deputy Principal at Woodend for the next five years.  This is very good news for us and we are thrilled for Jane-Ann to achieve this well… Continue Reading →

External Review: Parents and Students Invited To Provide Input

We need some parents to come along on Wednesday 4 November (2:00 pm or 2:30 pm) and be part of a group discussion / feedback session with a couple of very  friendly review officers who are reviewing our school.  The… Continue Reading →

Student Refections: Our Year 6/7s In Canberra

On the Monday of the last week in term 3, most of the year 6/7s from Woodend P.S packed up and went to Canberra. We had been learning about Australia’s history and democracy and to finish it all off we… Continue Reading →

That Sugar Film: Thank Yous and Key Messages

We had a very positive response to our free movie night last Thursday evening.  Families could enjoy sitting in comfy chairs or bean bags tasting strawberry sorbet, Apricot with Cardamom Grissini sticks or popcorn and viewing the thought-provoking movie ‘That… Continue Reading →

20th Birthday Programme, Poster and Stall Holders List

Click here  for Programme, Poster, Map and Stalls

Bee Bots have invaded Room 9!

This year the Woolworths Earn and Learn stickers have enabled the school to purchase a further 30  Bee Bots to be used by our classes. How very exciting for our students.  We thank all families who contributed to this effort and… Continue Reading →

World Teachers’ Day: Acknowledging The Special Efforts Of Our Fabulous Teachers

Our teachers are a fabulous group of professionals who put their heart and soul into making a difference for the students of Woodend Primary School.  We really appreciate their special efforts.  We thank  Governing Council for providing a special morning tea today… Continue Reading →

BITS: Term Planner, Christmas Event Performers, Snakes, Wading Pool Needed

Call for Christmas Event Performers: We are starting to put our program together for our School Community Christmas Event  (7 December) and would love to hear from those who would like to perform.  There is never any requirement that any class… Continue Reading →

Like To Become A Host Family For Our Japanese Students in 2016?

It’s very exciting to be talking about our next interactions with our close friends at Myojo Gakuen in Tokyo.  Next  we will not only host them for the 10th time but we will  take our third group of Woodend students to … Continue Reading →

Book Club final order for 2015

  Scholastic Book Club, Issue 7 was distributed last week. This is our final issue for the year. Scholastic offer their LOOP system for ordering online. This is our preferred ordering method as it simplifies the process for us. See Book Club… Continue Reading →

20th Birthday Fair 31 October

Thank you to all who are helping. Looking  forward to a wonderful day.

School Banking Account Opening Day 22 October

  Woodend Primary School is excited to offer the Commonwealth Bank School Banking program to all students.   The School Banking program provides children with an opportunity to make deposits into their personal Commonwealth Bank Youthsaver account at school each… Continue Reading →

Welcome to Term 4

We look forward to another productive term; one where our students will be consolidating their learning and building on the strong efforts so far.  We have exciting things happening every day at school and we love it that way.  … Continue Reading →

Woodend Cook Up # 2

The aromas and tastings in our Stephanie Alexander kitchen on Monday were so inviting! Once again representatives from the Healthy Eating Committee, Parent Network and volunteers worked productively for hours to cook nutritious and flavoursome meals for our canteen. We continue to focus on… Continue Reading →

Advance Notice: Broadening Our Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Program in 2016

It is our aim that digital technology is used to promote powerful learning, inquiry, creativity and effective communication. We wish to support our students to become digitally responsible citizens. We also want students to be using digital technology as a… Continue Reading →

Homework Survey Reminder

Thank you to those  parents who have already  responded to our Homework Survey (click here).  We appreciate the feedback and encourage  more parents to take a few moments to complete the survey before it closes this Friday 16 October.  We will also… Continue Reading →

Don’t Miss our Special Screening of THAT SUGAR FILM on THURSDAY 22 OCTOBER 6:30 p m in the GYM

This film may well change the way you eat and also how you shop for food.  You may register your interest in coming along  or just come along on  22 October.  We will open the gym at 6:30 pm for… Continue Reading →

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