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Gift Stall Thank You

This month, parent volunteers organised and ran another successful gift stall at Woodend, in honour of Father’s Day. We would like to thank Parent Co-ordinator Jess Simmons and her team of volunteers: Lisa, Sindy, Keeley, Shannon, Kimberly, Jess, Carolyn, Jenny,… Continue Reading →

Important Traffic & Safety Reminders

​A reminder to all families: please abide by all traffic & parking rules & restrictions in the streets around our school. The safety of the children and families must be all of our priority, we ALL need to do the right… Continue Reading →

Colour Run Fundraiser 2022

This year, we will be holding a School Colour-Run as our major fundraising event! Organised by our SRC and parent network, this event is designed to raise much needed money towards improving The Street learning and play spaces and purchasing a portable stage set… Continue Reading →

2022 Colour Run – Save these dates!

We are excited to announce that this year we are doing a Colour Run Fundraiser! Perhaps you were part of our community in 2018 or 2019 when we last held Colour Runs, it is a lot of fun! This year… Continue Reading →

Father’s Day Gift Stall 2022

Parent Network volunteers are excited to once again host a Gift Stall in honour of Father’s Day. Our aim is to offer students an opportunity to say ‘Thank You’ to the special people in their lives who care for them…. Continue Reading →

OSHC 2022 STAFF

Thank you to our 2022 OSHC Staff! Kari Hi my name is Kari and I joined the team at Woodend Primary in 2022. I currently work as an SSO in the Reception classes during the school term and in OSHC… Continue Reading →

Thank You Woodend OSHC

WPS Governing Council would like to recognise the hard work of our OSHC staff and the wonderful support of our OSHC families. As you know, by the end of term 1 this year, our OSHC was in a tough spot!… Continue Reading →

Free Presentation: Pathways to a Healthy Mind

Pathways to a Healthy Mind Parent Workshop with Dr Tom Nehmy For: parents of ELC and primary school aged children Wednesday 15 June – WPS Gym 6pm – Doors open, Drinks & Nibbles for Parents & Carers 7pm – 90… Continue Reading →

Mother’s Day Gift Stall 2022

Parent Network volunteers are excited to once again host a Gift Stall in honour of Mother’s Day. Our aim is to offer students an opportunity to say ‘Thank You’ to the special people in their lives who care for them…. Continue Reading →

Thank You Woodend Canteen

WPS Governing Council would like to acknowledge the amazing work of our canteen staff: Karen, Sindy, and Jess as well as our regular canteen volunteers. Our school canteen has remained open through 2 years of disruption, ongoing restrictions, food supply… Continue Reading →

Invitation to AGM & School Committees 2022

Hello to all Woodend Parents & Carers, I hope that 2022 is off to a good start for your family. I would like to invite you to attend the 2022 Woodend Primary School Annual General Meeting. The AGM is an… Continue Reading →

Invitation to 2021 AGM and Join Committees

Hello to all Woodend Parents & Carers, I hope that 2021 is off to a good start! I would like to invite you to attend the Woodend Primary School Annual General Meeting. The AGM is an opportunity to learn more… Continue Reading →

Parking, Traffic, Kiss & Go Updates

UPDATE TO PARKING / KISS & GO ZONE – EDWARD BECK DRIVE: PLEASE NOTE: Marion Council have adjusted the NO PARKING times at the Kiss & GO zone. The afternoon NO PARKING times are now 2:30pm – 3:30pm, Monday –… Continue Reading →

Invitation to Join 2021 Parent Network Committee

You are invited to join the WPS 2021 Parent Network. Parent Network is a committee of parents & carers – our aim is to connect with and support other parents, the students, and our school. Parent Network volunteers run a number of… Continue Reading →

WPS AGM – the online version!

We have set a new date & time for the Woodend Primary School AGM : Wednesday 27 May 2020 @ 7pm… online via zoom! The AGM is open to all members of our school community. It can be a fanstastic… Continue Reading →

Invitation to 2020 AGM & Join School Committees

Hello to all Woodend Parents & Carers – welcome to another exciting year at our school! I would like to invite you to attend the Woodend Primary School Annual General Meeting. The AGM is an opportunity to learn more about… Continue Reading →

2019 Colour Run Thank You

Thank you to all Woodend students, staff, and families for helping to make the 2019 Colour Run a fantastic event and fundraiser. Thanks to your effort, we’ve raised approximately $7700 to help with the new playground & nature play at… Continue Reading →

Thank You Volunteers

On Friday 6 December, Woodend Volunteers were honoured with a lovely morning tea. We recognize that our parent and carer volunteers are incredibly busy and not all could make it to the tea, so we want to be sure to… Continue Reading →

Active Travel To & From School

Walktober Challenge Woodend’s recent Walktober Challenge was a great success! We nearly double the active travel trips from 2018 and we increased the number of students participating from 17 classrooms up to 24! Congratulations to Room 25 for winning the… Continue Reading →

2019 Colour Run – Save the Date!

We will be doing another Colour Run school-wide fundraiser in 2019. UPDATE: our new date is Friday 22 November – please save the date! (We apologise for any inconvenience in this date change – an unforseen conflict arose.) All students… Continue Reading →

Proposed Access and Path – Creating Safer Routes to School

In our work with Marion Council, Minister David Speirs, and Way2Go (Department of Planning, Transport, and Infrastructure) we have been looking for multiple solutions to improve the situation of safety & traffic around Woodend PS. One aim is to improve… Continue Reading →

Invitation to AGM & Join School Committees

Hello to all Woodend Parents & Carers – welcome to another exciting year at our school! I would like to invite you to attend the Woodend Primary School Annual General Meeting. The AGM is an opportunity to learn more about… Continue Reading →

2018 Colour Run Thank You

Thank you to all Woodend students, staff, and families for helping to make the 2018 Colour Run an incredible event and fundraiser. Thanks to your effort, we’ve raised over $15,000 for new playground equipment & nature play at Woodend! This is… Continue Reading →

2018 Spring Market

The Woodend Spring Market is coming soon! Sunday 18 November 9am – 12 noon. We’ll have: market stalls carboot sales entertainment FREE kids activities including Bouncy Castle & Face Painting christmas treasure hunt food stall with egg & bacon sandwiches,… Continue Reading →

Walktober : October 21-31

As a Way2Go school we are supporting Way2Go Walktober by encouraging  our school community to walk or ride to and from school more often during October. The aim is to reduce traffic congestion around school drop off and pickups by… Continue Reading →

Colour Run – Money & Prizes

All fundraising money must be submitted online, turned in to the office, or paid via QKR by 11am Friday 28 September. We are asking ALL STUDENTS TO REGISTER ONLINE for Colour Run Fundraising – even if you are submitting cash… Continue Reading →

Colour Run – Timetable

NEW TIMETABLE for the new date – Colour Run Thursday 1 November Please note, the timetable is approximate, we may end up running faster or slower than this timetable. If you are coming to watch your children do the Colour… Continue Reading →

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