New special lunch time treat!

This term our Special Lunch time treat is something new to try! On Thursday 21st March, your child can have a: ‘Sour Popz’ – sour grape flavour – iceblock with a sour grape twist to their taste OR ‘Swing’ –… Continue Reading →

Casual Day for A Great Cause!

On Friday of week 4, 23 February Woodend is having a casual day to raise funds for childhood cancer. We’re collecting donations to help distribute a book that has been written to support people experiencing Cancer.  It’s called ‘Nourishing the… Continue Reading →

Give Pedal Prix a Go!

It is time to find out more about Pedal Prix for 2024! Kerry, our Pedal Prix coordinator will talk to students and parents/carers about all you need to know about Pedal Prix and give your child an opportunity to try… Continue Reading →

Rose Ceremony 2024

It is soon time for us to officially welcome our new Reception students during our Rose Ceremony.  It is a tradition at Woodend that we welcome our youngest and farewell our oldest students with a handmade rose. This Rose Ceremony… Continue Reading →

Woodend Celebrates 2023: Live Stream Links

While we share in the disappointment that Celebration & Fireworks Night couldn’t proceed last night, we look forward to the first of our student performances today in the gym at 9:50am. Below are the links to the live streams for… Continue Reading →

Concert Update: Alternative Performance Schedule

Due to the unsafe weather forecast for this evening we have had to take the unfortunate but necessary decision to cancel our Celebration & Fireworks Night planned for this evening. To allow all classes the opportunity to show what they… Continue Reading →

2023 Celebration Night – Monday the 11th of December

Please join us next Monday evening as we celebrate the 2023 school year. Families are welcome to bring chairs or rugs to sit on during the concert, and a picnic dinner to complement what is available from the Canteen. Children… Continue Reading →

Decade Day & Dance Party 2023

Thank you for supporting our SRC fundraiser today. The event was a huge success with more that $700 raised for the Red Cross and lots of fun times enjoyed across the school. Some of the ways the Red Cross support… Continue Reading →

Sports Thank You Evening

We would like to acknowledge those parents, carers and grandparents for your support of Woodend sport this year. Whether you have coordinated, coached, team managed, helped in goals, umpired, supplied oranges or carried team drink bottles or equipment, we would… Continue Reading →

Reminder! Baked goods stall for Sports Day!

We have our annual Baked Goods stall for Sports Day!  The proceeds go to support Sport at Woodend and so we would appreciate you supporting us by providing some baked goods and/or offering some time to work on the stall. … Continue Reading →

Thank you for contributing to STEAM Week!

We were thrilled with the number of parents/carers who generously donated their time to speak to classes across our school during STEAM Week.  These parents talked about their passion, interest and/or occupation related to STEAM.  As you can see from… Continue Reading →

STEAM Week and Music Night highlights!

What an awesome start to the Term 1 commencing with our annual STEAM Week! We trust that you and your family were engaged and inspired by the variety of experiences on offer. Thank you to all those families who participated… Continue Reading →

Woodies Goodies Canteen Sports Day information

Here is all you need to know about Sports Day from our friendly canteen staff: ***  Sports Day Friday 3rd November 2023 *** The Sports Day Sausage Sizzle is the popular Sports Day lunch item!  There are drinks and treats… Continue Reading →

We’re excited to see your Family Design Challenge!

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! Even though our Term 3 holidays are drawing to a close, it is… Continue Reading →

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 →

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