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2023 Graduate Award Winners

Congratulations to all year 6 students who graduated from Woodend on Thursday night. The following students won awards for their hard work and dedication. Academic Achievement Eva Cornish Leni Knowles Andie Rosenberg Alexis Panopoulos Academic Improvement Billy Rowston Charlotte Hollitt… Continue Reading →

Memento 2023: A Pollinator’s Garden

Buzzing with creativity! You may have seen this fence as you come up from the Woodend Children’s Centre. The year 6 students have made this fence a lot more colourful now with their memento for 2023. During garden lessons at… Continue Reading →

Performing Arts Opportunities 2024

We have many performing art opportunities available to Woodend students in 2024. MUSICAL 2024 We have an exciting opportunity for year 4-6 students for 2024 year levels. Please see the document at the end of the blog post for all… Continue Reading →

Woodend Performance Team Rocks the Stage!

On Thursday the 21st of September, a talented and dedicated group of year 4, 5 and 6 students took to the big stage at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre to participate in “Schools Challenge Australia” (previously Rock Eisteddfod). The students performed… Continue Reading →

Curtain Call Nears!

Be Bold, Be Different, Be You! In a world where conformity prevails, three children find happiness in playing various sports and games together, relishing the freedom to pursue what brings them joy. However, societal pressure from friends and sporting groups… Continue Reading →

Calling our Artists!

YOU have an exciting opportunity to have your artwork on the cover of the Festival of Music Songbook for 2024. All information and forms can be found on the Festival of Music website If you would like some support to… Continue Reading →

2022 Graduates Award Winners

Congratulations to all year 6 students who graduated from Woodend on Thursday night. The following students won awards. Academic Achievement Sophie Bentvelzen Kyara Fort Stephanie Provencher Spencer Trott Genevieve Walford Academic Improvement J’Aime Braysher Caitlin Briggs Lucas Crozier Mahala Fahey… Continue Reading →

Memento 2022

During Term 2, the year 5/6 Classes read “My Girragunji” by Meme McDonald and Boori Pryor for our novel study. We also focused on the Australian Indigenous artist, Bronwyn Bancroft to accompany our Indigenous focus. All students created amazing artwork… Continue Reading →

Year 6 Memento 2021

The year 6 Memento has been installed. The year 6’s of 2021 created a very colourful art piece that can be seen from the road as you walk or drive by. We hope past students can walk by at some… Continue Reading →

5/6 Aquatics

Year 5 On the 28th of February, week 5, Term 1, all the year 5/6 students went to Aquatics at Port Noarlunga Beach. Firstly we got into our groups, met our instructors and put on our wetsuits, this proved to… Continue Reading →

Year 7 Memento

The year 7 memento has been installed and is looking amazing. We are very proud of what the students achieved and they have left a very bright and impactful art piece for Woodend. The year 6 Memento will be installed sometime… Continue Reading →

Lego Animation Workshop

What we did. In week 8, rooms 1 and 2 had a lego animation workshop with GooRoo Animation. We started off looking at all different kinds of animations from lego, to clay to drawing and more. We learnt how to… Continue Reading →

Science Week: Worm Farms at Woodend

What was the task? The task was to make an environmentally-friendly worm farm using a plastic bottle. We recycled plastic bottles from home and used them for the task. We worked in our kitchen/garden groups making our own worm farms…. Continue Reading →

Visual Arts 2021

Welcome to Visual Arts at Woodend. This year Visual Arts will be taught by Miss Jess Ottewell and Mrs Rieko Woodley. Visual Arts with Miss Jess Ottewell  Visual Art lessons are a place where students will have the opportunity to… Continue Reading →

Forensic Science Incursion

On Tuesday of week 7 rooms 17, 19, 20, 25, 27, 28 & 29 were treated to a forensic science incursion organised by Ms Gregory. Forensic science is a type of science that involves looking for clues at a crime… Continue Reading →

What is a Growth Mindset?

In room 19 we have started off the year learning about how we can have a growth mindset and how we can be the best learners we can be. So what is a growth mindset? A growth mindset can really… Continue Reading →

Science in Room 24

In room 24 we have become science investigators and looking at melting. Our first focus was looking at ice and how temperature affects the melting speed of the ice. In the video below you can see a snippet of our… Continue Reading →

Parent Transport Help Required: We Have Books for Overseas Schools…

We are asking for a parent to drop off some boxes of obsolete books (see below) that have been deleted from our school’s library collection. These are to go to Pasadena High School (The Barn; Gate 2) on a Tuesday or… Continue Reading →

Graduation 2015… Some Dance Highlights

Please enjoy this selection which contains various videos from the end of the  graduation ceremony and the social that followed. As you can see students had a great time! A big thank you to Jess Ottewell for putting this together.

Congratulations Year 7s

  Congratulations to all our Year 7 students. We are sad to see you moving on but wish you all the best in your future  learning and relationships. We love the way you conducted yourselves as learners and citizens. Our younger students… Continue Reading →

Christmas Event Highlight Reel

A big thank you to Jess Ottewell for putting together this lovely video summary of our school community event. Thank you to all the performers, students and adults, who helped make it was great fun night.  

Nature Play

Room 12 students were recently out having a brain break outside during a busy day of learning. This is what a few students created during this time. Here is what Brianna thinks of playing in nature: I enjoy playing with… Continue Reading →

‘Get Dirty with Milton’ Filming Opportunity

On Friday of week 3, term 2, Lili, Lilyana, Sophie, Jesse, Brianna and I (Ella G) from room 12 had the opportunity to be on the Get Dirty with Milton tv show. We had the opportunity because Lili’s mum (Haidi)… Continue Reading →

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