Roger Yazbek’s main research field is the development of new breath analysis tests for cancer, gastrointestinal function and dietary monitoring. He collects human breath samples and measures the different gasses that make up the breath and tries to relate that… Continue Reading →
Thank you parents/carers and grandparents for all your engagement with STEAM Week with your child. 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… Continue Reading →
On Thursday 14th October we welcomed back Tall Poppy Scientist, Margaret Shanafield. Margaret is a Hydrologist and a Hydrogeologist. Margaret studies water, and how and where water moves from rainfall into streams into the groundwater (or up into the air… Continue Reading →
On Monday we welcomed Tall Poppy scientists, Dr Lee Yian and Dr Hannah Wardill. Dr Chew is a Neuroscientist, Geneticist and studies worms and Dr Wardill’s science field is Microbiology and Oncology. Our year 6/7 classes heard about possible pathways… Continue Reading →
Last Thursday 19th August our SAPSASA boy’s AFL football team represented our school. Unfortunately, the boys were defeated against a strong opposition in game 2. Their effort, commitment and team energy was fantastic. Well done boys on showing great improvement… Continue Reading →
Congratulations to the Woodend Year 6 girls who have convincingly beaten McCauley and All Saints schools yesterday afternoon at Woodend. They were very focussed and played strongly as a team. They are now through to the state finals! Very exciting… Continue Reading →
Well done to the year 7 Netball girls! Despite experiencing some player injuries, they fought hard in their second game last Thursday 17th June to win against Colonel Light Gardens Primary School 30-16. Thank you to Sharyn for your coaching… Continue Reading →
Last Tuesday 8th June our Woodend SAPSASA Netball Year 6 girls competed against Craigburn Primary School and Antonio Primary School. In wet, cold and potentially stormy conditions, the girls played valiantly! They rallied the difficult conditions to win both games… Continue Reading →
The Department for Education has organised a free one hour parent webinar. It is entitled ‘My Child and Me’ and is particularly targeted for parents and caregivers of 3-12 year old children. Details attached.
Congratulations to all students who competed in the Southern Valley Cross Country Competition on Thursday 29th April. Woodend ended up winning the competition! Once again, it was positive to see members of the team give their personal best. A special… Continue Reading →
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.