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Get ready for STEAM Week!

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 →

A busy August and September with SAPSASA!

BASKETBALL Friday 12th August The boys team were able to make solid improvements after a tough first 3 games. They worked hard on their skills and were rewarded with a great win to finish the day and ended in 7th… Continue Reading →

Sushi Special Lunch happening soon!

Woodies Goodies Special Lunch Day for Term 3 is always a favourite among the students.  See below for further details: Woodies Goodies Special Lunch Day Sushi Lunch Monday 19th September (Week 9) ****** 1 x sushi roll and drink  $6.00… Continue Reading →

Dreaming with our eyes wide open for Book Week!

Although Book Week may have officially drawn to a close at Woodend on Friday, it’s clear the celebrations are not over! Story Quest was enjoyed by a number of our middle and upper primary classes today. In this wonderful performance,… Continue Reading →

Patch Theatre performance woos our little people!

Today we took five buses full of Reception to Year 2 students to Hopgood Theatre.  It was a Patch Theatre Performance entitled ‘Home’.  There was not one minute where the children’s senses were not engaged! Visually, orally, aurally and kinaesthetically… Continue Reading →

FAQ’s about our Woodies Goodies Canteen

Hi all Last term we received some questions from parents/carers and students regarding the Canteen. We thought we would answer them here. What items do we sell over the counter at recess and lunch times? We sell a range of… Continue Reading →

What would you like to know about Woodend Children’s Centre?

WOODEND CHILDREN’S CENTRE 2023 preschool enrolments now open!! We are a full time Department for Education centre offering a 15hr/week preschool program for children in their year prior to attending school.  Session groups in 2023 will be on Monday/Tuesday and… Continue Reading →

What would you like to know about Trott Park Kindergarten?

TROTT PARK KINDERGARTEN – Don’t forgot to enrol your child now for 2023 We are a full time Department for Education Kindergarten offering a preschool program – Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 2.45pm and alternate Fridays 8:30am to 1:30pm. 8… Continue Reading →

Plenty of SAPSASA news!

SOCCER On Tuesday 21st June, the Woodend boys played two games of Soccer. Game 1 was against Reynella East and finished in a 2-2 draw. We then had an exciting penalty shoot out to determine the winner. Reynella East ended… Continue Reading →

SAPSASA news!

SAPSASA RUGBY On Friday 3rd June, both Woodend teams participated in the Rugby League competition. Both teams made the grand final which was a fantastic achievement! Unfortunately both teams just went down by a few points in both the boys… Continue Reading →

We welcome our feathery friends back to Woodend!

The chickens are coming!  We will have our feathery friends back roaming our Stephanie Alexander Garden!  It will be so exciting to have chickens back at Woodend and thanks to our Garden Specialist, Dylan, they have a revamped coop! We… Continue Reading →

Policy change linked to reading

Dear Parents/Carers We are writing to inform you of a significant policy change within the Department for Education. This change from previous years is that ‘Running Records’ – a previous measure of a student’s reading growth is no longer a… Continue Reading →

Woodies Goodies Special Subway Lunch!

Place your order for this term’s Subway Special Lunch Day!  The students find this a popular special lunch!  It is prepared by the Woodies Goodies canteen staff. Date: Wednesday 22nd June 2022 (Week 8) Choice of 6″ white or wheat… Continue Reading →

Can you help keep Auskick going?

Over sixty families participated in our recent NAB AFL Auskick program held at our Woodend School oval.  This program has been operating for many years and every year, we see our young children learning our Aussie rules skills and having… Continue Reading →

SAPSASA News!

This month we have had students participate in three SAPSASA events.  On Thursday 5th May Cross Country took place in wet and wintry conditions with moments of sunshine at Belair National Park. Well done to all Woodend students who trained… Continue Reading →

Term 1 complete!

It is hard to believe that our newest members of Woodend have now completed Term 1!  Our Reception students have engaged in face-to-face learning at school for 11 weeks and that is to commended.  Not only have they been learning… Continue Reading →

Auskick program at Woodend!

The Auskick program at Woodend commenced today!  We had approximately sixty 5-12 year old Woodend students participate and their parent/carers watched and encouraged.  With the support of the SANFL Auskick coordinators and many helpful volunteer parents/carers, our little people learnt… Continue Reading →

Donut Day!

Today was our annual Showdown donut day!  Students could wear their favourite sporting colours and by choice, have their donut.  There was the choice of an Adelaide Crows, Port Power or OMG gluten free cinnamon choice. Thank you to the… Continue Reading →

Important Auskick news!

There has been a considerable interest in Auskick at Woodend this year!  The program commences this Thursday 31st March at 3:15pm on the Woodend School Oval and it goes for six weeks – three weeks this term and the first… Continue Reading →

Would your child be interested in trying Australian rules football?

Would your child be interested in trying Australian rules football for Woodend? Your child does not need any prior experience, just a willingness to have-a-go.  There are so many benefits to trying a team sport!  We would love to encourage… Continue Reading →

Showdown Donut Recess Treat and Casual Day!

It is that time of the year again where we have a Special Showdown Donut Recess!  These treats have been very popular even if your child does not follow the football.  The donuts are yummy! We are also having a… Continue Reading →

Learning Conversations / Interviews 2022

Formal Learning Conversations (or Interviews) are an important element of our reporting process and build on partnerships with teachers, students and families to ensure successful learning. These conversations are occurring in classes this term from Monday 28/3 – Thursday 8/4… Continue Reading →

Would your child like to try playing Soccer for Woodend?

Is your child interested in playing Netball?

Week 2 arrangements for Reception and Year 1 families

Congratulations to you! Week 1 is nearly complete and your Reception or Year 1 child has successfully manage all the new learning associated with school life. We thank you for supporting your Reception/Year 1 child to get to school promptly… Continue Reading →

Building Connections Conversations to continue

Parents/carers of Reception children will have received an email detailing the alternative arrangements for Building Connections Conversations (BCC) in Week 1(Monday 31/1 – Friday 4/1/22). The conversations continue as scheduled in the form of a Zoom or phone call. On… Continue Reading →

Student Voice In Learning concludes for 2021

We were very thankful for the work of our Student Voice In Learning (SVIL) teams this year.  Both the project and school teams worked together to make an impact across classes encouraging teachers and students to plan for and embrace… Continue Reading →

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