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 →

Online Shop REOPEN for 2021 Woodend Commemorative Y6 & Y7 Tops

The online Belgravia uniform shop has reopened for another run of 2021 Woodend commemorative Y6 & Y7 polo & rugby tops. Orders must be placed before the 16th of March. Woodend Primary School –  Online Uniform Shop Open 24/7 AfterPay… Continue Reading →

Festival of Music Orchestra: Congratulations to Kaden and Zoe!

Congratulations to Kaden McGregor (flute) and Zoe Evans (violin) for being successful in gaining a position in the Festival of Music Orchestra for 2021! Members of the Festival of Music Orchestra make a significant commitment, rehearsing together weekly and performing… Continue Reading →

Reminder: Hazard – Cords on Hats

We wish to remind parents and caregivers of the following hazard, originally issued in February 2017, that remains active: Cords, drawstrings and toggles on hats and children’s clothing may become entrapped in small gaps found in play equipment causing strangulation,… Continue Reading →

Brighton Special Interest Music Information Evening for Years 6 & 7

Everything you need to know about auditioning for Brighton’s Special Interest Music Program Tuesday 30 March 2021, 5.30 to 6.30pm Brighton Secondary School Concert Hall Followed by a free short concert on the front oval (bring a picnic dinner and… Continue Reading →

Performing Arts 2021

My name is Sue Thomson and you will find me in room 25 and taking over outdoor areas to work with your children in the Performing Arts. We can be found in the Atrium, outside in the Plaza, play area… Continue Reading →

Woodend Physical Education in 2021

Hello everyone and welcome to another exciting year of the Physical Education (PE) program here at Woodend Primary School. For those new families to the school, my name is Matthew Hehner and I am the PE specialist at this school… Continue Reading →

Design and Technology 2021

My name is Vicki Gregory and I will be working with your child in the Design and Technology room. This year, students will be involved in a range of problem-based design challenges, where stretch thinking and creativity is fostered. In… Continue Reading →

BYOD Information Session 2021

Parents and caregivers are invited to learn more about our BYOD Program as a part of this year’s Acquaintance Night. In this webinar we look at the vision for our learners when using Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and discuss… Continue Reading →

Introducing our New Piano Teacher, Sofie Arhontoulis

Enrolment Form Piano lessons are available at school! These piano classes are designed to focus on making kids fall in love with music first so that practicing happens naturally later without being a chore. Why group lessons? Here are some… Continue Reading →

NAPLAN 2021 – Information for Parents and Caregivers


SPECIAL EDITION: SRC Podcast with Premier Steven Marshall

Please enjoy our interview with South Australian Premier, Steven Marshall. We recorded this when he came to visit our school on Friday the 29th of January. A special thank you to the students who represented our school on the day…. Continue Reading →

The Instrumental Music Service Offers FREE Music Lessons for Students in Years 5, 6 and 7!

Did you know that we have a band program that offers instrumental music lessons taught by music teachers from the Department for Education Instrumental Music Service?  Our school currently has vacancies for students wishing to learn Trumpet, Trombone or Tuba… Continue Reading →

Senior Uniform and Uniform Shop – Update

Commemorative tops: Excitement is building for the delivery of our 2021 commemorative tops! This is something many students have been looking forward to throughout their Woodend years. Hopefully these tops will be delivered within the next two weeks, however this… Continue Reading →

Digital Technologies Agreements

Thank you to the families who have read and returned our updated Combined Consent and Digital Technologies Agreements that came home last week.    We appreciate the time families have taken to help their children understand our Student Code of Conduct… Continue Reading →

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