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New Digital Technologies

Learning | September 13, 2017

Humans are naturally creative, and constantly invent, explore and discover new things either through necessity or curiosity. Since humans are also social creatures, it is not surprising to... Read more

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The Woodford House Wellbeing Programme

Leadership | September 13, 2017

“Resilience is a GPS in your brain… it tells us how to move from here to there,” says Edmond Otis, health educator, licensed psychotherapist, and speaker. Resilience tells us how to make the... 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


National Young Leaders Day 2017

Leadership | June 26, 2017

We hopped on the bus at 6am all bundled up from the cold. Excitement lingered in the air as we breathed steam out of our mouths. Today was the day that eight of us from the Intermediate Department... Read more


Year 7/8 Quad 2017

Sport | June 26, 2017

Year 7 and 8 girls travelled to Wanganui to take part in the annual Quad Tournament on 14-15 June, hosted by St George’s School. With strong sporting talent in our Intermediate... 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 7/8 EOTC Day

EOTC | March 30, 2017

I could feel the excitement in the air as I stepped out of the car and hurried up to the classrooms. All the Year 7/8 girls were buzzing around, getting ready for the big day. It was Friday 10... Read more


Mixing it up

Year 7 and 8 | November 9, 2016

A key focus for Physical Education and the Intermediate Department this year has been to align our units through innovative approaches to teaching and learning. Based on the idea that learning... Read more

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Year 7 and 8 | October 25, 2016

As the final term of 2016 begins, the students have been reflecting on their achievements so far. It is hard to believe how much the girls have squeezed into this year! They have participated in a... Read more


Intermediate Department – Term 3 Highlights

Year 7 and 8 | August 25, 2016

Science, debating and the Olympics are just some of the highlights during a busy Term 3 for the Intermediate department. An outdoor sheep dissection for Science was bravely tackled by the... Read more

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Year 7 and 8 Newsletter – Term 2, 2016

Year 7 and 8 | July 8, 2016

The girls have been working extremely hard, both in the classroom, and on the sports field this term. Highlights include; the Junior Quad tournament, biography writing, debating, ANZAC topic study,... Read more