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Jarrod Lamshed

SRC Podcast: Episode 5 – Minister David Speirs

Before the holidays, our SRC leaders met with Minister David Speirs to discuss our school’s recycling program and he kindly agreed to an interview for our podcast. You can subscribe to the podcast through Apple Podcasts and Spotify by searching… Continue Reading →

The News: with Woodend SRC, Episode 4

Our final podcast for the term is up and available here or through your favourite podcast app. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts or Spotify so you don’t miss an episode. This week, room 25 is in charge and share learning from… Continue Reading →

SRC Podcast – Episode 3

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The News: with Woodend SRC – Episode 2

This week’s episode of ‘The News: with Woodend SRC’ is now available to listen to through the blog or you can subscribe through your favourite podcast app including Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Podcasts. Each episode contains the latest news… Continue Reading →

Our New SRC Podcast!

This week our SRC leadership team are launching their first Podcast! The podcast will be a way for our SRC to share the happenings at our school from a student perspective. Although the first episode has been written and produced… Continue Reading →

Festival of Music – Dance Troupe Opportunity

An opportunity for students to audition for the dance troupe for the Public Schools Music Festival are available. We have had students be a part of this production in the past. It is a fantastic opportunity. Performance troupes are formed… Continue Reading →

Rock Band

Rock band has been a part of our music program at Woodend for a number of years. Last year, it was not available to students due to funding changes. Feedback from our community has indicated that there is a strong desire for… Continue Reading →

2020 Band Program – Spaces Available

Last year, we had nearly 100 students learning a musical instrument at Woodend. Opportunities are now available for 2020. This year we have our band program which offers free weekly lessons for student in years 5, 6 and 7. This… Continue Reading →

Instrumental Music Lessons

We are now taking enrolments and expressions of interest for instrumental music lessons with our private providers. These lessons have a weekly cost and take place during school times and are available to students from year 3.  Please read the… Continue Reading →

Instrumental Music 2020

This year, we have had nearly 100 students learning a musical instrument at Woodend. Over the next few weeks, we will release information about opportunities for learning an instrument in 2020. This year we have our band program which offers… Continue Reading →

Graduation 2019: Save the Date

Our year 7 team is working hard on graduation arrangements for this year. With 73 year 7s graduating, there is a lot of organising to do! Our planning is coming along well, and we hope to have more information to… Continue Reading →

Canberra Wrap Up

Are we there yet? How much longer? These were just a few of the questions asked multiple times as we commuted the 1,171km to Canberra. During Week 10 of term 3, 144 year 6 and 7 students from Woodend undertook… Continue Reading →

Congratulations to our Choir

Congratulations to our 40 Senior Choir students who participated in the Festival of Music performance at the Festival Theatre last night. Performing with students from 15 other schools, our Woodend students performed for two hours on the big stage to… Continue Reading →

It’s Choir Time!

This year our Senior Choir has been working hard on a repertoire of songs in preparation for the Public Schools Music Festival. This years songs include a new song written by Phil Cummings, a commissioned work by Robyn Habel and… Continue Reading →

Wind Ensemble and Strings Workshop

This year, we have a large number of students learning musical instruments. On Monday (week 8) our new wind ensemble and our strings students have an opportunity to work with the Seaview High School Ensemble on a workshop morning. This… Continue Reading →

South Australian Public Primary Schools Choir Auditions

The “South Australian Public Primary Schools’ Choir” (The SAPPS Choir) is now receiving expressions of interest for 2020 membership through an audition process.   The SAPPS choir is the showcase choir for Public Primary Schools. provides an opportunity for talented… Continue Reading →

Year 6/7 Canberra Trip – Parent Meeting

Our year 6/7 trip to Canberra is fast approaching and so in addition to the information you received last week, we will be holding a parent information evening on Tuesday, August 20th at 6:30 pm. This meeting, to be held… Continue Reading →

WOODEND JUMPATHON 2019

Dear parents the Woodend Community has been a great supporter of The HEART FOUNDATION for a number of years. Heart Disease is Australia’s number one killer. The Heart Foundation relies on donations to carry out important lifesaving research. We now… Continue Reading →

Interview with Phil Cummings

Last week, we were very lucky to have Phil Cummings come and work with our year 5-7 students. We talked about his writing process and worked with each class on strategies for writing. Already, we can see the influence of… Continue Reading →

Dance Troupe Opportunity – Festival of Music

Each year, our school choir takes part in the Public Schools Music Festival, performing along with other schools at the Festival Theatre in September. The Festival provides many opportunities for students, one of which is to be a part of… Continue Reading →

Student Free / Closure Days for 2019

Room 20 Interviews David Speirs

Room 20 have been doing some learning about the local community. One of the topics that they have been talking about is identifying some of the significant people who contribute to our community. Last week, they were lucky enough to… Continue Reading →

Ensemble Music Program for 2019

On Monday we will begin instrument testing with students that have returned notes. It’s not too late to return a note for your child who will be in year 5 or 6 for 2019. More information on the link below… Continue Reading →

Proposed Industrial Action

As you may have heard in the news, the Australian Education Union (AEU) and State Government are in negotiations centred around the enterprise agreement that school staff work under. The current agreement has expired and a new agreement needs to… Continue Reading →

Instrumental Music 2019

From next year, our school is able to access an ensemble music program through the Department for Education’s Instrumental Music Service. This means that students who will be in year 5 and 6 next year will have the opportunity to… Continue Reading →

Graduation Update

This year, 82 year sevens will complete their primary schooling at Woodend. They have had a very busy year which will culminate with our graduation ceremony on Thursday, December 13th (week 9). This year, with so many students graduating, we… Continue Reading →

Colour Run – Postponed

This year’s ‘Colour Run’ fundraiser has been a huge success. So far we have raised over $17,000 toward new play equipment for our school. This is an amazing effort and we thank all of our fundraising families as well as… Continue Reading →

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