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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

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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 →

Mid Year Reports

Mid-year reports are intended to communicate with families about how students are progressing in their learning and identify areas for further development this year. Teachers have moderated evidence of student learning, assigned grades and written comments in the 8 learning… Continue Reading →

Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability (NCCD)

All schools are required to collect information about the numbers of students that they provide adjustments to under the Disability Discrimination Act (1992) and Disability Standards of Education This data is used as the basis for national funding. The NCCD… Continue Reading →

Reminder – Early Dismissal this Friday (2.05pm)

It’s been a busy term with many highlights, including quality learning experiences for students in and out of class, fabulous assemblies, a variety of excursions, Student Voice in Learning project sessions, SRC disco, Autumn Market day, Jump school visits, Pedal… Continue Reading →

Student Free Day Monday 22 July 2019

Term 3 begins with a Student Free day on Monday 22 July 2019 OSHC is available. Bookings are essential. Please phone 0411274747.  

Ride Safely to School Wednesday 19 June

Way2Go Bike Ed

Way2Go Bike Ed is a bicycle education program for primary school students.The recommended year levels for participation are year 5-6 (aged 10-12). It is funded and managed by the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure. The Way2Go program has clearly stated goals. It… Continue Reading →

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