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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,...

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...

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...

Successful intelligence According to Robert Sternberg, Dean of Arts and Sciences at Tufts University in the United States, real success in life comes not from test scores and exam results but from what he defines as a synthesis of wisdom, intelligence and creativity – what he calls 'successful intelligence'.  Sternberg experimented...

Woodstock School Principal, Dr Long, on how important perseverance is to achieving our full educational potential.   Delaying gratification One of the most famous behavioural experiments of the 20th century was carried out at Stanford University in 1972. A marshmallow was offered to children on the understanding that if they could resist eating...

The Class of 2016 is over owing with bright, talented and passionate students. Here are a few of their stories this week as we prepare to come to an end of the year.     Rishi @ Woodstock since 2010 Career Ambition: I want to become an Investment Banker. I would also like to become a...

The Class of 2016 is over owing with bright, talented and passionate students. Here are a few of their stories this week as we prepare to come to an end of the year.     Aakriti @ Woodstock since 2012 Career Ambition: I hope to work as a diplomatic lawyer and work in foreign countries on...

Peace has never come from dropping bombs. Real peace comes from enlightenment and educating people to behave more in a divine manner. Carlos Santana, Associated Press interview, September 1, 2004...

The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word 'crisis.' One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger - but recognize the opportunity. John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963), Speech in Indianapolis, April 12, 1959...

Being assertive does not mean attacking or ignoring others feelings. It means that you are willing to hold up for yourself fairly-without attacking others. Albert Ellis, Michael Abrams, Lidia Dengelegi, The Art & Science of Rational Eating, 1992...

Paul Livingstone, an old student of Woodstock has been a professional concert sitarist having studied under the legendary Pandit Ravi Shankar.  He is currently on a concert tour in India and will be performing at Woodstock this Wednesday.  The recital will take place in the Media Centre auditorium at 5:00pm...

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