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Education Matters

22 Sep Demand, supply and taxes

Taxation isn't always the most appealing subject, particularly for those paying it. But as a key element of micro-economics, it is something that upper years students studying the subject have to understand inside out. Dr Garg's economics class relocated to the Quad for a lesson, with the tiled floor transformed...

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21 Sep Bang a drum

On Wednesday, Grade 6 students put on a special show for the Grade 5 class. The performance, which featured the students' own compositions, is the culmination of weeks of work. Since the start of the school year they've been honing their skills in rhythm using the djembe (African drum), wood block,...

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14 Sep In the running

Tuesday saw our running teams compete against schools in the Wynberg Allen Cross Country Invitational. The contest included five girls' teams - Mussoorie International School, Tibetan Home School, Waverly Convent School, Wynberg Allen School and Woodstock - and four boys' teams - Welham Boys School, Tibetan Home School, Wynberg Allen School and...

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12 Sep Uplifting experimentation

AP Physics 1 students shifted from the lab to the climbing room to conduct a real life investigation centered on a ‘crevasse rescue’ of a climbing partner. Drawing on teacher Stephen Anderson's mountaineering experience, and with the support of the Hanifl Centre team and our new outdoor coordinator Mallikarjun, they...

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12 Sep Downhill fast

Middle years students were tasked with putting their design skills to the test by developing gravity powered vehicles. The challenge, an integrated project of Mr Daniel and Mr Schumacher's design and science classes, enabled students to demonstrate their understanding of vehicle systems and how a vehicle’s form affects its overall...

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08 Sep World of opportunity

A key part of a Woodstock education isn't just what you do while you're here, but what you go on to achieve afterwards. For the vast majority of our graduates, the next step in their learning journey is to go on to study overseas, including seven in ten going to North...

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