Classroom News

Welcoming our tiny visitors

Our Reception children are loving time with their fluffy chicken friends in their classroom.  Once again all Reception classrooms have welcomed the tiny chicks from the Henny Penny Hatching program.  In fact our school is the first school since COVID-19… Continue Reading →

Welcome to our new Reception children!

Welcome to our new Reception children and their families!  We enjoyed meeting many parents/carers at our ‘Cheers or Tears’ gathering last Tuesday morning.  Week One has now finished and we are seeing the new children settle into school life remarkably… Continue Reading →

Touch Rugby Tournament

Since Week 7 of Term 3 our senior students have enjoyed taking part in a Touch Rugby Tournament every Friday afternoon. There were 9 teams for both the boys and girls. Thanks to Mr Natar for managing the tournament and… Continue Reading →

Co-Designing Learning in Room 17

In Room 17, students have a great deal of power over their learning.  They need this power, and investigations into how students learn best have indicated that they actually crave it. This makes sense, after all the students are the… Continue Reading →

“Eggsperiments” in Room 18!

All the Reception classes welcomed and cared for eggs and baby chickens in Weeks 1 and 2 of this term. The Reception children in Room 18 had some fun and did a Science ‘Eggsperiment.’ They collected the following items in… Continue Reading →

Playing With The Past

As part of our History discovery Reception classes investigated toys that our parents and Grandparents played with.     We discovered some familiar toys that continue to be  popular throughout the generations.  And some fun old discoveries.        … Continue Reading →

Year 2 Urrbrae Wetlands Excursion

Gratitude Journals

Since the beginning of Term 1 students in room 11 have been keeping a ‘Gratitude Journal’. The journals are not intended to look attractive and be decorative, each student journal is like a log book of all of the things… Continue Reading →

Room 4 – Our Chicken Adventure

While the students of Woodend Primary were all settling into their first day of Term 3, the children of Room 4 were already busy at work, witnessing a baby chick pipping out of it’s egg, right in front of their… Continue Reading →


Week 7, the Year 5’s went to Aquatics at Port Noarlunga.  One day the weather was cool and the other day was perfect. We went on the bus and participated in safety talks, boogie boarding and swimming but unfortunately the… Continue Reading →

Room 1 and 2 together time

Rooms 1 and 2 students enjoyed time together with over one hundred parents and siblings who came for a BBQ tea on the evening of Friday 24 February.  Once the families had left, the children took part in a scavenger… Continue Reading →

Sorting, sorting and more sorting! Room 18

We have started the year with a focus on ‘sorting’ in Mathematics.  The reason is two fold: the Reception children can become more familiar with exploring Mathematics equipment as well as develop the understanding that objects can be grouped based… Continue Reading →

A positive start!

It is hard to believe that the first week has gone!  The new Reception children have successfully managed their first week of school life.  The parents/carers and Reception teachers have benefitted from some quality time to talk about the child… Continue Reading →

Keeping Fit and Active in Room 30

Beach Day at Brighton was a fun and educational excursion for PE Week. Students participated in a Surf Safety session, played beach games and learned about local Marine Life. We also learned how to paddle on surf boards and catch… Continue Reading →

Final Room 19 Market Day

Room 6 – Spelling + Art + Writing = Fun

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Room 23 News

This term in room 23 we have been learning to understand the features of narrative texts. We spent a lot of time discussing and analysing the key components of a narrative including characters, settings and text structure. We also developed… Continue Reading →

Room 7 – Royal Adelaide Show

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Room 7 – Showbags at the Royal Adelaide Show

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