June 2017

Learning Support 2017

2017 LEARNING SUPPORT AT WOODEND Woodend offers significant support to those students with learning needs. The school’s programs assist students experiencing difficulty with literacy and numeracy skills, social skills and students with identified disabilities. The programs reinforce skills and competencies… Continue Reading →

Do Your Children Use SnapChat?

Keeping up with the latest social media apps can be tricky. It’s even more complicated when the terms and conditions change, often without us noticing. This week, SNAPCHAT has been in the news for it’s new feature ‘SnapMaps’. This feature… Continue Reading →

Classes for 2018

  Classes for 2018 In order to form classes for 2018 it is important that we estimate our 2018 student numbers as accurately as possible. If your child will not be attending our school next year, please let us know… Continue Reading →

Financial Assistance

Attached is a link to help with financial matters. Please click and have a look. Some items of interest are: Housing SA Financial ombudsman MoneySmart Food Assistance, Markets and Op Shops  


WHAT’S  BEEN  HAPPENING  IN THE STUDIO? The Studio has been a vibrant and exciting learning space this year. I am currently using the studio for a variety of lessons which encourage students to explore, solve problems, pose questions, research, investigate,… Continue Reading →

What has been happening in SAPSASA?

Take a look at all the SAPSASA events that have occurred over the first semester! Knockout SAPSASA Cricket v Flagstaff Hill @ Flagstaff Hill. On Friday the 24th of February our school went over to Flagstaff for a great game… Continue Reading →

Screen Time

With screen time once again in the news, I thought that the following article might be of interest: ______________________________________________________________________________________________ Screen time… probably one of the most talked about topics when is comes to modern parenting. We can no longer ignore… Continue Reading →

Interschool Year 7 Japanese Quiz Success

On Tuesday, June 20, 12 Year 7 students represented Woodend at a Japanese Quiz afternoon. Our students teamed up with students from other schools. Our students were in 4 different teams. There were 13 teams in total, with over 100… Continue Reading →

Something to try at the Canteen!

We are going to offer over-the-counter items as a trial on a fortnightly basis.  We are hopeful the students and staff trial and enjoy them. Starting next week (Week 9) we will be selling: PUMPKIN SOUP with a BREAD ROLL for… Continue Reading →

OSHC News Update

Monday 19th June Dear OSHC Families, Just an update on our news from OSHC… Zoe is taking an extra year’s Maternity Leave.  Governing Council is to appoint a new Director with a 13 month contract. Vacation Care Bookings – Monday… Continue Reading →

Well Race Day is Finally Here ……….

  Well the first race day for Pedal Prix is finally here. Sunday, 18 June is when it all begins. Riders will be at Victoria Park at early in the morning ready for a 10am start. It would be great to… Continue Reading →

SRC Lunchtime Disco’s

  SRC have organised lunchtime discos for the next 3 Friday’s. Cost of a gold coin donation which will go to the “BJ Blue Foundation” Friday, 16 June is for years Reception to Year 2 only Friday, 23 June is for… Continue Reading →

Mark LeMessurier : Resilience

We were very lucky to have Mark LeMessurier back at our school for a second presentation… this time on Practical Ideas to Build Healthy Resilient Children. Mark recommended we watch this short video as it epitomizes what resilience is… our… Continue Reading →

Market Day News

The Woodend Autumn Market Day was a wonderful success! We had a quick change of plans, on Sunday May 28, as all of our stall holders and car boot sellers had to move inside, out of the very WILD &… Continue Reading →


Reminder – Student Free Day Friday June 9

Staff will be continuing work on Learning Design Assessment and Moderation.

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