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Several times recently different people have forwarded me the following TED Talk by Julie Lythcott-Haims - academic, author and the former Dean of Freshmen at Stanford: [embed width="600" height="480"]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Nd2ORQOSfw[/embed] It’s a great talk – and I recommend it. Her latest book, “How to Raise an Adult”. Lythcott-Haines makes a powerful case against parents...

Our students demonstrated just what an exceedingly talented bunch they are in our Upper Years Talent Show on Friday, which showcased the best of Woodstock's stars of tomorrow. The acts included a singing duet, three solos and a girl band, traditional African dance and a K-Pop group, as well as...

Our largest college fair of the year saw 31 higher education institutions visiting from a diverse range of countries including the UK, Canada, Ireland, India, Switzerland and the USA. In addition we were joined by a number of international educational institutions with campuses ranging from Sydney to Singapore and Shanghai. Access...

Fascinating research published by the American Medical Association reports the results of a survey on over 90,000 teenagers – one of the largest ever carried out. The research concluded that ‘emotional connectedness’ was the single most significant factor in protecting young people from emotional distress, violent behaviour, substance abuse and...

At school you make some of the best, most important friends of your life. And that's even more true with boarding schools, where you share every part of growing up with your peers around you. On friendship day we celebrate the bonds which have blossomed at Woodstock - after all,...

It is with great sadness that we heard of the passing of Woodstock’s dear friend and Distinguished Alumni, TZ Chu on 16 September. Surrounded by family members and very much at peace, TZ lost a battle with cancer which he had fought with considerable stoicism and resolve. TZ will be...

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,...

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"]...

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...

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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