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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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Horse Trek fundraiser

Community | May 17, 2016

At the start of July, 21 students from Years 11-13 will be undertaking an exciting three week Curriculum Trip to Europe. We will be travelling to London, Paris, Venice, Rome and Sorrento as well... Read more

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ANZAC brings young and old together

Community | April 25, 2016

There was 77 years’ difference between the eldest war veteran and the dedication speaker at this year’s ANZAC Dawn Service in Napier. Abby May is a 17-year-old student at Woodford House and... Read more

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The Ultimate Sacrifice

Community | April 25, 2016

Community Prefect Abby May delivered an award winning speech called The Ultimate Sacrifice, which was inspired by her great grandfather and great uncle, at the Hastings Hospital ANZAC Day... Read more

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Year 7 and 8 Newsletter – Term 1, 2016

Year 7 and 8 | April 14, 2016

Term 1 is drawing to a close and it seems like only yesterday that we were welcoming girls into the department and school. The Year 8s (Mabels) proved invaluable as support buddies to the new... Read more