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Principal’s News – March 2016

Principal’s News – March 2016

Principal's News | March 21, 2016

When seated in the school’s Chapel, we only need to lift our eyes towards the spectacular rose window to see the beauty of our past and the interwoven threads of all that we value here at... Read more

Outstanding Academic Results

Learning | March 21, 2016

The large signs around Hawke’s Bay may have loudly congratulated our girls on 100% NCEA pass rates but the success stories behind these need to be heard even louder. The stories of... Read more

Girls about to dive into the pool

Swimming Sports

Sport | March 21, 2016

The Swimming Sports this year was another fantastic event that showcased our exceptional swimmers, our team spirit, our staff and parent support and the camaraderie of girls. We were fortunate... Read more

Seven National Scholarships Awarded

Learning | March 21, 2016

The inaugural year of the Scholarship Academy has resulted in exceptional academic success with seven national scholarships being awarded to girls across the subject areas. Each year the New... Read more

Disney the Lion King Jr Production

Visual and Performing Arts | March 21, 2016

The speed with which girls ran up the hill following athletics may have been faster than the times on the track. The reason was that the final cast list for our big production of Disney the... Read more

A paper hedgehog created during makerspace session

Stimulating Creative Thinking

Learning | March 21, 2016

Using our hands feels good and is good for us. Tactile work enhances physical and emotional wellbeing as well as creativity. Makerspace sessions, where students can participate in planned... Read more

Year 10s at the 1960's party.

Swinging Sixties in Social Studies

Learning | March 21, 2016

Our Year 10 Social Studies programme has got off to a swinging start with our study of changes during the 1960s. The sounds of the Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix and the Beach Boys could be heard... Read more

Sporting Achievements

Sport | March 21, 2016

Well done to the following girls who continued to excel in their sports codes during the school holidays and start of Term 1. Athletics - Ruby Hansen Ruby competed at the New Zealand Athletics... Read more

Year 12 and 13 girls with their ball partners.

Summer Ball at the Mission

Year 12 | March 21, 2016

Our Summer Ball took place on Friday 11 March at the Mission Estate Winery. The event was organised by a dedicated committee of Year 12 and 13 students ably led by Gaby Williams and a team of... Read more

Woodford Sports Academy 2016

Sport | March 21, 2016

Seventy students were interviewed for places in the 2016 Sports Academy. Forty of those students have been selected, based on their current level of performance, future aspirations and recognition... Read more