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A Passion to Learn and Serve Others

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

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

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

Auckland Zoo Shares Winning Poem

Community | November 17, 2017

Turtles have been around for hundreds of millions of years, some species out-dating dinosaurs. Back then, there were many millions of sea turtles living in our oceans. Now there are only seven... Read more

Students Create Community Gifts

Community | November 17, 2017

Year 7 and 8 girls have been working on creative products for the Hawke’s Bay community this term. Having completed soft and food materials units earlier in the year, the girls enjoyed the... Read more

New Digital Technologies

Innovation | September 13, 2017

Humans are naturally creative, and constantly invent, explore and discover new things either through necessity or curiosity. Since humans are also social creatures, it is not surprising to... Read more

The Woodford House Wellbeing Programme

Leadership | September 13, 2017

“Resilience is a GPS in your brain… it tells us how to move from here to there,” says Edmond Otis, health educator, licensed psychotherapist, and speaker. Resilience tells us how to make the... Read more

Creative Mathematics

Learning | September 13, 2017

There is a buzz in the Year 9 Mathematics class, 9G, as the girls take on a new creative project. As part of a measurement unit, Mathematics Teacher, Mrs Alison Gonscak, challenged the girls to... Read more