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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 – May 2016

Principal's News | May 26, 2016

Our winter sport has started with great success as our hockey and football girls won their first games and our netball team qualified as one of the top 12 schools in Hawke’s Bay. It was... Read more


Taking Time Out

Learning | May 26, 2016

With the second term well under way, girls are busier than ever. The afternoon air is often abuzz with chatter as girls rush from one activity to the next.  House Music, hockey practice, choir,... Read more


House Music One of the Best

Visual and Performing Arts | May 26, 2016

This year's House Music presented some of the best performances I've seen in my time at Woodford. While there were many changes to the format such as the timing and the venue, the girls and the... Read more


Sports Round Up – Term 1, 2016

Sport | May 26, 2016

It was a busy and exciting Term 1 for sport with girls travelling the length and breadth of New Zealand to compete in their respective fields.  Here are some sporting achievement... Read more