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A little over a year ago, I experienced my first Independence Day celebrations here at Woodstock. In different times, it is the first major event of the school year, as we come together to mark both Indian Independence and the liberation of Korea, and those whose struggles brought freedom to...

Ruchi Narain is a Mumbai based film maker and has fond memories of Woodstock to share with us. Her 20 years of vast experience in the Film Industry includes films such as ‘Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi’, which won her the Filmfare Awards for best story, Calcutta Mail, KAL – Yesterday and Tomorrow,...

Welcome to the 2020-21 academic year. Every school year is a journey, beginning with sometimes tentative steps over the first few weeks. Whether you are just starting at Woodstock or not, each new year brings with it new teachers, classmates, challenges and expectations. As we set out on the 167th year...

Davina Stephens, a New Zealand born artist, discovered her love for art right here in Woodstock. Having lived in some of the world’s most culturally diverse places like Indonesia, India, and Italy, Davina commenced her career early on as just a student in high school. After graduating, she attended the...

At Woodstock School we absolutely stand against the terrible injustice perpetrated on George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis Police Department, as well as ongoing structural racism that persists in America. We also stand with all of the protesters who are highlighting these ever-apparent injustices and inequalities not just in the U.S. but around the globe. This is...

It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that we share the news of the passing away of Mrs. Phuntsok Dolma Chophel. Dolma has been an integral part of the Woodstock story for more than 43 years. She retired from Woodstock school with her husband in 2017 and was one...

Whatever your faith or spiritual beliefs, the message of the Easter story, of self-sacrifice for the greater good, resonates through the current global crisis. This Easter weekend, our Chaplain, Revd. Simon Paul shares his reflections, as he considers how the love and lessons of Easter can help us endure the...

As we move through this present crisis of a global pandemic fraught with its many challenges, losses, and disappointments, there appear to be emerging some unintended consequences that offer hope towards a better future. One positive to come from the pandemic is the spontaneous wave of kindness that has emerged in response. Around the world,...

It’s hard to believe that in just a matter of weeks, so much in our world has changed, with the Covid-19 global pandemic encroaching on all areas of life, including how we deliver a quality Woodstock education through our distance learning programme. Last week we entered a new era in the school’s history as we transitioned the Woodstock educational experience over to our distance learning model. We...

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