Woodend OSHC and Vacation Care Update

Dear parents/caregivers, We are coming up to the end of the term, and the beginning of another Vacation Care program, which will be able to accommodate our brand-new receptions as from the beginning of care in January as they are… Continue Reading →

School Parking Update

Dear families, I have been contacted by the Marion Council who were asked during our recent Sports Day by a local resident to come and check the illegal parking behaviour by a number of people.  Unfortunately, we, like many other… Continue Reading →

Woodend Students involved in Remembrance Day Services


Remembrance Day Service Invitation: Friday 10th November 2023

This Friday we are going to hold a Remembrance Day Service at Woodend School on Friday 10th November as the 11th falls on a Saturday.  Hopefully we will be able to use our new COLA and enjoy being in the… Continue Reading →


Term Four Updates


Parent / Teacher Communication Request

Dear Parents, As we begin another school term filled with excitement and learning, I wanted to take a moment to address a small but important matter regarding communication between parents and teachers. Before each school day starts, our teachers are… Continue Reading →

Term Four – Principal’s Update

The featured image is of our COLA with the floor partly coated with its new surface.   Dear families, We return to term four with a considerable change to the world that we live in, with both the Referendum for… Continue Reading →

Principal’s Blog 20/9/2023

Dear parents, As we approach the term 3 school holidays, we’re delighted to share end of term events and achievements that have been a feature of term 3. External School Review: One of the most significant milestones this year is… Continue Reading →

School Closed Friday 1 September due to industrial action

Thankyou to all our Volunteers

Dear families, Our school relies on a wide range of voluntary time that is given by parents and grandparents of our children. The time and energy invested in our school is greatly appreciated, and I want to use this opportunity… Continue Reading →

Governing Council Annual General Meeting 2023 Invitation

6:30PM Staffroom – enter via office    Hello to all Woodend Parents & Carers, I hope that 2023 is off to a good start for your family. I would like to invite you to attend the 2023 Woodend Primary School… Continue Reading →

Building Progress Update

Dear families, we are progressing to the set timeline and the first handover of rooms takes place this coming Monday 20th. Ms Yardley/Ms Bateson and their year 1 students will move into room 23 while Ms Guinan and her year… Continue Reading →

Principal’s Welcome

Welcome to 2023 It is the start of a new academic year and Woodend Primary School is ready to help your child reach their potential. Our caring and community focused school provides each student with the attention they need to… Continue Reading →

Approved 2023 Materials & Services Charge

Dear families, As the Chief Executive’s delegate, I have approved the amount for the 2023 school year, of $355. This follows a successful poll where the majority supported the amount of $355 being the 2023 Materials and Services charge for… Continue Reading →


REMINDER: EARLY FINISH School will finish at 2:05pm On Friday 16th December 2022. OSHC will begin earlier to accomodate this finish time.

Student Reports and other End of Term Items

Thank You Firstly, a big thank you for all of the workers who made last night a great success. Our teachers, students, canteen staff and helpers plus sound technician and all those people who helped by putting our bins in… Continue Reading →

Latest Update: Concert and Fireworks

Update for Concert and Fireworks – more information about the Super Family Event. Please note that the Canteen BBQ is meat sausages, along with onion and bread. If you are unable to eat meat sausages, I suggest bringing other food… Continue Reading →



Woodend School Open on Monday – we still have power following the storm

Dear families, as you are hearing on the news, many schools have no power and will not one open on Monday. However we do have power and so we will be open as usual in the morning. Unless something untoward… Continue Reading →

PARENT FORUM – services and support available for children and young people (Helen Connolly, Commissioner for Children & Young People)

Parent Forum The Parent Forums are an initiative established to inform and engage parents or carers about the services and support available for children and young people with a disability and to provide an opportunity to listen to the voices… Continue Reading →

Principal’s News – 31st October 2022

Dear Families, Colour Run A special thankyou to everyone who helped out with the Colour Run last Friday. Your efforts means that from a Fundraising perspective, it was the largest amount raised in Fundraising memory. Just over $41,000 was raised… Continue Reading →

2023 Term 4 Start of our Long Awaited Building Program

Dear families, I am very pleased to be able to say that we will see builders onsite early in term 4. They will be setting up their builder’s compound in the first instance and fencing off their first stage for… Continue Reading →

Updates for the last weeks of Term Three

Dear families, Her Majesty The Queen 1926 – 2022  To acknowledge the passing of Her Majesty and as a sign of respect, the South Australian Government is supporting several observances. From Friday 9 September 2022 to Thursday 22 September 2022, our school… Continue Reading →

2023 Woodend Children Centre and General Preschool Mid Year Enrolments

Planning for mid-year intake in preschools in 2023 has progressed during the break and I can advise that the registration of interest process for mid-year intake into preschool in 2023 commences from Term 3 2022. Mid-year intake in preschools: Mid-year… Continue Reading →

2022 Materials and Services Rebate

Dear parents / caregivers,  You may have read about the state government’s initiative to provide a $100 discount on both the 2022 and 2023 Materials and Services Charge. I am pleased to provide you with a letter signed by the… Continue Reading →

Masks in schools Update

Dear Families, This week has seen quite a wintry blast of cold and wet weather, which means that sometimes we have children indoors during recess and lunch period, and sometimes the Oval is too wet for them to use even… Continue Reading →

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