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Outdoor education, part of the holistic education on offer at Woodstock School

Why is Outdoor Learning so Important for a Holistic Education?

By Thu, Dec 20, 2012 7:00PM UTC Comments Off Outdoor education, part of the holistic education on offer at Woodstock School

  While most Woodstock Senior School students were hard at work with exams at the end of term, Grade 7 students went off exploring their environment, themselves, and new ways of learning through an experiential approach to education. Experiential Education professor Salvatore Vascellaro stresses that for learning to occur in its fullest sense, a palette of...

Man and Mountains: Living in the Shadow of the Himalayas

By Mon, Dec 03, 2012 6:12PM UTC 1 Comment Man and Mountains: Living in the Shadow of the Himalayas

I believe one of the best things about Woodstock School is its unique mountain location. Unlike many international schools in the country which are in big cities, Woodstock is set in the foothills of the Himalayas in one of the most beautiful natural environments I’ve ever had the joy to live in. At this time of year I regularly...

Kids climbing the walls at Woodstock

By Mon, May 14, 2012 5:41PM UTC Comments Off Prashant Allay (left) and a student at the climbing wall

Rock climbing is one of the most exciting and challenging of extreme sports, where participants have to use both muscular and mental power to overcome difficult physical challenges. At Woodstock we have a superb climbing room in our Win Mumby gym, suitable for children of all ages, which is used by kids from as young as the early...