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Credit Union SA School Community Reward

Easter Competition! Get egg-cited, it’s time for our annual Easter Giveaway! We have put together our all-time favourite easter goodies from Haigh’s and we can’t wait to give it away to one of our School Community Reward members! Entry is… Continue Reading →

Sapsasa Boys Cricket

The Woodend Primary School boys Cricket team had an exciting game this morning against Belair Primary School. Belair batted first and finished their 20 overs at 2/98. Levi took a great wicket and an excellent throw from Harry helped to… Continue Reading →

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Advertising your business Do you have a company or business you wish to advertise? What does this involve? Advertising your company or business will be in the form of a sign displayed on the eastern side of Woodend Primary School… Continue Reading →

Celebrating Diversity & Inclusion – Harmony Day 2023

On Friday the 24th of March our school celebrated Harmony Day, showing our support for an inclusive community. Students dressed in orange or items of cultural significance, participated in international games and took part in a school picnic with our… Continue Reading →

Welcome to our sister school, Myojo Gakuen

On Tuesday evening we welcomed 23 students and 4 staff members from Myojo Gakuen, our sister school in Tokyo, Japan. After waiting 3 years, it was so wonderful to see the joy on the faces of both our students and… Continue Reading →

Introducing our Student Voice In Learning Team for 2023!

At Woodend Primary School, we believe that student voice matters. The benefits of listening to and acting on student voice at Woodend include: increasing student’s engagement in learning, including learning that may be messy, challenging and stretch us encouraging collaboration… Continue Reading →

A HUGE Success! Thank you for supporting our Market Stall.

Our first Woodend Market Stall for 2023 was extremely successful! Thank you to all the families who came by to share words of encouragement or purchase produce on Wednesday afternoon. Your support is appreciated! This initiative allows the fresh produce… Continue Reading →

Celebrating World Down Syndrome Day!

Thank you to all our students for joining in to our celebration for World Syndrome Day today!. As part of our  acknowledgement and celebration of uniqueness students and staff wore different coloured, lengths and styles of socks. There were numerous… Continue Reading →

Governing Council Annual General Meeting 2023 Invitation

6:30PM Staffroom – enter via office    Hello to all Woodend Parents & Carers, I hope that 2023 is off to a good start for your family. I would like to invite you to attend the 2023 Woodend Primary School… Continue Reading →

Parent/Student/Teacher Learning Conversations

  Parent/Student/Teacher Learning Conversations (or Parent Teacher Interviews) are an important element of our reporting process and build on partnerships with teachers, students and families to ensure successful learning. These conversations are occurring in classes this term from Monday 27/3… Continue Reading →

Building Progress Update

Dear families, we are progressing to the set timeline and the first handover of rooms takes place this coming Monday 20th. Ms Yardley/Ms Bateson and their year 1 students will move into room 23 while Ms Guinan and her year… Continue Reading →

​Harmony Day Celebrations – Friday the 24th of March

Each year, national Harmony Week celebrations recognise diversity and inclusion. Harmony Week is celebrated during the week that ​includes the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. CELEBRATING HARMONY DAY AT WOODEND – FRIDAY THE 24TH OF… Continue Reading →

Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day with us!

Next Tuesday 21 March we will be celebrating World Syndrome Day! This is a global awareness day which has been officially observed by the United Nations since 2012. The date for WDSD – the 21st day of the 3rd month,… Continue Reading →

Release Forms From OHSC

Dear Parents/Caregivers, If your child is doing an activity before or after school (eg. Basketball, Football, Cross Country etc), whilst they are also booked into OSHC, you must sign and complete a Release Form with OSHC, with your child’s name,… Continue Reading →

Showdown Donut treat is coming!

It is that time of the year again where we have a Special Showdown Donut Recess!  These treats have been very popular even if your child does not follow the Australian Rules Football.  The donuts are yummy! Here are the… Continue Reading →

Basketball is back! What sports are on offer in 2023?

It is now time to register for Basketball!  We are excited to have this sport available again!  We thank you for your patience until we organised the change of fee paying structure set down by Basketball SA.  Please register and… Continue Reading →

Welcome to our 2023 Student Representative Council Members!

The Student Representative Council (SRC) has an important and valued role at Woodend Primary School. This year we have 40 student representatives from 15 classes, many of whom attended their first SRC meeting today.  Students who are elected to SRC… Continue Reading →


WOODEND RACING – PEDAL PRIX Thank you to all the year 5/6 families who showed an interest in becoming riders for 2023. It was a great turnout. It is now time to register. To register please go onto the QKR… Continue Reading →

NAPLAN Update – Year 3 & Year 5

The 2023 NAPLAN window is approaching, with the first test to take place on Wednesday the 15th of March. On Tuesday the 28th of February, students in Year 3 and Year 5 will take part in the Nationally Coordinated Practice… Continue Reading →

Parent Presentation: The ART of Handling Tricky Behaviours

Date: Wednesday 8 March 2023 Social Hour: 6pm Presentation: 7 – 8:30 pm. Location: WPS Gym Join us for what is sure to be a fantastic presentation from Mark Le Messurier – a teacher, counsellor, author and public speaker. Mark… Continue Reading →

Rose Ceremony 2023

When Woodend Primary School was first built back in 1995, we planted a beautiful Rose Garden out the front of our school.  Over the years, we have enjoyed watching the roses bloom and grow from tiny plants into mature rose bushes…. Continue Reading →

News from our garden!

Whilst we were busy holidaying over the Christmas break, the fruit trees in our Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden were loving the warm weather and ripened with gusto! Seedlings and some struggling plants began to thrive! Take a look at the… Continue Reading →

What are the Zones of Regulation?

You may have heard your child talking about ‘the Zones’ and their colours.  What is this all about? The Zones of Regulation is a curriculum developed by an occupational therapist, Leah Kuypers, that focusses on helping students to gain skills… Continue Reading →


Dear Parents and caregivers, We are finally getting the swing of things in Xplor! whoop! I just have a few announcements that need be addressed your end. There are a-lot of CCS / CWA subsidy approvals that need to be… Continue Reading →

World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD)

World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD), 21 March, is a global awareness day which has been officially observed by the United Nations since 2012. The date for WDSD – the 21st day of the 3rd month, was selected to signify the… Continue Reading →

Important Dates: 2023 Pupil Free Days

Governing Council have approved the following Pupil Free Days for 2023: Term 1 – Friday 10th March (Week 6) Term 2 – Friday 9th June (Week 6) Term 3 – Monday 4th September (Week 7) Term 3 – Tuesday 5th… Continue Reading →

Check the 2023 Woodies Goodies Menu!

Menu Here is our 2023 Woodies Goodies Canteen Menu!  As you can see there is a variety of choices for over-the-counter and lunch time items.  We pride ourselves on ensuring the food choices available to your child are fresh, nutritious,… Continue Reading →

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