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Students receive $100K in scholarships

Students receive $100K in scholarships

News | December 19, 2017

Six Year 13 students have collectively been awarded $100,000 in university scholarships for outstanding leadership or excellence in their chosen field. One student, Catie Nettlingham, was... Read more

The Power of an Educated Girl

Community | December 13, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJequOOHhAc&t=6s On Wednesday 6 December 2017, Woodford House Principal, Mrs Julie Peterson delivered an inspirational speech during Prize Giving. Mrs Peterson... Read more

Christmas Boxes for Charity

Community | December 13, 2017

During the 2017 End of Year Programme, our girls produced 170 beautifully wrapped and imaginatively filled Christmas boxes for charity across Hawke’s Bay. The boxes were all blessed during our... Read more

A Passion to Learn and Serve Others

Learning | November 29, 2017

The School campus is buzzing with industrious and creative activity as girls research, plan and bring to life some very special projects. Girls in Years 7-10 are relishing the opportunity to... Read more

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