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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 →

Well done to our SAPSASA Netball girls!

Round 1 of the SAPSASA Girls Netball competition was on last Friday 31st July at Flagstaff Primary School. The Woodend team played 3 games of Netball and were able to get 2 wins against quality opposition. Game 1 Woodend –… Continue Reading →

SAPSASA news for 2020!

Round 1 of the SAPSASA Boys Football competition commenced last Friday 31/7/20.  It was held at Woodcroft Primary School. The Woodend team played three great games of Football and were able to get three wins, which was an outstanding effort. … Continue Reading →

Welcoming our tiny visitors

Our Reception children are loving time with their fluffy chicken friends in their classroom.  Once again all Reception classrooms have welcomed the tiny chicks from the Henny Penny Hatching program.  In fact our school is the first school since COVID-19… Continue Reading →

Term 3 Pie Day!

Here are the details of our Term 3 Special Lunch … a perfect lunch option for your child for winter. Pie day special lunch advert    

Enrolments open for 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 →

Enrolments open for Trott Park Kindergarten

Enrolling at Trott Park Kindergarten Here is information about Trott Park Kindergarten.

How do I register my child for a sport?

Is your child interested in trying a particular school sport at Woodend? Here is the process for registering your child for a school sport … 1. To read about a particular sport/s go to our school website:  https://woodendps.sa.edu.au/ 2. Go… Continue Reading →

Pedal Prix Information Meeting for families

This coming Tuesday 3rd March is an Information Meeting for families interested in finding out more about Pedal Prix.  It will be at 6pm in the gym.  We look forward to seeing you!

A tasty special lunch!

Last Monday 17 February, our special lunch was a Sushi lunch! For some children in Reception, it was their very first lunch order too!  It was a popular special lunch for many of our students. There were several choices of… Continue Reading →

National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence

Take Action Together is the theme for The National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence (NDA), which was held on Wednesday 19th February 2020 here at Woodend. Our school has registered as an official NDA member school and we… Continue Reading →

Interested in Pedal Prix?

Would you like to know more about Pedal Prix at Woodend?  Does your son or daughter show interest in: racing? tinkering or learning about the mechanics or motion of vehicles? cooperating with others in a team taking appropriate risks? having… Continue Reading →

Time to try a Woodies Goodies special lunch

It is our first special lunch at the Woodend for 2020.  Would your child like to try it?  It is a Sushi Lunch and orders can be placed on Qkr. Options are: 1 x Sushi Roll and a Juice Box… Continue Reading →

Woodend’s New Grow Free Cart

On Thursday 28th November, we officially opened the ‘Grow Free Cart’.  This was initiated by student members of the SRC Environment Committee, in particular, Year 6 student, Sara Owies.  The purpose of this cart is for students, parents or staff… Continue Reading →

Woodend’s new Canteen Cafe

On Thursday 28th November, several classes gathered to support the official opening of Woodend’s new ‘Canteen Cafe’.  Several months ago, Shannon Farley, a student who chairs the Recycling Committee on SRC initiated a cafe concept for Woodend.  The purpose of… Continue Reading →

Pot or plant donations

Can you help? The Grounds Committee is working on developing the cement space outside the canteen, OSHC and kitchen. One of the projects is to create a ‘Canteen Cafe’ where students and staff can gather, sit and interact in a… Continue Reading →

STEAM Expo and Music Night

There was so much to hear, see, touch and do at our combined STEAM Expo and Music Night last night!  There were so many ‘thoughtful’ investigations on display this year where families had made a big effort to think through… Continue Reading →

STEAM Week Day #4

Thursday 17/10/19 – selected Year 6/7’s had the opportunity to work with Sports Science/Nutritionalist Scientist, Professor Claire Drummond. Her expertise is in human movement and the science of nutrition. Professor Drummond went through a “theory” type session on nutrition and… Continue Reading →

STEAM Week Day #3

Amongst all the critical and creative STEAM related thinking happening in classes during day 3, we also hosted members of the Seaview High School Pedal Prix team and their teacher, Mr Joel Fitzgerald. They shared all the STEAM linked to their… Continue Reading →

STEAM WEEK Day 2

Day 2 of STEAM Week! The Year 3/4 classes had an opportunity to work with Dr Katharina Richter on microbes today. Dr Richter is a SA Tall Poppy Scientist who is known for her research in combating super bugs. Students conducted… Continue Reading →

STEAM Week Timetable 2019

Here is a timetable of events and incursions happening during our Woodend STEAM Week.  Once again, we have been fortunate to have several reputable STEAM professionals work with different age groups.  These range from a Tall Poppy Scientist, an Engineer… Continue Reading →

Pedal Prix at Murray Bridge

Last Friday, Saturday and Sunday our Pedal Prix families headed to Murray Bridge to compete in the final Round of the UniSA Australian HPV Super Series.  For most of our families, it was their first time riding against approximately 200… Continue Reading →

STEAM Week news!

STEAM Week is Term 4 Week 1    Monday 14th – Friday 18th October 2019 …  an exciting week at Woodend! This week you will receive an invitation to our STEAM Week which is a parent engagement initiative.  We hope… Continue Reading →

Opening of Zen Garden

Last Thursday 5th September, we held the official opening of the Zen Garden outside Room 19.  Representatives from nearby classes witnessed our groundsperson, Ken, open the space by cutting the streamers and then students and adults could trial it.  Ken… Continue Reading →

STEAM Week is coming!

Are you getting excited for STEAM Week? Read on to see some new events! Monday 14 – Friday 18 October 2019 (Term 4 Week 1) is Woodend’s celebration of all things STEAM. This year we have a theme called: Do… Continue Reading →

Football Season comes to a close

Last Saturday 31st August, the four Woodend/Sheidow Park School football teams held their end-of-year presentations.  Each year level team has their annual rival game competing against their parents followed by the trophy presentation and sausage sizzle.  We were fortunate to… Continue Reading →

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