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Selwyn House had three girls represent Canterbury Schools in the Inter-Regional Cross Country that was held in Timaru on 28th September. The best cross country runners from Canterbury, Wellington, South Canterbury and Tasman competed in year groups with our girls achieving some fantastic results. Well done to Charlotte Chiles (Year 5) 17th, Samantha Lascelles (Year…

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Cps Cycleways Council September 2017

A group of Christchurch primary school students have thought up a novel way of promoting the city’s new cycleways. As part of a class project on community problem solving a group of Year 7 and 8 students from Selwyn House have come up with the idea of using their school’s laser cutter and 3-D printer…

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Robocup Nationals 2017

We are excited to announce that the Robo Surfers, our Year 6 Robotics team made up of Evelyn King, Sonya Li-McHenry, Sophie Schneiderman and Aria Wakelin has taken out top honours in the Junior Theatre Division of Robocup Nationals held in Dunedin this weekend. Their item was created during the Y5/6 Unit of Inquiry and…

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On Saturday 16 September,  Selwyn House had two teams entered in the Primary Schools Show Jumping Day at Sefton. The morning team of Natalya Flood (Year 7) and Kate McDonald (Year 5)  placed 4th in their competition, which was an obstacle course and 25cm jumping. The afternoon team of Sophie Thomas (Year 7) and Meg…

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Exhibition 2017

A pop-up roller skating event in the central city pulled in a crowd of children – many of them dressed as super heroes in capes and masks. The Wonder Wheels event, supported by urban regeneration initiative Gap Filler, was organised by Year 6 students from Selwyn House School as a school project. It was held…

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Years 1 – 3 participated in the “Wonderful Water” programme by Science Alive at Selwyn House on  12 September. The girls inquired into the water cycle, learning that all living things need water, and that we can make choices about the way we use water. This led to ideas about conservation and how countries who have…

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2017 Science Fair Winners

Selwyn House School was thrilled to have 11 girls from Year 7 represent the School at the NIWA Canterbury-Westland Schools’ Science and Technology Fair. Three Selwyn House girls were also awarded for their particular projects. Kate won 1st place in the Year  7 Technology category for her Robotic Cat Bowl entry. Lucy won 3rd place…

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