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ISNZ Teacher Profile: Simon Christie, Year 7 and Mechatronics Teacher

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, […] READ MORE

Date: 16th Feb 2018

Former engineer Christie building strong career in education

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. […] READ MORE

Date: 14th Feb 2018

Year 7 Visit to the UC Robocup Competition

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 […] READ MORE

Date: 24th Oct 2017

Robocup Nationals

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 […] READ MORE

Date: 18th Sep 2017

Wonderful Water with Years 1 -3

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 […] READ MORE

Date: 13th Sep 2017

Science and Technology Fair Awards for Selwyn House

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 […] READ MORE

Date: 11th Sep 2017