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New Building Projects Prioritise Safety

New Building Projects Prioritise Safety

Community | November 30, 2015

In 2010, we became aware that some of our buildings required strengthening in order to meet new seismic standards. As the safety of our students, staff and visitors is paramount to Woodford House,... Read more

Principal’s News – November

Principal's News | November 18, 2015

A remarkable story about a 10-year-old boy who created a bionic arm using a 3D printer captured my attention recently. The young boy, who was born with his left hand in a fist and shortened... Read more

Improv Competition Goes Off with a Hiss and Hiyah

Visual and Performing Arts | November 18, 2015

The first annual junior improvisation competition for Hawke’s Bay schools went off with a hiss and HIYAH! Held at Napier Girls’ High School, the teams of Year 9 and 10 improvisers from... Read more

EIT Graduation Success

Learning | November 18, 2015

I had the pleasure of supporting three students at the Hawke’s Bay Schools Trades Academy (EIT) graduation on Wednesday 28 October. More than 470 students, across 30 schools from Waipukurau... Read more

End of Year Inquiry Projects

Learning | November 18, 2015

End of Year Projects begin on Wednesday 25 November. The model from 2013 continues, with the timetable ‘disbanded’ where an independent interest inquiry (I3) occurs in the morning and a... Read more

Teacher Named as World Schoology Ambassador

Learning | November 18, 2015

Director of Innovation Toni Dunstan has been selected as a world ambassador for Schoology – a unique online learning platform that connects students, staff and parents. She was one of 25... Read more

Innovative Technology for Boarding

Boarding | November 18, 2015

A robust and innovative sign in and sign out system, which uses thumb print technology, will be installed in all boarding houses next year. This is an exciting step in our journey to provide a... Read more

Woodford’s Sports Awards Dinner

Sport | November 18, 2015

Woodford had the privilege of hosting Black Stick Emily Naylor and former Football Fern and White Fern Rebecca Rolls for the school’s annual sports awards dinner. Born in Napier, Rolls began... Read more

HB Secondary Schools Sports Awards Success

Sport | November 18, 2015

Congratulations to Georgia Trent on receiving the Hawke's Bay Secondary Schools award for Student Contribution to Sport on Monday 2 November at the Municipal Theatre in Napier. Communications and... Read more

Boarding Perspective

Boarding | November 18, 2015

The recent trip to see the gannets was surprisingly fun. We got to ride on a very comfortable trailer at the back of a tractor and the sights of the cliff faces towering over you and driving... Read more