March 2022

Auskick program at Woodend!

The Auskick program at Woodend commenced today!  We had approximately sixty 5-12 year old Woodend students participate and their parent/carers watched and encouraged.  With the support of the SANFL Auskick coordinators and many helpful volunteer parents/carers, our little people learnt… Continue Reading →

Donut Day!

Today was our annual Showdown donut day!  Students could wear their favourite sporting colours and by choice, have their donut.  There was the choice of an Adelaide Crows, Port Power or OMG gluten free cinnamon choice. Thank you to the… Continue Reading →

Autism SA parent tips for holidays and upcoming workshops

Over the next few weeks Autism SA are offering some evidence-informed workshops which will help you support your child.  Upcoming workshops include: Managing screen time Self advocacy matters To see all of the workshops available at Autism SA, please visit… Continue Reading →

Important Auskick news!

There has been a considerable interest in Auskick at Woodend this year!  The program commences this Thursday 31st March at 3:15pm on the Woodend School Oval and it goes for six weeks – three weeks this term and the first… Continue Reading →

Would your child be interested in trying Australian rules football?

Would your child be interested in trying Australian rules football for Woodend? Your child does not need any prior experience, just a willingness to have-a-go.  There are so many benefits to trying a team sport!  We would love to encourage… Continue Reading →

Parent Webinars – Calm and Confident Kids

Please see information attached about free parent webinars presented by Calm Kid Central and Developing Minds Clinical Child Psychologist Kirrilie Smout. Learn to help children with a tendency towards worry or anxiety. Parenting Webinars 2022 APHN

Berrima Road

Thank you to all who have shown patience and found creative solutions for drop off and pick up with the heavy traffic and congestion around the school at the moment. Marion Council have advised that Berrima Road will have one… Continue Reading →

Refinance Your Home Loan

We are sharing this information on behalf of our friends at Credit Union SA as part of our School Community Rewards program. This offer is available to all members of our school community, if you would like to learn more,… Continue Reading →

Showdown Donut Recess Treat and Casual Day!

It is that time of the year again where we have a Special Showdown Donut Recess!  These treats have been very popular even if your child does not follow the football.  The donuts are yummy! We are also having a… Continue Reading →

Credit Union SA Exciting Easter Giveaway Coming Soon!

“Our friends at Credit Union SA have two exciting Easter giveaways coming soon! Follow the School Community Rewards Facebook and Instagram pages for updates on how to enter. We are sharing this competition as part of our School Community Rewards… Continue Reading →

Wellbeing and Engagement Collection 2022

Wellbeing and Engagement Collection (WEC) 2022 – Parent Letter[62]

Learning Conversations / Interviews 2022

Formal Learning Conversations (or Interviews) are an important element of our reporting process and build on partnerships with teachers, students and families to ensure successful learning. These conversations are occurring in classes this term from Monday 28/3 – Thursday 8/4… Continue Reading →

Would your child like to try playing Soccer for Woodend?

Is your child interested in playing Netball?

OSHC Staff Needed

Our OSHC service is looking for both qualified and unqualified staff for our casual pool. Below are the requirements, if you or someone you know is interested please contact Jackie on 83877603 or Unqualified requirements Current WWCC, first aid… Continue Reading →

Keep Kids Safe: Traffic Rules Around Schools

Please find attached a flyer from the City of Marion Council, informing the community about road safety and specific road rules around schools. We remind all families that it is important to use designated crossing areas. Please make the effort… Continue Reading →

Introducing Our NEW School Vision & Values!

We are proud to share our newly developed school vision and values. Our values and the statements that support them represent the importance of respect, community, acceptance, care, wellbeing, resilience, responsibility and teamwork described by our school community during the… Continue Reading →

Colour the school with care – wellbeing day

During week 8 there are a number of significant dates related to wellbeing and inclusion – International Day against Bullying and Violence, International Happiness Day, World Down Syndrome Day and Harmony Day all fall within a few days of week… Continue Reading →

Shoe Boxes of Love, showing care to those impacted by the recent floods

Many our our students have expressed their concern for the communities that have been affected by the recent floods. The students from Room 1, with the support of our SRC, are leading the collection of Shoe Boxes of Love as… Continue Reading →

Thank You Woodend Canteen

WPS Governing Council would like to acknowledge the amazing work of our canteen staff: Karen, Sindy, and Jess as well as our regular canteen volunteers. Our school canteen has remained open through 2 years of disruption, ongoing restrictions, food supply… Continue Reading →

Invitation to AGM & School Committees 2022

Hello to all Woodend Parents & Carers, I hope that 2022 is off to a good start for your family. I would like to invite you to attend the 2022 Woodend Primary School Annual General Meeting. The AGM is an… Continue Reading →

5/6 Aquatics

Year 5 On the 28th of February, week 5, Term 1, all the year 5/6 students went to Aquatics at Port Noarlunga Beach. Firstly we got into our groups, met our instructors and put on our wetsuits, this proved to… Continue Reading →

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