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Woodford House Welcomes Deputy Principals

Leadership | June 26, 2017

The Woodford House community warmly welcomes Deputy Principals, Stephanie Russell and Hazel Redpath, to the Senior Leadership Team. Stephanie Russell, Deputy Principal – Student... 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


National Young Leaders Day 2017

Leadership | June 26, 2017

We hopped on the bus at 6am all bundled up from the cold. Excitement lingered in the air as we breathed steam out of our mouths. Today was the day that eight of us from the Intermediate Department... Read more


International Students Embrace School Life

International | June 26, 2017

We are fortunate to be joined by 15 international students, representing seven nationalities, at Woodford House. When the girls arrive at Woodford House, they have to adapt to a new... 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


Wacky Worm Squad

Learning | April 5, 2017

Woodford House has a new family adopted by Year 9 students. The girls have been busy setting up Woodford House's very own worm farm. Some of you might be thinking 'eww worms, they are disgusting... Read more

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A National Award for Bella Christie

Learning | April 5, 2017

Year 12 student Bella Christie was thrilled to receive the news from Speech New Zealand that she was the recipient of their award for Excellence in the Use of Language and Expression in Speech and... Read more


Te Matatini Festival Experience

Learning | April 5, 2017

Te Matatini takes place every two years and is the biggest event in the Māori calendar. This four-day festival is filled with kapa haka, singing, poi, haka and meeting and interacting with new... Read more


In for the Challenge

Learning | April 5, 2017

“We can do it, we’re Woodford girls!” we all kept telling ourselves as we felt like we swam in our shoes. It was the first day of our Year 9 camp and the weather was not on our side. We were... Read more


Hikoi Encourages Māori Student Achievement

Learning | April 5, 2017

A Hikoi was held at Woodford House for senior Māori students on 1 March 2017. The focus was to encourage Māori student advancement and achievement. The hour long session was led by five Māori... Read more


Learning Through Adventure

EOTC | April 5, 2017

On Monday 20 March, Year 10 girls departed for Hillary Outdoors Tongariro for a week long camp. This programme is designed to develop skills in co-operation, communal living, self-leadership and... Read more