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Workshop postponed!

WORKSHOP POSTPONED! The Parents In Education workshop on ‘Wellbeing’ scheduled for next Thursday 20/6/19 at 9am has been postponed. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. We will inform you of the next date as soon as possible.

Preparing for our STEAM building…..

Dear parents, This term seems to have gone very quickly.  Who would believe that it is getting to the end of week seven and that teachers are beginning the report writing process. Last week, Jarrod Lamshed and I spent time… Continue Reading →

Ride Safely to School Wednesday 19 June

JUMPATHON FUNDRAISING CLOSES JUNE 21

All participants have the chance to win some great prizes, check them out in the foyer! A big congratulations to all those students who have contributed so far! Some of our students have made a huge effort, AMAZING AMOUNT RAISED BY AVA!… Continue Reading →

Cold & Flu Season is Here

Dear Parents and Caregivers, We have been informed that 3 students have been identified with Influenza A, a viral infection.  They are currently not at school until they recover. Symptoms include: rapid onset of fever, headache, muscle aches, fatigue, sneezing,… Continue Reading →

Close call with SAPSASA netball!

Congratulations to the Woodend girls who played some amazing Netball today! 1st game – Woodend (46) Reynella East (13) 2nd game – Woodend (51) Braeview (8) 3rd game – Woodend (16) St Peters Woodlands (16) Scores were tied at the… Continue Reading →

Way2Go Bike Ed

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 →

SAPSASA news!

Well done to our SAPSASA boys soccer and football teams who braved the wet and cold weather conditions last week and did their best in the conditions. SOCCER … We had an exciting 3-3 draw against Reynella Primary School in… Continue Reading →

New Working with Children Checks

As from 1st July 2019, there is a significant change to ‘working with children’ checks (commonly called police clearances or criminal history checks) that are required prior to working with children. Even if you’ve had a police check, you’ll need… Continue Reading →

It’s a Pie Day!

We have our next special lunch on Monday 17th June!  The students have different pies to choose from and a juice too … a perfect winter warmer!  See the flyer.  Payment is to the school or via Qkr and closes… Continue Reading →

Parent Survey

Each year we seek your opinion on a number of aspects of our school.  Recently an electronic  survey was sent to all families and many families have already responded. If you have yet to respond and wish to do so,… Continue Reading →

Student Free Day – Friday, 7 June

Student Free day will be on Friday, 7 June 2019 OSHC is available. Bookings are essential. Please phone 0411274747.  

Getting Started with Qkr

With Qkr you can pay school invoices, order your Woodies Goodies Lunch and place orders at the Uniform Shop which will be delivered to your child’s class. Click on the following link for information on installing and using Qkr. Qkr… Continue Reading →

It is Food Allergy Awareness Week!

It is Food Allergy Week.  This week (26th May – 1st June) aims to raise awareness about food allergy in Australia, to help reduce the risk of a reaction for those living with food allergy and to help manage potentially life-threatening… Continue Reading →

Metro Rugby League Competition

Congratulations to the Woodend students who represented our school at the metro Rugby League competition last Friday 24th May. All players in the girls and boys teams gave it their best effort against quality opposition. Our boys team ended up… Continue Reading →

WOODEND JUMPATHON 2019

Dear parents the Woodend Community has been a great supporter of The HEART FOUNDATION for a number of years. Heart Disease is Australia’s number one killer. The Heart Foundation relies on donations to carry out important lifesaving research. We now… Continue Reading →

State Athletics Competition

Congratulations to the twelve Woodend students who represented Southern Valley at the state athletics competition on Tuesday. All twelve students put in in their best effort in their events and were competing against the best athletes in the state. A… 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 →

Traffic safety

Thank you to families who have recently reported concerns about safety at our crossings in recent weeks. There have been several incidents where cars have driven through the crossings when the stop signs are up, due to inattention.  This is… Continue Reading →

New Canteen Manager at Woodend

Our new Canteen Manager at Woodend is Karen Graham.  Karen was the successful applicant for the position and has commenced her role this term.  Her background as a chef makes her well suited to the role and we wish her… Continue Reading →

Success at Cross Country!

What an amazing day of cross country last Thursday!   Once again, the students competed not only against other students but the tough, wet, windy and hence, muddy conditions at Thalassa Park. We were very proud of our fifty-seven students who competed… Continue Reading →

Earn & Learn

The Woolworths ‘Earn & Learn’ program has started again for 2019. If you shop at Woolworths during the 1st  May – 25th June the school would appreciate your stickers earned from your purchases to go towards new equipment for our… Continue Reading →

Reminder: last days to order a donut!

For those students who love donuts and/or their Adelaide Crows or Port Power football team, here is a purchase you will love!  As a treat to celebrate the upcoming “Showdown” football match between Adelaide Crows and Port Power on May… Continue Reading →

A request from Grounds Committee

To the Woodend community My name is Ailee; I am Chair and parent volunteer on our school Grounds Committee. My husband and I are both on this committee as we enjoy helping the school to design, create and maintain projects… Continue Reading →

Thank you Helen Lewis

The Woodend community have been very fortunate to have Helen Lewis working in our Canteen for the past eleven years.  During this time, Helen has had oversight of all canteen operations and her organisation skills have been faultless.  Thousands of… Continue Reading →

Buy a Donut in your local football team colours!

For those students who love donuts and/or their Adelaide Crows or Port Power football team, here is a purchase you will love!  As a treat to celebrate the upcoming “Showdown” football match between Adelaide Crows and Port Power on May… Continue Reading →

NAPLAN

NAPLAN tests will take place in all schools across Australia in weeks 3 and 4 in term 2. At Woodend we are participating in the paper version of NAPLAN in 2019, which happens between 14 and 16 May (week 3)…. Continue Reading →

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