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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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13 Mar Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Woodstock. Right Here.

Tashi Delek Bhutan! Mrs Sue Long,  Dr  Jonathan Long and Marcus Shaw visited Bhutan recently and returned enriched by the experience after meeting alumni and prospective parents. In an extensive, heart-heart interview with Dawai Kuldroen of Bhutan Broadcasting Service, Dr Long divulges everything you ever wanted to know about Woodstock. Listen to it here: http://bit.ly/DrLongBhutaninterview (viaBBC) "Woodstock is...

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21 Aug The Need Of The Hour – Sippancoat

“The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.” ― Barack Obama The need of...

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16 May Dessert & Discussion # 6 Rethinking Of Our Learning And Community/Performing Spaces

   Each week the whole Woodstock community – teachers, residential and support staff alike, are invited to Academic Dean Amy Seefeldt’s house for dinner. Over dessert, staff discuss ideas to help shape Woodstock for the better moving forwards. The sixth discussion was on Renovation/rethinking of our learning and community/performing spaces. Dear Community, What an exciting...

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09 May Dessert & Discussion #5 Document Of Approach To The Middle Years Programme At Woodstock School

Each week the whole Woodstock community – teachers, residential and support staff alike, are invited to Academic Dean Amy Seefeldt’s house for dinner. Over dessert, staff discuss ideas to help shape Woodstock for the better moving forwards. The fifth discussion was on 'Document of approach to the Middle Years Programme at Woodstock...

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14 Apr Dessert and Design #3 The Early Years Programme

  Each week the whole Woodstock community – teachers, residential and support staff alike, are invited to Academic Dean Amy Seefeldt’s house for dinner. Over dessert, staff discuss ideas to help shape Woodstock for the better moving forwards. The third discussion was on the Early Years Programme. We had another solid evening...

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