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Hannah Bailey
Old Girl

Woodford provided a great environment for me to develop as an athlete and student. They supported me with nutritional talks, athlete life advice and various trainings to assist my progress in rowing, while also keeping me up to date with study during lengthy stays away.
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Molly Reynolds
Old Girl

I came to Woodford as a weekly boarder in Year 8 and made friends that still are (and will be for decades to come) my closest friends. I have now realised how boarding also encouraged independence and self-management. Living away from home was a big step to take but one which provided me with so many great memories, friends and skills.
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Jo Harvey

I took Lizzie to London to see my family this year. The trip strengthened my belief that our girls need an environment where they can grow and learn self-confidence. Armed with a good education, they can go well-prepared into the world and embrace all opportunities they encounter. Lizzie took everything in her stride and handled herself with aplomb. The environment at Woodford is preparing her well for her future.
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Catherine Bentley
Deputy Principal

Being part of Woodford is as much of a positive, life affirming experience for the teachers as it for the students. The support we receive, the access to global ideas and the development in our own teaching practice is coupled by a school-wide dedication to life-long learning. I am proud to be part of such a forward-thinking school.
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We offer a full range of subjects and learning opportunities for all our students. We encourage students to get involved in a number of co-curriculum activities and experiences from after-school classes to trips and camps.

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Principal’s News – July

Principal's News | July 30, 2015

The good news continues, this time with bricks and mortar, as we begin our most significant building projects since Woodford was founded. Alongside all our other priorities we continue an ongoing... Read more


Boarding Houses Abuzz with Excitement

Boarding | July 30, 2015

It is still early days in our trial of restructuring boarding; however the boarding houses were abuzz with excitement with the new look arrangements. Feedback to date appears very encouraging with... Read more

Dionne Thomas, Director of Learning

NCEA Information Evening for Parents

Learning | July 30, 2015

Please join us on Thursday 27 August at 7.00pm in the Gallery to help demystify NCEA. A presentation will be followed by an open opportunity to answer your questions on NCEA including… How... Read more


Woodford’s Code Club is Underway

Technology | July 30, 2015

As Steve Jobs, Apple’s cofounder once said “I think everybody in this country should learn how to program a computer because it teaches you how to think.” Coding can be described as a... Read more