Year 7 to High School Update – Week 7 – Term 4 – (23-11-2021)

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COVID-19 Update once Borders are opened on 23rd November 2021

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Year Seven to High School Update 8-11-2021

Principal’s Update

Dear parents and caregivers, It was indeed a lovely sight to see parents at our recent sports day, which I know the teachers and students both appreciated. After such a long time without parents at school events, it was such… Continue Reading →

COVID-19 Update – 25 October 2021

COVID-19 Update – 25 October The good news we have been hoping for is here.  See the information below. It is always a complex task to balance the known with the unknown and I think we have managed very well…. Continue Reading →

Year Seven to High School Update

What it’s like to start year 7 in high school + Parent Update


Message to parents/caregivers from Professor Nicola Spurrier


Parent Feedback for Class Placement (only if required)

Dear Parents and Caregivers We are set to begin the class placement process in preparation for the 2022 school year. This is a lengthy and complex task involving teachers and the school leadership team to place each child in a… Continue Reading →

Sports Day visitors – Making it work in a Covid safe way

Dear parents, caregivers, Sports Day is just 3 weeks away and a program will soon be distributed via the School Blog Post. Pending any change in SA Health directions, it is our intention to allow one person per family to… Continue Reading →

Year 7 to High School Update – September 2021

From the Principal – Monday 20/9/2021

Dear families, Volunteers As we approach the end of the school term, we are thankful that despite the restrictions that we still have in place, we are able to organise and carry out excursions and camps for our students. In… Continue Reading →

Principal’s Update Week 7

Dear families, Once again, this term appears to be flying past us. On Monday of this week, we farewelled the two 5/6 classes to their camp at Wirraway Homestead at Strathalbyn. On Tuesday of this week we have three classes… Continue Reading →

Parent Forum

Parents and carers of  students with disability are invited to attend the Disability Policy & Programs September 16 2021 Parent Forum Hosted by the Department for Education, the Parent Forums are to inform and engage with parents or carers about… Continue Reading →

Latest Covid Restrictions in Schools Update – 3rd Aug 2021

Dear families, Firstly a big thank you for respecting the instructions given to remain outside of the school perimeter during drop-off and pick-up times. This is not a time for complacency and the direction given to us comes directly from… Continue Reading →

Returning to School after Lockdown

Dear families, School will resume on Wednesday morning (28-7-2021) and from that point there will not be an online learning program available, other than for students where families have been required to quarantine by SAHealth. Firstly, I wish to acknowledge… Continue Reading →

Covid-19: Letter to Parents/Caregivers

Year 7 to High School Update Term 2, Week 7

Principal News

Dear families, Recently I’ve returned from taking some leave. While I’ve been away there has been a strong team who continued leading the school in my absence and I would like to acknowledge Jane-Ann Natar, Cathie Luke, Aimee Aparicio, and… Continue Reading →

Retirement of WCC Director: Emmy Kiriakou

Dear Families, I have attached a letter from Emmy who many of you know well. She has been Director at the Woodend Children’s Centre long enough to have seen many of the children and families who are currently in years… Continue Reading →

Year 7 to High School Update


Year 7 to High School Parent Update 11/5/2021



Dear families, Next term during the first week of school, all students will be attending Bully Zero workshops. These will focus on understanding bullying and what to do about it. There is no cost to parents as this is fully… Continue Reading →

Year 7 to High School – Parent Update

Dear families, this is the final year in Primary school for our current year 6 and year 7 students. Consequently there will be a number of updates to share what the Department is doing in relation to this transition. Please… Continue Reading →

Principal’s Update including the $5,000,000 building grant

Dear families, $5,000,000 Building Program You may recall that in 2017 we were granted five million dollars for building and refurbishment of our school.  This work was then deferred as high schools needed to prepare for the influx of year… Continue Reading →

School Closure – Pupil Free Days 2021

Dear families, To assist with your planning for 2021, please note the following dates that have been approved for our school in relation to the school closure and pupil free days. Pupil Free Day – Friday 19/2/2021 (Staff will focus… Continue Reading →


Dear families, The Department of Primary Industries and Regions (PIRSA) has recently advised that much of metropolitan Adelaide and some areas of the Riverland are in fruit fly outbreak or suspension areas. To help South Australia fight fruit fly becoming… Continue Reading →

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