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Aimee Aparicio

Everything you need to know about STEAM Week 2022!

We are excited to be holding our annual STEAM Week again in 2022. Students will have the opportunity to imagine, action and showcase their ideas in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics as they explore our theme… Continue Reading →

Year 1 Assembly Recordings

Congratulations to our Year 1 children who presented their assembly for our school community today. It was fantastic to see so many families in attendance! A reminder that all families are invited to come along and watch. You can see… Continue Reading →

Gardening with Kids – Free holiday event, hosted at Woodend

Gardening with Kids Want to start gardening with the kids this spring? Join this fun, interactive and inspiring session about home gardening for adults and kids. The session will include hands-on activities for parents and kids to do together. There… Continue Reading →

Show-ing Off Our Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program

If you get along to the show tomorrow or Monday, be sure to stop by the horticulture exhibits and check out our entries. Our Year 5/6 classes have created Scarecrows that are entered in the Royal Adelaide Show’s Scarecrow Competition… Continue Reading →

Reminder: School Closure Day Next Monday 5/9/22

Next Monday the 5th September is a School Closure Day. OSHC is available. Bookings are essential. Please phone 0411274747 or book via Family Lounge.

‘A Case of Discovery’ Forensic Science Workshop

On Wednesday of last week, years 4, 5 and 6 classes took part in a fantastic Science workshop that focussed on forensic evidence and code cracking. Students were invited to help crack the code and solve a “real life” forensic… Continue Reading →

Woodend Rises to the Challenge, Shining Bright at 2022 Wakakirri Story-Dance Festival

”A beautifully danced piece about natural disaster and caring for others brought to life effectively through audiovisuals, stagecraft and the use of reportage and montage.” by Amanda Phillips & Alix Kuijpers To all staff and students involved, particularly Mrs Najjar,… Continue Reading →

Reception Assembly Recordings

Congratulations to our Reception children who presented their first assembly for our school community today. Room 4 & Room 12 Room 3 & Room 11

Year 5/6 Assembly Recording

Over the next two terms we are trialling a new format for assemblies. Each assembly will be presented by year level groups to two smaller audiences. This idea was proposed by SRC in 2021 and will be reviewed at the… Continue Reading →

2022 Book Week Parade – Friday the 26th of August! 

A special invitation is extended to families to join us for our 2022 Book Week Parade. Theme: ‘Dreaming with eyes open…’ Students and staff are invited to dress up. Be inspired by this year’s theme or dress as character from… Continue Reading →

Traffic Safety Reminder

Our traffic monitors and teachers have recently reported concerns about safety at our crossings. There have been incidents where cars have driven through the crossings when the stop signs are up, due to inattention. While we know that some of… Continue Reading →

Year 5/6 Field River Planting Day by Leni, Andie, Caprice and Hans

On Monday, 27th of June the year 5/6s in rooms 17 and 29 gathered at Field River to help Deb from Greening Australia and Henry from Green Adelaide restore the natural environment and make it much more green by planting… Continue Reading →

Crazy Hair Day Assembly in Week 9!

SRC, Student Voice and Specialist Teachers are pleased to be hosting our first assembly for 2022! WPS Gym, Wednesday the 29th of June at 10am & 11.10am.   To celebrate, all students are invited to wear their hair in a… Continue Reading →

Rose Ceremony 2022

Did you know that when Woodend Primary School was first built way back in 1995, we planted a beautiful Rose Garden out the front? Over the years we have enjoyed watching the roses bloom and grow from tiny plants into… Continue Reading →

A Frozen Spectacle! Wakakirri and Senior Choir Visit Festival Theatre

Last Wednesday some of the students from Wakakirri and Senior Choir were given the opportunity to attend Frozen the Musical at the Adelaide Festival Theatre. Since these students are involved in extra-curricular performing arts programs, they were invited to experience… Continue Reading →

Reconciliation Week 2022

This week is National Reconciliation Week, a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia. Across our school, students have participated… Continue Reading →

Community Planting Day – Sunday the 12th of June

Please find attached information about an upcoming planting day at Field River (Barton Drive), hosted by Greening Adelaide. Eventbrite page: Field River Community Planting Day Tickets, Sun 12/06/2022 at 10:00 am | Eventbrite Greening Australia events page: Field River Community… Continue Reading →

OSHC bookings for Pupil Free Day

A reminder that Friday the 10th of June 2022 is a Pupil Free Day at Woodend. If you require care on this day, bookings for OSHC are available now. Regards, The OSHC Team

Next Monday is Pyjama Day!

On Monday the 6th of June (week 6) we will celebrate our term 2 wellbeing focus day with Pyjama Day. This theme highlights the importance of self-care and encourages us to feel comfortable, supported and connected to our class and… Continue Reading →

NAPLAN 2022 – Information for parents and carers

Students in years 3 and 5 will participate in NAPLAN testing this term. The NAPLAN test window for 2022 is between the 10th and 20th of May. Most tests will be completed online this year, however all year 3 students… 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 →

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 →

NAPLAN 2022: Information for Parents & Caregivers

NAPLAN is a nationally developed program that provides schools, states and territories with information about how education programs are working and what areas need to be prioritised for improvement. NAPLAN tests are administered to students in years 3, 5, 7,… Continue Reading →

Specialist Performing Arts Opportunities in 2022

We are looking forward to our onsite specialist Performing Arts programs commencing mid-way through this term. It is not too late to register your child’s interest in some of the wonderful opportunities we have at Woodend to learn an instrument… Continue Reading →

Too many Seesaw notifications? Here’s what you can do

This year we have rolled out Seesaw for Schools across all classes. You may have been receiving a lot of notifications lately, especially if you have a child who is completing a remote learning program. We recommend reviewing your settings… Continue Reading →

Important Information for New Families

Dear parents & caregivers of our new receptions, It was wonderful to officially welcome your children into our school community today. We are so excited to be a part of the next chapter of your child’s journey. During this time,… Continue Reading →

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