Library News

New Library Opening Hours The Library is now open from 8:30am weekdays and open after school on Monday afternoons until 3:20pm. Premier’s Reading Challenge It’s great to see so many students finishing off their Premier’s Reading Challenge. Just a reminder… Continue Reading →

Books really do…….light up our world

An amazing display of lanterns was enjoyed at our Book Week celebration event on Friday. Students responded to their reading with enthusiasm and imagination. They made connections using an innovation on this year’s book week theme Books light up our… Continue Reading →

We’re encouraging our students to complete the PRC.

    At Woodend there are only 3 days to go until the end of reading for the Challenge in 2015. We are encouraging students to get those books read and record sheets completed. Record sheets go to the class teacher… Continue Reading →

Book Week Celebration Event Friday 28 August: Lantern Parade

Book Week is 24- 28 August. At Woodend our celebration event will be at 10:00 am on Friday 28 August. Using our innovation on this year’s theme: Books Light up our World, all classes will join in our Lantern Parade. Students are… Continue Reading →

We loved having Phil Cummings here!

        This term  Phil Cummings came to our school to talk about writing with the year 6/7 classes. Wednesday morning all the senior students went to the gym to see him. When we got there he was talking to us… Continue Reading →

We enjoy stories…there’s no quibbling about that!

Listening to a special story is always a wonderful experience. Thousands of children across our nation read the same book at the same time as part  National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS). Held annually, a picture book, written and illustrated by an Australian author… Continue Reading →

Latest News from Our Library

Have you seen our library lately?  We are reorganising to create more dynamic spaces for reading, browsing and inquiry learning. You are welcome to come in with your child any morning or afternoon. Did you know that parents can register… Continue Reading →

Excited About Book Club Orders!

Scholastic Book Club Issue 1 orders were distributed this week and there are  many excited students. Books are an important part of your children’s growth and development.  The ability to read is critical to independence and personal development.  The Book Club encourages your children’s reading… Continue Reading →

Writers’ Week Kid’s Weekend Reminder

Reminder: Writers’ Week 2015 starts this weekend and it’s Kid’s weekend, which will be a big hit with all the family. It should be a fun event. One featured writer is Andy Griffiths, a very popular author and a favourite… Continue Reading →

We Love Reading!

We know that we like reading in comfortable spaces. In our classrooms and other areas around the school we are creating more spaces that are lovely to reading in.  You may also have noticed these places encourage sharing  reading experiences with others.  We would love you to post… Continue Reading →

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