Festival of Music 2023

On Saturday the 16th of September, 44 of our students performed on stage at the Adelaide Festival Theatre as part of the Public Primary Schools Festival of Music. Our school was also represented by Alexis C who is part of… Continue Reading →

Get ready for STEAM Week 2023!

Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics Career Sharing | Family Design Challenge | Arts Showcase | Expo Evening  It’s almost time for us to celebrate STEAM Week at Woodend Primary School! This year, we will ‘Reimagine the Future’ as we showcase our future-focused thinking,… Continue Reading →

Special Lunch coming soon!

Woodies Goodies Canteen is offering a delicious choice of: Butter Chicken and Rice              OR Butter Tofu and Rice and a Juice Box Cost:  $6.50 This special lunch day is scheduled for Wednesday 20/9/2023 (Week… Continue Reading →

Woodend’s Scarecrows at the Royal Adelaide Show!

Over Terms 2 and 3, our Garden Custodians have used some of their lunch times to build scarecrows for this year’s Royal Adelaide Show competition. The students discussed, voted on, designed and made two Storybook themed scarecrows – Pinocchio and… Continue Reading →

Book Week 2023 Read, Inspire, Grow

What a spectacle this morning! The oval track was lined with families enjoying the Book Week parade followed by some beautiful performances from our Junior and Senior Choirs and the Library Committee announcing this years winning books. Following our mini… Continue Reading →

Book Week 2023 – Read, Grow, Inspire

Please join us on Friday the 25th of August, 2023 as we celebrate Book Week. Students, families and staff are invited to dress up. Be inspired by the theme or dress as character from a story or book. This year… Continue Reading →

Pedal Prix News!

Last Saturday 5th August, our Pedal Prix team and their families headed to ‘The Bend’ at Tailem Bend for their next 8 hour race. The team members had several opportunities throughout the day to ride and showed more confidence with… Continue Reading →

Chickens come to visit!

Have you seen our feathery visitors? All of our Reception classes have focussed on the biological sciences this term and the children have had the experience of observing and recording the changes that occur from the embryo to the hen…. Continue Reading →

Free # Science Week event

Presented by University of Adelaide Botanist – Dr Kathryn Hill. A fun, interactive workshop that will help participants understand the value of trees, particularly in urban settings by encouraging participants to consider what makes a good urban tree and understand… Continue Reading →

Welcome to Term 3: Building Update & Diary Dates

Welcome back to term 3.  Hopefully everyone enjoyed the break from routine and the time with family. Many children have eagerly shared about their time on holiday, travelling or spending time with friends.  It is obvious that students have returned… Continue Reading →

100 days of Reception!

Today we celebrated our Receptions being at school for 100 days!  The children had been counting the days leading up to this day of celebrating their 100 day journey! Reception students and staff could dress up to commemorate the 100… Continue Reading →

Environmental Update: Student Leadership, Community Projects and School Upgrades

Woodend has been abuzz with various environmental projects taking place in the past few weeks. Youth Environmental Leaders Project Our SRC Leadership team have again been invited to join the Green Adelaide Youth Environmental Leaders Program. This program offers ongoing… Continue Reading →

Working Bee – Friday the 9th of June

Dear Parents and Caregivers   Our hard-working Grounds Committee is seeking support from our community, to continue with our ‘Street’ improvements that have begun in 2023.   You may have noticed that new pathways have been poured, together with new… Continue Reading →

Anzac Day 2023

Each year, our students commemorate Anzac Day in a range of ways. Alongside learning in classrooms, many young people have shared their experiences of attending dawn services and other events with their families. This year, Woodend Primary School was proudly… Continue Reading →

Celebrating Diversity & Inclusion – Harmony Day 2023

On Friday the 24th of March our school celebrated Harmony Day, showing our support for an inclusive community. Students dressed in orange or items of cultural significance, participated in international games and took part in a school picnic with our… Continue Reading →

A HUGE Success! Thank you for supporting our Market Stall.

Our first Woodend Market Stall for 2023 was extremely successful! Thank you to all the families who came by to share words of encouragement or purchase produce on Wednesday afternoon. Your support is appreciated! This initiative allows the fresh produce… Continue Reading →

Celebrating World Down Syndrome Day!

Thank you to all our students for joining in to our celebration for World Syndrome Day today!. As part of our  acknowledgement and celebration of uniqueness students and staff wore different coloured, lengths and styles of socks. There were numerous… Continue Reading →

​Harmony Day Celebrations – Friday the 24th of March

Each year, national Harmony Week celebrations recognise diversity and inclusion. Harmony Week is celebrated during the week that ​includes the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. CELEBRATING HARMONY DAY AT WOODEND – FRIDAY THE 24TH OF… Continue Reading →

Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day with us!

Next Tuesday 21 March we will be celebrating World Syndrome Day! This is a global awareness day which has been officially observed by the United Nations since 2012. The date for WDSD – the 21st day of the 3rd month,… Continue Reading →

Rose Ceremony 2023

When Woodend Primary School was first built back in 1995, we planted a beautiful Rose Garden out the front of our school.  Over the years, we have enjoyed watching the roses bloom and grow from tiny plants into mature rose bushes…. Continue Reading →

World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD)

World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD), 21 March, is a global awareness day which has been officially observed by the United Nations since 2012. The date for WDSD – the 21st day of the 3rd month, was selected to signify the… Continue Reading →

Rose Ceremony Farewell

We continued our Rose Ceremony tradition of celebrating the arrival of our new Reception students at the start of each year and farewelling our Year 6 students at the end of the year.  This is unique to our school as… Continue Reading →

Thank You and Farewell Ms Hauber

Ms Diedre Hauber has made the decision to retire from teaching. Ms Hauber began her teaching career at Christies East Primary School in 1979. Over the years she has worked at Macclesfield, Sheidow Park and now Woodend. She taught a… Continue Reading →

Fireworks Casual Day – Wednesday 7 December (Week 8)

A Casual Clothes Day has been organised for Wednesday the 7th of December (Week 8) to help raise money for the fireworks for our End-Of-Year Celebration Night. We love having the fireworks to celebrate with our Woodend Community. Each year… Continue Reading →

Year 4/5 Assembly Recordings

Congratulations to our year 4 and year 4/5 classes who presented their assembly for our school community today. Room 1 & Room 2 Room 9 & Room 10

Here’s a sneak peak at what has been happening in our garden!

Some keen student gardeners have been nurturing this carrot in our Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden.  This carrot, seemed to growing to be quite a size, although not as easy to measure whilst growing underground. Last Wednesday 9/11 was the time… Continue Reading →

Sports Thank You evening

It is time to recognise our parent/carer volunteers involved in Sport. For all our amazing parents/carers who have supported our students with any sport, taking on a role of regularly: coordinating managing a team transporting students umpiring scoring coaching You… Continue Reading →

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