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Principal’s News – Term 1 2017

Principal's News | April 5, 2017

Welcome to the first issue of Inhouse for 2017 where we celebrate student and staff successes, and provide an insight into living and learning at a leading school for girls. This year... Read more

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Equestrian Student Selected to Represent New Zealand

Sport | April 5, 2017

Phoebe Burns, Year 9, was selected to represent New Zealand in the FEI Children’s International Classics 2017. Phoebe came second overall at the series finals in Masterton. She also won Round... 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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Wacky Worm Squad

Learning | April 5, 2017

Woodford House has a new family adopted by Year 9 students. The girls have been busy setting up Woodford House's very own worm farm. Some of you might be thinking 'eww worms, they are disgusting... Read more

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A National Award for Bella Christie

Learning | April 5, 2017

Year 12 student Bella Christie was thrilled to receive the news from Speech New Zealand that she was the recipient of their award for Excellence in the Use of Language and Expression in Speech and... Read more

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Te Matatini Festival Experience

Learning | April 5, 2017

Te Matatini takes place every two years and is the biggest event in the Māori calendar. This four-day festival is filled with kapa haka, singing, poi, haka and meeting and interacting with new... Read more

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In for the Challenge

Learning | April 5, 2017

“We can do it, we’re Woodford girls!” we all kept telling ourselves as we felt like we swam in our shoes. It was the first day of our Year 9 camp and the weather was not on our side. We were... Read more

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Hikoi Encourages Māori Student Achievement

Learning | April 5, 2017

A Hikoi was held at Woodford House for senior Māori students on 1 March 2017. The focus was to encourage Māori student advancement and achievement. The hour long session was led by five Māori... Read more

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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

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Everybody, Somebody, Anybody and Nobody

Learning | April 5, 2017

Deputy Head Prefect, Anna Boult, delivered an inspiring and thought-provoking speech in assembly as part of the Year 13 speech programme. This is a story about four friends named Everybody,... 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