Our Four Cornerstones

A jewel among Havelock North schools

Situated on 18-hectares of beautiful park-like grounds, Woodford House is a jewel among Havelock North schools. We celebrate and prioritise each dimension of the four cornerstones of Woodford House – academic, sporting, cultural and spiritual. This enables all staff and students to shine their light.

Academic Excellence

Woodford House is proud to offer some of the finest academic courses in New Zealand. Our girls are inspired, guided and encouraged by passionate teachers who are experts in their fields, from national ambassadors, advisors and examiners to academic doctors...


As one of the best boarding schools in NZ, sport is an integral part of education and growth at Woodford House. Our girls are encouraged to participate in sports and recreational pursuits throughout the year; and are actively involved in personal goal-setting where performance...


Our girls benefit from a rich cultural offering and experience performing arts in various ways through their years at Woodford House. We hold several annual inter-house competitions, a biennial school production and participate/attend a number of co-curricular Music...


Traditions at Woodford House build our sense of belonging and our spiritual tradition has not changed over the years. By honouring this offering we cherish the past. It is important to us that old girls can come back to visit the Chapel and attend services...

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Woodford House

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