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Aimee Aparicio

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 →

Communicating with Teachers: Seesaw for Families

Dear Families, This year all classes will be using Seesaw to share and communicate with families! This replaces our use of closed class Facebook groups. Your child will post to Seesaw to share their learning. Teachers will also use Seesaw… Continue Reading →

IMPORTANT: Start of the Year Attendance Survey

To assist us in our planning for the coming weeks, we ask that all families complete this survey for each child attending Woodend this year. Please respond before 10am on Friday the 28th of January 2022.  https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=6fS7c4gGRkmuqb0LtA7PB7RDuuCFGINDoyw6XL1nculUQVpITUtYOE5TMVoxVFhUM0JDVEdVUTBJVy4u

UNIFORM SHOP NEWS FOR THE START OF 2022

Due to Covid 19 restrictions the uniform shop will be unable to open on January 27 as previously advertised. Uniforms may be purchased using the Qkr app, and collected on January 27 or 28 between 9am-12pm from the school office…. Continue Reading →

Temporary Change to News Blog Subscription

Over the next few weeks, it is essential that all families are accessing updates from school leaders and administrators in a timely manner. The News Blog is our school’s central place for information to be published. While it is often… Continue Reading →

2021 Year 6 & Year 7 Rose Ceremony

Instrumental Music 2022 – Private Providers

We are now taking enquiries about instrumental music lessons with our private providers in 2022. These lessons have a weekly cost and occur during school times. All payments and ongoing communication about lessons takes place between parents/caregivers and the provider…. Continue Reading →

Visit the Woodend (virtual) Art Gallery!

In celebration of STEAM Week, our virtual art gallery has been updated! Thank you to our Visual Arts specialists for sharing some samples of the stunning works their students have created while exploring line, shape, tone, colour, pattern, texture and… Continue Reading →

Woodend Primary School presents… 2021 ARTS SHOWCASE!

We are proud to present Woodend Primary School’s 2021 Arts Showcase!  For many of our students this recording is the culmination of their persistence and hard work in learning their instrument of choice, undertaking a new challenge and/or pursuing a… Continue Reading →

Nude Food Day 2021

The SRC is hosting our school’s first Nude Food Day! To reduce the amount of single use plastic wrappers coming into our school, students are encouraged to bring their lunch in reusable packaging and consider the positive impact this can… Continue Reading →

CHANGE OF DATE – Term 4 Pupil Free Day (2021)

Full steam ahead for STEAM Week 2021!

Term 4, Week 1 (11th – 15th of October) We are excited to be holding our annual STEAM Week again this year. Through a range of activities and celebrations, students will have the opportunity to imagine, action and showcase their… Continue Reading →

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

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