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Principal’s News – July

Principal’s News – July

Principal's News | July 30, 2015

The good news continues, this time with bricks and mortar, as we begin our most significant building projects since Woodford was founded. Alongside all our other priorities we continue an ongoing... Read more

Boarding Houses Abuzz with Excitement

Boarding | July 30, 2015

It is still early days in our trial of restructuring boarding; however the boarding houses were abuzz with excitement with the new look arrangements. Feedback to date appears very encouraging with... Read more

Woodford’s Code Club is Underway

Technology | July 30, 2015

As Steve Jobs, Apple’s cofounder once said “I think everybody in this country should learn how to program a computer because it teaches you how to think.” Coding can be described as a... Read more

HB Magpies Visit and Sports Round-up

Sport | July 30, 2015

Find out about our recent high profile guests on the sports field plus the NZSS cross country champs in Dunedin and the latest netball and hockey highlights. Woodford versus the Magpies It... Read more

House Drama Highlights

Visual and Performing Arts | July 30, 2015

A very busy Term 2 for the Performing Arts finished on a dramatic high note with the much anticipated and hotly contested House Drama performances. Many weeks of rehearsals and organisation went... Read more

Successful Businesswoman Motivates and Encourages

Leadership | July 30, 2015

For our girls – listening to a young 26 year old successful businesswoman was motivating and encouraging. Chelsea Leadbetter has carved a reputable career as a senior business analyst for... Read more

Exhibition to Showcase Creative Talent

Visual and Performing Arts | July 30, 2015

Woodford House visual art students continue their proud tradition! It’s time again for them to enter work in a public show. Purchase of art from this exhibition could be a clever investment for... Read more

Global Issues and an Exciting Opportunity

EOTC | July 30, 2015

The issue of refugees and asylum seekers is occupying much of the global media’s attention. The question of whether New Zealand should increase the number of refugees it accepts, currently the... Read more

Health Careers Expo Gives Hands on Experiences

Year 10 | July 30, 2015

Hands on activities were presented to students who attended the Health Careers Expo at the Hawke’s Bay Hospital in early July. Eighteen Year 10 and 11 students filled dental cavities, sewed up... Read more

Celebrating Grandparents’ Wisdom and Experience

Spiritual | July 30, 2015

Grandparents are a gift. In them we see the gifts of the joy of life and of family. There’s something special about grandparents. They can enjoy their children’s children and hand them back... Read more