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Early Dismissal 2:05 pm

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Friday, 25 September 2020 End of Term 3 2:05 pm Term 4 Begins Monday, 12 October.

OSHC Update

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Dear families, I’m writing to share with you that Ashleigh Parker has concluded her role as Director of OSHC, choosing to pursue her studies in teaching. Ashleigh is close to completion of her final teaching placement at Brighton Primary School…. Continue Reading →

Principal’s Update 14th September 2020

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Dear families, I wish to acknowledge all our visitors, including our parents, carers and grandparents, for abiding by our request that no-one enters a building or the atrium, but rather goes through the front office. I have had many chats… Continue Reading →

Forensic Science Incursion

On Tuesday of week 7 rooms 17, 19, 20, 25, 27, 28 & 29 were treated to a forensic science incursion organised by Ms Gregory. Forensic science is a type of science that involves looking for clues at a crime… Continue Reading →

The News with Woodend SRC – Episode 8

Episode 8 is out now! This week’s episode has been produced by our SRC reps from room 30 and includes news headlines, important dates and an interview with, author, Phil Cummings. Subscribe now on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or Google Podcasts…. Continue Reading →

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COVID-19 UPDATE: 26-8-2020

Dear families, The following are just a couple of updates in relation to our forward planning. We have been advised by both our Department and HealthSA, that we have to follow extremely specific guidelines for any activity involving our children…. Continue Reading →

Woodend on Seven News

Last night, our school was featured on Seven News with a story about the new Phonics Screening Check being used in schools. John Gardner, the Minister for Education, chose Woodend to host this media interview due to our strong results… Continue Reading →

A Visit From the Minister for Education

John Gardner, the Minister for Education in South Australia visited Woodend today as a part of his tour of schools and kindergartens in our area. He chose Woodend to host a TV interview to talk about the new Phonics Screening… Continue Reading →

Great news…there are fairies in the garden!

Last week during lunch a very enthusiastic team of students from room 10 took a number of receptions, year 1s and year 2s under their wing to build fairy gardens. They took great delight in harvesting almond blossoms and calendula… Continue Reading →

What if we have to close the school?

If we do get to a point where we need to close the school because there is a positive case identified within the school community, then we will be advised by SA Health and The Department on how we would… Continue Reading →

Chilly day for our SAPSASA footballers!

The year 6/7 girls SAPSASA Football team played today at Reynella East College in a round robin carnival in overcast and icey-cold conditions. They were up against strong opposition in Flagstaff Hill, Woodcroft and Reynella East. Thanks to our goal… Continue Reading →

COVID-19 UPDATE: 3-8-2020

Dear families, As we know things are moving very quickly and it does appear that it may be just a matter of time before we need to deal with some form of community transmission ourselves. As COVID-19 spreads through the… Continue Reading →

Book Week Celebration Week 5

Curious Creatures Wild Minds Due to COVID 19, the Children’s Book Council of Australia have delayed their celebrations until October 17th – 23rd October. We will continue our tradition of celebrating Book Week from 17th – 21st August as are… Continue Reading →

Covid-19 Update 22-07-2020

UPDATE: We have noticed several groups of parents staying to chat after school, with children accessing playgrounds: Please note that we expect parents to vacate school grounds asap after collecting children at the end of the day. No children are… Continue Reading →

SRC Podcast: Episode 5 – Minister David Speirs

Before the holidays, our SRC leaders met with Minister David Speirs to discuss our school’s recycling program and he kindly agreed to an interview for our podcast. You can subscribe to the podcast through Apple Podcasts and Spotify by searching… Continue Reading →

Final Term Two Covid-19 Update 02-07-2020

Dear families, As we close out term two for this year, we can look back and consider that given the impact of Covid-19, we have successfully transitioned back to a normal delivery of learning for all students. That has been… Continue Reading →

The News: with Woodend SRC, Episode 4

Our final podcast for the term is up and available here or through your favourite podcast app. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts or Spotify so you don’t miss an episode. This week, room 25 is in charge and share learning from… Continue Reading →

COVID-19 Update 22-06-2020

Four schools in Victoria will be closed today after two students and two teachers tested positive to Covid-19 over the weekend. It comes as that state records a double-digit increase in cases for the fifth day in a row and Premier… Continue Reading →

SRC Podcast – Episode 3

Episode 3 of our Woodend SRC Podcast! Powered by RedCircle     Powered by RedCircle

COVID-19 UPDATE 17-06-2020

COVID-19 Update The Premier has announced step 3 of the COVID-19 roadmap. Below is an outline of what we will be expecting as some of the changes that may occur and some of what will remain the same at Woodend… Continue Reading →

Year 7 to High School in 2022 – Information Update

Dogs on School Grounds

Dear families, I have noticed recently that we are having a few people bring their dogs onto school grounds, particularly before and after school while either dropping off or picking up their child. The rules have not changed about dogs… Continue Reading →

Playground – Stage One

Dear families, Attached are some photos of the new playground that has just been commissioned for children to use. It is the first part of a three stage development, and already we have seen a huge interest by children, using… Continue Reading →

The News: with Woodend SRC – Episode 2

This week’s episode of ‘The News: with Woodend SRC’ is now available to listen to through the blog or you can subscribe through your favourite podcast app including Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Podcasts. Each episode contains the latest news… Continue Reading →

COVID-19 Update : 1-6-2020

Dear families, There have been limited updates to report on since my last blog post, however, we are still following the guidelines as recommended by both The Department and the Government in relation to COVID-19. This will include the following;… Continue Reading →

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