NEWS & EVENTS

STEM

Amazing results for Selwyn House at the Canterbury – Westland Science and Technology Fair

Selwyn House School is pleased to announce the following girls were prize winners in this year’s Canterbury – Westland Science and Technology Fair. Ella Griffin – Institute of Engineering and […] READ MORE

Date: 10th Sep 2018

Winning robots ‘like voodoo’

An award-winning robot programmed by Selwyn House School pupils has been described by their teacher as moving like it’s possessed by “voodoo” magic. Year 8 pupils Reed McHugh, Jessika Sanders, […] READ MORE

Date: 30th Aug 2018

Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Visit

Last week on Wednesday the Year 7 students visited the Mechanical and Electrical Engineering wings at the University of Canterbury, as part of their Mechatronics and CREST programmes. In their […] READ MORE

Date: 15th May 2018

ISNZ Teacher Profile: Simon Christie, Year 7 and Mechatronics Teacher

Simon is a Year 7 teacher at Selwyn House School in Christchurch. He recently won an EDHQ Unsung Heroes award for his excellent work on Mechatronics, a new curriculum area combining mechanical engineering, mathematics, […] READ MORE

Date: 16th Feb 2018

Former engineer Christie building strong career in education

Simon Christie wasn’t enjoying himself. Working as a civil engineer, lacking motivation and bored, he realised that he needed a change of scene, and in 2003 trained as a teacher. […] READ MORE

Date: 14th Feb 2018

Year 7 Visit to the UC Robocup Competition

Year 7 visited the University of Canterbury’s College of Engineering on Tuesday 24 October to watch third-year Mechatronics students compete in a Robocup competition. The event showcases university students, in […] READ MORE

Date: 24th Oct 2017