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Evita 2018

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

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