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Learning Support Term 2

Our learning support programs are up and running again for term 2 and we are pleased with the progress students are making with this additional support. This term, there are a couple of significant Learning Support processes – One Plan… Continue Reading →

Celebrating Diversity – Harmony Day and World Syndrome Day 2021

In our learning programs we wish to be taking bigger steps towards really valuing diversity and harnessing the advantages that respecting all may bring. HARMONY DAY – EVERYONE BELONGS It is a time to celebrate Australian multiculturalism, and the successful… Continue Reading →

Wellbeing and Engagement Collection

Students in our school have been invited to take part in a survey being conducted in Term 1 2021.  This post provides key information about the survey. Our school will participate in the Term 1 Wellbeing and Engagement Collection which… Continue Reading →

Great Girls Holiday Workshop

Learning Support 2021

Literacy and Numeracy are foundational to learning at Woodend. The literacy and numeracy learning programs are evidence-informed and differentiated to meet individual students needs. For a variety of reasons there is a small percentage of students who require additional support… Continue Reading →

Volunteering at Woodend Primary School

We are very excited to be able to welcome a limited number of volunteers back on site to support our teachers and students with their teaching and learning programs. This resumption is as long as government health advice and physical… Continue Reading →

Attendance Matters

It is important that students develop regular habits of attendance.  This enables them to maximise their educational opportunities and to actively participate in their learning. This includes: positive routines and habits friendships and connections communication, problem-solving and creative skills. Learning… Continue Reading →

Acquaintance Night 2021

Meet our Teachers and other Parents and Caregivers  Tuesday, 9 February 2021 Covid-19 restrictions have made it very difficult for teachers and parents to become acquainted as children begin the year in their new classes and we look forward to… Continue Reading →

Free live webinar series for parents and carers

 eSafety’s parent guide to cyberbullying and online drama is the first an online series of webinars for parents in 2021 and will kick off on Safer Internet Day, Tuesday 9 February 2021. The webinars will help parents and carers support… Continue Reading →

Remembrance Day 2020

Our Remembrance Day assembly this morning was a lovely commemoration of those who have lost their lives in the service of their country during the war.  Our remembrance of all those who have served or are serving in our armed… Continue Reading →

Online Safety Education

Our children and young people are using the internet more than ever before to socialise, learn and play. The internet is a great tool, however it does come with risks. The eSafety Commissioner promotes online safety education and has a… Continue Reading →

Parent Forum Webinar – Children’s Behaviour Support

Parents and carers of children with disability are invited to participate in a Behaviour Support webinar forum. Trinh Mai, Assistant Director, Policy and Project Implementation will share useful information about behaviour support and how families can best work with preschool… Continue Reading →

Term 3 Bully Audit 2020

At Woodend Primary School we expect that everyone is safe, valued and respected and that individual differences are appreciated, understood and accepted. Our Anti-bullying policy defines bullying this way: Bullying occurs when somebody who is less powerful than another person… Continue Reading →

Webinar:  eSafety Parent’s guide to popular apps

The eSafety Commissioner role is to help Australians to have safer, more positive experiences online.  Keeping young people safe online takes a whole-of-community approach and we all need to play our part in this. The commissioner, among other initiatives, is… Continue Reading →

Asmitha Referral Process and Intake Form

In keeping with the importance Woodend Primary School places on student and family well-being, we are pleased to have Asmitha Devanand at Woodend for her professional experience in counselling this year. Asmitha has completed a Bachelor of Psychological Science majoring… Continue Reading →

University Pre-service Student Counsellor

Hello my name is Asmitha, I am 25 years of age, born in Bangalore, which is located south of India. A little history about myself, I attended primary school at the School of the Nativity at Aberfoyle Park, later my… Continue Reading →

Online Safety

  Staying connected online has never been more important, now that many of us are physically isolated from family members, friends, colleagues and support networks. The internet is a great way to socialise, learn, work, play and be entertained. But… Continue Reading →

Forums for parents and carers of children with disability

Parents and carers of children with disability are invited to attend a range of free online and face-to-face forums during September. Presentations include: Interoception and an activity booklet for parents to support their children (online webinar) Post School Options (face-to-face… Continue Reading →

Autism SA Family Workshops

Autism SA provides a variety of training and development opportunities for families aiming to develop understanding of a particular area relating to the autism spectrum. The workshops are presented both online and face to face by facilitators with experience and… Continue Reading →

PARENT FORUM TRANSITION IN 2020 AND BEYOND

This webinar is designed to provide an opportunity for parents and carers of children and young people with a disability to learn more about the transition process and available support. Webinar-Parent-Flyer-June-20

One Plan and NEP Reviews 2020

The One Plan is an online personalised learning plan that contains information to support your child’s inclusion and achievement at school. It is a working document that is reviewed and updated throughout the year.  The One Plan replaces a range… Continue Reading →

1000 Hearts

1000 hearts

Hello Woodend students and families

I hope you all have a special Easter& school holidays, throughout these challenging and uncertain times with the onset of the Coronavirus (COVID19). In spending a lot more time at home, you and your families hopefully have been able to… Continue Reading →

Supporting children to manage stress and anxiety related to COVID-0

As the number of diagnosed corona viruses is increasing, so is the level of anxiety amongst children and the broader community. Please find attached some useful guides to support families to manage coronavirus anxiety provided by the Australian Psychological Society,… Continue Reading →

Lots of Socks and Harmony Day

  In our learning programs we wish to be taking bigger steps towards really valuing diversity and harnessing the advantages that respecting all may bring. While we do explore the many international cultures that make up a modern Australia and Woodend of… Continue Reading →

2020 Wellbeing and Engagement Collection

2020 WEC_Parent letter

Reminder – Student Free Day

Student Free Day on Tuesday. Teachers from across our partnership of schools are working together on learning design, assessment and moderation. Have a fabulous long weekend and we look forward to seeing everyone again on Wednesday.

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