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SAPSASA Volleyball News

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Congratulations to the year 6/7 students who represented our school in the SAPSASA Indoor Volleyball competition on Monday.  As you can see by the photos, there were many teams representing Woodend and there was team work and support for each… Continue Reading →

SSO Week 2019

 ‘It takes a village to raise a child’ is an African proverb which means that it takes an entire community of different people interacting with children in order for children to experience and grow in a safe environment. SSOs play a vital role in the successful running… Continue Reading →

 Book Week Parade 2019

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Wednesday Week 5 21st August 10am “Reading is my Secret Power” All students, staff and parents may come dressed as a book character or in the theme of “Reading is my Secret Power”. Parade Plan: The gym will be set… Continue Reading →

Parent Forum Conference: A Different Kind Of Brilliance

The 2019 Disability Policy and Programs Parent Conference is coming up in term 3 for parents or carers of children/young people/students with a disability. When: Wednesday 25 September 2019 Times: 8.45am to 9.30am – pre conference session 9.45am to 2.15pm –… Continue Reading →

Year 6/7 Canberra Trip – Parent Meeting

Our year 6/7 trip to Canberra is fast approaching and so in addition to the information you received last week, we will be holding a parent information evening on Tuesday, August 20th at 6:30 pm. This meeting, to be held… Continue Reading →

Father’s Day gift Stall 2019

Parent Network volunteers will be running another Gift Stall, this time in honour of Father’s Day. This will give our students a chance to say thank you to the special people in their life who take care of them. All… Continue Reading →

Woodend Book Week Parade 2019

Wednesday Week 5 Wednesday, 21 August  10:00am Theme: “Reading is my Secret Power” Weather permitting, the parade will include the whole school and be held throughout the street and basketball court area. Backup wet weather plan is for the reception… Continue Reading →

Dental for Schools Mobile Visit

Oral Health Program    Is visiting Woodend Primary School to provide dental check-ups and treatment/s onsite from Monday, 19 August to Wednesday, 21 August. The program is run with the help of Medicare and the Child Dental Benefit Schedule (CDBS) so… Continue Reading →

WOODEND STUDENT STUDY TOUR to MYOJO GAKUEN SEPTEMBER 2020

We are now planning the fifth biennial Woodend @ Myojo Study Tour for September 2020. Our current Year 4, 5 and 6 students have a wonderful and unique opportunity to travel to Myojo Gakuen, Tokyo, and be hosted by their… Continue Reading →

Welcome to Term 3

Welcome back to term 3.  Hopefully everyone enjoyed the time with family and were able to share in activities together.  I know that a number of children have eagerly shared their time on holiday, camp, travelling or spending time with… Continue Reading →

Whole School Photo Day – Tuesday, 20 August

School Photography Date: 20/08/19 ONLINE ORDER CODE: X65 723 295 Online Order link: https://www.advancedimage.com.au/keycode/keycodefinder.aspx?keycode=X65723295 School photography day is coming up very soon. Group and portrait photographs can be purchased by following the link above or by using the envelope. Important… Continue Reading →

Monday July 1st AEU Strike Action – Woodend PS will remain open

Dear families, As you would have seen in the news, The Australian Education Union has decided to apply strike action on Monday 1st July for the whole day. Each school votes and within that the teachers who choose to, are… Continue Reading →

Manga Artists

At the JLTASA (Japanese Language Teachers Association South Australia) Annual Conference, we had a display area to acknowledge our students effort and passion about their Japanese learning.  The theme each year is different, and for this year it was “Hands… Continue Reading →

Preparing for our STEAM building…..

Dear parents, This term seems to have gone very quickly.  Who would believe that it is getting to the end of week seven and that teachers are beginning the report writing process. Last week, Jarrod Lamshed and I spent time… Continue Reading →

JUMPATHON FUNDRAISING CLOSES JUNE 21

All participants have the chance to win some great prizes, check them out in the foyer! A big congratulations to all those students who have contributed so far! Some of our students have made a huge effort, AMAZING AMOUNT RAISED BY AVA!… Continue Reading →

Cold & Flu Season is Here

Dear Parents and Caregivers, We have been informed that 3 students have been identified with Influenza A, a viral infection.  They are currently not at school until they recover. Symptoms include: rapid onset of fever, headache, muscle aches, fatigue, sneezing,… Continue Reading →

New Working with Children Checks

As from 1st July 2019, there is a significant change to ‘working with children’ checks (commonly called police clearances or criminal history checks) that are required prior to working with children. Even if you’ve had a police check, you’ll need… Continue Reading →

It’s a Pie Day!

We have our next special lunch on Monday 17th June!  The students have different pies to choose from and a juice too … a perfect winter warmer!  See the flyer.  Payment is to the school or via Qkr and closes… Continue Reading →

Parent Survey

Each year we seek your opinion on a number of aspects of our school.  Recently an electronic  survey was sent to all families and many families have already responded. If you have yet to respond and wish to do so,… Continue Reading →

Student Free Day – Friday, 7 June

Student Free day will be on Friday, 7 June 2019 OSHC is available. Bookings are essential. Please phone 0411274747.  

Getting Started with Qkr

With Qkr you can pay school invoices, order your Woodies Goodies Lunch and place orders at the Uniform Shop which will be delivered to your child’s class. Click on the following link for information on installing and using Qkr. Qkr… Continue Reading →

WOODEND JUMPATHON 2019

Dear parents the Woodend Community has been a great supporter of The HEART FOUNDATION for a number of years. Heart Disease is Australia’s number one killer. The Heart Foundation relies on donations to carry out important lifesaving research. We now… Continue Reading →

Earn & Learn

The Woolworths ‘Earn & Learn’ program has started again for 2019. If you shop at Woolworths during the 1st  May – 25th June the school would appreciate your stickers earned from your purchases to go towards new equipment for our… Continue Reading →

Reminder: last days to order a donut!

For those students who love donuts and/or their Adelaide Crows or Port Power football team, here is a purchase you will love!  As a treat to celebrate the upcoming “Showdown” football match between Adelaide Crows and Port Power on May… Continue Reading →

A request from Grounds Committee

To the Woodend community My name is Ailee; I am Chair and parent volunteer on our school Grounds Committee. My husband and I are both on this committee as we enjoy helping the school to design, create and maintain projects… Continue Reading →

Thank you Helen Lewis

The Woodend community have been very fortunate to have Helen Lewis working in our Canteen for the past eleven years.  During this time, Helen has had oversight of all canteen operations and her organisation skills have been faultless.  Thousands of… Continue Reading →

NAPLAN

NAPLAN tests will take place in all schools across Australia in weeks 3 and 4 in term 2. At Woodend we are participating in the paper version of NAPLAN in 2019, which happens between 14 and 16 May (week 3)…. Continue Reading →

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