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Woodstock Appoints Dr Craig Cook as New Principal

Woodstock School has announced the appointment of Dr Craig Cook as Principal Designate. Dr Cook will join Woodstock in the new academic year starting in July 2019.   Dr Cook brings to the position a wealth of experience in educational leadership, having worked at schools in and in higher education in the...

Dr Craig Cook, our New Principal Designate

Woodstock School is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Craig Cook as Principal Designate. Learn more about his journey, life and passion.   Craig has family connections with Asia which stretch back over five generations. His great grandfather was involved with the famous Chefoo School in northern China. Craig earned his BA...

Reimagining our Learning Spaces – HS20

One of our key strategic priorities for 2019 is reimagining the school’s learning spaces. Supported by this year’s Annual Fund Appeal, it is our ambition to remodel our classrooms to create functional and aesthetic spaces in which our students can develop their full potential. During the Winter break, work began...

Jobs in India in 2030 – what awaits us all?

Many of today's students will soon be part of India's growing young workforce. Grade 10 student Anchal Agrawal looks at the factors which will impact on the nation's demographic dividend over the coming years, a subject with touches on her interests of Economics, Mathematics and Geography. "I chose to research...

Woodstock Receives CIS Accreditation

We are proud to announce that Woodstock is now a Council of International Schools (CIS) accredited school.  CIS is a global membership community working collaboratively to shape international education through professional services to schools, higher education institutions, and individuals. Its members include many of the best international schools around the world. The final award...

Woodstock School announces the search for a new Principal

After eight years as Woodstock School’s Principal, Dr Jonathan Long is moving on to a new challenge in June 2019. His leadership has had a huge impact on Woodstock today and will help to shape its future for years to come, and both he and Mrs Sue Long have been...

The Art of Global Citizenship

At Woodstock, this is what embodies global citizenship: "A global citizen is someone who is aware of and understands the wider world and has the disposition to transcend cultural, religious, and socio-economic difference in pursuit of the common good. Global citizens understand the only concept of 'we' that matters is the one that...

Social Anxiety Unfounded?

Teenagers say that social media provides them a valuable source of creative self-expression and makes them feel less lonely and more connected. So are parental concerns about social media unfounded? Woodstock Principal Dr Jonathan Long explores the ways, both good and bad, in which the technology can affect young people's...

Art on a Giant Scale

Grade 6 art students have been developing their observational skills by going big on some everyday items. Imagining themselves as giants, they've made huge replicas of some of their favourite foods and toys in Miss Genevieve's class. Blowing these up to such a colossal scale compels students to examine items they may...

Embracing teenage emotions

Woodstock Principal Dr Jonathan Long shares three simple steps to helping teenagers through what can be an emotional time. According to Steven Wood, Professor of adolescent brain development and mental health at the University of Birmingham, teenagers have more emotional range than adults. This is often seen in the ups and...