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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

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Leaving a Legacy

Community | September 13, 2017

Woodford House has been presented with many precious taonga over the years that have been treasured, nurtured and cared for to this day, such as the annual Year 13 leavers’ gifts, and gifts from... Read more

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Pathways Progress

Community | September 13, 2017

Students have had a busy month attending courses in the Pathways Department. Girls have taken part in PORSE workshops, First Aid courses, Barista training, a leadership workshop and a Health and... Read more

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Worm Farm Update

Community | August 16, 2017

This term we invited Gabriel Hurford, who is employed by the Environmental Centre in Hastings, for lunch and to check on the progress of the Woodford House worm farm. The worm farm was installed... Read more

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Keeping children safe online

Community | August 11, 2017

New Zealand cyber security expert John Parsons spent two days at Woodford House last week talking to parents, students and staff about the issues and dangers associated with the inappropriate use... Read more

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Art Gallery Tour Inspires Photography Students

Community | August 7, 2017

On 27 July, our Year 12 photography students visited the Hastings City Art Gallery to see three high calibre exhibitions. Into the Light – a survey of works from artists with connections to... Read more

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New uniform and logo

Community | July 17, 2017

We were delighted to show our girls the new Woodford House uniform and logo in assembly at the end of Term 2. During the past two years, we have embarked on a journey of defining and... Read more

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Festival of Cultures

Community | June 26, 2017

Māori, Korean, Japanese, Australian, Indian, Vietnamese, English, Taiwanese - the list goes on for the ethnicities represented at Woodford House. The community we have here at school is not only... Read more

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Performing Arts in Action

Community | June 26, 2017

It has been a busy and productive time in Performing Arts this term with girls giving huge commitment and passion to shape their skills ready for polished performances. From mooting at the... Read more

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Exploring Career Pathways

Community | June 26, 2017

Careers education at Woodford House offers the opportunity for students from Years 10-13 to explore and broaden their understanding of a range of professions, courses and training so that they can... Read more

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Nutrition for the Next Generation

Community | June 26, 2017

“Pineapple… kiwifruit… bananas”,  shout the children. “Do you know how many portions of fruit and veg you should have a day?” asks Year 13 student Tommy Lamb. The children... Read more