OSHC are Moving to Xplor App

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Dear Parents, I am writing to let you know that our centre will be rolling out a new digital sign in/out system next week called Xplor. You will be invited to create an account with Xplor from an email on… Continue Reading →


  One student from each family should today bring home a financial statement for your family, with invoices for Materials & Services Fee and Excursion/Incursion Levy attached. The amount to be paid can be confusing this year due to application… Continue Reading →

School Card Applications

    Assistance for Materials and Services fees for low income earners may be available through the state government School Card Scheme. Applications can be made online or a hard copy form can be obtained from the Finance Office. Families… Continue Reading →

Principal’s Welcome

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Welcome to 2023 It is the start of a new academic year and Woodend Primary School is ready to help your child reach their potential. Our caring and community focused school provides each student with the attention they need to… Continue Reading →

Instrumental Music Lessons in 2023 – Private Providers

We are now taking enquiries about instrumental music lessons for student in years 3-6 in 2023. These lessons are offered by private providers. They have a weekly cost and occur during school times. After the initial registration of interest, all… Continue Reading →

Update from the Library: 2022 Premier’s Reading Challenge Success!

2022 Graduates Award Winners

Congratulations to all year 6 students who graduated from Woodend on Thursday night. The following students won awards. Academic Achievement Sophie Bentvelzen Kyara Fort Stephanie Provencher Spencer Trott Genevieve Walford Academic Improvement J’Aime Braysher Caitlin Briggs Lucas Crozier Mahala Fahey… Continue Reading →

Memento 2022

During Term 2, the year 5/6 Classes read “My Girragunji” by Meme McDonald and Boori Pryor for our novel study. We also focused on the Australian Indigenous artist, Bronwyn Bancroft to accompany our Indigenous focus. All students created amazing artwork… Continue Reading →

Thank You from Governing Council

As our school year draws to a close I would like to say thank you to staff, families, and parent volunteers for all you do to make our school extra special. I am pleased to share that our final fundraising… Continue Reading →

Approved 2023 Materials & Services Charge

Dear families, As the Chief Executive’s delegate, I have approved the amount for the 2023 school year, of $355. This follows a successful poll where the majority supported the amount of $355 being the 2023 Materials and Services charge for… Continue Reading →

Graduation 2022: LiveStream

This coming Thursday 15 December our Year 6 students will celebrate the culmination of their primary school years with a graduation ceremony. You can watch the ceremony live from 6pm using the link below. Graduation LiveStream:


REMINDER: EARLY FINISH School will finish at 2:05pm On Friday 16th December 2022. OSHC will begin earlier to accomodate this finish time.

Student Reports and other End of Term Items

Thank You Firstly, a big thank you for all of the workers who made last night a great success. Our teachers, students, canteen staff and helpers plus sound technician and all those people who helped by putting our bins in… Continue Reading →

2022 Celebration Night Program

  6:30 Announcements 6:35 Lily, Stephanie, Lianna, Sophie, Gabby, Ava National Anthem 6:40 Xzavier – Room 09 Texas Rock 6:45 Students – Room 25 Santa Tell Me 6:50 Room 04 Reindeer Hokey Pokey 6:55 Kindy Performance Head, Shoulders, Knees &… Continue Reading →

Year 2 Assembly Recordings

Congratulations to our year 2 classes who presented their assemblies for our school community today. Room 6 & Room 24 Room 8 & Room 30

Latest Update: Concert and Fireworks

Update for Concert and Fireworks – more information about the Super Family Event. Please note that the Canteen BBQ is meat sausages, along with onion and bread. If you are unable to eat meat sausages, I suggest bringing other food… Continue Reading →



Woodend School Open on Monday – we still have power following the storm

Dear families, as you are hearing on the news, many schools have no power and will not one open on Monday. However we do have power and so we will be open as usual in the morning. Unless something untoward… Continue Reading →

PARENT FORUM – services and support available for children and young people (Helen Connolly, Commissioner for Children & Young People)

Parent Forum The Parent Forums are an initiative established to inform and engage parents or carers about the services and support available for children and young people with a disability and to provide an opportunity to listen to the voices… Continue Reading →

Principal’s News – 31st October 2022

Dear Families, Colour Run A special thankyou to everyone who helped out with the Colour Run last Friday. Your efforts means that from a Fundraising perspective, it was the largest amount raised in Fundraising memory. Just over $41,000 was raised… Continue Reading →

Colour Run VIPs and Slime!

Congratulations to our Colour Run VIPs! This is awared to the top 3 classes that had: most funds raised = room 12 ($4332) highest participation = room 22 (100%) and room 30 (84%) best team spirit = room 22 for… Continue Reading →

Colour Run Event 2022

It is nearly time for our Colour Run event: Friday 28 October on the School Oval. Here is some important information about the event: TIMETABLE: Recess 11:05 = year 5/6 – rooms 17, 27, 28, 29 11:30 = year 4… Continue Reading →

Bully Audit Term 3 2022

Bullying is an ongoing and deliberate misuse of power in relationships through repeated verbal, physical and/or social behaviour that intends to cause physical, social and/or psychological harm. It can involve an individual or a group misusing their power over one… Continue Reading →

Fundraiser Update : Order Prizes!

Wow! Wow! Wow! Our school community have gone above and beyond in their fundraising efforts with over $38,000 donated and 61% of students participating… we are truly astonished and grateful! We will definitely be able to revamp the street, purchase… Continue Reading →

Gift Stall Thank You

This month, parent volunteers organised and ran another successful gift stall at Woodend, in honour of Father’s Day. We would like to thank Parent Co-ordinator Jess Simmons and her team of volunteers: Lisa, Sindy, Keeley, Shannon, Kimberly, Jess, Carolyn, Jenny,… Continue Reading →

Important Traffic & Safety Reminders

​A reminder to all families: please abide by all traffic & parking rules & restrictions in the streets around our school. The safety of the children and families must be all of our priority, we ALL need to do the right… Continue Reading →

Kitchen Garden Produce For Sale

The following produce from our Kitchen Garden Program is for sale on Qkr eggs, lemon curd, marmalade, organic garlic

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