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Draft Dress Code Policy

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This semester, with support from Governing Council, a committee was formed to establish a formal review process for our school Dress Code.  A school Dress Code is the documented standards of what is acceptable in relation to the clothing worn… Continue Reading →

Beach Volleyball fun!

A great day down at Glenelg for the 132 year 6/7’s that were competing in a Beach Volleyball competition. A big thanks to the parents for transporting our students today and the teachers for coming along to help supervise and… Continue Reading →

Enjoy a Sushi Special Lunch!

  Woodies Goodies Special Lunch Day Sushi and Fruit Box Monday 23rd November 2020 On Monday 23rd November (Week 7) we will have a Special Lunch Day for students.   SUSHI CHOICES:   Sushi – Teriyaki Chicken   Sushi –… Continue Reading →

SAPSASA Cricket results

The year 6/7 SAPSASA Boy’s Cricket team had round 2 of the SAPSASA competition last Friday 6th November at Woodcroft College. Game 1 Woodend was up against a quality Belair team who batted well and bowled consistently. Belair finished 3/122… Continue Reading →

Softball selections

We congratulate the following four Woodend students who represented Southern Valley last week at the State Softball Carnival. Thais, Jess and Elise were in the Southern Valley girls team and Tom was in the combined Southern Valley/South West boys team.

Uniform Review Policy 2020

A committee representing Woodend students, staff and parents/carers was formed in August to review our school’s Uniform Policy.  Amendments were made in line with the Department For Education’s guidelines for a Uniform Review including a change of name to ‘Dress… Continue Reading →

New and Inviting Play Spaces

This term has seen the completion of stage #3 of our playground spaces.  Naturally, as each stage has been unveiled, there has been an abundance of students wanting to trial the new spaces. Here are the three completed stages: Terrace… Continue Reading →

SAPSASA Basketball success!

Congratulations to all Woodend students who represented the school today in the SAPSASA Basketball Competition. Both teams were very successful and ended up 2nd in their divisions. Girls had 4 games with 3 wins and 1 loss. Boys had 5… Continue Reading →

Sports Day Menu

If you haven’t already ordered lunch items or a treat for your child for Sports Day, now is the time!  Qkr orders close this Sunday 25th October. Woodies Goodies Canteen have a range of choices including gluten free options.  If… Continue Reading →

STEAM Week moments

Thank you for all your engagement with STEAM Week.  It has been a very positive experience to have students bring investigations/projects/creations/designs from home and to see the development and collaboration of an idea as a family task.  We have also… Continue Reading →

What is the role of a Hydrologist?

What is the role of a Hydrologist and Hydrogeologist?  Where does our water come from?  Where does our water go?  What inhabitants are found in our local waterways? What do they help to do to our water? How should we… Continue Reading →

Challenges to complete for STEAM Week!

Here are more design challenges for STEAM Week during Design and Technology today!

Challenging STEAM work in Design and Technology today!

Take a look at the photos of students completing a design challenge for STEAM Week!  There was certain criteria to meet to be successful at the challenge. Ms Gregory had the students using some higher order STEAM thinking!    

STEAM Week Day 3!

Dr Alice Clement worked with the Year 4/5, Year 5’s and 5/6 class this week.  She was also awarded the Tall Poppy Scientist 2020 award for her research in Palaeontology.  Alice shared her love of animals which led to her… Continue Reading →

STEAM Week Day 2!

The Year 6/7 students were privileged to have another Tall Poppy Scientist work with them on Tuesday this week.  Ian Moffat was awarded Tall Poppy Scientist for 2020 in his field of Archaeology.  Ian’s presentation complemented the work students had… Continue Reading →

STEAM WEEK Day 1!

STEAM Week is finally here! Throughout the week, classes are looking at a relevant problem in our world which students will investigate and then design a possible solution.  Some classes commenced their investigation last term.  Here are snippets from Day… Continue Reading →

Woodend students represent Southern Valley

Congratulations to these Woodend students who represented Southern Valley in the recent Football and Netball carnivals. All Woodend students gave it their absolute best and represented both their school and district very well.

It is nearly STEAM Week! Are you thinking STEAM?

Woodend takes out title again!

Last Wednesday 2nd September was an amazing day for the Woodend Athletics Team!  The team won the 2020 title for the 7th year in a row! Congratulations to all 46 students who competed in the Southern Valley Athletics Competition. A… Continue Reading →

A valiant effort by our Year 6/7 footballers

Last Monday 31st August, our Woodend Year 6/7 SAPSASA boys football team competed with a big team effort against Concordia and Unity. They had two games and worked hard in both but unfortunately the results did not go our way…. Continue Reading →

STEAM Week and MUSIC Night 2020

Woodend has traditionally celebrated all things Science, Technology, Engineering, The Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) with an emphasis on parent engagement. This year our official STEAM Week will take place from Monday 12th – Friday 16th October (Term 4 Week 1)…. Continue Reading →

Enrolments open for Trott Park Kindergarten

Here is information about Trott Park Kindergarten: TROTT PARK KINDERGARTEN – Don’t forgot to enrol your child now for 2021 We are a full time Department of Education Kindergarten offering a preschool program – Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 2.45pm… Continue Reading →

Enrolments open at Woodend Children’s Centre

Woodend Children’s Centre is located adjacent to Woodend Primary School.  It offers a preschool program from Monday to Friday.  The centre provides a safe, secure, happy and loving environment for children and a program which reflects the needs and interests… Continue Reading →

SAPSASA Soccer results

Last Tuesday 18th August, the year 6/7 boys played in Round 2 of the SAPSASA competition against two quality opposition teams in Greenwith and Belair. The conditions were very tough for all teams with lots of wind and it was… Continue Reading →

Uniform Prices

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Due to increased costs incurred by our supplier, our uniform prices will be increasing as at September 1, 2020. Please see the attached flyer for new pricing.    

Chilly day for our SAPSASA footballers!

The year 6/7 girls SAPSASA Football team played today at Reynella East College in a round robin carnival in overcast and icey-cold conditions. They were up against strong opposition in Flagstaff Hill, Woodcroft and Reynella East. Thanks to our goal… Continue Reading →

Soccer skills on show!

A positive result today for our Woodend Year 6/7 boys SAPSASA Soccer team in round 1 of the competition with 2 strong wins from their 2 games last Tuesday 4th August. A big thank you to ex students Luka for… Continue Reading →

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