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Principal’s News – June 2016

Principal’s News – June 2016

Principal's News | June 28, 2016

Being globally connected has never been easier with the profusion of digital communication tools.  I know this all too well as I have a globalised family whom I connect with every day. New and... Read more

Big Sing Success

Visual and Performing Arts | June 28, 2016

‘Beautiful tone’, ‘ambitious programme’, ‘well directed’ – these are a selection of comments from the adjudicators’ reports about our three choirs who participated in the East... Read more

Scholarship Academy

Learning | June 28, 2016

The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) scholarships provide recognition and monetary reward to top students who are assessed against challenging standards, which are demanding for the... Read more

Junior Quad 2016

Sport | June 28, 2016

Junior Quad was hosted by Woodford House this year in competition with Carncot, Iona College and St George's School. The day began with a meeting in the School hall to welcome everyone and to sign... Read more

Developing Entrepreneurs of the Future

Learning | June 28, 2016

Creativity, innovation, capital investment, production lines, marketing, sales and profit – these are just a few of the buzz words you will hear from our Business Studies students. Market Day... Read more

Character Design Brings Creative Challenge

Technology | June 28, 2016

The opportunity arose in Materials Technology to design, develop and construct a costume for Disney's The Lion King JR, which will be performed by Woodford House and Lindisfarne College in August.... Read more

Don’t Shrink, Shine

Visual and Performing Arts | June 28, 2016

Tall poppies was an appropriate subject for Community Prefect Abigail (Abby) May to base her speech entitled ‘Don’t Shrink, Shine’ around at a recent young speechmaker competition in... Read more

Dream Team Inspires Boarding Leaders

Boarding | June 28, 2016

Louise Anaru, Principal of Flaxmere College, visited Woodford House to speak to our Year 12 and 13 boarding leaders about leadership. Louise was representing the Sir Peter Blake Trust Dream Team.... Read more

Drama in the Redwoods

Visual and Performing Arts | June 28, 2016

The audience gathers. They have been led through a creek and over a felled gum tree and find themselves sheltered under the giant redwoods at the base of Te Mata Peak. As a hush descends the... Read more

Sports Round Up – Term 2, 2016

Sport | June 28, 2016

Find out the latest results from our action packed calendar of sporting events. Girls have competed far and wide in cross country, football, hockey, netball and orienteering. We also held our... Read more