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Home to Excellence

Home to Excellence | April 19, 2018

The pursuit of excellence and empowering our students to be ‘better than the day before’ have always been prominent ideals in the culture of Woodford House. This year, we are bringing our... Read more

Twilight Athletics 2018

Sport | April 18, 2018

There is something special about Woodford House Twilight Athletics. Everyone is spaced out over the track, but there is a sense of collaboration. House spirit is in the air as Frimley, Rouncil,... Read more

Founders’ Day

Community | April 18, 2018

O God we pray for the courage to continue in the good tradition of our forebears. May we, and those who come after us, build on that tradition so that through us, others may be encouraged to... 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

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

Preparing for a Big Year Ahead

EOTC | April 18, 2018

On Monday 29 January, Year 13 students eagerly set off to Waimarama Beach for an action-packed two days to start the year with a bang. In preparation for a big year ahead, the camp focused on... Read more

Sports Round Up – Term 1, 2018

Sport | April 18, 2018

It has been a 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 from Term... Read more

My 125 Moment – Greg Semmens

125 Moments | March 8, 2018

In 2019, Woodford House will celebrate its 125th anniversary as a leading school for girls. In the lead up to this significant milestone, we are sharing 125 Moments or Memories about Woodford... Read more

Mrs Ellis Retires After 47 Years

Community | November 17, 2017

Thirty-seven years ago, Margaret Ellis drove through the gates of Woodford House for the very first time. She was being interviewed for a part-time position as home economics teacher – her first... Read more

Supporting Teenage Girls

Leadership | November 17, 2017

For parents and teachers of teenage girls, ‘four seasons in one day’ doesn’t only refer to our New Zealand weather, it also refers to the very changeable emotional landscape of young women.... Read more