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Principal’s News – May 2016

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 highlights. Read more

Combining Fun and Friendships through Boarding

Boarding | May 26, 2016

Three words that were made to go together – friendship, fun and boarding. Friendships are the most important part of being teenage girls and they want to have fun together. You only need to... Read more

Dux Desserts

Learning | May 26, 2016

Twelve girls attended the special Dux Desserts evening earlier this term. Dux Desserts is a celebration at the end of every term for girls who gained an excellence grade in any summative... Read more

Shakespeare and Disney’s The Lion King JR

Visual and Performing Arts | May 26, 2016

The girls have been embracing drama and dance this term with Disney's The Lion King JR rehearsals and attendance at the Regional Shakespeare Festival. Woodford attended the Regional Shakespeare... Read more

Intermediate Department

Year 7 and 8 | May 26, 2016

In support of New Zealand’s first ever bully-free week (16 – 20 May) the Intermediate Department has been learning about cyber-bullying in their latest health unit. This follows on from their... Read more

Growing Athletes

Sport | May 26, 2016

More than 100 secondary school students from across Hawke’s Bay have been given inspirational pep talks - and reality checks - by some of our greatest sporting athletes. Read more

A Global Focus on Food

Staff | May 26, 2016

Our Woodford catering team are broadening their international repertoire, and it’s not just the cuisine. Alliance catering has welcomed new Head Chef, Jonathan Del Pino into the kitchen.... Read more