Woodend OSHC and Vacation Care Update

Dear parents/caregivers, We are coming up to the end of the term, and the beginning of another Vacation Care program, which will be able to accommodate our brand-new receptions as from the beginning of care in January as they are… Continue Reading →

Southern Valley Tennis

Congratulations to the 3 Woodend students who have represented Southern Valley over the last 3 days in the Tennis State Sapsasa Carnival. Southern Valley competed in the division 5 competition and were able to win their division. In 2024 Southern… Continue Reading →

OSHC Vacation Care News

Vacation Care News

Woodend Produce Market – Wednesday 22nd November outside Room 3

Woodend Produce Market (WEDNESDAY 22ND NOVEMBER) –  will be outside Room 3 in our newly created Market stand. We will be selling fresh produce from our school garden. The goods are harvested by students from the Woodend Garden Program. This… Continue Reading →

Rugby League Carnival

Congratulations to the 21 Woodend students competed today in an NRL competition at West Beach. Both the boys and girls team had great success throughout the day and played really well. They worked hard and had lots of great results…. Continue Reading →

Southern Valley Cricket

Congratulations to the year 6 Woodend boys Charlie, Billy and Patrick who have represented Southern Valley in the division 3 State Cricket Carnival this week. They played in a 3 day carnival and had both individual and team success. The… Continue Reading →

Bully Audit #2 2023

Towards the end of term 2, we conducted the second of our Bully Audits for 2023 with all year 3-6 students. This audit showed that around 75% of our students understood what bullying is and what it isn’t. We trust… Continue Reading →

Attendance Matters

There is no safe threshold to missing school School attendance is compulsory and students are expected to: attend school every day the school is open arrive at school and to all lessons and activities on time participate positively in all… Continue Reading →

School Parking Update

Dear families, I have been contacted by the Marion Council who were asked during our recent Sports Day by a local resident to come and check the illegal parking behaviour by a number of people.  Unfortunately, we, like many other… Continue Reading →

Woodend Students involved in Remembrance Day Services


Southern Metro Girls Cricket

Congratulations to the two year 6 Woodend girls who represented the Southern Metro Girls Cricket team this week in a 3 day State Carnival. Both girls had great individual performances throughout the carnival and the team had excellent results to win… Continue Reading →

Remembrance Day Service Invitation: Friday 10th November 2023

This Friday we are going to hold a Remembrance Day Service at Woodend School on Friday 10th November as the 11th falls on a Saturday.  Hopefully we will be able to use our new COLA and enjoy being in the… Continue Reading →


2023 Sports Day

Congratulations to everyone who participated in the 2023 Woodend Sports Day. The sun was out, the atmosphere was great and it was a fantastic whole school event. A big thank you to everyone who contributed to the success of the… Continue Reading →

Term Four Updates


2024 Senior Uniform – orders closing 5/11/23

  Dear Parents/Guardians, 2024 Senior Uniform orders will close on 5/11/23.  If you are wishing to have delivery of Senior tops in Term 1 2024, please order before end of day on Sunday. If you miss this order, there will… Continue Reading →

Sports Day Schedule and Map – Friday, 3 November

Map of Events 2023   9.00       Classes to assemble on basketball court in team colours National Anthem and acknowledgement of country. 9.20        Sprints                Year 3-6 students (Fastest 8 boys and girls per year level) R-2 (In class and… Continue Reading →

Bully Zero at Woodend

Yesterday, our year 1-6 students were involved in Bully Zero Workshops and in painting a whole school mural celebrating difference. At the workshops year 1 and 2 students learnt about what bullying is, what it isn’t, what to do if… Continue Reading →

Myojo Hosting Opportunity for March 2024

We are very fortunate here at Woodend Primary to have a long-term Sister School relationship and exchange with Myojo Elementary School in Tokyo. Myojo students and staff have been visiting Woodend since 2008, when we began the home-stay program. We… Continue Reading →

2024 Senior Uniform – new link

      Please find below the updated link for 2024 Senior Uniform:   Apologies for any inconvenience.   Trudi Engelhardt

Christmas Appeal 2023

This year my office is again collecting donations for those in need over the Christmas period. We will be collecting new: toys and gifts non-perishable food items toiletries; and pet food. Please note all donations must be new and unused. … Continue Reading →

Senior Uniform 2024

Dear Year 5 Parents/Guardians, Your Year 5 student will have received a note today about Senior Uniform for 2024. Orders open with our uniform supplier, Belgravia Apparel, from 23/10/2023.  The details are in the attached flyer. Sizing garments are available… Continue Reading →

Are you Leaving Woodend Next Year? Please let us Know

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Parent Feedback for Class Placement (only if required)

Dear Parents and Caregivers We are set to begin the class placement process in preparation for the 2024 school year. This is a lengthy and complex task involving teachers and the school leadership team to place each child in a… Continue Reading →

Parent / Teacher Communication Request

Dear Parents, As we begin another school term filled with excitement and learning, I wanted to take a moment to address a small but important matter regarding communication between parents and teachers. Before each school day starts, our teachers are… Continue Reading →

Term Four – Principal’s Update

The featured image is of our COLA with the floor partly coated with its new surface.   Dear families, We return to term four with a considerable change to the world that we live in, with both the Referendum for… Continue Reading →

Principal’s Blog 20/9/2023

Dear parents, As we approach the term 3 school holidays, we’re delighted to share end of term events and achievements that have been a feature of term 3. External School Review: One of the most significant milestones this year is… Continue Reading →

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