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General Information and Reminders

E-Safety Parent and Carer Webinars 2022

2022 Parent series – Schedule

NAPLAN 2022: Information for Parents & Caregivers

NAPLAN is a nationally developed program that provides schools, states and territories with information about how education programs are working and what areas need to be prioritised for improvement. NAPLAN tests are administered to students in years 3, 5, 7,… Continue Reading →

Principal’s Update: 3 February 2022

Dear families, Thank you so much for the efforts that you have made to ensure that our first few days of school for 2022 have been as smooth as possible for our students, especially the new students starting school for… Continue Reading →

Week 2 arrangements for Reception and Year 1 families

Congratulations to you! Week 1 is nearly complete and your Reception or Year 1 child has successfully manage all the new learning associated with school life. We thank you for supporting your Reception/Year 1 child to get to school promptly… Continue Reading →

Too many Seesaw notifications? Here’s what you can do

This year we have rolled out Seesaw for Schools across all classes. You may have been receiving a lot of notifications lately, especially if you have a child who is completing a remote learning program. We recommend reviewing your settings… Continue Reading →

Drop off and pick up procedure for students of essential workers

Tomorrow morning (Wednesday), all students will resume learning for 2022. Reception and year 1 students will begin the year at school in their classes with their classroom teacher.  Year 2-6 students will begin the year with remote learning. Thank you… Continue Reading →

Remote Learning Advice for Families

Dear Families, As you know, there will be a staged return to school over the first two weeks of term that balances every child’s learning entitlement with safety and risk management concerns. Reception and Year 1 children will be starting… Continue Reading →

Minimising COVID cases at Woodend PS

Dear parents/caregivers, The start of the 2022 school year has been adjusted to help minimise the peak of COVID-19 cases in South Australia. Arrangements for Students of Essential Workers (31 January and 1 February) Monday 31 January and Tuesday 1… Continue Reading →

Communicating with Teachers: Seesaw for Families

Dear Families, This year all classes will be using Seesaw to share and communicate with families! This replaces our use of closed class Facebook groups. Your child will post to Seesaw to share their learning. Teachers will also use Seesaw… Continue Reading →

UNIFORM SHOP NEWS FOR THE START OF 2022

Due to Covid 19 restrictions the uniform shop will be unable to open on January 27 as previously advertised. Uniforms may be purchased using the Qkr app, and collected on January 27 or 28 between 9am-12pm from the school office…. Continue Reading →

Temporary Change to News Blog Subscription

Over the next few weeks, it is essential that all families are accessing updates from school leaders and administrators in a timely manner. The News Blog is our school’s central place for information to be published. While it is often… Continue Reading →

End of Year Reports and Class Placement 2022

End of Year Reports will go home with students this Wednesday (* December) along with information about class placement for 2022. Reports Teachers use a range of different assessment strategies and tools to gather evidence of student achievement with reference… Continue Reading →

Year 7 to High School Update – Week 8 – Term 4 – (30-11-2021)

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Visit the Woodend (virtual) Art Gallery!

In celebration of STEAM Week, our virtual art gallery has been updated! Thank you to our Visual Arts specialists for sharing some samples of the stunning works their students have created while exploring line, shape, tone, colour, pattern, texture and… Continue Reading →

Welcome to Term 4 2021

Welcome back to term 4.  Trusting everyone enjoyed some time away from the routine of school.  Many children have eagerly shared their time on STEAM investigations, camping, travelling or spending time with friends. It is obvious that students have returned… Continue Reading →

Full steam ahead for STEAM Week 2021!

Term 4, Week 1 (11th – 15th of October) We are excited to be holding our annual STEAM Week again this year. Through a range of activities and celebrations, students will have the opportunity to imagine, action and showcase their… Continue Reading →

Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability (NCCD)

The NCCD is an annual collection of information about Australian school students with disability. The NCCD enables schools, education authorities and governments to better understand the needs of students with disability and how they can be best supported at school…. Continue Reading →

Free Parent Webinar

The Department for Education has organised a free one hour parent webinar.  It is entitled ‘My Child and Me’ and is particularly targeted for parents and caregivers of 3-12 year old children.  Details attached.

End of Term Dismissal

Just a reminder that the last day of Term 1 is an Early Dismissal. We finish the term on Friday, 9 April 2021 at 2.05pm not 3.05pm. Term 2 Commences on Tuesday 27 April 2021.

Assistance for New Families

New Woodend families have now been with us for 5 weeks!  Here are a few pics of families where the new Reception has joined their sibling now at school! We trust that your child is settling into school life at… Continue Reading →

Autism SA Family Workshops

Autism SA provides a variety of training and development opportunities for families aiming to develop understanding of a particular area relating to the autism spectrum. The workshops are presented both online and face to face by facilitators with experience and… Continue Reading →

PARENT FORUM TRANSITION IN 2020 AND BEYOND

This webinar is designed to provide an opportunity for parents and carers of children and young people with a disability to learn more about the transition process and available support. Webinar-Parent-Flyer-June-20

Enrolments open for Woodend Children’s Centre

Woodend Children’s Centre is located adjacent to Woodend Primary School.  It offers a preschool program from Monday to Friday.  The centre provides a safe, secure, happy and loving environment for children and a program which reflects the needs and interests… Continue Reading →

Enrolments open for Trott Park Kindergarten

Enrolling at Trott Park Kindergarten Here is information about Trott Park Kindergarten.

One Plan and NEP Reviews 2020

The One Plan is an online personalised learning plan that contains information to support your child’s inclusion and achievement at school. It is a working document that is reviewed and updated throughout the year.  The One Plan replaces a range… Continue Reading →

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Hello Woodend students and families

I hope you all have a special Easter& school holidays, throughout these challenging and uncertain times with the onset of the Coronavirus (COVID19). In spending a lot more time at home, you and your families hopefully have been able to… Continue Reading →

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