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Who’s Your Hero Fundraiser – Thursday the 6th of June 2024

Please see the posters below for information about our upcoming SRC fundraiser. We have noticed that soccer is very popular on the oval so have purchased extra goals to help make this fun and safe! Thank you to SRC representatives… Continue Reading →

Monday’s Visitor Was ‘Simply the Best’!

  On Monday, Woodend had the pleasure of hosting Augie Tchantcho, whose insights and experiences left a lasting impression on our Musical Cast, Performance Team and Senior Choir. Augie, currently captivating audiences as Tina Turner’s father in ‘Tina Turner the… Continue Reading →

Water to Wirrina: 2024 Senior STEM Project

The year 5 and 6 groups worked on a real world problem, titled “Wirrina’s Water”. We have been working on this project since the start of term 1 to the end of term 1. We have all loved this project… Continue Reading →

Rainbow Creek: Working Together to Paint a Path to Biodiversity

Last year, our Environmental Leaders and SRC took on a project to enhance the biodiversity of an unused area of the oval and create a visually appealing and engaging space for our community to enjoy. You might recall their callout… Continue Reading →

Using iPads Safely – A Safer Internet Day Project

Earlier this year, we worked on simplifying our iPad and internet agreements to make them easier for kids and families to understand. As part of our activities for Safer Internet Day, each class from Years 2 to 6 discussed a… Continue Reading →

Week 8 Celebrations: World Down Syndrome Day & Harmony Week

Attached are the details for next week’s festivities, celebrating Harmony Week and World Down Syndrome Day. Join us in commemorating these occasions on Tuesday and Thursday of Week 8.

Before & After School – Access to Hallways & Classrooms

It is great to see many students and families choosing to access the school via the Young Street gate in the morning. This helps to alleviate some of the congestion on other roads and paths. To help in establishing the… Continue Reading →

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NAPLAN 2024 – Privacy Notice & Information for Parents

NAPLAN is a national literacy and numeracy assessment that students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 sit each year. It is the only national assessment all Australian students have the opportunity to undertake. NAPLAN assesses the literacy and numeracy… Continue Reading →

Casual Day for A Great Cause!

On Friday of week 4, 23 February Woodend is having a casual day to raise funds for childhood cancer. We’re collecting donations to help distribute a book that has been written to support people experiencing Cancer.  It’s called ‘Nourishing the… Continue Reading →

Woodend Performance Team – Expressions of Interest Open for 2024!

Expressions of Interest for the Woodend Performance Team for 2024 are now open. Register interest via this link Our Woodend Performance Team is a group of dedicated year 4-6 students who are interested in learning a 7-minute performance to tell… Continue Reading →

Instrumental Music Lessons in 2024

Enquiries are now open for instrumental music lessons for students in years 3-6 in 2024. These lessons are offered by private providers. They have a weekly cost and occur during school times. After the initial registration of interest, all payments… Continue Reading →

2024 Assembly Schedule

We invite families to join us for this year’s learning team assemblies, where our students will showcase their learning in a range of areas. Assemblies are held on Wednesday mornings. To ensure every student has the chance to participate fully,… Continue Reading →

Acquaintance Night – Tuesday 6 February

Join us for a community evening and an opportunity to meet your child’s teachers and visit their classrooms. It’s the perfect occasion to mingle, make connections, and become acquainted with our school community. Each classroom will be open for half… Continue Reading →

Communicating with Teachers in 2024: Seesaw for Families

Dear Families, This year all classes will be using Seesaw to share and communicate with parents and caregivers! Your child will post to Seesaw to share their learning. Teachers and School Administration will also use Seesaw to send messages and… Continue Reading →

Woodend Celebrates 2023: Live Stream Links

While we share in the disappointment that Celebration & Fireworks Night couldn’t proceed last night, we look forward to the first of our student performances today in the gym at 9:50am. Below are the links to the live streams for… Continue Reading →

Concert Update: Alternative Performance Schedule

Due to the unsafe weather forecast for this evening we have had to take the unfortunate but necessary decision to cancel our Celebration & Fireworks Night planned for this evening. To allow all classes the opportunity to show what they… Continue Reading →

2023 Celebration Night – Monday the 11th of December

Please join us next Monday evening as we celebrate the 2023 school year. Families are welcome to bring chairs or rugs to sit on during the concert, and a picnic dinner to complement what is available from the Canteen. Children… Continue Reading →

You’re Invited! 2023 End of Year Assemblies

Families and friends of Woodend are invited to attend our upcoming assemblies. Please mark the following dates and times on your calendar: Week 8 Student Leadership Team Assembly Wednesday 6/12 – 9:20am This assembly will include a presentation by our… Continue Reading →

Decade Day & Dance Party 2023

Thank you for supporting our SRC fundraiser today. The event was a huge success with more that $700 raised for the Red Cross and lots of fun times enjoyed across the school. Some of the ways the Red Cross support… Continue Reading →

SRC Dress Up Day & Fundraiser – Friday 1/12

Come dressed in clothes from your favourite decade and help raise money for a community charity.  SRC are hosting a Decade Dance Party to raise money for the Red Cross in the lead up to the Holiday Season.  On the… Continue Reading →

Streaming Now: Woodend Primary School’s 2023 ARTS SHOWCASE!

As a part of STEAM Week, we are proud to present Woodend Primary School’s 2023 Arts Showcase! This year we have included vocal, strings, percussion, brass and woodwind students, Performance Team, Junior Choir and Senior Choir, along with class groups…. Continue Reading →

Policy Spotlight: Student Use of Mobile Phones & Personal Devices

We wish to remind families about the compulsory policy for Department for Education schools that restricts the use of mobile phones and other personal devices, inclusind smart watches, in schools. Some key points from this policy include: For the purpose… Continue Reading →

Do you have any rocks? SRC are seeking donations.

Dear Families, This year SRC is working on an area of the oval to improve our school. We have chosen to plant a native pollinator garden that can be accessed by the community for people to discover, play and learn…. Continue Reading →

Festival of Music 2023

On Saturday the 16th of September, 44 of our students performed on stage at the Adelaide Festival Theatre as part of the Public Primary Schools Festival of Music. Our school was also represented by Alexis C who is part of… Continue Reading →

Get ready for STEAM Week 2023!

Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics Career Sharing | Family Design Challenge | Arts Showcase | Expo Evening  It’s almost time for us to celebrate STEAM Week at Woodend Primary School! This year, we will ‘Reimagine the Future’ as we showcase our future-focused thinking,… Continue Reading →

Cyber Safety Update: Website Concern

In today’s digital age, keeping our children safe online is crucial. We wish to draw your attention to a potential online safety issue due to the resurgence in use of the dangerous website ‘Omegle.’ While this site is blocked by… Continue Reading →

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