August 2017

SAPSASA Volleyball

Twenty five Year 6/7 students from our school competed in the SAPSASA Volleyball competition on Monday the 28th of August at Marion Fitness and Leisure Centre. We had 5 teams who competed in a round robin competition throughout the day…. Continue Reading →

Book Week Parade 2017 – “Escape to Everywhere”

  What a great turnout for our Book Week Parade, despite the cold weather. There were so many fantastic costumes worn by students, staff, parents, friends and the Kindy kids, which made our parade very special….as we Escaped to Everywhere. Thank you… Continue Reading →

OSHC Bookings for Pupil Free Day

Friday 1st September and 22nd September are Pupil Free Days at Woodend. If you require care on these days, bookings for OSHC are available now.   Regards,   The OSHC Team

Book Week at OSHC

We certainly do have an exciting week planned to celebrate the theme “Escape to Everywhere”. Staff will bring in their favorite childhood books (mine being “There is a Hippopotamus on the roof eating cake” and “There was an old lady… Continue Reading →


How do we listen to student’s feedback in a classroom? Come and Join in to a Parent Workshop – snack provided – good company

Please note that there are only 25 places available at each workshop.  The first Workshop has now ended and so registration can be made for the next available date at this stage.  If you would like to utilise the offer… Continue Reading →

Governing Council News… Fun with Maths

  – At our August Governing Council meeting we were very lucky to have Mrs Whelan and a few of her students along present to us on the learning they are doing in their 6/7 class. Max, Tyler, Cooper B.,… Continue Reading →

Spring Market Day | Oct 29

SAVE THE DATE! The WOODEND SPRING MARKET DAY will take place on Sunday October 29th. We will once again have marquee spaces, table spaces, and car boot spaces available for booking. The Parent Network runs a fantastic canteen, with hot… Continue Reading →

Wellbeing and Engagement Collection

Students in our school have been invited to take part in a data collection. The data collection process will take place this week at school. Purpose of the data collection Young people’s sense of wellbeing is an important part of… Continue Reading →

SAPSASA Basketball

On Thursday 10th of August a team of 10 boys represented our school at the Sapsasa Basketball Championships. Our team played 6 games throughout the round robin competition. We went down by 4 points in game 1 of the day… Continue Reading →

Planning for Science Week

At Woodend, we see science as an ideal way to grow our students’ curiosity and creativity as well as strengthening scientific and mathematical thinking.  The success of our Science Week in Term 4 last year, was a testament to our commitment to… Continue Reading →

Room 4 – Our Chicken Adventure

While the students of Woodend Primary were all settling into their first day of Term 3, the children of Room 4 were already busy at work, witnessing a baby chick pipping out of it’s egg, right in front of their… Continue Reading →

Funding Boost to Schools

$67.5 million funding boost to accelerate student achievement The State Government will provide a $67.5m funding boost to public school students who have been identified as needing more help to lift literacy and numeracy across the state. Primary school students… Continue Reading →

Exciting things happening at OSHC

What a wonderful start to my new Director’s position I have had over these past few weeks. Lots of warm messages from the children and parents. Jackie has been enjoying creating the program each week with the help of many… Continue Reading →

Credit Union SA Schools Community Rewards Program Presents “Raising Kids With Grit”

Free Seminar for Parents and Teachers, Wednesday 30 August Credit Union SA’s School Community Rewards is giving back to SA’s school communities by presenting a seminar with author and mentor Bill Hansberry –  ‘Being the best Resilience Coach for your… Continue Reading →

Book Week Parade …FRIDAY, 25 AUGUST

Theme: “Escape to Everywhere” Date: Friday 25th August, 2017 (Week 5) Time: 9:55am Location: School Oval (Weather permitting) Dress Code: Book Character or National Costume from around the world Note: If the weather permits us to have our Book Week… Continue Reading →

What has been happening in football?

What is happening in football? What a huge season of school football we have experienced so far this year!  There has been a positive uptake of Aussie Rules football at Woodend and when we reflect on reasons, it is easy… Continue Reading →

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