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 →

Parent Letter from DfE Chief Executive Officer

Dear families, The attached letter comes from our new Chief Executive Officer, for The Department of Education, Professor Martin Westwell.

7-4-2022 Principal’s Update

Dear families, Once again, this has been a school term with a difference. However, we have managed to make our way to the end of the term and while we have had quite a number of students testing positive, (plus… Continue Reading →

Mother’s Day Gift Stall 2022

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 →

Credit Union SA School Community Rewards – Celebrating Easter

We’re celebrating Easter with an egg-citing giveaway and TWO chances to win! ​To enter: Tag yourself in the comments below ​Make sure that you ‘like’ the @schoolcommunityrewards on Facebook. Want another chance to win??  Head to our @schoolcommunityrewards Instagram and… Continue Reading →

Kitchen Garden Produce

                  Sheena-Margot has basil and eggplant bunches from our Kitchen Garden program available for sale. All products and prices are listed on Qkr.  Please only place your order by using the Qkr… Continue Reading →

Refinance Your Home Loan

We are sharing this information on behalf of our friends at Credit Union SA as part of our School Community Rewards program. This offer is available to all members of our school community, if you would like to learn more,… Continue Reading →

Credit Union SA Exciting Easter Giveaway Coming Soon!

“Our friends at Credit Union SA have two exciting Easter giveaways coming soon! Follow the School Community Rewards Facebook and Instagram pages for updates on how to enter. We are sharing this competition as part of our School Community Rewards… Continue Reading →

OSHC Staff Needed

Our OSHC service is looking for both qualified and unqualified staff for our casual pool. Below are the requirements, if you or someone you know is interested please contact Jackie on 83877603 or Unqualified requirements Current WWCC, first aid… Continue Reading →

Thank You Woodend Canteen

WPS Governing Council would like to acknowledge the amazing work of our canteen staff: Karen, Sindy, and Jess as well as our regular canteen volunteers. Our school canteen has remained open through 2 years of disruption, ongoing restrictions, food supply… Continue Reading →

Invitation to AGM & School Committees 2022

Hello to all Woodend Parents & Carers, I hope that 2022 is off to a good start for your family. I would like to invite you to attend the 2022 Woodend Primary School Annual General Meeting. The AGM is an… Continue Reading →

5/6 Aquatics

Year 5 On the 28th of February, week 5, Term 1, all the year 5/6 students went to Aquatics at Port Noarlunga Beach. Firstly we got into our groups, met our instructors and put on our wetsuits, this proved to… Continue Reading →

Student Free Day and End of Term 1

Tuesday, 15 March 2022 Staff will be involved in workshops related to our site improvement plan. OSHC is available. Bookings are essential. Please phone 0411274747. Last Day of Term 1 is Thursday, 14 April 2022 Students will be dismissed at… Continue Reading →

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