Celebrating our Woodend Volunteers 2024

Today, we celebrate some very special people—our volunteers. Woodend school thrives because of the dedication and generosity of all of our volunteers. You are the unsung heroes who help us in countless ways, from supporting Mother’s Day and Father’s Day… Continue Reading →

The 2024 Governing Council members and Principal’s Report

Last week the Annual General Meeting for the Governing Council was held. Thank you to all who came along to be a part of that meeting and a special thank you to the Student Representative Council members who presented their… Continue Reading →

You are invited to the 2024 Governing Council AGM – April 3rd 2024

2024 Governing Council Annual General Meeting Wednesday 3rd April 2024 6:30PM – Staffroom – enter via front office   Hello to all Woodend Parents & Carers, we hope that 2024 is off to a good start for your family. You… Continue Reading →

A very successful first week of school

Dear families, The first week of school was a mixture of learning conversations for reception parents, and children getting back into the school routine. Pleasingly both went well. It was excellent to speak with so many of you last week… Continue Reading →

Principal’s Welcome Back – 2024 – Working Together

Dear parents/caregivers, Welcome to another year of growth and possibilities.  All staff are looking forward to the 2024 school year and are keen to see the smiling faces of students and families returning to school. We are confident that this… Continue Reading →

Approval of the 2024 Materials and Services Fee

Dear families, As the Chief Executive’s delegate, I have approved the amount for the 2024 school year, of $365. This follows a successful poll where the majority supported the amount of $365 being the 2024 Materials and Services charge for… Continue Reading →


We have a special lunch order for Wednesday 13th December, which will be a sausage sizzle available to be ordered on QKR.

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 →

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