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Author: Will Ferguson

Woodstock students hike to Bear Hill

15 Sep Take a hike

Woodstock middle years students embarked on a series of hikes last weekend to seven locations; Bhadraj via Cloud End, Benog Tibba from Hathi Paon, Top Tibba, Pepperpot peak via Kimoi, Khattapani Toll to Chowk Bazaar via Childers, Surkhanda Devi and Bear Hill. All middle years students participated in the hikes,...

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Celebrating Onam at Woodstock School

14 Sep Happy Onam!

All of Woodstock joined in with our Malayali community to mark Onam, Kerala's harvest festival. Celebrations included pookalam flower designs created by staff and pupils, a traditional Sadhya feast at lunchtime, and classical Mohiniyattam dance performed by student Tanushri Warrier. [vc_masonry_media_grid gap="2" grid_id="vc_gid:1473846392612-e0df6639-377b-10" include="21655,21659,21660,21661,21664,21663,21662,21675,21666,21668,21658,21669,21687,21676,21670"]...

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Woodstock girls win the inter-school five-a-side competition

13 Sep Back of the net!

Woodstock's senior girls' football team beat strong competition to win the inter-school five-a-side competition. There was a high standard of play and sportsmanship from all the schools who took part; Guru Nanak School, Mussoorie Public School, Hopetown Girls School, Manava Bharati School, Oak Grove School, Wynberg Allen and Woodstock. Woodstock...

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08 Sep The art of dreaming

Grade eight students are drawing inspiration from within as part of a art project to explore the more surreal side of their creativity. After examining different artists from the surrealist movement, including Salvador Dali, Max Ernst and René Magritte, they are creating their own works based on their dreams and subconscious...

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Woodstock's cross country competition 2016

07 Sep Run for the hills

Against a backdrop of the glorious Himalayan foothills, students headed up to the top of Landour Hill today for this year's inter-house cross country running race. With races for all shapes and sizes, students challenged themselves and each other to beat the burn and get across the finish line. [vc_row][vc_column][vc_masonry_media_grid grid_id="vc_gid:1473247960266-b0204fe3-264c-0" include="21497,21493, 21490,21489,21488,21487,21485,21495,...

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Dribbling at this year's Goal-a-thon

26 Aug Goal-a-thon kicks off

This year's Goal-a-thon kicked off last night, with the first of a hat-trick of days with a football focus. Woodstock's annual charity five-a-side contest is this year raising money to help fund training on dairy farming practices for farmers in the Thatyur area in Uttarakhand. Fifty-one games placed over three days...

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A cow looks on at a traditional Garhwali village house in Dunda

25 Aug Development outreach visit

Earlier this week students from our DOST team (Development Outreach Student Team) had their first trip this school year to Dunda village, as part of Woodstock's community engagement programme. They sat down with the residents and gave their project proposals. Each project was approved by the community which means we...

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