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NYDS 2018

NYDS 2018

Learning | May 10, 2018

The National Youth Drama School (NYDS) is a week-long intensive course held annually at Havelock North High School with expert tutelage from industry professionals. A group of Woodford... Read more

Evita Rehearsals Underway

Visual and Performing Arts | April 18, 2018

On Sunday 4 March, the combined Evita cast of 70 Woodford House and Lindisfarne College students gathered together for their first rehearsal. With the first performance taking place on Wednesday... Read more

Artist in Residence 2018

Learning | April 18, 2018

The 2018 Artist in Residence programme took place on 19-21 February in the Dame Kate Harcourt Performing Arts Centre. Each year, Woodford House invites a professional within the area of Performing... Read more

House Music Cup 2018

News | April 18, 2018

The school rang with music all day during the House Music Cup competition held on Wednesday 11 April. House Music Cup offers the opportunity for competition between houses for individual musicians... Read more

NZ Festival Trip to Wellington

Learning | April 18, 2018

‘Accessing Aotearoa through the Arts’ was the theme of a trip to the New Zealand Festival for selected Year 11-13 students in February. Sophie Simons, Student Head of Drama, reflects and... Read more

From leg braces to ballet pointe

Home to Excellence | March 27, 2018

Watching Amelia Ashby dance is like poetry; she is graceful, elegant and always smiling.  Her dancing draws you to the stage. Her long limbs provide fluid movement with a gracious presence... Read more

VPA Awards 2017

Student Success | November 6, 2017

Woodford House rolled out the red carpet for an Oscar themed Visual and Performing Arts Awards evening on Thursday 2 November. Students and their families enjoyed a celebration of achievement... Read more

Oversew Fashion Awards

Student Success | September 13, 2017

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. Read more

Performing Arts in Action – Term 3, 2017

Learning | September 13, 2017

A busy term in Performing Arts saw girls face new challenges through Drama, Dance and Choral performances and productions. NCEA Drama Productions The Level 2 and 3 Drama classes entered into... Read more

Painting with Intensity and Passion

Learning | September 13, 2017

In Semester One, I had the honour of teaching an enthusiastic group of Year 10 students who were keen to learn all about Art. They say a picture tells a thousand words and this was certainly the... Read more