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📢  Just announced: Free Membership Upgrade & Bonus $20 eGift Card! The good news? You unlock 20 cities for the price of one The even better news? We receive 20% towards our fundraiser for school sports 🧡 Dear Supporter, We’re thrilled… Continue Reading →

The 2024 Governing Council members and Principal’s Report

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Last week the Annual General Meeting for the Governing Council was held. Thank you to all who came along to be a part of that meeting and a special thank you to the Student Representative Council members who presented their… Continue Reading →

Music Bingo Fundraiser Night

Come and enjoy a night of great music with a few rounds of musical bingo. If you love your 90’s and 80’s music then this is for you! Get together with friends or family to help us raise funds to… Continue Reading →

BMX Come and Try

World Autism Day Activities

Today students participated in a range of activities for World Autism Awareness Day. Students and staff were able to gain a greater understanding of Autism and show acceptance, appreciation and understanding of their peers with Autism, today and every day…. Continue Reading →


This morning we farewelled our friends from Myojo Gakuen.   After 15 years of visits, it still doesn’t get easy to say goodbye.  We are sure that they feel the same. What a wonderful 8 days we have enjoyed with our… Continue Reading →

World Autism Awareness Day – Tuesday 2nd of April

Tuesday the 2nd of April, 2024 (week 10) is World Autism Awareness Day. All classes will be participating in a range of learning experiences to increase our awareness of Autism. After working alongside parents, staff and students, we know that… Continue Reading →

Autistic & Autism Communities Forum

Erin Thompson MP, will be hosting an Autistic & Autism Communities Forum at 5:30pm on Tuesday 26th March at the Flagstaff Hill Community Centre. Emily Bourke, Assistant Minister to the Premier and Assistant Minister for Autism will also be presenting… Continue Reading →

Pedal Prix Easter Raffle

Say hi to Jose, Ethan, Finn, Owen, Bella, Logan, Xavier, Jordan, Neel and Elijah. This group are our 2024 pedal prix team riders. To help them with funds on the upkeep and race requirements for our new bike the team… Continue Reading →

Parent/Student/Teacher Learning Conversations

Parent/Student/Teacher Learning Conversations (or Parent Teacher Interviews) are an important element of our reporting process and build on partnerships with teachers, students and families to ensure successful learning. These conversations are occurring in classes this term from Monday 25/3 –… Continue Reading →

Year 5/6 Sapsasa Cricket

The year 5/6 Boys Cricket team competed in round 1 of the Statewide Schools Sapsasa Cricket competition yesterday at St Martins De Porres. The team played 2 games throughout the day and came up against 2 strong oppositions. Game 1… Continue Reading →

Woodend School Soccer

Registrations are now open on Qkr for Year 2-6 School Soccer and will close on Friday 5th April.  Games – Saturday mornings in term 2 and 3, in a home and away fixture.1st game is Saturday 25th May, last game… Continue Reading →

You are invited to the 2024 Governing Council AGM – April 3rd 2024

2024 Governing Council Annual General Meeting Wednesday 3rd April 2024 6:30PM – Staffroom – enter via front office   Hello to all Woodend Parents & Carers, we hope that 2024 is off to a good start for your family. You… Continue Reading →

Power Outage in the Canteen on Wednesday, 6 March

Canteen Power Outage on Wednesday,6 March Due to power outage in the canteen on Wednesday there will be no lunch orders. There will be over the counter items as usual but not available on QKR. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Pupil Free Days / Closure Days

2024 Pupil Free Days approved by Governing Council Friday, 7 June Tuesday, 13 & Wednesday, 14 August Friday, 6 September Friday, 8 November    

Woodend Auskick

It was a great first afternoon for the Woodend Auskicker’s. You can still sign up, to join in on the fun next week.

Woodend Market Garden starts this week…

Fresh  produce  from  our own school garden All produce has come from our Woodend Garden. Bags of fresh and dried figs prepared by the students and Dylan, rockmelon, bunches of herbs, dozen fresh eggs laid by our school chickens, zucchini,… Continue Reading →

Woodend Performance Team – Expressions of Interest Open for 2024!

Expressions of Interest for the Woodend Performance Team for 2024 are now open. Register interest via this link Our Woodend Performance Team is a group of dedicated year 4-6 students who are interested in learning a 7-minute performance to tell… Continue Reading →

Student Home Internet Access

Students and families who have inadequate or no access to internet at home are eligible to apply for a free internet connection to support learning. There are 2 options available to eligible families: wireless internet access from the Department for… Continue Reading →

Year 2/3 Master Blaster School Cricket

Registrations for Year 2/3 School Cricket are now open on Qkr and will close on Wednesday 14th February. Cost: $30 which covers both term 1 and 4 (including a Strikers Cap and Drink Bottle) Games: Saturday mornings starting 17th February… Continue Reading →

Safer Internet Day

Tomorrow, 6 February is  Safer Internet Day , a day established to raise awareness of online safety issues. The eSafety Commissioner leads the initiative in Australia. This Safer Internet Day the eSafety Commissioner is encouraging all Australians to take three… Continue Reading →

A very successful first week of school

Dear families, The first week of school was a mixture of learning conversations for reception parents, and children getting back into the school routine. Pleasingly both went well. It was excellent to speak with so many of you last week… Continue Reading →

2024 Assembly Schedule

We invite families to join us for this year’s learning team assemblies, where our students will showcase their learning in a range of areas. Assemblies are held on Wednesday mornings. To ensure every student has the chance to participate fully,… Continue Reading →

Football Star Academy

See below for an expression of interest form for the Football Star Academy program here at Woodend in term 1 after school.

Principal’s Welcome Back – 2024 – Working Together

Dear parents/caregivers, Welcome to another year of growth and possibilities.  All staff are looking forward to the 2024 school year and are keen to see the smiling faces of students and families returning to school. We are confident that this… Continue Reading →

Acquaintance Night – Tuesday 6 February

Join us for a community evening and an opportunity to meet your child’s teachers and visit their classrooms. It’s the perfect occasion to mingle, make connections, and become acquainted with our school community. Each classroom will be open for half… Continue Reading →

2023 Graduate Award Winners

Congratulations to all year 6 students who graduated from Woodend on Thursday night. The following students won awards for their hard work and dedication. Academic Achievement Eva Cornish Leni Knowles Andie Rosenberg Alexis Panopoulos Academic Improvement Billy Rowston Charlotte Hollitt… Continue Reading →

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