Entertainment Book Special – Single City Membership will be upgraded to a Multi City Membership valued at $119.99 for FREE!

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Yep, that’s right! For the first time ever, anybody who purchases a $69.99 Single City Membership will be upgraded to a Multi City Membership valued at $119.99 for FREE! That’s a $50 saving and access to over 10,000 offers!!! As… Continue Reading →

Year 7 to High School Parent Update 11/5/2021

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Credit Union SA – School Community Rewards

Book Club – Issue 3 Now Available

What’s been happening in Japanese? Kodomo No Hi

“Kodomo No Hi” is a celebration in Japan for Children’s Day, which is held on May 5th every year. One aspect of the day are the koi nobori, which are flying carp, that are hung outside homes of families with… Continue Reading →

Living Kaurna Centre Excursion

At the end of term 1, the Reception students visited the Living Kaurna Centre. The children learnt so many new things during this excursion. We enjoyed a tour with our guide Tom, where we were taught about bush tucker, bush… Continue Reading →

FREE WEBINAR: eSafety’s guide to parental controls

The eSafety Commissioner offers free webinars for parents and carers that explore the latest research and provide relevant, up-to-date examples of how to help children and young people to be safer online. These sessions are delivered by experts from the… Continue Reading →

We Take a Stand Against Bullying – BULLY ZERO

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“Bully Zero” Bully Prevention Workshops During the week, all students were involved in a “Bully Zero” workshop with their class. These workshops were targeted specifically to each year level and were both interactive and highly informative. The facilitators explained through… Continue Reading →

Learning Support Term 2

Our learning support programs are up and running again for term 2 and we are pleased with the progress students are making with this additional support. This term, there are a couple of significant Learning Support processes – One Plan… Continue Reading →

Commemorating ANZAC Day 2021

ANZAC Day is one of the most significant days for commemoration in Australia, marking the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War. Teachers have thoughtfully responded to the… Continue Reading →

Festival of Music Troupe: Congratulations to Taya and Georgia!

Congratulations to Taya Najjar and Georgia Till for being successful in gaining a position in the Festival of Music Troupe for 2021!

NAPLAN testing 2021 – Information for parents and carers

This year, the NAPLAN Online test window is 11 to 21 May. Most tests will be completed online this year, however all Year 3 students will complete the writing test on paper. There are contingency measures to revert to paper… Continue Reading →

Year 7 to High School in 2022 – Parent Update

Welcome to Term 2!

We hope your children enjoyed a relaxing family break and a chance to recharge ready for term 2. We look forward to the term ahead, working in partnership to support our students and young people as they learn new and… Continue Reading →

No Dogs Allowed on School Grounds

During the holiday break, we will be erecting signs on all of the school entrances around the oval area, regarding dogs on the oval. A daily occurrence is parents, teachers and students picking up dog pooh left by owners. We… Continue Reading →

Someone’s trash is someone’s treasure!!! by Heyden Day Imagine you walk into the garden at our school. You look to the left only to see an ugly cold black fence, light grey poles and it makes the garden not look… Continue Reading →

Mother’s Day Gift Stall 2021

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…. Continue Reading →

Don’t Know What to get Mum for Mothers Day – Entertainment Books are at Woodend

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  The Entertainment™ Book is a local restaurant and activity guide which provides hundreds of up to 50% off and 2-for-1 offers from the finest restaurants, cafes, attractions, activities, retailers and hotel accommodation. The Membership entitles buyers to exclusive offers that are… Continue Reading →


Bully Zero Workshop / Information link is available for all families to book in. Please click on the link provided and register your interest. The event code is guxr2 if you have trouble with the link just go to… Continue Reading →


Dear families, Next term during the first week of school, all students will be attending Bully Zero workshops. These will focus on understanding bullying and what to do about it. There is no cost to parents as this is fully… Continue Reading →

Year 7 to High School – Parent Update

Dear families, this is the final year in Primary school for our current year 6 and year 7 students. Consequently there will be a number of updates to share what the Department is doing in relation to this transition. Please… Continue Reading →

Invitation to 2021 AGM and Join Committees

Hello to all Woodend Parents & Carers, I hope that 2021 is off to a good start! I would like to invite you to attend the Woodend Primary School Annual General Meeting. The AGM is an opportunity to learn more… Continue Reading →

NAPLAN 2021: Information for Parents & Caregivers

NAPLAN is a nationally developed program that provides schools, states and territories with information about how education programs are working and what areas need to be prioritised for improvement. NAPLAN tests are administered to students in years 3, 5, 7,… Continue Reading →

Online Bookings for Student / Parent / Teacher Interviews

BOOKINGS OPEN ON Tuesday 16 March 2021 For parents that do not have internet access, please phone Kerri at the front desk on 8322 6422 and she can assign an interview time for you. Interviews are strictly 15 mins. Bookings… Continue Reading →

New Policy: Primary Student Use of Mobile Phones and Personal Devices, 2021

In December of 2020, a new compulsory policy for Department for Education schools was announced that restricts the use of mobile phones and other personal devices in primary schools. Governing Council has approved this new policy, Primary student use of… Continue Reading →

Principal’s Update including the $5,000,000 building grant

Dear families, $5,000,000 Building Program You may recall that in 2017 we were granted five million dollars for building and refurbishment of our school.  This work was then deferred as high schools needed to prepare for the influx of year… Continue Reading →

Online Shop REOPEN for 2021 Woodend Commemorative Y6 & Y7 Tops

The online Belgravia uniform shop has reopened for another run of 2021 Woodend commemorative Y6 & Y7 polo & rugby tops. Orders must be placed before the 16th of March. Woodend Primary School –  Online Uniform Shop Open 24/7 AfterPay… Continue Reading →

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