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Middle School Theology

Middle School Theology

Spiritual | July 11, 2018

Along with a number of Anglican and Presbyterian schools across New Zealand, the Religious Studies Department at Woodford House has been piloting a brand new theology curriculum for Year 7-10... Read more

Exploring Careers in Health

Learning | July 11, 2018

On 14 June, 18 Year 10 and 11 students attended the annual Health Careers Expo at the Education Centre at Hawke’s Bay Hospital. Every year, there are more exhibitors, who are all employees of... Read more

Glow Worms as Night Lights

EOTC | April 18, 2018

https://youtu.be/UZfORzeaV0I Hillary Outdoor Education is designed for students to develop skills in co-operation, communal living, self-leadership and environmental care. The girls learn 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

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

Year 10 Wellington Trip 2017

EOTC | September 13, 2017

Year 10 girls enjoyed three action-packed days in Wellington in early August with the Social Sciences Department. The itinerary included The Great War Exhibition and Last Post Ceremony at Pukeahu... Read more

John Parsons cyber safety expert presenting at Woodford House

Keeping children safe online

Community | August 11, 2017

New Zealand cyber security expert John Parsons spent two days at Woodford House last week talking to parents, students and staff about the issues and dangers associated with the inappropriate use... Read more

Learning Through Adventure

EOTC | April 5, 2017

On Monday 20 March, Year 10 girls departed for Hillary Outdoors Tongariro for a week long camp. This programme is designed to develop skills in co-operation, communal living, self-leadership and... Read more

Sports Round Up – Term 1, 2017

Sport | April 4, 2017

It has been another busy and exciting start to the year for sport at Woodford House with many students achieving both regionally and nationally in their chosen sports. Here are some highlights... Read more

Year 10s at the 1960's party.

Swinging Sixties in Social Studies

Learning | March 21, 2016

Our Year 10 Social Studies programme has got off to a swinging start with our study of changes during the 1960s. The sounds of the Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix and the Beach Boys could be heard... Read more