2022 Principal’s News

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Dear families, I trust that you have had a safe and enjoyable number of weeks home with your children, allowing time to do the family things and spend time with each other. I know a number of people have enjoyed… Continue Reading →

Year 7 Memento

The year 7 memento has been installed and is looking amazing. We are very proud of what the students achieved and they have left a very bright and impactful art piece for Woodend. The year 6 Memento will be installed sometime… Continue Reading →

2021 Year 6 & Year 7 Rose Ceremony

Lego Animation Workshop

What we did. In week 8, rooms 1 and 2 had a lego animation workshop with GooRoo Animation. We started off looking at all different kinds of animations from lego, to clay to drawing and more. We learnt how to… Continue Reading →

Week 9: Year 7 to HS Parent Update – SAPOL


End of Year Information

Last Day of the School Year – Early Dismissal – 2.05pm School resumes on Monday 31 January 2022 2022 Proposed Pupil Free Days and School Closure Day Dates  Tuesday 15/3/22 SFD  (Week 7, Term 1) Adelaide Cup long weekend Friday… Continue Reading →

Year 7 to High School Update – Week 8 – Term 4 – (30-11-2021)


Myojo Sister School Home-stay and hosting information

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 →

Year 7 to High School Update – Week 7 – Term 4 – (23-11-2021)

Instrumental Music 2022 – Private Providers

We are now taking enquiries about instrumental music lessons with our private providers in 2022. These lessons have a weekly cost and occur during school times. All payments and ongoing communication about lessons takes place between parents/caregivers and the provider…. Continue Reading →

Zooming with Myojo, our sister school in Tokyo!

This term we have been very fortunate to have the wonderful opportunity to have a Zoom lessons with our sister school, Myojo Gakuen and their Year 4 and 5 classes. Four classes were able to have the opportunity and connect… Continue Reading →

COVID-19 Update once Borders are opened on 23rd November 2021


Occasional Care Available at Woodend Children’s Centre

Vacancies for Occasional Care at Woodend Children’s Centre. Children aged between 1 & 2 years old 3 Hour sessions Monday & Tuesday mornings available Enquires on 38221069  

Year Seven to High School Update 8-11-2021

Principal’s Update

Dear parents and caregivers, It was indeed a lovely sight to see parents at our recent sports day, which I know the teachers and students both appreciated. After such a long time without parents at school events, it was such… Continue Reading →

Online Safety – advice and tips for parents

The eSafety Commissioner has been established to help safeguard Australians at risk from online harms and to promote safer, more positive online experiences. There are 6 main areas of focus to the commissioner’s role and one area is providing online… Continue Reading →

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Southern District Hiragana Reading Competition 2021

This year we were again able to take part in the annual Hiragana Reading Competition, held at Reynella East College. We were able to take 2 teams of 4 to represent our school. It was a highly sort after position… Continue Reading →

COVID-19 Update – 25 October 2021

COVID-19 Update – 25 October The good news we have been hoping for is here.  See the information below. It is always a complex task to balance the known with the unknown and I think we have managed very well…. Continue Reading →

Science Week: Worm Farms at Woodend

What was the task? The task was to make an environmentally-friendly worm farm using a plastic bottle. We recycled plastic bottles from home and used them for the task. We worked in our kitchen/garden groups making our own worm farms…. Continue Reading →

Year Seven to High School Update

What it’s like to start year 7 in high school + Parent Update


Woodend Primary School presents… 2021 ARTS SHOWCASE!

We are proud to present Woodend Primary School’s 2021 Arts Showcase!  For many of our students this recording is the culmination of their persistence and hard work in learning their instrument of choice, undertaking a new challenge and/or pursuing a… Continue Reading →

Message to parents/caregivers from Professor Nicola Spurrier


Sports Day Spectators Sign In

  School Interview process is now open for parents to book in for Sports Day. Go to the link: Event code:     fs46e There are 2 sessions available. One adult per family per session is allowed. If you… Continue Reading →

Welcome to Term 4 2021

Welcome back to term 4.  Trusting everyone enjoyed some time away from the routine of school.  Many children have eagerly shared their time on STEAM investigations, camping, travelling or spending time with friends. It is obvious that students have returned… Continue Reading →

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 2022 school year. This is a lengthy and complex task involving teachers and the school leadership team to place each child in a… Continue Reading →

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