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Mrs Ellis Retires After 47 Years

Mrs Ellis Retires After 47 Years

Community | November 17, 2017

Thirty-seven years ago, Margaret Ellis drove through the gates of Woodford House for the very first time. She was being interviewed for a part-time position as home economics teacher – her first... Read more

He Wahine Toa

Community | November 17, 2017

I felt privileged to be part of the Chapel service when our beautifully crafted korowai was presented to the school and I acknowledge the dedication and effort of everyone involved – with... Read more

Supporting Teenage Girls

Leadership | November 17, 2017

For parents and teachers of teenage girls, ‘four seasons in one day’ doesn’t only refer to our New Zealand weather, it also refers to the very changeable emotional landscape of young women.... Read more

The Great Reading Challenge

Learning | November 17, 2017

"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you'll go." Dr. Seuss With a passion to inspire a love of reading, our Intermediate Department... Read more

Sports Round Up – Term 4, 2017

Sport | November 17, 2017

Sporting highlights and achievements in Skiing, Tennis, the East Coast North Island Road Race, Athletics and the Hawke’s Bay Secondary School Sports Awards. Skiing Ski... Read more

Mathematics Conference 2017

Learning | November 17, 2017

During the October holidays, Head of Mathematics, Dr Marina Alexander and Mathematics Teachers, Mrs Alison Gonscak and Mr Ian Cameron, travelled to Christchurch to attend the biennial New Zealand... Read more

My First Taste of CREST

Student Success | November 17, 2017

When CREST, a food product development competition, was first announced at Woodford House, I was inspired to take part and challenge myself in the food technology world. It has been an amazing... Read more

Vi Cottrell Receives Tempus Award

Community | November 17, 2017

Woodford House Old Girl Vi Cottrell, ONZM, co-founder of Trade Aid, has been named the 2017 recipient of the prestigious Woodford House Old Girls’ Tempus Award. The Tempus Award, now in its... Read more

Frances Hodgkins Prints For Sale

Community | November 17, 2017

A special painting by one of New Zealand’s most prestigious and influential painters, Frances Hodgkins was gifted to Woodford House over 50 years ago. The beautiful painting was meant for former... Read more

Confirmation Service 2017

Spiritual | November 17, 2017

‘Confirmation is alive and kicking in our Anglican Schools’ observes James Stephenson, Chaplain of St Paul's Hamilton, in the latest edition of the Anglican Schools’ Office Newsletter. It is... Read more