Here is a timetable of events and incursions happening during our Woodend STEAM Week. Once again, we have been fortunate to have several reputable STEAM professionals work with different age groups. These range from a Tall Poppy Scientist, an Engineer… Continue Reading →
Way2Go Bike Ed is a bicycle education program for primary school students.The recommended year levels for participation are year 5-6 (aged 10-12). It is funded and managed by the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure. The Way2Go program has clearly stated goals. It… Continue Reading →
We have been fortunate to gain a ‘Parents In Education’ grant to support parents/carers with helping your child at school. We have put this money towards offering 4 parent/carer workshops this semester. These 4 workshops aim to increase parent/carer understanding… Continue Reading →
Walking through the various learning spaces so far this week has been eye-opening! There has been students presenting dioramas, teams cutting up boxes to complete a challenge, students collaborating over a maths puzzle, parents talking to classes about their field… Continue Reading →
Many thanks to Cate and her Arts students for decorating our walkway to celebrate Fringe and Festival Time.
2017 LEARNING SUPPORT AT WOODEND Woodend offers significant support to those students with learning needs. The school’s programs assist students experiencing difficulty with literacy and numeracy skills, social skills and students with identified disabilities. The programs reinforce skills and competencies… Continue Reading →
We have feasted on a range of literacy experiences this week! The students and staff have been privileged to work with quality authors: Phil Cummings, Amanda Graham and Danielle Clode. Each author shared their journey, their struggles and successes and… Continue Reading →
We have started the year with a focus on ‘sorting’ in Mathematics. The reason is two fold: the Reception children can become more familiar with exploring Mathematics equipment as well as develop the understanding that objects can be grouped based… Continue Reading →