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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


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


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


Geographers On The Move

Community | June 26, 2017

Geography encompasses a wide range of topics covering both the natural and cultural environments. This term students from Years 11-13 have been out and about enjoying educational trips as well as... Read more


Woodford Summer Ball

Community | April 5, 2017

As little girls we all have an infatuation with princesses, the pretty dresses, perfect hair and a Prince charming by our side. The night of the School Ball take us back to this childhood dream... Read more

Building a Better Future

Community | January 27, 2017

When Mabel Annie Hodge relocated Woodford House to the hills of Havelock North in 1911, there were three buildings, 60 students and six staff. One hundred and six years on and the School now has... Read more

Jane Cunliffe receives Tempus Award

Community | November 22, 2016

Congratulations to Woodford House Old Girl, Jane Cunliffe, who received the Tempus award at a special ceremony attended by members of the Woodford House Old Girls’ Association on Saturday 19... Read more


Farewell to Dean

Community | November 9, 2016

Describing himself as a man of few words, Business Manager, Dean Mason is not one for big goodbyes, but we cannot let him go without taking a moment to reflect on his time at Woodford House. Dean... Read more


Farewell from Alice and Marie

Community | June 28, 2016

Having spent almost a year at Woodford House and travelling the Southern Hemisphere, it is almost time to say goodbye to our gap students, Marie Baumeister and Alice Young. Both girls gave an... Read more


Building Healthy Communities

Community | June 28, 2016

Making healthier food choices is the focus of many communities in this changing world we live in. The challenge for Year 13 home economics students this term was to try and make a difference in... Read more