First grade students in discuss what it means to be a citizen of Woodland School.
Homework is a hot topic for students, parents and schools. There seems to be two opposing perspectives--either homework is an important tool to develop academic skills and personal skills like grit and self-discipline, or it is a seemingly grueling and arguably necessary exercise that requires parents prodding, even cajoling and stressful long evenings.
Curiosity, wonder, and learning unfold as our youngest learners explore the environment around them.
Last week, students in Spanish class worked on area and perimeter math problems written for native Spanish speakers.
Newly added to Woodland, the Middle School Advisory is designed to equip students with the self-knowledge necessary to develop their strengths, focus on goals, and be responsible decision-makers
The new dedicated Lower School Science Lab is an indoor/outdoor space dedicated to building and organizing knowledge through testable explanations about the world around us.
The Girls Varsity Softball team recorded their first win of the season on September 19, defeating Menlo.
Earlier this month, the House Cup Induction included a special visit from the "Tree Whisperer," making for some pretty memorable--and magical--moments.
At the youngest grade levels, students begin to refine their writing and presentation skills. First graders recently used the Writing Workshop.
we are woodland
a little about us
Woodland School is an independent day school located just west of Stanford that offers a balanced approach to learning in a diverse and inclusive environment for approximately 285 students in early childhood through eighth grade.
Woodland School is committed to bringing out the best in each child through a nurturing of both intellect and character. With rich content and an emphasis on student-driven projects, students are empowered and encouraged to be active and engaged learners.
- average class size
- student to teacher ratio
- after school programs
- STRONG FOUNDATIONS
- Our students build a strong academic foundation and master key skills across disciplines to become adept learners.
- INQUIRY-BASED PROJECTS
- Woodland encourages students to be active and engaged in the learning process. We believe students learn to their potential when they are inspired.
- DESIGN THINKING & TECHNOLOGY
- Incorporating a hands-on, problem solving approach that unlocks students’ creativity and fosters critical thinking.
- BRINGING OUT THE BEST IN EACH CHILD
- Our caring commumity values not only every student's academic success, but also their social and emotional development and maturity.
Woodland students possess the courage to question, the confidence to speak up, and the compassion to take action--skills necessary as they make their way in an increasingly interconnected world.
flexible problem solvers
At all levels, Woodland students are encouraged to use the Design Thinking process to identify problems and design, execute, and refine solutions.
We build character in and out of the classroom, it’s an integral part of our teaching philosophy.