“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
Wellbeing is the ‘oil of learning’ (Mann 2006). Our pastoral care for our girls is not the destination but the nourishment for their learning journey. Boarding provides a platform for a... Read more
It was a proud moment in assembly on Thursday 30 June when Alliance Catering Manager, Rebecca Simpson, received a Heart Schools Award from Tanya Jeffcote of the Heart Foundation. Woodford House... Read more
We are delighted to welcome Nurse Nikki to the Woodford Health Centre. Nurse Nikki has been with us since the start of the school year as a relief nurse. We now welcome her as a permanent member... Read more
We had a lot of flu-like illness in the school before exeat weekend which seems to be improving now as we get into the warmer weather. If your daughter is unwell she should be kept home until she... Read more
Over 2013-14 a large study was conducted in Australia looking at young people’s mental health and well-being. 6,300 families with children aged 4-17 were surveyed, and results have recently been... Read more
Keep up to date with the latest information from the Health Centre including HPV vaccinations, winter colds and influenza and our policy around prescribed medications in the boarding... Read more
Lunches… soup and buns… packed salad… sandwiches… mini pizza… selection of seasonal fresh fruit. These are some of the most popular lunch options suggested by students for trialling... Read more
Ever heard the saying ‘the only thing that’s constant in this life is change’? In the fast-paced world we live this is often very true. Change can be exciting, uncovering new... Read more
Flu vaccinations have been completed for the season with 151 being vaccinated this year - more than ever before, which is great!
This year Doctor Karen helped with the clinics and running them... Read more
Did you know that reading is one of the few pleasures that comes with health benefits? Reading, especially fiction, has a profound effect on mental agility, memory and our capacity for imagination... Read more