October 2017

Building Better Schools – Woodend Primary School – $5 million

I’m pleased to advise that in a significant move by the Government today, that Woodend Primary School has been allocated $5 million to revitalise our school infrastructure and provide state-of-the-art spaces for innovative learning. This decision is part of the… Continue Reading →

A message from the Minister of Education and Child Development

Please click here to read a message from the Minister of Education and Child Development, Susan Close.

The end of year is sneaking up on us!

Well the Christmas cheer is certainly out and about in the shops so time to get some up coming dates out to our new and existing OSHC families!  Some dates for your Diary: OSHC will be closed for two weeks over the… Continue Reading →

Science Week in Room 6

To read more about Science Week in Room 6, click here for the Room 6 blog page!

Weekly News on Facebook Live

This week we have launched a new initiative from our Digital Leader students. Each week students will write about and prepare news and highlights to share via a short (5-10 minutes) Facebook Live broadcast. This will air each week at… Continue Reading →

State Government Attendance Strategy

New attendance strategy to help South Australian students excel A new attendance strategy has been developed to ensure the state’s 168,000 public school students achieve the best possible education. To support the strategy, an additional 11 attendance and engagement social workers will… Continue Reading →

A few Science Week Photos to share with you from Week One

Enjoy the photos taken at the Science Expo last week.  They show many facets of learning including engagement, interest, appreciation, curiosity, inquisitiveness, inquiry, problem solving and creativity to name just a few. Thank you to everyone who visited on Thursday… Continue Reading →

It’s time to order 2018 Senior Uniforms

2018 Senior Uniforms can be ordered online for the next 3 weeks until Friday 10 November This is a one off opportunity to order, no orders will be accepted after this date. If you are unable to order on line or… Continue Reading →

Canberra 2017

Are we there yet? How much longer? These were just a few of the questions asked multiple times as we commuted the 1159km to Canberra. Surprisingly it took a lot longer than what we had originally thought when completing our… Continue Reading →

Reminder – Science Expo Tonight 6-7pm

We are looking forward to our Science Expo tonight and hope you are planning to come. All Science Expo items will be set up in the Gym, Library, Kitchen, Atrium, Studio and Yonder (the open space between rooms 27-30) Thank you… Continue Reading →

School Sports Day – Further Clarification Prior to Potential Changes (closing 29/10/17 at midnight)

Please note: This survey will be closing at midnight on Sunday October 29th. Dear parents/caregivers, Following on from the previous survey about our Woodend Sports Day, we would like to get further feedback about possible preference in regards to how… Continue Reading →

Science Week is here!

Science Week has started with a bang!  Well … maybe not a bang but a reaction! Some classes spent time with ‘real’ scientists from South Australia’s Tall Poppy Program and Flinders University. On Monday, the year 6/7’s had the opportunity… Continue Reading →

Class Placement for 2018

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

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