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Years 7 and 8 Selwyn House JUMP JAM traveled to Auckland to compete in the JUMP JAM National Championships. The team had been practising two mornings a week throughout Terms 2 and 3, plus extra weekend practices to fine tune their performance. All of their hard work and dedication paid off as the team (“Pizzazz”)…

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Selwyn House’s powerful network of Old Girls reaches all corners of the globe. The current UNESCO group had an opportunity to speak with Old Girl Charlotte Bellis who is a journalist with Al Jazeera English and regularly reports on the Middle East and displaced persons. Six months ago Charlotte decided she wanted to meet some…

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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 groups of 3, who have designed and built autonomous robots to collect steel weights in an arena. Robots face off head to head in challenges…

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Congratulations to Jade Miller (Year 6), Paris Hague (Year 7) and Maddy McNeill (Year 8) for their selection to the Canterbury Touch U12 and U14 teams. The girls participated in the Canterbury Junior Trials for U12 and U14 in Belfast on 15th October. We wish them the best for their representative season.

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Olivia Eady (Year 7) competed in the South Island Primary Schools Karate Competition at the Pioneer Stadium on 1st October. She came up against some very tough and big Year 8 girls and achieved a bronze medal in the Individual Kata. Well done, Olivia on a great result.

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The 2017 New Zealand Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships was held in Auckland on the 6th-10th October. Scarlett Girvan (Year 6) competed alongside 20 of the best gymnasts from all over the country for the national title. She did extremely well, winning the rope and coming second in the ribbon. Scarlett was placed 4th overall, an outstanding achievement.

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Years 7 and 8 at Selwyn House are a very exciting time and we are very proud of the programme our Senior School offers. The Years 7 and 8 programme at Selwyn House aims to help each girl learn, discover, reflect and live with an expanding awareness of their responsibility to the community, the world, and themselves.…

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