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Patch Theatre performance woos our little people!

Today we took five buses full of Reception to Year 2 students to Hopgood Theatre.  It was a Patch Theatre Performance entitled ‘Home’.  There was not one minute where the children’s senses were not engaged! Visually, orally, aurally and kinaesthetically… Continue Reading →

SAPSASA News!

This month we have had students participate in three SAPSASA events.  On Thursday 5th May Cross Country took place in wet and wintry conditions with moments of sunshine at Belair National Park. Well done to all Woodend students who trained… Continue Reading →

We value our volunteers

We have valued and appreciated the strong level of community support, which has enriched our students’ learning experiences throughout 2021. Despite the restrictions of covid, there have been well over 100 parents and caregivers who have volunteered in some capacity… Continue Reading →

Shopping for Fathers Day!

There has been a buzz of shoppers in the Atrium on Wednesday and Thursday this week!  Students have been busily shopping for their father, grandfather or special person in their life in preparation for Fathers Day.  The Fathers Day stall… Continue Reading →

Volunteering at Woodend Primary School

We are very excited to be able to welcome a limited number of volunteers back on site to support our teachers and students with their teaching and learning programs. This resumption is as long as government health advice and physical… Continue Reading →

Thank You Volunteers

On Friday 6 December, Woodend Volunteers were honoured with a lovely morning tea. We recognize that our parent and carer volunteers are incredibly busy and not all could make it to the tea, so we want to be sure to… Continue Reading →

Pot or plant donations

Can you help? The Grounds Committee is working on developing the cement space outside the canteen, OSHC and kitchen. One of the projects is to create a ‘Canteen Cafe’ where students and staff can gather, sit and interact in a… Continue Reading →

Football Season comes to a close

Last Saturday 31st August, the four Woodend/Sheidow Park School football teams held their end-of-year presentations.  Each year level team has their annual rival game competing against their parents followed by the trophy presentation and sausage sizzle.  We were fortunate to… Continue Reading →

Thank you to our many volunteers!

This week represents National Volunteer Week (NVW) – an annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of our nation’s volunteers. Volunteering Australia has announced the theme for National Volunteer Week 2019 – ‘Making a world of difference.’ As part of… Continue Reading →

Tasty choices for Autumn

With Autumn here, the students can enjoy some popular hot menu items from our canteen menu.  Has your child tried our scrumptious lasagne?  This is one of many items that is freshly made at the canteen and we source the… Continue Reading →

Our Canteen staff would love your help!

This post is to introduce our friendly, hard-working and quiet achievers, Helen and Lee, and to acknowledge their work in purchasing, preparing and selling a variety of snacks and lunches to your children.  We would also really appreciate your help… Continue Reading →

Would you like to volunteer?

Volunteers play an integral part in supporting the work of the school and enriching the lives of children and young people. Benefits for the school of volunteers include that they: • provide a broader resource base from which to draw… Continue Reading →

New equipment for our school!

This is the brand new equipment that our school was able to get thanks to our school families who put in for the Coles Sports For Schools program. A big thank you to Karen Charles, a Woodend parent, who coordinated… Continue Reading →

Opening of the Mushroom Garden Space

Last Tuesday 14th August we celebrated the official opening of the Mushroom Outdoor Garden Space.  This is the latest project completed by the Grounds Committee and is situated outside Room 6 in the Street.  This renovated space comprises garden beds… Continue Reading →

Improving our school grounds

The weather was kind to us on Saturday when parents and staff worked on improving parts of our school grounds.  The Working Bee took place between 8am and 12.30pm with two significant projects achieved.  The first was to begin the… Continue Reading →

Can you help improve our grounds?

On SATURDAY 30TH JUNE the Grounds Committee have organised a Working Bee.  There are a number of small projects around the school grounds that require many hands rather than just the groundsperson’s.  The Working Bee will commence at 8am in the Street and… Continue Reading →

Volunteer requirements at Woodend

At Woodend we work to build strong adult partnerships, not only because we want you to feel valued, welcomed, and able to contribute, but also able to learn within our Woodend community. Ultimately this is also about developing you and… Continue Reading →

What has been happening in football?

What is happening in football? What a huge season of school football we have experienced so far this year!  There has been a positive uptake of Aussie Rules football at Woodend and when we reflect on reasons, it is easy… Continue Reading →

RAN-EC training for volunteers

To volunteer at Woodend Primary School, you have been required to complete a Volunteer Induction workshop (this is the RAN-EC training).  The Department for Education and Child Development (DECD) has now made available an online induction session for volunteers which means you… Continue Reading →

What has appeared in our school garden?

  Have you spotted some new features in our school yard?  If you haven’t seen, you may have heard some music in the Plaza! With thanks to parent, Brett Simes, we now have a drum to beat in the garden… Continue Reading →

Canteen Rewards!

Be rewarded for your services! Volunteering in the canteen can earn your child a canteen voucher! Assisting the canteen staff, Helen or Lee, on any day would be appreciated.  You can help anywhere between 30 minutes to 2 hours. If you… Continue Reading →

Volunteer Induction Workshops for 2017

Great Big Thank You To Our Volunteers

Congratulations to  Kym Sard  and Alex Moran  (pictured above) on being acknowledged  with  Woodend Volunteer Awards for 2017.  This recognition is given to  long-term volunteers who are leaving the school at the time that their last child is graduating from… Continue Reading →

Woodend Volunteer Awards 2017…Presented 9 Dec at Thank You Morning Tea… Who would you nominate?

We love to recognise all of our volunteers as often as possible. We use the Thank You Morning Tea (10:30 am 9 Dec) to formally do that. We have invited all volunteers to this morning tea.  We hope that we have included… Continue Reading →

Being, Belonging, Making a Contribution … It Was More Than Planting!

We hope that every student will look back in years to come and  remember that they got their hands dirty and planted something in their school grounds at the end  of  May 2016.  We were investing in every student making connections… Continue Reading →

Check out our new Winter Menu!

Our new Woodend Canteen Winter Menu not only has a new look, it has become a seasonal menu!  You will find some changes to suit the cooler weather over these next 2 terms.  The changes to the menu are based… Continue Reading →

Did you know?

Here at Woodend we have a Healthy Eating Committee.  At our first committee meeting for the year, we worked on defining our purpose and directions.  This is our purpose: Healthy eating and drinking at Woodend Primary School is about improving the health… Continue Reading →

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