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Woodstock girls win the inter-school five-a-side competition

13 Sep Back of the net!

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...

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08 Sep The art of dreaming

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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A cow looks on at a traditional Garhwali village house in Dunda

25 Aug Development outreach visit

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...

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Woodstock students hiking in the Himalayas

17 Aug Education beyond the classroom

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...

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A grade three student working hard at Woodstock School

02 Aug Education with grit

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...

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24 May This Week’s Senior Spotlight 2016

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...

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18 May This Week’s Senior Spotlight 2016

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...

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