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News - Year 13

Oversew Fashion Awards

Student Success | September 13, 2017

Sustainability is a focus for students in Materials Technology and for the first time, senior students entered outfits in The Earthcare Environmental Oversew Fashion Awards this year. Read more

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Leaving a Legacy

Community | September 13, 2017

Woodford House has been presented with many precious taonga over the years that have been treasured, nurtured and cared for to this day, such as the annual Year 13 leavers’ gifts, and gifts from... Read more

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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

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Nutrition for the Next Generation

Community | June 26, 2017

“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

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Geographers On The Move

Community | June 26, 2017

Geography encompasses a wide range of topics covering both the natural and cultural environments. This term students from Years 11-13 have been out and about enjoying educational trips as well as... Read more

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NZBSA Boarding Conference 2017

Boarding | April 5, 2017

A few weeks ago Michaela Fleming, Pippa Steele and I flew to Christchurch for the NZBSA Boarding Conference. The minute we arrived at Christchurch Girls’ High School we were blown away by the... Read more

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Woodford Summer Ball

Community | April 5, 2017

As little girls we all have an infatuation with princesses, the pretty dresses, perfect hair and a Prince charming by our side. The night of the School Ball take us back to this childhood dream... Read more

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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

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Highest NCEA excellence endorsements in history

Learning | January 19, 2017

Woodford House is proud to announce it has achieved the highest number of excellence endorsements in the School's NCEA history. Preliminary results released this week revealed sixty-five per... Read more

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Student Bunting Brightens the Health Centre

Learning | August 25, 2016

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

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The Ultimate Sacrifice

Community | April 25, 2016

Community Prefect Abby May delivered an award winning speech called The Ultimate Sacrifice, which was inspired by her great grandfather and great uncle, at the Hastings Hospital ANZAC Day... Read more