Thank You from Governing Council

As our school year draws to a close I would like to say thank you to staff, families, and parent volunteers for all you do to make our school extra special. I am pleased to share that our final fundraising… Continue Reading →

Commonwealth Bank School Banking Program 2018

A little info for new and current parents regarding the Commonwealth Bank School Banking Program run by Parent Network members at Woodend Primary School. School Banking will start for 2018 on Wednesday the 31st January, and will take place every… Continue Reading →

Traffic & Safety Update

On Tuesday 28 November, I attended a Marion Council Meeting to present to council information about the traffic, parking, and safety concerns we experience around Woodend School. My 5 minute presentation was focused, first and foremost, on the safety of… Continue Reading →

Parent Network: Building our Community & Supporting our Families

This week, Parent Network held an open meeting to share information and answer questions about our community initiatives. Parent Network has the aim to build our community, to support the students and the school, and to help with communication and… Continue Reading →

School Banking Program

The Parent Network would like to thank all students for participating in School Banking this year. This is a wonderful initiative that teaches children to save as well as creates fundraising money for our school. Throughout the school we have… Continue Reading →

Parent Network Open Meeting

Join us for our final Parent Network meeting of the year – all current parent network members are invited as well as any parents/carers interested in learning more about the Parent Network and/or other school committees and ways to get… Continue Reading →

Community Feedback : Traffic & Safety

Traffic, parking, and road safety around Woodend Primary School can be a hot topic in our community. Governing Council has a task force to work with Marion Council and the Way2Go program to look into our problems and possible solutions…. Continue Reading →

Governing Council News… Fun with Maths

  – At our August Governing Council meeting we were very lucky to have Mrs Whelan and a few of her students along present to us on the learning they are doing in their 6/7 class. Max, Tyler, Cooper B.,… Continue Reading →

Spring Market Day | Oct 29

SAVE THE DATE! The WOODEND SPRING MARKET DAY will take place on Sunday October 29th. We will once again have marquee spaces, table spaces, and car boot spaces available for booking. The Parent Network runs a fantastic canteen, with hot… Continue Reading →

Mark LeMessurier : Resilience

We were very lucky to have Mark LeMessurier back at our school for a second presentation… this time on Practical Ideas to Build Healthy Resilient Children. Mark recommended we watch this short video as it epitomizes what resilience is… our… Continue Reading →

Market Day News

The Woodend Autumn Market Day was a wonderful success! We had a quick change of plans, on Sunday May 28, as all of our stall holders and car boot sellers had to move inside, out of the very WILD &… Continue Reading →

School Banking Volunteers Needed

Can You Help ? Each week our children at Woodend are able to participate in the Commonwealth Bank School Banking Program. This initiative is made possible by a selection of volunteers from the Parent Network. At this stage we have… Continue Reading →

NEW DATE Autumn Market Day May 28

UPDATE: Our AUTUMN Market Day will now be held on Sunday May 28 from 9am – 12 noon. Our Market Day is a new event this year — open to the entire community! Book in a stall or attend on… Continue Reading →

Mark LeMessurier : Dealing with BIG Feelings

On March 8 Woodend School was proud to host Mark LeMessurier – a popular speaker, educator, parenting coach, and counseller – as he presented to us his session on Dealing With BIG Feelings: Coaching Kids to Manage Anger to Anxiety and everything in… Continue Reading →

Autumn Market Day | May 7

Our AUTUMN Market Day will be held on Sunday May 7 from 9am – 1pm. It is open to the entire community – book in a stall or attend on the day! Coffee + Cold Drinks Sausage Sizzle Fairy Floss… Continue Reading →

Student Banking UPDATE

NOTICE: student banking DAY CHANGE Student banking will now take place on WEDNESDAYS. Please send in your student banking wallet each Wednesday starting this week: Wednesday March 8.  Bec, our Commonwealth School Banking rep, will be at the school on… Continue Reading →

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