“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... 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
The opportunity arose in Materials Technology to design, develop and construct a costume for Disney's The Lion King JR, which will be performed by Woodford House and Lindisfarne College in August.... Read more
Making healthier food choices is the focus of many communities in this changing world we live in. The challenge for Year 13 home economics students this term was to try and make a difference in... Read more
Four senior materials technology students entered the Design, Make and Model competition in October, which was judged at the A and P Showgrounds.
This year, our entries were about quality... Read more
At Level 2, students must design, produce and implement a garment or outfit for a specific purpose.
This year, students wore their designs in a variety of contexts, including the races, diving,... Read more
Last term, Year 10 Materials Technology students entered the annual Brother Designstars Craft competition, which gives young, budding fashion designers and creative artists a chance to showcase... Read more
Tote bags on a shoestring budget have been designed and constructed by Year 9 Technology students over the last two terms. Fabric scraps and donated curtain samples were reworked by the girls into... Read more