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Years 7 and 8 Newsletter – Issue 2 2017

Years 7 and 8 Newsletter – Issue 2 2017

Year 7 and 8 | September 27, 2017

Who would believe that we are at the end of Term 3 already, this year is certainly flying by. The girls in the Intermediate Department have hardly had a minute to catch a breath with all the... Read more

Principal’s News – Term 3, 2017

Principal's News | September 13, 2017

Spring is a stunning time of year where the sun shines a little longer each day, colour bursts into the garden and moods are lifted as we know winter is behind us. Spring is a time of... Read more

New Digital Technologies

Innovation | September 13, 2017

Humans are naturally creative, and constantly invent, explore and discover new things either through necessity or curiosity. Since humans are also social creatures, it is not surprising to... Read more

The Woodford House Wellbeing Programme

Leadership | September 13, 2017

“Resilience is a GPS in your brain… it tells us how to move from here to there,” says Edmond Otis, health educator, licensed psychotherapist, and speaker. Resilience tells us how to make the... Read more

Creative Mathematics

Learning | September 13, 2017

There is a buzz in the Year 9 Mathematics class, 9G, as the girls take on a new creative project. As part of a measurement unit, Mathematics Teacher, Mrs Alison Gonscak, challenged the girls to... Read more

Languages and Culture Create Global Citizens

Community | September 13, 2017

Woodford House prides itself on placing high value on the learning of a second language. Through the study of other languages and cultures, we sow the seeds of international understanding and... Read more

Baptism at Woodford House

Spiritual | September 13, 2017

On Sunday 13 August, six of our students were baptised in the beautiful Chapel of St Francis at Woodford House. It was a wonderful occasion with a packed Chapel and a large group of parents and... Read more

Oversew Fashion Awards

Student Success | September 13, 2017

Sustainability is a focus for students in Materials Technology and for the first time, senior students entered outfits in The Earthcare Environmental Oversew Fashion Awards this year. Read more

Performing Arts in Action – Term 3, 2017

Learning | September 13, 2017

A busy term in Performing Arts saw girls face new challenges through Drama, Dance and Choral performances and productions. NCEA Drama Productions The Level 2 and 3 Drama classes entered into... Read more

Anxiety in Teenagers

Boarding | September 13, 2017

At the beginning of Term 3, the Woodford House boarding staff were fortunate to welcome Dr Lee Knight, our school counsellor and trained clinical psychologist, to guide them through some... Read more