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Proposed Access and Path – Creating Safer Routes to School

In our work with Marion Council, Minister David Speirs, and Way2Go (Department of Planning, Transport, and Infrastructure) we have been looking for multiple solutions to improve the situation of safety & traffic around Woodend PS. One aim is to improve… Continue Reading →

Building a Wellness Centre at Flinders Medical Centre

As many of you may be aware, the Flinders Foundation along with Mix102.3 are raising funds towards the building of a Wellness Centre at the Flinders Medical Centre. Jodie and Soda will be raising funds by spending 52 hours on… Continue Reading →

Term One Update

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The school year has begun and we are all finding that the time starts to fly past.  There always seems a lot to accomplish in a school year, however, the education of all children is our prime concern. Class teachers… Continue Reading →

Have You Updated Your Personal Details??

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Sometimes we just cant get in touch with you when we really need to….. If you have changed any of your contact details it is very important that we have this information in the office and that our database is… Continue Reading →

Credit Union SA News – School Community Rewards

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Autumn Market – March 31

The 2019 Woodend Autumn Market is coming soon! Sunday 31 March 9 am – 12 noon. We’ll have: market stalls carboot sales entertainment FREE kids activities including Bouncy Castle & Face Painting food stall with egg & bacon sandwiches, sausage… Continue Reading →

School Banking Information Session : Wednesday 13th February

Woodend Primary School is excited to offer the Commonwealth Bank School Banking program to all students. School Banking is a fun, interactive and engaging way for young Australians to learn about money and develop good savings habits. Children who deposit… Continue Reading →

Acquaintance Night Reminder – Tuesday 12th February

Meet our Teachers and other Parents and Caregivers (and students) Tuesday, 12 February 2019 While teachers have already met quite a number of parents and caregivers, we do look forward to having the opportunity on Acquaintance Night to meet with all families together to… Continue Reading →

Invitation to Join Parent Network 2019

The Parent Network is a committee of parents who help to build a strong school community and support the parents & families of WPS. We aim to have at least one parent liaison for each classroom to assist with communication… Continue Reading →

Our start to 2019

Welcome to the 2019 school year. Last week saw our 82 new receptions begin school. Only a few were showing signs of first day nerves and teachers ensured that they were well cared for. We had about 50 parents enjoy a… Continue Reading →

REMINDER

END OF TERM DISMISSAL is at 2.05pm on Friday.

Year 6 Leadership Session

Enjoyable, a growth mindset, caring, generous, flexible, high achievers, mature, respectful, fun These are just some of the things our current year 6 students would  like people to be saying about them as a year 7 group as they graduate… Continue Reading →

Years 4/5 Obento Master

Years 4/5 Obento Master   As a part of Japanese education at Woodend Primary School, we give our students various kinds of Japanese education opportunities where possible.  This time Mr Freeman and I took 8 Years 4/5 students to a… Continue Reading →

Christmas Event Program

**BBQ** **Fireworks** **Performances** Important Parking Note:  Please do not park on any part of the school grounds or the bunting area for the fire truck. Adherence to these restrictions will ensure we have enough safety clearance to go ahead with… Continue Reading →

Galaxy Slimez

Ali, a year 5 student at Woodend has started her own slime business and will be selling pots of slime at school tomorrow (Friday 7 December) and on Monday 10 December. Large pot of slime – $5 Small pot of… Continue Reading →

Room 20 Interviews David Speirs

Room 20 have been doing some learning about the local community. One of the topics that they have been talking about is identifying some of the significant people who contribute to our community. Last week, they were lucky enough to… Continue Reading →

Ensemble Music Program for 2019

On Monday we will begin instrument testing with students that have returned notes. It’s not too late to return a note for your child who will be in year 5 or 6 for 2019. More information on the link below… Continue Reading →

School Open – Modified Education Program

School Open   – Modified Education Program  –  Thursday 29 November 2018 Dear Families, I am writing to inform you that Woodend Primary School will be open but providing a modified education program until 12.15pm on Thursday 29 November 2018 due to… Continue Reading →

Proposed Industrial Action

As you may have heard in the news, the Australian Education Union (AEU) and State Government are in negotiations centred around the enterprise agreement that school staff work under. The current agreement has expired and a new agreement needs to… Continue Reading →

Tasty Meal Choices for our End Of Year Celebration Night!

Our End Of Year Celebration Night is fast approaching!  Here is what you may like to purchase on the night for a tasty meal, beverage and/or treat.  These items will be prepared by our school Canteen staff and the money… Continue Reading →

Instrumental Music 2019

From next year, our school is able to access an ensemble music program through the Department for Education’s Instrumental Music Service. This means that students who will be in year 5 and 6 next year will have the opportunity to… Continue Reading →

It is PE Week this week!

Week 5 – Term 4 – PE WEEK  12th – 16th November 2018 Physical Education Week is a celebration of health and wellbeing; being active, learning about how to look after ourselves and encouraging our school community to take the… Continue Reading →

Remembrance Day Assembly

Remembrance Day Assembly Friday 9th November (as the 11th falls on a Sunday) 11:10 am to approx 11:30 am On the Netball Court next to our 3 Flag Poles All are welcome to attend. A short ceremony of Remembrance will… Continue Reading →

2018 Colour Run Thank You

Thank you to all Woodend students, staff, and families for helping to make the 2018 Colour Run an incredible event and fundraiser. Thanks to your effort, we’ve raised over $15,000 for new playground equipment & nature play at Woodend! This is… Continue Reading →

Free Parenting Seminar Tuesday 6 November

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2019 OSHC Enrolments.

2019 Enrolment forms are available now for OSHC. You can pop by the OSHC office and pick one up or download one from the WPS website. Kind regards Eloise, Zoe and Jackie

Sports Disco – Friday, 16 November

SPORTS DISCO Friday, 16 November 2018 Years R – 7 6:00pm – 7:30pm Dress Attire – Neat DJ Kezza Playing all the Greatest Hits Drink Included NO GLOWSTICKS Disco is fully supervised by Staff and Sports C’tee No Students will… Continue Reading →

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