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The Year 3 – 4 and Years 5 – 8 swimming sports were held on Wednesday 28 February. We had some very close age group races this year and are very proud of every girl who competed. It is great to see such high calibre swimmers at Selwyn House. Congratulations to Ava Danholt, who set a…

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Selwyn House School will be open as usual today (Wednesday 21 Feb). We look forward to seeing everyone at school today. Posted Wednesday 21 Feb at 6:05AM — Selwyn House School will send a text and an email to current families and staff by 6am (Wednesday 21 Feb 2018) in the event that the school…

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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, science, technology and the arts. Can you give us some background on your teaching career? How did you start off in teaching, and what made…

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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. “I took a break and went to Maine – I was a summer camp counsellor – and I just found that I really enjoyed working with…

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