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Founders’ Day

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

Faith helps student through earthquake

Home to Excellence | March 27, 2018

At 12.51pm on Tuesday 22 February 2011, Martina Barreras lunged towards a table at school as the ground shook vigorously. She was only seven years old and had recently migrated to Christchurch... 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

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

Baptism at Woodford House

Spiritual | September 13, 2017

On Sunday 13 August, six of our students were baptised in the beautiful Chapel of St Francis at Woodford House. It was a wonderful occasion with a packed Chapel and a large group of parents and... Read more

Commissioning Service Brings Woodford Family Together

Spiritual | June 26, 2017

The school community came together on Sunday 30 April to attend the commissioning of our new chaplain, Reverend Deborah Wilson. Reverend Wilson has joined our small Woodford House family from the... Read more

Anglican Schools’ Conference 2017

Spiritual | June 26, 2017

It was a great privilege for Principal Julie Peterson and myself to join school chaplains, religious studies teachers, principals and board members from across the Province in our biennial... Read more

A Journey of Faith

Spiritual | November 9, 2016

When someone is baptised, that person is brought to Jesus Christ and made a member of Christ’s Church. It is a new start to life in which the baptised person is accepted and sealed by God with... Read more

Chaplains’ Conference Visits Woodford House

Spiritual | August 25, 2016

More than 50 Chaplains came together for an action packed gathering over three days at the start of August. This annual gathering for the New Zealand Association of Teachers and School... Read more