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Curiosity helps save the environment

Curiosity helps save the environment

Home to Excellence | March 28, 2018

Curiosity is an important intellectual trait that is encouraged and embraced at Woodford House. Being curious keeps your mind stimulated and opens up a world of opportunities, which Year 9 student... Read more

Faith helps student through earthquake

Home to Excellence | March 27, 2018

At 12.51pm on Tuesday 22 February 2011, Martina Barreras lunged towards a table at school as the ground shook vigorously. She was only seven years old and had recently migrated to Christchurch... Read more

From leg braces to ballet pointe

Home to Excellence | March 27, 2018

Watching Amelia Ashby dance is like poetry; she is graceful, elegant and always smiling.  Her dancing draws you to the stage. Her long limbs provide fluid movement with a gracious presence... Read more

Year 12 students awarded scholarship

Home to Excellence | March 27, 2018

The power of setting goals, believing in yourself and having a healthy appetite for learning has paid dividends for three Year 12 students who have been awarded a New Zealand Scholarship, a... Read more

High Hopes for HOY Nations Cup

Sport | March 12, 2018

The connection between a human and an animal working together as a team inspired a love of equestrian from a young age for Year 12 student Emma Ritchie. Growing up in Wanganui, Emma started riding... Read more

My 125 Moment – Greg Semmens

125 Moments | March 8, 2018

Greg Semmens English Teacher My Year 13 English class of 2013 began way back when they first arrived at Woodford House, pretty much at the same time I did. I had a fair few of them in... Read more

My 125 Moment – Kate Fraser

125 Moments | March 8, 2018

Kate Fraser Film Director WH 1981 – 1984 (Boarder) I couldn’t wait to get to Woodford House. My sister, Sarah, had loved her time there and, more importantly, I was just itching to... Read more

My 125 Moment – Julie Peterson

125 Moments | March 8, 2018

Julie Peterson Principal Memories are such powerful ways to capture and treasure very special moments in our lives. As I enter my fourth year at Woodford House, I feel so fortunate to have... Read more