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August 2021

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Principal’s Update Week 7

Dear families, Once again, this term appears to be flying past us. On Monday of this week, we farewelled the two 5/6 classes to their camp at Wirraway Homestead at Strathalbyn. On Tuesday of this week we have three classes… Continue Reading →

PAT Testing 2021

As part of DfE policy, all year 3-10 students are required to complete diagnostic assessments called Progressive Achievement Tests (PAT). At Woodend, we also test our year 2 students. These assessments give valuable information to teaching staff about your child’s… Continue Reading →

Shopping for Fathers Day!

There has been a buzz of shoppers in the Atrium on Wednesday and Thursday this week!  Students have been busily shopping for their father, grandfather or special person in their life in preparation for Fathers Day.  The Fathers Day stall… Continue Reading →

SAPSASA football update

Last Thursday 19th August our SAPSASA boy’s AFL football team represented our school. Unfortunately, the boys were defeated against a strong opposition in game 2.  Their effort, commitment and team energy was fantastic. Well done boys on showing great improvement… Continue Reading →

SAPSASA Basketball update

Last Friday 20th August, our SAPSASA basketball teams competed at Morphett Vale stadium. 32 students represented the school and all teams went really well and improved each game. All teams got at least one win for the day and got… Continue Reading →

Parent Forum

Parents and carers of  students with disability are invited to attend the Disability Policy & Programs September 16 2021 Parent Forum Hosted by the Department for Education, the Parent Forums are to inform and engage with parents or carers about… Continue Reading →

2021 Book Week Parade: Old Worlds, New Worlds, Other Worlds

School Values: Have Your Say

Woodend Primary School is in the early stages of developing a set a values that reflect our school community. Please take some time to complete this short survey aimed at identifying what Woodend families view as the most important values… Continue Reading →

2021 Book Week Parade

TUNE IN this Tuesday for our Virtual Book Week Parade! Available to stream via our News Blog or Woodend Primary School Facebook page any time after 2pm.

Wakakirri Success…..

What a fabulous achievement for the 30 students who represented Woodend in our first ever, on stage performance last week, at the Entertainment Centre. The students told a beautiful environmental story through a series of dance moves and signature acting… Continue Reading →

Netballers into the state finals!!

Congratulations to the Woodend Year 6 girls who have convincingly beaten McCauley and All Saints schools yesterday afternoon at Woodend. They were very focussed and played strongly as a team.  They are now through to the state finals!  Very exciting… Continue Reading →

InitiaLit presentation to Leaders

We were very excited to be invited to share our work with using the InitiaLit program with our local schools this week.  Ms Yardley, Mrs Edwards, Mrs Ogilvie, Mrs Harris and Mrs Luke showcased aspects of the program to the… Continue Reading →

2021 Book Week – Week 6

The theme for this year’s CBCA Book Week is: ‘Old Worlds, New Worlds, Other Worlds’ 2021 Book Week Dress Up Day: Tuesday the 24th of August (Week 6) Come dressed in the Book Week theme or as your favourite book… Continue Reading →

Fathers Day Stall

The Parent Network are happy to announce that we are able to go ahead with the Gift Stall in honour of Father’s Day. We are excited that our students will get the chance to say thank you to the special… Continue Reading →

Whole School Photo Day – Tuesday, 17 August 2021

Woodend Primary School School Photography Date: 17/08/2021 Dear Parents, School photography day is coming up soon. Group and portrait photographs can be purchased by following the link below or by returning the order envelope with your payment to our photographer… Continue Reading →

Going for Gold! Celebrating the Tokyo Olympics at Woodend

Our students have loved learning about the Olympics. Through the theme of Tokyo 2020 students have measured and mapped, investigated and designed, planned and researched. We have taken this opportunity to further develop our understanding of Japanese culture and have… Continue Reading →

Watch Wakakirri LIVE – Tuesday 10/8 @ 7pm!

We are very excited to see our Wakakirri students take to the stage on Tuesday night. The concert starts at 7pm and can be streamed LIVE via the link below. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=I3ZmahqSTJo&feature=youtu.be 

Graters and Plastic Bottles Needed

Do you have these things around your house? We are in need of extra box graters and plastic bottles for use in our Science Week program next week. Any donations of 1L & 2L plastic bottles or graters (box-style, pictured)… Continue Reading →

National Science Week 2021

In week 5 our school will celebrate National Science Week with a program of activities offered by our Design/Technology, Kitchen and Garden Specialists. These sessions are an opportunity for our school to explore themes relating to food sustainability, showcasing some… Continue Reading →

Celebrating the Olympics – Friday the 6th of August

Our school has been buzzing with excitement as we’ve watched athletes from around the world compete in this year’s Olympics and learnt about many areas of the games. Students are encouraged to help celebrate the close of the Tokyo Olympics… Continue Reading →

Latest Covid Restrictions in Schools Update – 3rd Aug 2021

Dear families, Firstly a big thank you for respecting the instructions given to remain outside of the school perimeter during drop-off and pick-up times. This is not a time for complacency and the direction given to us comes directly from… Continue Reading →

Year 7 to High School Update Term 3, Week 3

Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability (NCCD)

The NCCD is an annual collection of information about Australian school students with disability. The NCCD enables schools, education authorities and governments to better understand the needs of students with disability and how they can be best supported at school…. Continue Reading →

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