Woodend Primary School is a dual campus school with an annexe at Carlsruhe, 7 kilometres north of Woodend. Year 4 students spend four days per week at the annexe, engaging in a curriculum focusing on sustainability, environmental awareness and animal husbandry. With a 2017 enrolment of over 400, Woodend Primary School is well-resourced and provides a broad and comprehensive curriculum, delivered by dedicated and experienced staff. Student achievement outcomes are generally at or above expectation in most areas of the curriculum and the school continually aims for the highest quality of teaching and learning.
Woodend Primary School is committed to ensuring all students have the opportunity to develop their academic, artistic, physical and social skills in a safe and caring environment. It aims to enhance students' well-being by promoting the importance of each individual's self-esteem, resilience and sense of community and belonging. A feature of the school is the comprehensive instrumental music program, with over 50% of students learning a musical instrument and many involved in groups, ensembles and the Resonance String Orchestra. Woodend Primary School encourages children to strive for excellence at all times and fosters a commitment to continuous learning.