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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

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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

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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 →

Big effort at SAPSASA Football!

Woodend Students Support our Veterans

On Tuesday April 2, Cate Ellis and I attended the launch of an Inaugural Art Exhibition at the Royal Adelaide Hospital.  The SA Health Commissioner, Chris Burns, opened the exhibition.  It is a collaboration of the Centre for Creative Health,… Continue Reading →

2020 Woodend Student Tour to Myojo School

Next year, 2020, will see us offer the opportunity for Yr 5, 6 and 7 students to take part in the biennial Myojo Study Tour in September. Due to the moving of Yr 7s to high school in 2022, it… Continue Reading →

Mother’s Day Gift Stall 2019

Parent Network volunteers are excited to once again host a Gift Stall in honour of Mother’s Day. Our aim is to offer students an opportunity to say ‘thank you’ to the special people in their lives who care for them. All… Continue Reading →

School Community Rewards Newsletter

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Term 1 Bully audit

At Woodend Primary School we expect that everyone is safe, valued and respected and that individual differences are appreciated, understood and accepted. Therefore we will not tolerate bullying or harassment in any form. The school will provide a positive culture… Continue Reading →

POSITION VACANT – Canteen Manager

We have a position vacant for a Canteen Manager working 15 hours per week, commencing in Term 2. The role will include, but is not limited to, preparing, packing and selling menu items, money handling, serving students, co-ordinating adult and… Continue Reading →

2019-2010 Entertainment Membership

Support Woodend Primary School again this year with the purchase of your new Entertainment Membership. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE

Do you want your year 6 daughter to start Year 7 in 2020 at Mitcham Girls High School?

As I have previously mentioned, Year 7 will be taught in all South Australian high schools from 2022. As part of planning for the move, the Department for Education has short-listed 3 high schools as potential pilot schools to ‘Lead… Continue Reading →

Year 7 Student Transitions to High School Open Days / Nights 2020

Below is a list of Open Days/Nights for our local high schools. We suggest you seek out as much information as possible about the schools that might suit your child’s learning needs.  Our local schools are very good and we… Continue Reading →

Canteen Assistant

We have an opportunity to employ a Canteen Assistant for three hours per week on Monday mornings. The role would include preparing, packing and selling menu items, money handling, serving students and working with student volunteers. A full Role Statement… Continue Reading →

Interview with Phil Cummings

Last week, we were very lucky to have Phil Cummings come and work with our year 5-7 students. We talked about his writing process and worked with each class on strategies for writing. Already, we can see the influence of… Continue Reading →

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