As I sit here one week into our lock-down, I am reflecting on the nature of our community and how we can be ‘Church’ or ‘School’ with no Chapel, Church or school buildings.
I... Read more
Kia ora katoa.
As the new School Chaplain at Woodford House, I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself. I started this role at the beginning of Term 2 and I am loving my time so... Read more
On Sunday 9 September we welcomed our fellow Anglican schools, Hukarere College and Te Aute College, to our annual joint celebration of activities and worship together. This event helps us to... Read more
Along with a number of Anglican and Presbyterian schools across New Zealand, the Religious Studies Department at Woodford House has been piloting a brand new theology curriculum for Year 7-10... Read more
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
This year, Easter weekend was celebrated within the school’s first term which presented an opportunity to really explore the events of both Good Friday before exeat, and Easter Sunday after... Read more
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
During the 2017 End of Year Programme, our girls produced 170 beautifully wrapped and imaginatively filled Christmas boxes for charity across Hawke’s Bay. The boxes were all blessed during our... Read more
‘Confirmation is alive and kicking in our Anglican Schools’ observes James Stephenson, Chaplain of St Paul's Hamilton, in the latest edition of the Anglican Schools’ Office Newsletter. It is... Read more
On Sunday 13 August, six of our students were baptised in the beautiful Chapel of St Francis at Woodford House. It was a wonderful occasion with a packed Chapel and a large group of parents and... Read more