Fundraiser Update : Order Prizes!

Wow! Wow! Wow! Our school community have gone above and beyond in their fundraising efforts with over $38,000 donated and 61% of students participating… we are truly astonished and grateful! We will definitely be able to revamp the street, purchase… Continue Reading →

Gift Stall Thank You

This month, parent volunteers organised and ran another successful gift stall at Woodend, in honour of Father’s Day. We would like to thank Parent Co-ordinator Jess Simmons and her team of volunteers: Lisa, Sindy, Keeley, Shannon, Kimberly, Jess, Carolyn, Jenny,… Continue Reading →

Important Traffic & Safety Reminders

​A reminder to all families: please abide by all traffic & parking rules & restrictions in the streets around our school. The safety of the children and families must be all of our priority, we ALL need to do the right… Continue Reading →

Kitchen Garden Produce For Sale

The following produce from our Kitchen Garden Program is for sale on Qkr eggs, lemon curd, marmalade, organic garlic

2023 Term 4 Start of our Long Awaited Building Program

Dear families, I am very pleased to be able to say that we will see builders onsite early in term 4. They will be setting up their builder’s compound in the first instance and fencing off their first stage for… Continue Reading →

Year 1 Assembly Recordings

Congratulations to our Year 1 children who presented their assembly for our school community today. It was fantastic to see so many families in attendance! A reminder that all families are invited to come along and watch. You can see… Continue Reading →

Southern District Hiragana Reading Competition Success

We  love it when our students put in tremendous effort and strive for excellence and we saw this during the competition. On Wednesday of this week our school took part in the annual Hiragana Reading Competition, held at Reynella East… Continue Reading →

Updates for the last weeks of Term Three

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Dear families, Her Majesty The Queen 1926 – 2022  To acknowledge the passing of Her Majesty and as a sign of respect, the South Australian Government is supporting several observances. From Friday 9 September 2022 to Thursday 22 September 2022, our school… Continue Reading →

Colour Run Fundraiser 2022

This year, we will be holding a School Colour-Run as our major fundraising event! Organised by our SRC and parent network, this event is designed to raise much needed money towards improving The Street learning and play spaces and purchasing a portable stage set… Continue Reading →

Reminder: School Closure Day Next Monday 5/9/22

Next Monday the 5th September is a School Closure Day. OSHC is available. Bookings are essential. Please phone 0411274747 or book via Family Lounge.

Kitchen Garden Produce For Sale

The following items, from our Kitchen / Garden Program, are available for sale through Qkr, under School Payments on the Kitchen/Garden tab. Items purchased will be delivered to classes Tuesday, August 25. Large jars Triple Citrus Marmalade – $4 Small… Continue Reading →

2022 Colour Run – Save these dates!

We are excited to announce that this year we are doing a Colour Run Fundraiser! Perhaps you were part of our community in 2018 or 2019 when we last held Colour Runs, it is a lot of fun! This year… Continue Reading →

Market Stall

Sheena-Margot and Dylan from our Kitchen Garden Program will hold a market stall next Wednesday, 24 August, after school (3.10pm) in front of the kitchen. Produce available includes marmalades & jams, pickled beetroot, dehydrated fruits, plants and eggs from our… Continue Reading →

Father’s Day Gift Stall 2022

Parent Network volunteers are excited to once again host a Gift Stall in honour of Father’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 →


Thank you to our 2022 OSHC Staff! Kari Hi my name is Kari and I joined the team at Woodend Primary in 2022. I currently work as an SSO in the Reception classes during the school term and in OSHC… Continue Reading →

2023 Woodend Children Centre and General Preschool Mid Year Enrolments

Planning for mid-year intake in preschools in 2023 has progressed during the break and I can advise that the registration of interest process for mid-year intake into preschool in 2023 commences from Term 3 2022. Mid-year intake in preschools: Mid-year… Continue Reading →

100th Day of School Celebrations

Yesterday the Reception children celebrated their 100th day of school. Their teachers dressed up as 100-year-old grannies and the children had a fun day with the chicks that are visiting for 2 weeks and their Reception friends. Some classes made… Continue Reading →

Reminder – Student free day to start term 3

Student Free Day Monday 25 July Staff will be involves in professional learning at school. School resumes for students on Tuesday 26 July

Year 6 Memento 2021

The year 6 Memento has been installed. The year 6’s of 2021 created a very colourful art piece that can be seen from the road as you walk or drive by. We hope past students can walk by at some… Continue Reading →

Traffic Safety Reminder

Our traffic monitors and teachers have recently reported concerns about safety at our crossings. There have been incidents where cars have driven through the crossings when the stop signs are up, due to inattention. While we know that some of… Continue Reading →

End of Term Dismissal

Just a reminder that the last day of term 2 is an early dismissal. We finish the term on Friday 8 July 2022 at 2.05pm. Term 3 Commences on Tuesday 26 July 2022. 

Student Free Day & School Photo Reminder – Week 1, Term 3

Monday, 25 July 2022 staff will be involved in workshops that will focus on Numeracy goals for our Site Improvement Plan. OSHC is available. Bookings are essential. Please phone 0411274747.   A reminder that the first day of Term 3… Continue Reading →

Year 5/6 Field River Planting Day by Leni, Andie, Caprice and Hans

On Monday, 27th of June the year 5/6s in rooms 17 and 29 gathered at Field River to help Deb from Greening Australia and Henry from Green Adelaide restore the natural environment and make it much more green by planting… Continue Reading →


We are very fortunate to have a fantastic sister school Myojo Gakuen in Tokyo, Japan. Pre covid we took a group of senior students to Myojo every second year for a 12 day Study Tour and homestay programme. Myojo students… Continue Reading →

Crazy Hair Day Assembly in Week 9!

SRC, Student Voice and Specialist Teachers are pleased to be hosting our first assembly for 2022! WPS Gym, Wednesday the 29th of June at 10am & 11.10am.   To celebrate, all students are invited to wear their hair in a… Continue Reading →

A Frozen Spectacle! Wakakirri and Senior Choir Visit Festival Theatre

Last Wednesday some of the students from Wakakirri and Senior Choir were given the opportunity to attend Frozen the Musical at the Adelaide Festival Theatre. Since these students are involved in extra-curricular performing arts programs, they were invited to experience… Continue Reading →

Credit Union SA Children’s Savings Account

“We are sharing this post from our friends at Credit Union SA as a partner of our School Community Rewards program, to support parents with banking options for students. If you would like to learn more, please reach out to… Continue Reading →

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