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Cambodia and Thailand, here we come

Cambodia and Thailand, here we come

Community | July 11, 2018

It’s going to be hot, it’s going to be humid, mosquitoes will be hunting us, and deep fried insects will probably be on the menu. On 30 June, 18 students, two staff, and one World... Read more

Foundation Update

Community | July 11, 2018

The Woodford House Foundation was founded in the School’s centennial year of 1994 with the purpose to pursue philanthropy, such that the special characteristics of the School could be enhanced... Read more

Founders’ Day

Community | April 18, 2018

O God we pray for the courage to continue in the good tradition of our forebears. May we, and those who come after us, build on that tradition so that through us, others may be encouraged to... Read more

Celebrating Easter in Chapel

Community | April 18, 2018

This year, Easter weekend was celebrated within the school’s first term which presented an opportunity to really explore the events of both Good Friday before exeat, and Easter Sunday after... Read more

A Culture of Excellence

Community | April 18, 2018

The pursuit of excellence and empowering our students to shine have always been prominent in Woodford House culture. As part of this, we are committed to continually looking for ways to improve... 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

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

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