Do you know about Student Voice In Learning?

We are the SVIL team at Woodend Primary School. SVIL represents “Student Voice in Learning”. We are in Years 3 – 6 and we applied for this job. Our important work is to teach other students what a “growth mindset”… Continue Reading →

Special Lunch coming soon!

Woodies Goodies Canteen is offering a delicious choice of: Butter Chicken and Rice              OR Butter Tofu and Rice and a Juice Box Cost:  $6.50 This special lunch day is scheduled for Wednesday 20/9/2023 (Week… Continue Reading →

More entries at the Royal Adelaide Show!

Ou students have been busily preparing our produce entries for the Royal Adelaide Show.  Here the senior students have been harvesting and arranging our produce. These entries will be displayed on Saturday morning in the Goyder Pavillion in readiness for… Continue Reading →

Woodend’s Scarecrows at the Royal Adelaide Show!

Over Terms 2 and 3, our Garden Custodians have used some of their lunch times to build scarecrows for this year’s Royal Adelaide Show competition. The students discussed, voted on, designed and made two Storybook themed scarecrows – Pinocchio and… Continue Reading →

Enrolling at Woodend Children’s Centre for 2024

Is your child turning 4 next year? It is that time of year where you need to enrol your child in Woodend Children’s Centre.  This is a reminder to families to make contact with the centre to organise this process. … Continue Reading →

Book Week treat!

To add to the Book Week festivities, our Woodies Goodies Canteen will be offering some surprises this Friday! There will be some surprise treats on sale linked to children’s picture fiction books that your child may enjoy. Come and see! … Continue Reading →

Do you have these items for our play program?

We would be appreciative of any of the following items for our play program for the Reception – Year 2 children.  If you or someone you know is having a clean out of cupboards, we would happily accept any of… Continue Reading →

Pedal Prix News!

Last Saturday 5th August, our Pedal Prix team and their families headed to ‘The Bend’ at Tailem Bend for their next 8 hour race. The team members had several opportunities throughout the day to ride and showed more confidence with… Continue Reading →

Chickens come to visit!

Have you seen our feathery visitors? All of our Reception classes have focussed on the biological sciences this term and the children have had the experience of observing and recording the changes that occur from the embryo to the hen…. Continue Reading →

100 days of Reception!

Today we celebrated our Receptions being at school for 100 days!  The children had been counting the days leading up to this day of celebrating their 100 day journey! Reception students and staff could dress up to commemorate the 100… Continue Reading →

Order a Showdown Donut!

It is ‘The Showdown’ coming soon where the Adelaide Crows will play Port Adelaide in the AFL.  We have the annual Crows and Port donuts available for a special Showdown recess treat. Enjoy this Special Recess on Wednesday 26 July… Continue Reading →

Pedal Prix news!

Yesterday, Sunday 18th June, fourteen of our students rode our new “KAPOW” Pedal Prix car around Victoria Park racecourse. The car looked very modern with it’s new signage!. This was the second race for this year and the team got… Continue Reading →

Parent information on Regulation

Would you like to know some more about Regulation? Here is information about an online parent module.  This module has been developed by the Department for Education Self-Regulation Service and it is called ‘Introduction to Regulation’. Please see the flier… Continue Reading →

Special Lunch – something new!

Woodies Goodies Special Lunch Day Pizza Wrap and Fruit Box Wednesday 7th June 2023 On Wednesday 7th June (Week 6) we will have a Special Lunch Day! We are excited to offer a new Special Lunch for students!  We not… Continue Reading →

Canteen news!

We are super proud of our Canteen! This is why … 1. Recently, we had a surprise visit by the Health Inspector. The Canteen passed with flying colours, in fact with a 5 our of 5 star rating! We received… Continue Reading →

Trott Park Kindergarten enrolment reminder

TROTT PARK KINDERGARTEN – Don’t forgot to enrol your child now for Term 1, 2024 We are a full time Department of Education Kindergarten offering a preschool program – Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 2.45pm and alternate Fridays 8:30am to 1:30pm…. Continue Reading →

Introducing our Student Voice In Learning Team for 2023!

At Woodend Primary School, we believe that student voice matters. The benefits of listening to and acting on student voice at Woodend include: increasing student’s engagement in learning, including learning that may be messy, challenging and stretch us encouraging collaboration… Continue Reading →

Celebrating World Down Syndrome Day!

Thank you to all our students for joining in to our celebration for World Syndrome Day today!. As part of our  acknowledgement and celebration of uniqueness students and staff wore different coloured, lengths and styles of socks. There were numerous… Continue Reading →

Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day with us!

Next Tuesday 21 March we will be celebrating World Syndrome Day! This is a global awareness day which has been officially observed by the United Nations since 2012. The date for WDSD – the 21st day of the 3rd month,… Continue Reading →

Showdown Donut treat is coming!

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 Australian Rules Football.  The donuts are yummy! Here are the… Continue Reading →

Basketball is back! What sports are on offer in 2023?

It is now time to register for Basketball!  We are excited to have this sport available again!  We thank you for your patience until we organised the change of fee paying structure set down by Basketball SA.  Please register and… Continue Reading →

Rose Ceremony 2023

When Woodend Primary School was first built back in 1995, we planted a beautiful Rose Garden out the front of our school.  Over the years, we have enjoyed watching the roses bloom and grow from tiny plants into mature rose bushes…. Continue Reading →

News from our garden!

Whilst we were busy holidaying over the Christmas break, the fruit trees in our Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden were loving the warm weather and ripened with gusto! Seedlings and some struggling plants began to thrive! Take a look at the… Continue Reading →

What are the Zones of Regulation?

You may have heard your child talking about ‘the Zones’ and their colours.  What is this all about? The Zones of Regulation is a curriculum developed by an occupational therapist, Leah Kuypers, that focusses on helping students to gain skills… Continue Reading →

Check the 2023 Woodies Goodies Menu!

Menu Here is our 2023 Woodies Goodies Canteen Menu!  As you can see there is a variety of choices for over-the-counter and lunch time items.  We pride ourselves on ensuring the food choices available to your child are fresh, nutritious,… Continue Reading →

Have you visited the Canteen?

Have you had an opportunity to visit our Woodies Goodies Canteen? If not, we would like to introduce you to our friendly and helpful Canteen staff. Karen My name is Karen.  I am the Canteen Manager.  I have two sons… Continue Reading →

Canteen news

We are proud to be able to offer a Canteen service to our Woodend community.  In order to provide a healthy, fresh menu in our school Canteen, we make and bake the majority of items for sale within the Canteen… Continue Reading →

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