Our Strategic Plan 2024-27

Our Strategy

Our Mission | Tō Mātau Whāinga

That her light will shine.

Our Vision | Tō Mātau Anga Whakamua

To fulfil the vision of our founding Principal Mabel Annie Hodge to create a real school for girls where the head, heart and hands are engaged, equipping young women to embrace the brightest possible future.

Our Special Character | Tō Mātau Mana Motuhake

As an Anglican community founded on Christian principles and values, our Special Character education shapes the head, heart and hands of every member of our learning community.

Our Identity | Tō Mātau Tauoranga

Since 1894 Woodford House has been a leading special character school for boarding and day girls. Our community is anchored in tradition, enriched by a vibrant Christian faith and the confidence that we are equipping our girls for the future.

Our Guiding Principles

As a learning community we:

  • Commit to ongoing learning and personal excellence

  • Nurture an inclusive and collaborative community underpinned by our Christian ethos

  • Recognise and value the Treaty of Waitangi /Te Tiriti o Waitangi

  • Act with respect, integrity, honesty and empathy serving others

Strategic Priorities

Our Board of Proprietors and the Board of Trustees have implemented a three-year strategic plan which is our road map for a sustainable future.

The Strategic Plan clarifies the values we hold as a learning community and the strong traditions upon which this School is firmly founded.

Our Strategic Priorities:

  1. Ignite a love of learning  Te Aronui ki te Ako

  2. A journey of self-discovery  |  Te Ara ki te Whaiaro

  3. Connect and belong  Te Piringa, Te Herenga

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