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Building Reading Skills in the Early Years!

Dear Parents/Carers, Learning to read is one of the most important life skills.  However, it is not a natural human skill developed by humans.  Our human brain is not hardwired to read.  We have to help our children learn the… Continue Reading →

Big effort from Pedal Prix team!

Our “Woodend KPOW” team got off to a successful start in their first of three races this year!  By the end of today, the team  completed 46 laps with the best lap being 5 minutes and 41 seconds.  We finished… Continue Reading →

Important Woodies Goodies Canteen Information!

We are so fortunate to have a fully functioning canteen service that operates for 5 days a week.  Here a few important points to make it clearer to you on some of our processes in the canteen: Lunch orders can… Continue Reading →

Order your child’s Showdown Donut now!

It’s nearing AFL Showdown time where the Adelaide Crows play Port Power. It also means our Showdown Donuts are on sale again! Whether you have an interest in the Showdown or not, the donuts are a yummy treat! We also… Continue Reading →

Woodies Goodies Menu update!

What items are available over-the-counter at recess and lunchtime this year? Below you can see the items and the prices. We try our best to make as many of these ‘homemade’ and by doing this we can add more of… Continue Reading →

Would you like to know more about School Sport?

Would you or your child like to know more about School Sport at Woodend? BASKETBALL   NETBALL    AFL FOOTBALL    SOCCER    PEDAL PRIX    CRICKET We would love more or our students consider playing a school sport and our… Continue Reading →

Our School Market is back!

Our School Market is back this week! We are open on Wednesday (tomorrow) from 2.55pm. You can find us in the ‘Street’ outside Room 3 classroom.  You can purchase garden produce using cash or Qkr. See you there!

Call for play items!

Are you about to have a clean-out of your toy cupboards? If so, we would be grateful for any of the following items to enrich our play program at Woodend: Tonka Trucks or similar hard wearing toy vehicles Lego –… Continue Reading →

New special lunch time treat!

This term our Special Lunch time treat is something new to try! On Thursday 21st March, your child can have a: ‘Sour Popz’ – sour grape flavour – iceblock with a sour grape twist to their taste OR ‘Swing’ –… Continue Reading →

Give Pedal Prix a Go!

It is time to find out more about Pedal Prix for 2024! Kerry, our Pedal Prix coordinator will talk to students and parents/carers about all you need to know about Pedal Prix and give your child an opportunity to try… Continue Reading →

Final call for any interested Basketball players!

* Basketball registrations have been left open on Qkr for two more days * This means registrations will now close at midday on this Wednesday 14th February 2024. We have had a positive response from the community for Basketball this year. We… Continue Reading →

Basketball registrations now open!

Basketball registrations are open and available on Qkr. Term 1 Basketball cost is $75 which covers registration fee, uniform hire and student participation acknowledgement. Please note: Registrations will close on Friday 9th February 2024. Please note there is a separate… Continue Reading →

Rose Ceremony 2024

It is soon time for us to officially welcome our new Reception students during our Rose Ceremony.  It is a tradition at Woodend that we welcome our youngest and farewell our oldest students with a handmade rose. This Rose Ceremony… Continue Reading →

Woodend Sports News!

We finished off 2023 Sport with our Woodend students and community not only showing their skills but also their sporting spirit and team work. Thank you to all our students for participating and giving your best effort to your team… Continue Reading →

Sports Wrap Up!

There has been so many opportunities for students to play a sport or be engaged in a team event!  We wish to thank all of our Coordinators, Team Managers, Coaches, Umpires, Water carriers, Goal Umpires or any way that you… Continue Reading →

Woodend Children’s Centre Giving Box

Garden News!

Last month we celebrated the chickens’ 2nd birthdays! Happy Birthday Bingo, Queenie, Violet, Chicki, Bubbles and Waffle!  They were very spoilt as the students fed them some extra special treats and by the photos, they loved them!  Some children chose… Continue Reading →

Christmas in the Canteen!

Woodies Goodies Canteen is getting into the Christmas spirit! We have treats available ranging from $2.50 to 20c! These are over the counter items and are available for sale between this Wednesday 13/12 – Friday 15/12/23. Reminder: NO LUNCH ORDERS… Continue Reading →

Sports Thank You Evening

We would like to acknowledge those parents, carers and grandparents for your support of Woodend sport this year. Whether you have coordinated, coached, team managed, helped in goals, umpired, supplied oranges or carried team drink bottles or equipment, we would… Continue Reading →

Reminder! Baked goods stall for Sports Day!

We have our annual Baked Goods stall for Sports Day!  The proceeds go to support Sport at Woodend and so we would appreciate you supporting us by providing some baked goods and/or offering some time to work on the stall. … Continue Reading →

Thank you for contributing to STEAM Week!

We were thrilled with the number of parents/carers who generously donated their time to speak to classes across our school during STEAM Week.  These parents talked about their passion, interest and/or occupation related to STEAM.  As you can see from… Continue Reading →

STEAM Week and Music Night highlights!

What an awesome start to the Term 1 commencing with our annual STEAM Week! We trust that you and your family were engaged and inspired by the variety of experiences on offer. Thank you to all those families who participated… Continue Reading →

Woodies Goodies Canteen Sports Day information

Here is all you need to know about Sports Day from our friendly canteen staff: ***  Sports Day Friday 3rd November 2023 *** The Sports Day Sausage Sizzle is the popular Sports Day lunch item!  There are drinks and treats… Continue Reading →

We’re excited to see your Family Design Challenge!

Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics Career Sharing | Family Design Challenge | Arts Showcase | Expo Evening  It’s almost time for us to celebrate STEAM Week at Woodend Primary School! Even though our Term 3 holidays are drawing to a close, it is… Continue Reading →

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 →

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