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Interns at the Centre for Imagination
Being the change we wish to see

Internships at the Centre for Imagination The Centre for Imagination is excited to announce our first team of student interns, whose work will include planning, publishing and hosting events, as well as helping meet the needs of visiting scholars, scientists, and artists. In addition, interns will practice design thinking and project...

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Why I Aspire: Tanashya Batra

Woodstock student Tanashya Batra shares her motivation for getting involved in Aspire, our new social entrepreneurship summer programme. Aspire is an initiative of the Centre for Imagination in collaboration with the curriculum advisory group. I am Tanashya Batra, a senior at Woodstock School. I am one of the people who worked on...

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Community Engagement Semester Summary

We look back at the impact of Woodstock's Community Engagement programme over the last semester, to see what a difference it's made to the school's local community. A note from Mrs Sanjaya Mark, the Director of Community Engagement at Woodstock It has been pleasing to see that students at Woodstock are now able to...

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Talking Faith for Peace

Woodstock student Taarini Gupta writes about Talking Faith for Peace, a special event bringing together speakers from some of India's major religions. On 26th November 2016, an event which deeply inspired me and changed my views about religion and faith took place in Woodstock School's Parker Hall. Organised by the Centre for...

Quad 2015. Commencement Speech

GRADUATION 2015 by Dr Jonathan Long Three words. That’s all – just three words. Three words which will be reliable guides throughout your life. Three words to pay attention to whenever you lose your way, whenever you need direction, comfort or courage: BENEATH Jesus told a story about two builders. One built his...

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Quad 2015. Salutatorian’s Speech

By Nishant Agarwal Honorable Friends and Family, It is my distinguished honour to speak to you today. It seems just like yesterday when I came to this school. Memories of six years are fresh in my mind and I cannot believe that I no longer have to run up a hill or convince...

Drawn to Moths. Art and Enquiry at the Hanifl Centre.

Margaret Groff  has been walking her art students over to the Hanifl Centre the past few weeks to sketch a collection of moths. These sketches will be accurately enlarged, redone and displayed in school. The spectacular moth collection include some rare specimens that have been put together by Peter Smetacek and his team since...

How to Drop an Egg From a 2 Storey Building Without Cracking it.

In their science class, Grade 9 students were challenged by their teacher Nishtha Daniel to design, build, test and evaluate a “safety device” that would protect a raw egg from cracking, when dropped from any height to describe a collision in terms of changing momentum, impulse, impact force and impact time.    "Students...

WS Students Meet Up With NDRI Scientists To Help Villagers

Students who are actively engaged in community engagement at Dunda and Nikurchi villages have discovered that that farmers in the area are finding it hard to make ends meet because of frequently failing harvests of their cash crops.  In an effort to improve the farmer’s lot, our students have been...