Selwyn House Year 6 girl, Samantha Lascelles has been recognised as the top female achiever for her age group at the Sumner Surf Lifesaving awards last month. Her season highlights were keeping the Canterbury and South Island Champion titles for 2016 – 2017. Samantha won the ASB Christchurch 9-10 year old 2km race in terrible…

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FOUR SELWYN House pupils have won boasting rights and two rather large trophies in an international problem-solving competition. Year 8s Emma Cawood, Emily Cox, Hermione Murden and Hannah Berrill were ranked second and fourth in the world in two categories of the Future Problem-Solving International competition. Their Their middle-grade second spot was for the “presentation…

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On June 16th, Selwyn House School hosted a Grandparents and Special Friend’s Day for the Years 1 – 3. There was an exceptional turnout and the girls loved sharing their learning environment with their guests. Afternoon tea, especially the lamingtons are becoming a Selwyn House tradition and were enjoyed by everyone.

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DR LYN BIRD One of my life long aims, as a principal, is to ensure all students are equipped with knowledge, skills, and attitudes for their future lives and careers. We have all heard versions of the following statements: The reality is if you have a child starting school this year, two-thirds of the kids…

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THREE GIRLS from Banks Peninsula are going to the United States to represent their schools in an international problem solving competition. Hermione Murden, 12,  plans to attend the finals, representing Selwyn House. She will compete in the junior division of the competition. The competition will take place at Wisconsin University from June 3 to 14…

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FOUR YEAR 8 pupils from Selwyn House will travel to the United States to compete in the future problem solving international competition. The girls are the national champions of future problem solving junior division after winning in Auckland late last year. Held at University of Wisconsin’s La Crosse campus, Future Problem is an international education…

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