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 →

Calling all OSHC Families

WPS Governing Council is seeking information of our OSHC Service. Please click on the link to complete this survey by Monday 20 June, 2022.

2022 Materials and Services Rebate

Dear parents / caregivers,  You may have read about the state government’s initiative to provide a $100 discount on both the 2022 and 2023 Materials and Services Charge. I am pleased to provide you with a letter signed by the… Continue Reading →

Invitation to Wistow Crescent Reserve Upgrade Opening

Invite-A4-ParksPlaygrounds Wistow

Thank You Woodend OSHC

WPS Governing Council would like to recognise the hard work of our OSHC staff and the wonderful support of our OSHC families. As you know, by the end of term 1 this year, our OSHC was in a tough spot!… Continue Reading →

Reconciliation Week 2022

This week is National Reconciliation Week, a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia. Across our school, students have participated… Continue Reading →

Community Planting Day – Sunday the 12th of June

Please find attached information about an upcoming planting day at Field River (Barton Drive), hosted by Greening Adelaide. Eventbrite page: Field River Community Planting Day Tickets, Sun 12/06/2022 at 10:00 am | Eventbrite Greening Australia events page: Field River Community… Continue Reading →

OSHC bookings for Pupil Free Day

A reminder that Friday the 10th of June 2022 is a Pupil Free Day at Woodend. If you require care on this day, bookings for OSHC are available now. Regards, The OSHC Team

Masks in schools Update

Dear Families, This week has seen quite a wintry blast of cold and wet weather, which means that sometimes we have children indoors during recess and lunch period, and sometimes the Oval is too wet for them to use even… Continue Reading →

Next Monday is Pyjama Day!

On Monday the 6th of June (week 6) we will celebrate our term 2 wellbeing focus day with Pyjama Day. This theme highlights the importance of self-care and encourages us to feel comfortable, supported and connected to our class and… Continue Reading →

Credit Union SA School Community Rewards Program

“We are sharing this post from our friends at Credit Union SA as a partner through our School Community Rewards program. If you would like to learn more, please reach out to Credit Union SA.”

Free Presentation: Pathways to a Healthy Mind

Pathways to a Healthy Mind Parent Workshop with Dr Tom Nehmy For: parents of ELC and primary school aged children Wednesday 15 June – WPS Gym 6pm – Doors open, Drinks & Nibbles for Parents & Carers 7pm – 90… Continue Reading →

Principal’s Update : 18th May 2022

Fantasy Writing Competition

A big thank you to Ms Humphrys in the Library, and Bethany, who recently organised a writing competition for our students. Some of our students excelled with their creative writing and during the holidays Ms Humphrys and Bethany had the… Continue Reading →

NAPLAN 2022 – Information for parents and carers

Students in years 3 and 5 will participate in NAPLAN testing this term. The NAPLAN test window for 2022 is between the 10th and 20th of May. Most tests will be completed online this year, however all year 3 students… Continue Reading →

Welcome to the Term Two Update

Dear families, I trust that you found family time during the last two weeks that was as normal as possible. I know we had a number of families and staff who were isolating during the school holidays, which we know… Continue Reading →

Help needed to keep OSHC operating next term

Dear families, Our very successful OSHC has reached a pivotal point and I am seeking your help to keep the much needed service to families operating. Let me explain; our Out of School Hours Care program has been impacted severely… Continue Reading →

The Living Kaurna Cultural Centre Excursion

This term, Reception students visited the Living Kaurna Cultural Centre. The children learnt so many new things during this excursion. We were welcomed with a traditional smoking ceremony. We enjoyed a tour with our guide Uncle Billy, where we were… Continue Reading →

Position Vacant – OSHC Director

Woodend Primary School OSHC is a service provided by Woodend Primary School Governing Council.  We are seeking a Director for a one-year contract to work a minimum of 30 hours in our After School Service, Pupil Free Days and Vacation… Continue Reading →

Finance News

  A friendly reminder regarding school payments   Excursion / Incursion Levy $60 This fee was due 25/3/22 and is now overdue. If you are unable to make payment at this time please contact or phone 83226422 for a… Continue Reading →

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