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Imagination, wide open

The Centre for Imagination opened up its doors to the local community with its first open day of the year on Monday. It was an opportunity for staff, students and local residents to explore the space, understand how they can they use it and share ideas about what they'd like...

Net result

Win Mumby Gym has been host to a two inter-schools badminton tournaments of late. Last week the boys had the opportunity to test their talent against other local schools, and this week it was the girls' turn. Students across the whole range of ages from Grades 6-12 competed, putting up...

Embracing diversity, celebrating belief

To mark the end of Indian Cultural Week we held a special all-school chapel today. As well as a celebration of Indian culture, we embraced the diversity of belief that thrives throughout the Woodstock community, with readings from students representing India's six main religions – Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Sikhism, Buddhism...

Bhangra beat

This year's Indian cultural week theme celebrates Punjabi culture, with entertainment provided by Heera Entertainment, a dance troupe from Jalandhar. The dancers entertained middle years on Monday night, upper years on Tuesday and put on a special performance for local schools and community groups on Wednesday. Woodstock students young and old...

Independence Day

On 15 August the whole Woodstock community came together to celebrate the seventieth anniversary of India's independence. Our special guest speaker for the day was Dr. Sidharth Luthra, Senior Advocate and one time Additional Solicitor General for India at the Supreme Court. He gave an inspiring speech about the Constitution of...

Learning geometry through pacman
Four Square Transformation Pac-Man

Bringing together mathematics, an iconic 1980s video game and perhaps the Quad's best-loved institution, Four Square Transformation Pac-Man is a terrific way to engage students in transformation geometry. Each group is students is split into two teams, with one trying to 'eat' the dots on the board while avoiding being caught by...

Discussing Truman Capote's In Cold Blood
Democratic learning

A Harkness discussion on Truman Capote's In Cold Blood The concept of non-fiction as great literature is something Grade 11 English students are exploring with this summer's reading, Truman Capote's In Cold Blood. In this graded discussion they are considering the notion of truth in the American author's seminal true crime novel. Students discussed an interview...

UY Interdisciplinary Art Aug 2017
Art of the possible

Interdisciplinary Art enables students from grades 10-12 to experience and become more fluid across a range of different artistic mediums. It challenges students to stretch their skills and explore combining mediums and their thinking around them, particularly when working with techniques that are new to them. Teacher Adam Hubbard has worked...

Budding scientists share their creations

Over the last few days, the Quad has been bustling with students flocking to not one but two science fairs.   On Friday 12 May, Grades 3 and 4 invited early and middle years students to join them for a colourful display of science in practice. The exhibits included magic multi-coloured milk,...

Woodstock’s got talent

Saturday saw students step up for one of the performance highlights of the year: The early and middle-years Talent Show.   Twenty-three acts spanned a mix of performances, from comedy and magic to song and dance. In total, more than 60 students either performed or were involved in organising the show, with a tremendous...