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
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
Sustainability is a focus for students in Materials Technology and for the first time, senior students entered outfits in The Earthcare Environmental Oversew Fashion Awards this year.
This term we invited Gabriel Hurford, who is employed by the Environmental Centre in Hastings, for lunch and to check on the progress of the Woodford House worm farm. The worm farm was installed... Read more
New Zealand cyber security expert John Parsons spent two days at Woodford House last week talking to parents, students and staff about the issues and dangers associated with the inappropriate use... Read more
“Pineapple… kiwifruit… bananas”, shout the children. “Do you know how many portions of fruit and veg you should have a day?” asks Year 13 student Tommy Lamb.
The children... Read more
Few would deny that new models of learning are required to better prepare our students for life and work in the 21st century. Current research shows that innovative teaching is required to support... Read more
New technology is transforming today’s classroom environment and augmented reality is the latest tool being used to enrich learning at Woodford House.
Augmented reality is a technology that... Read more
CREST is a product development competition incorporating elements of creativity, science, innovation and technology. This year, a group of Year 12 students took up the challenge.
Each member of... Read more
For my NCEA Level 3 Materials Technology course I decided to make a wall hanging for the Health Centre. The idea came to me at the beginning of the year when I first saw the freshly painted walls... Read more