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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

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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

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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

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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 →

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