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August 2020

STEAM Week and MUSIC Night 2020

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Woodend has traditionally celebrated all things Science, Technology, Engineering, The Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) with an emphasis on parent engagement. This year our official STEAM Week will take place from Monday 12th – Friday 16th October (Term 4 Week 1)…. Continue Reading →

Enrolments open for Trott Park Kindergarten

Here is information about Trott Park Kindergarten: TROTT PARK KINDERGARTEN – Don’t forgot to enrol your child now for 2021 We are a full time Department of Education Kindergarten offering a preschool program – Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 2.45pm… Continue Reading →

Enrolments open at Woodend Children’s Centre

Woodend Children’s Centre is located adjacent to Woodend Primary School.  It offers a preschool program from Monday to Friday.  The centre provides a safe, secure, happy and loving environment for children and a program which reflects the needs and interests… Continue Reading →

Planting – Your help is needed

 

COVID-19 UPDATE: 26-8-2020

Dear families, The following are just a couple of updates in relation to our forward planning. We have been advised by both our Department and HealthSA, that we have to follow extremely specific guidelines for any activity involving our children…. Continue Reading →

SAPSASA Soccer results

Last Tuesday 18th August, the year 6/7 boys played in Round 2 of the SAPSASA competition against two quality opposition teams in Greenwith and Belair. The conditions were very tough for all teams with lots of wind and it was… Continue Reading →

Uniform Prices

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Due to increased costs incurred by our supplier, our uniform prices will be increasing as at September 1, 2020. Please see the attached flyer for new pricing.    

Online Safety

  Staying connected online has never been more important, now that many of us are physically isolated from family members, friends, colleagues and support networks. The internet is a great way to socialise, learn, work, play and be entertained. But… Continue Reading →

Forums for parents and carers of children with disability

Parents and carers of children with disability are invited to attend a range of free online and face-to-face forums during September. Presentations include: Interoception and an activity booklet for parents to support their children (online webinar) Post School Options (face-to-face… Continue Reading →

Woodend on Seven News

Last night, our school was featured on Seven News with a story about the new Phonics Screening Check being used in schools. John Gardner, the Minister for Education, chose Woodend to host this media interview due to our strong results… Continue Reading →

A Visit From the Minister for Education

John Gardner, the Minister for Education in South Australia visited Woodend today as a part of his tour of schools and kindergartens in our area. He chose Woodend to host a TV interview to talk about the new Phonics Screening… Continue Reading →

Great news…there are fairies in the garden!

Last week during lunch a very enthusiastic team of students from room 10 took a number of receptions, year 1s and year 2s under their wing to build fairy gardens. They took great delight in harvesting almond blossoms and calendula… Continue Reading →

What if we have to close the school?

If we do get to a point where we need to close the school because there is a positive case identified within the school community, then we will be advised by SA Health and The Department on how we would… Continue Reading →

Chilly day for our SAPSASA footballers!

The year 6/7 girls SAPSASA Football team played today at Reynella East College in a round robin carnival in overcast and icey-cold conditions. They were up against strong opposition in Flagstaff Hill, Woodcroft and Reynella East. Thanks to our goal… Continue Reading →

Soccer skills on show!

A positive result today for our Woodend Year 6/7 boys SAPSASA Soccer team in round 1 of the competition with 2 strong wins from their 2 games last Tuesday 4th August. A big thank you to ex students Luka for… Continue Reading →

Well done to our SAPSASA Netball girls!

Round 1 of the SAPSASA Girls Netball competition was on last Friday 31st July at Flagstaff Primary School. The Woodend team played 3 games of Netball and were able to get 2 wins against quality opposition. Game 1 Woodend –… Continue Reading →

SAPSASA news for 2020!

Round 1 of the SAPSASA Boys Football competition commenced last Friday 31/7/20.  It was held at Woodcroft Primary School. The Woodend team played three great games of Football and were able to get three wins, which was an outstanding effort. … Continue Reading →

COVID-19 UPDATE: 3-8-2020

Dear families, As we know things are moving very quickly and it does appear that it may be just a matter of time before we need to deal with some form of community transmission ourselves. As COVID-19 spreads through the… Continue Reading →

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