Our Selwyn House ski star, Freya, came away with two Gold medals at the Mount Hutt Interfield held at the end of Term 3, winning both of the Grand Slalom U14 ski races.  Freya was also the recipient of the Selwyn House Ski Cup for 2020 – what an incredible season!

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All our girls did an amazing job at the Canterbury Schools Triathlon at Pegasus on Wednesday 27 November. In fields of 60-70 from 73 schools, all our girls did exceptionally well and we’re very proud of their results. SHS Results: Year 5 Lara Campbell – 11th Amelia Jones- 13th LJ Hart – 14th Georgia Britt…

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Well done to the thirty-six Selwyn House girls who competed in the Independent Zone Athletics on Monday. In cold and wet conditions, our girls produced some impressive results in very competitive fields. Good luck to the eight girls who will take part in the high jump events today. Congratulations to the girls who have qualified for the Canterbury…

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Congratulations to our Year 7&8 Team of: Narin Kim and Rain Wang both Year 7; Liberty Hide, Year 4 and Lizzy Thomson, Year 6  who were runners up in the Year 7&8 Division. This was an outstanding result, especially with two girls so willingly taking on the challenge of playing ‘up a grade’. Well done…

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In Term 3, students in Years 7 and 8 created speeches on a wide variety of well-researched topics. Year 7 students were asked to prepare presentations in the style of a TED talk. To prepare them for this inquiry, all the students used an online gaming environment called Classcraft, where they went on a quest…

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Congratulations to Tilly O’Donnell, Leona Kamuhangire and Anneliese Surveyor who competed at the National Robocup competition in Dunedin this past weekend, placing third in the Junior Theatre division. They took part in an interview process where teams are asked about their process, problem-solving techniques and coding, they then performed a Batman-inspired two-minute performance. Isabella Clarke,…

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Selwyn House entered four teams into the Independent School’s Ski Race at Porters Ski Area on Wednesday 28 August.  All our girls skied very well with the Selwyn House Racers and Selwyn House Rockets coming in first and second. Selwyn House retains the ISSA Girls Ski Cup for the eighth consecutive year. Well done to…

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Well done to all 23 girls in 8 teams who competed at Robocup Canterbury Regionals on Saturday 24 August. We had teams entered in both Rescue and Performance categories. The competition is open to all Christchurch schools and is judged in two parts; an interview and a performance or rescue rounds. Rescue team robots compete…

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The Selwyn House girls did very well in the Canterbury Primary Ski Race on Sunday 18 August at Mt Cheeseman. Well done to the following skiers who took part in the race: Georgia Clarkson, Audrey Tan Tai, Isabella Clarkson, Amelia Clarke, Lucy Jenkins- Jablonski, Millie Tan Tai, Chloe Drinkwater, Summer Zhou, Greta Mortlock, Coco Brady and…

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Congratulations to the Year 6 team of Lizzy Thomson, Ida Van Kan, Amelia Reveley-Wall and Sarah Mason who placed second in their series at the EPro8 Challenge. They have qualified for the semifinals on Wednesday 21st August and we wish them all good luck. Epro8 Challenge is an exciting interschools science and technology event, where…

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