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

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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

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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.

Child Protection Curriculum General Information

Keeping Safe: Child Protection Curriculum (KS:CPC) The Department for Education Child protection in schools, early childhood education and care services policy (2015) states that ‘all children and young people in DECD preschools and schools will access the approved child protection… Continue Reading →

Ignite Program APHS

IGNITE is a specialist program for students with high intellectual potential. Aberfoyle Park High School is the official Department for Education school for gifted students in the southern metropolitan area of Adelaide. The IGNITE program is also offered at Glenunga… Continue Reading →

Autism SA School Holiday Lego Club

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End Of Year Reports and Class Placement for 2020

End of Year Reports will go home with students on the last Wednesday of term along with information about class placement for 2020. Reports Teachers use a range of different assessment strategies and tools to gather evidence of student achievement… Continue Reading →

Woodend Community Christmas Event and Fireworks night

The Christmas Event on Monday 9 December is a giant family picnic on the school oval beginning at 6.00pm. Families are encouraged to bring a picnic rug and/or chairs and a picnic tea to enjoy together. The canteen will host… Continue Reading →

Vale Fay Magias

It is with great sadness that we advise you of the passing of Fay Magias. Fay passed away peacefully last Tuesday following a battle with breast cancer. Fay  was a respected and highly valued  Deputy Principal at Woodend Primary School… Continue Reading →

Reminder – Student Free Day

A reminder that Friday 1 November is a student free day. Teachers will be at school continuing their work on reading, with a specific focus on Dyslexia.  

World Teachers Day

World Teachers’ Day is celebrated in Australia on Friday 25 October. Teaching is an incredibly challenging but rewarding profession. For a teacher to hear the words ‘Oh I get it!’ is one of the most rewarding moments in the day…. Continue Reading →

Reminder – STEAM week expo and Music Performances tonight

We are looking forward to our STEAM Expo tonight and hope you are planning to come. All STEAM Investigations will be set up in the Gym, Library, Kitchen, Studio and Rooms 28 and 29 Thank you to all families who… Continue Reading →

Welcome to Term 4

Welcome back to term 4.  Hopefully everyone enjoyed the time with family and able to share in activities together.  Many children have eagerly shared their time on STEAM investigations, camping, travelling or spending time with friends. It is obvious that… Continue Reading →

Term 3 Review

Wow! Another busy term has flown by! Firstly, we would like to acknowledge the staff at Woodend for a productive and enjoyable time of learning for our students throughout the term. There have been a few staff changes this term…. Continue Reading →

Grandparents Day

Grandma, Grandpa !! Grandma, Grandpa !! Today’s for you! Today’s for you! We want you to feel very very special, Yes, we do! Yes, we do! What a wonderful Grandparents Day celebration there was in Room 3 this week!! Thank… Continue Reading →

Readers Cup 2019

Readers Cup 2019 culminated in an exciting quiz day this Wednesday for all year 5 students. Readers Cup encourages students to read widely, work collaboratively in a team and continue developing a love of reading. Students worked in teams throughout… Continue Reading →

STEAM Week Update

STEAM Week is a parent engagement initiative.  We hope you enjoy time with your child/children to make/create/investigate a way to solve a problem in the school holidays. The theme for 2019 is … Do something …. make a difference! Along… Continue Reading →

Autism SA School Holiday Lego Club

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NAPLAN 2019 reports

You may have seen in the media that NAPLAN Online schools will be receiving their results tomorrow (Wednesday 27 August). At Woodend we completed paper NAPLAN tests and our results will be delivered from mid-September. We will keep you informed.

Year 7 to High School Parent Update Week 5 Term 3 2019

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SSO Week 2019

 ‘It takes a village to raise a child’ is an African proverb which means that it takes an entire community of different people interacting with children in order for children to experience and grow in a safe environment. SSOs play a vital role in the successful running… Continue Reading →

Band Performance

Our school band have entertained available classes this morning in their first ever performance! Our students performed Hot Cross Buns, Ghosts in the Hall and Two Tone Jam during which some band members stood to play a short improvised solo… Continue Reading →

Parent Forum Conference: A Different Kind Of Brilliance

The 2019 Disability Policy and Programs Parent Conference is coming up in term 3 for parents or carers of children/young people/students with a disability. When: Wednesday 25 September 2019 Times: 8.45am to 9.30am – pre conference session 9.45am to 2.15pm –… Continue Reading →

Using sensory strategies to support everyday activities in the home

Does your child have sensory processing differences and do they impact them on a daily basis when it comes to skills such as eating, sleeping, dressing, showering and general hygiene?      Wednesday, 7th August 2019   10:00am – 1:00pm… Continue Reading →

BULLYING: NO WAY! Tackling student bullying using a No-Blame approach

Bullying is never ok. It’s hurtful and can impact someone for a long time.There are people you and your children can talk to and things we can do to stop the bullying. What is bullying? People often disagree about what… Continue Reading →

Term 2 Review

Term 2 is always a busy time in schools and this term has been no exception. You can read about some of the highlights in this post. Firstly, we would like to acknowledge the staff at Woodend for a productive… Continue Reading →

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