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Garden News!

Last month we celebrated the chickens’ 2nd birthdays! Happy Birthday Bingo, Queenie, Violet, Chicki, Bubbles and Waffle!  They were very spoilt as the students fed them some extra special treats and by the photos, they loved them!  Some children chose… 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 →

Pedal Prix news!

Yesterday, Sunday 18th June, fourteen of our students rode our new “KAPOW” Pedal Prix car around Victoria Park racecourse. The car looked very modern with it’s new signage!. This was the second race for this year and the team got… 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 →

State Hiragana Reading Competition 2022

As mentioned in a previous post, we had 2 teams from Woodend place 1st and 2nd in the district Hiragana Reading Competition in September, last term. The Japanese Language Teachers’ Association of SA held a State Hiragana Competition, inviting those… Continue Reading →

Nihongo (Japanese) at Woodend

konnichiwa!  こんにちは! Welcome to Nihongo at Woodend. We, Sarah Vinall and Rieko Woodley, currently have the pleasure of teaching your child/ren Japanese. Many of you may know of us as Vinall sensei/Woodley sensei or just sensei! We are passionate about… Continue Reading →

Years 4/5 Obento Master 2019

As a part of Japanese education at Woodend Primary School, we give our students various kinds of Japanese educational opportunities where possible.  This year Woodend Primary School hosted a very popular Japanese event called ‘Years 4/5 Obento Master’, a Japanese… Continue Reading →


What a wonderful 10 days we have recently enjoyed with our 19 Myojo students and 3 staff joining our Woodend community. This year was the 13th visit for Myojo Gakuen students and staff. All of the Myojo students were visiting… Continue Reading →

FREE Workshop: Summer fruit tree pruning Wed 28th March

We welcome you to the garden for a FREE workshop on summer fruit tree pruning. WEDNESDAY 28th March from 3:30 – 5:30. Come learn to prune your fruit trees, to reduce height for easier harvesting, increase yield and improve structure… Continue Reading →

Disability Policy and Programs Parent Forum

  Three parent forums are planned for parents and carers of children/young people with a disability in 2017. The forums are an opportunity to further build the relationships between families and the Department for Education and Child Development by listening… Continue Reading →

Congratulations on wonderful sustained efforts: FESTIVAL OF MUSIC 2016

All who attended our Festival of Music performance last Sunday at the Festival Theatre were so impressed by the outstanding presentation. Congratulations to our choir members who sustained the effort  to develop their skills and abilities. Consequently they were able to contribute well… Continue Reading →

Congratulations High Velocity

Congratulations to all the team members who participated in the recent Jump Rope Championships held at Westminster College.Once again Woodend won many medals finishing second overall an amazing effort! Their Group Routine to the soundtrack of Thriller was outstanding and… Continue Reading →

What A Wonderful Expo… What Was It All About?

Find out  more when the students in Rooms 19, 25 and 12 report on it … coming soon!     

A VERY BIG THANK YOU… $9500 Raised so far via our ACTIVE-ATHON

Fantastic effort from all who contributed sponsorship donations via our Active-Athon.  We have such a wonderful school community.  All students will benefit from the lovely environment we create through our Biodiversity and Nature Play Project, which these funds will directly… Continue Reading →

SA Volunteers Day Celebration 8 June

Volunteers are an integral part of our school and local communities everywhere. We really appreciate the tremendous impact that our volunteers have on much that we do at Woodend. It is therefore a wonderful  thing that the state government has an official… Continue Reading →

Active Kids are Healthy Kids

  Friday, 22 May 2015 was National Walk Safely to School Day…  The objectives of WSTSD are: To promote the health benefits of walking and help create walking habits at an early age To help children develop the vital road-crossing… Continue Reading →

Interview The Block Stars: Scott Cam, Tim and Anastasia?

You might like to take the family  to the local Mitre 10 store on Saturday 18 April between 2-4 pm to  meet some of the celebrities from The Block.  Maybe one of our students could  snag an interview with Scott Cam and… Continue Reading →

Pedal Prix – Bingo Night

Important Term 2 Dates: Student Free Days and NAPLAN

*Please note this is a repost of important information first posted last term   In term 2 we have three Student  Free Days. On these days our staff are involved in training and development  activities associated with our Learning  Improvement  Plan. The school… Continue Reading →

Pedal Prix Bingo Night Friday, 1 May in the School Gym

Come and Join in the Fun and Laughs in the School Gym for the Woodend KPOW Pedal Prix Team Entry Cost: $20 pp includes games of Bingo. Organise a table of 10. Payment and Tickets: To book a table please phone… Continue Reading →

Seaview High Visit 05/03/15

Seaview High School is situated at 78-124 Seacombe Road, Seacombe Heights. Seaview is the ideal size, not too small and not too crowed. They offer a wide range of subjects and learning opportunities for all their eager students. On Thursday March… Continue Reading →

Sports Info / Registration Night

Date:     Tuesday, 3 February 2015  Time:       6:30pm  Where:    School Gym

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