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VPA Awards 2018

VPA Awards 2018

Student Success | November 2, 2018

Woodford House flew among the stars at the Visual and Performing Arts Awards evening which was held on Thursday 1 November. Students and their families enjoyed a celebration of achievement... Read more

Steph Goodwin selected for the 2019 Young Shakespeare Company

Student Success | November 1, 2018

Earlier this year, Year 13 student Steph Goodwin won first place for an original piece entitled ‘Madness’ in the Music Composition category at the Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand (SGCNZ)... Read more

A Magical Night For Performing Arts

Visual and Performing Arts | October 2, 2018

For one night during the second week of Term 3, the Woodford House hall was the set of a magical night. In the hall, adorned with hand cut snowflakes, the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy could be... Read more

A Clucky Performance

Visual and Performing Arts | October 1, 2018

How do you show you’re stuck? How do you show that you are in a repetitive cycle and routine? How do you differentiate between characters? How do you show that your character is in a small... Read more

Dance Competition Brings New Experiences

Visual and Performing Arts | October 1, 2018

DanceNZMade is an interschool dance competition run by professional dancer Dean McKerras. This annual competition travels around New Zealand theatres, running full day workshops for students and... Read more

Evita 2018

Visual and Performing Arts | July 11, 2018

Over the past term and a half, the production cast of over 80 students and staff have been busy singing, dancing, acting and working hard to put on a fabulous production of Evita. The long hours... Read more

Chapel Choir Awarded at the Big Sing 2018

Student Success | July 11, 2018

The East Coast region of the annual Big Sing choral competition took place on Wednesday 30 June. The Woodford House Chapel Choir and Up Close had been practising hard all year preparing our... Read more

Chamber Music Awards

Student Success | July 11, 2018

Woodford House was well represented at the annual NZCT Chamber Music Contest this year. An abundance of talented student musicians meant that six Chamber Music groups were entered into the... Read more

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