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

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 →

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 →

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. 

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 →

Year 7 to High School Update Term 3, Week 3

Casual Day – Friday the 25th of June (Week 9)

FREE WEBINAR: eSafety’s guide to parental controls

The eSafety Commissioner offers free webinars for parents and carers that explore the latest research and provide relevant, up-to-date examples of how to help children and young people to be safer online. These sessions are delivered by experts from the… Continue Reading →

Commemorating ANZAC Day 2021

ANZAC Day is one of the most significant days for commemoration in Australia, marking the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War. Teachers have thoughtfully responded to the… Continue Reading →

Festival of Music Troupe: Congratulations to Taya and Georgia!

Congratulations to Taya Najjar and Georgia Till for being successful in gaining a position in the Festival of Music Troupe for 2021!

NAPLAN testing 2021 – Information for parents and carers

This year, the NAPLAN Online test window is 11 to 21 May. Most tests will be completed online this year, however all Year 3 students will complete the writing test on paper. There are contingency measures to revert to paper… Continue Reading →

Year 7 to High School in 2022 – Parent Update

Welcome to Term 2!

We hope your children enjoyed a relaxing family break and a chance to recharge ready for term 2. We look forward to the term ahead, working in partnership to support our students and young people as they learn new and… Continue Reading →

NAPLAN 2021: 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 →

New Policy: Primary Student Use of Mobile Phones and Personal Devices, 2021

In December of 2020, a new compulsory policy for Department for Education schools was announced that restricts the use of mobile phones and other personal devices in primary schools. Governing Council has approved this new policy, Primary student use of… Continue Reading →

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