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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, Kate Brown and Lucy Eyre-Walker, all 12-years-old, won the senior rescue division of the Regional Robocup Competition last week. The competition was judged on each…

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An innovative school project to promote the city’s cycleway network has won international honours and high praise from Christchurch Deputy Mayor Andrew Turner. The achievements of nine Selwyn House School students have been acknowledged by the Christchurch City Council with the presentation of special certificates. Student innovators and their coach, Adele Staples, join Deputy Mayor…

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The following Selwyn House girls have recently successfully completed ABRSM instrumental exams. Leona Kamuhangire – Grade 1 Violin with Merit, Mollie Thomas – Grade 3 Violin with Merit, Abbie Hartstonge – Grade 5 Violin with Merit. Keina Rollinson has also passed her Trinity Grade 3 Cello exam with Distinction.

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On Monday 30 July Izzie Jones (Year 6), Amelia Jones (Year 4), Greta Mortlock (Year 6) and Harriet Abbott (Year 6) competed in a Junior Interfield Giant Slalom Race at Porters Ski Area. All of the girls did very well, with Izzie coming in second in the Under 12 Girls Race and Amelia also coming in second in the…

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Year 3 violinist Lucy Blackburn has had a busy July competing in music competitions across the globe. Lucy won silver in the Violin Test Solo for students aged 10 and under at the Christchurch Competition Society Festival in July. She was also very highly commended for her own selected piece in this competition. Lucy is…

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