Woodford House is an integrated boarding and day school for girls that offers an extraordinary education from Years 7 to 13. Woodford House is one of New Zealand’s leading schools for girls, with an established reputation for educational excellence and a commitment to providing a supportive and nurturing environment.
|Co-ed or Single Sex||Single sex (girls only)|
|Suburb location||Havelock North, a picturesque town 10 minutes from Hastings. The School is a 15 minute walk to shops, cafés and movie theatre.
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|Roll – Total||300 - 345|
|Roll – International||10|
|Languages offered||English, French, Spanish, Te Reo Māori|
|Strong Points – Subjects||All curriculum areas are offered including sciences, mathematics, English, social sciences, visual arts, business studies, technology, graphics and design, and physical education.|
|Strong Points – Sports||Hockey, netball, football and equestrian.|
|Strong Points – Cultural||Choir, A Capella group and rock band. Drama productions including Stage Challenge, major school productions and Shakespeare festival. Individual music lessons and speech and drama are also offered at a reasonable cost.|
|Other Unique Features||The School is a fully wireless campus and students bring digital devices to support their learning. Our outdoor education programme is challenging and exciting, and there are many leadership opportunities. We have a Sports Academy that supports our top athletes to develop their skills and fitness with input from nationally ranked athletes and coaches.|
|Special Facilities||Our school is situated on 18 hectares of beautiful park-like grounds. We have a 25m swimming pool, astroturf, football fields, tennis courts and two gymnasiums. We also have specialist facilities for art, photography, design and technology.|
|Accommodation||More than 150 of our girls board in warm and welcoming boarding houses with experienced staff. This is a real kiwi environment, where girls from all over New Zealand live and learn together. Girls often spend the weekends and holidays with each other’s families, and friendships made last a life-time. We also provide homestay accommodation for school holidays.|