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End of Term Dismissal

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Just a reminder that the last day of Term 1 is an Early Dismissal. We finish the term on Friday, 9 April 2021 at 2.05pm not 3.05pm. Term 2 Commences on Tuesday 27 April 2021.

A close SAPSASA cricket game!

Another close game of Cricket today for the Woodend cricketers! Woodend batted first and lost 6 quick wickets which put us in a tough position at 6/40. Jayden and Dane then batted well to help build the score. Jayden out… Continue Reading →

Footy Donut special recess!

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It is that time of the year where the Adelaide Crows will play Port Adelaide which we call ‘The Showdown’.  We have the annual Crows and Port donuts available for a special Showdown recess.  Enjoy this Special Recess on Wednesday… Continue Reading →

Raising Awareness about Downs Syndrome

The unconditional love that two of our Woodend siblings have for their younger brother has led them to sacrifice hours of planning and hard work to raise funds to support their brother, Koa’s health needs.  Reef and Mahala have chosen… Continue Reading →

Congratulations Ebony!

Last week we were privileged to have David Pisoni, the Minister for Innovation and Skills, come to Woodend.  He presented Ebony Springall, our School Service Office (SSO), with an Award for being the winner of the South Australian Vocational Student of… Continue Reading →

Congratulations SAPSASA cricketers!

It was a nail biting start to the year with the round 1 of the boys SAPSASA Cricket on Friday against Woodcroft Primary School. Woodend batted first and ended up with 3/121 after the 20 overs. There was lots of… Continue Reading →

Subway Special Lunch

** Subway Special Lunch Day Monday 22nd March Week 9 ** Definitely a favourite among the students. Available to order on QKR now. Last day to order is Sunday 14th March. Orders via QKR only. No normal lunch orders on… Continue Reading →

Assistance for New Families

New Woodend families have now been with us for 5 weeks!  Here are a few pics of families where the new Reception has joined their sibling now at school! We trust that your child is settling into school life at… Continue Reading →

Dress Code Policy

Last year in Terms 3 and 4, with support from Governing Council, parents/ carers, staff and students, a committee reviewed our school Dress Code policy.  A school Dress Code is the documented standards of what is acceptable in relation to… Continue Reading →

Draft Dress Code Policy

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?

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