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Putting the WH in Whānau

Putting the WH in Whānau

Community | April 17, 2019

“They are us. But with that memory comes a responsibility. A responsibility to be the place that we wish to be. A place that is diverse, that is welcoming, that is kind and compassionate. Those... Read more

Musicians Mentoring In Schools

Visual and Performing Arts | April 17, 2019

Since 2001, the New Zealand Music Commission’s Musicians Mentoring Programme has connected the country’s top musical artists with emerging young talent in schools throughout New Zealand. More... Read more

Top Coaches Lead Winter Sports

Sport | April 17, 2019

With the 2019 winter sports season almost upon us, Woodford House is proud to announce our coaching appointments for the Senior Premier Netball, 1st XI Hockey and 1st XI Football teams. Read more

Model United Nations Offers Life-Changing Experience

Leadership | April 17, 2019

During the summer holidays, Phoebe Burns and I travelled to Geneva, Switzerland, where we took part in a Model United Nations (MUN), which is a student simulation of the proceedings of the United... Read more

We Only Have One Identity

Learning | April 17, 2019

“I’m loved, I have family and friends who care about me; I’m okay”. This is the most powerful message you can send to the world, according to John Parsons, Cyber Safety and Risk Assessment... Read more

Building Leadership Skills

EOTC | April 17, 2019

On Monday 28 January, the Year 13 students set off on a leadership camp to Waimarama. On arrival, we faced what seemed like a huge challenge - setting up our tents! Fortunately some students had... Read more

Career Central

Year 12 | April 17, 2019

In Terms 3 and 4, 2018, I trialled the use of Career Central with Year 12 and 13 students. This is a careers website developed several years ago by Sue Hancock, Careers Advisor at Matamata... Read more

Woodford House Appoints Assistant Principal – Student Outcomes

Leadership | October 2, 2018

We were delighted to appoint Mrs Rachel Roberts as Assistant Principal at Woodford House at the beginning of Term 3, 2018. Mrs Roberts joined the Senior Leadership Team after nine years of... Read more

It’s All About Family

Boarding | October 2, 2018

The boarding experience at Woodford House opens a world of opportunities for our girls.  An invaluable part of this is the ability to deeply connect with peers who are sharing a similar... Read more

Winter Tournament Week 2018

Sport | October 2, 2018

The combination of dedication, resiliency and team work over the winter sport season contributed to a fantastic finish at the annual New Zealand Secondary Schools Winter Tournament Week for our... Read more