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14 Sep In the running

Tuesday saw our running teams compete against schools in the Wynberg Allen Cross Country Invitational. The contest included five girls' teams - Mussoorie International School, Tibetan Home School, Waverly Convent School, Wynberg Allen School and Woodstock - and four boys' teams - Welham Boys School, Tibetan Home School, Wynberg Allen School and...

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14 Sep Face the music

This week we had a bumper music recital, with eight students performing, alongside Woodstock staff and alumni. They are (pictured left to right) Jaekyung, violin; Suryansh, tenor; Isabella Shaw '17, cello; Ruke, piano; Yehun, violin; Mubaraq, piano; Haeun, flute; Gyeongmin, violin; and Samaira, guitar. These weekly, informal recitals are a great...

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12 Sep Uplifting experimentation

AP Physics 1 students shifted from the lab to the climbing room to conduct a real life investigation centered on a ‘crevasse rescue’ of a climbing partner. Drawing on teacher Stephen Anderson's mountaineering experience, and with the support of the Hanifl Centre team and our new outdoor coordinator Mallikarjun, they...

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12 Sep Downhill fast

Middle years students were tasked with putting their design skills to the test by developing gravity powered vehicles. The challenge, an integrated project of Mr Daniel and Mr Schumacher's design and science classes, enabled students to demonstrate their understanding of vehicle systems and how a vehicle’s form affects its overall...

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08 Sep World of opportunity

A key part of a Woodstock education isn't just what you do while you're here, but what you go on to achieve afterwards. For the vast majority of our graduates, the next step in their learning journey is to go on to study overseas, including seven in ten going to North...

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08 Sep Cracking eggs-periment

How do you drop an egg from the Quad balcony without breaking it? That was the challenge Grade 5 students have faced over recent weeks as part of a science project. After designing and making a vessel to protect their eggs on the way down, they launched their creations into...

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08 Sep Climbing the walls

The Himalayas may be the ultimate challenge for climbers and mountaineers the world over, but you've got to start somewhere. Our climbing wall provides a safe, controlled environment in which students can hone their skills and develop ability. And once they're ready, we're in the right spot to help them...

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06 Sep Time to run

On Wednesday the Chakkar turned into a race track for our annual inter-house cross-country competition. Here are some photo highlights from the event. [vc_column][vc_masonry_media_grid gap="2" grid_id="vc_gid:1504794874841-0ab005fe-eb6b-9" include="26803,26816,26857,26824,26854,26863,26832,26861,26864,26869,26809,26839,26856,26830,26859,26806,26862,26808,26852,26853,26812,26860,26831,26866,26813,26815,26819,26821,26823,26828,26804,26825,26858,26805,26829,26833,26865,26834"][/vc_column]  ...

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01 Sep Community coaching

Sanathan Dharam is a local school that our Community Engagement programme has made a long-term commitment to support. Find out how one of this year's initiatives has seen students from the school playing in our Goal-a-thon football tournament.   During the first few weeks of the new school year, students interested in working to...

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01 Sep Flaming soundwaves

Our Grade 8 students watch sound waves come to life using a Rubens' Tube in Mr Nagarwalla's science class. The apparatus - essentially a perforated tube with a speaker at one end and a gas supply at the other - demonstrates acoustic standing waves. As the sound's frequency changes, so...

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25 Aug A sustainable water future for Mussoorie

Collaboration for conservation Members of Woodstock’s Development Outreach Student Team (DOST) who are interested in water conservation, met this week with the Centre for Ecology Development and Research (CEDAR) to continue the conversation surrounding water management in Mussoorie. CEDAR, based in Dehradun, works on issues of ecology, environment, and development primarily in the Himalayas....

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