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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

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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?

Uniform Review Policy 2020

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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 →

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 →

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.

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