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Graduation 2018 – in pictures

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Woodstock's Class of 2018
Invincible!

The Class of 2018 spread out across the world to the new destinations and adventures   On Saturday 26 May, the Class of 201 graduated and left Woodstock! For everyone in the school community – students, educators, parents and of course most of all the seniors themselves - Graduation is a crux moment, the...

CFI intern Alisa
CFI Student Intern – Alisa

Alisa is a student intern at the Centre for Imagination, with a particular focus on graphic design. She shares her experience of her internship at the CFI.   What attracted you to becoming a CFI intern? I liked what the CFI was trying to offer Woodstock, and I wanted to help. What have you...

CFI Resident Intern Tomas Forman
Tomas Forman – CFI Resident Intern

Tomas Forman, a gap year student from the United States, joined the Centre for Imagination during the Winter and Spring of 2018. Here he tells the story of his time in India, his work at the Centre, and how it's impacted him.   How did you find out about internships at the...

Why IB?

Mou Maiti, Woodstock's Academic Coordinator, has been associated with International Schools and the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum for the past 17 years, in a wide range of roles from IB Diploma Coordinator to physics teacher. She shares her insights into one of the most commonly asked questions about the IB programme.   “Why...

The MYP Personal Project – from a dependent learner to independent learner

Bob Smith, MYP Coordinator at Woodstock, has been involved with the International Baccalaureate Programmes since 2001, in roles including administrator, coordinator and teacher. He shares why the personal project is arguably the most challenging and rewarding part of the IB for middle years students.   I will admit there are many things...

John Robertson with ESL students
Summer at Woodstock – Languages

In July, our summer programme is offering students an intensive two-week course in English as a second language and advanced English Masterclass for aspiring writers to hone their skills. And for the first time ever, we're also providing courses in French and Spanish, in partnership with the prestigious Alliance Française and...

Crossfit for purpose

[gallery link="file" size="large" columns="1" ids="29191,29190,29166,29171,29182,29164,29183,29181"] Students have been pushing their fitness to the limits with the help of local instructors. Crossfit, put simply, is a combination of strength and cardiovascular muscular training at high intensity for 20-45 minutes. Steve Luukkonen, Head of PE and Health at Woodstock, drafted in support from Crossfit,...

Recit du Voyage

As a former colony, Pondicherry retains strong cultural and linguistic links to France, and provides an invaluable resource for French language students in India. In February, six advanced French students joined Mr Laurent Paquereau and Ms Almudena Fesser in a trip to the city, to visit French institutions and explore all...

Summer at Woodstock – Media and Storytelling

Arti Jain is an award winning filmmaker with over two decades of media experience in a variety of media formats – from radio to TV to mobile apps. Arti is leading Summer at Woodstock's Media and Storytelling course, an intensive audiovisual programme where students will learn the craft of visual storytelling,...