Selwyn House had six teams compete in the Independent Zone Winter Tournament on Friday. All our teams did well in some closely contested tournaments. Congratulations to our Year 5/6 Netball Team and our Year 5/6 Hockey Team, who both went through their tournaments unbeaten. Both teams will go on to represent the school at the…

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Selwyn House had a very successful day at the Jump Jam competition Saturday. We had a lot of very excited girls who did an amazing job on stage. It was great to see so many parents, families and staff assisting Kirsty-Lee, who did a ton of work getting the teams ready for the comp. Selwyn…

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Have you read NZCER’s set Special Issue No.3, 2018; pages 74-77 in particular? Simon Christie, Mechatronics and Year 7 Teacher of Selwyn House School, has written an article reflecting on the school’s approach to gamifying the Royal Society Te Apārangi’s First CREST Award. The article explains how CREST was reconceived as a quest using elements of live action role…

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Congratulations to Isabella Donald (Year 8) and Samantha Lascelles (Year 8) for their selection to the Canterbury Interprovincial Athletics team to compete in a National competition over the Easter Holidays. Both girls had some impressive results in the recent Canterbury Athletics Championships.  

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Ellie Zhang recently competed at the Table Tennis Canterbury Elisa Lee Open where she finished runner up for the U13 girls singles and first place for the U13 doubles. Congratulations!

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All the girls did an amazing job today at Ruapuna Raceway for the Canterbury Primary Schools Duathlon. There were over 1100 competitors from 93 schools and close to 100 athletes in each race. Year 5 : Lara Campbell – 23rd, Amelia Jones – 25th Year 6: Lizzy Thomson – 18th, Tilly O’Donnell – 26th, Tessa Treadgold – 37th Year…

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Passion Projects are an exciting rite of passage for Year 8 girls at Selwyn House. In 2018, the girls were charged with using their passions to help solve some of the world’s “wicked problems” with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) as the framework. Evie Johnson connected with SDG #4- Quality Education; she felt…

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In their final year at Selwyn House, all Year 8 students complete a Passion Project. This year-long project encourages critical thinking, creativity and global mindedness. In 2018, the girls were charged with using their passions to help solve some of the world’s “wicked problems” with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) as the framework.…

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Sophie Symons-Edwards has been selected as the junior guest artist for the ‘Birds of a Feather’ Collective Exhibition and sale. Sophie spent the day at Hinewai Reserve with a local artist and her paintings are on display, along with the work of other artists, opening on Monday, March 4 at the Christchurch Arts Centre.  

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Selwyn House again did extremely well in the Canterbury Primary Schools Summer Tournaments on Wednesday 7 November. The Year 7/8 Tennis Team (Emma Mason, Alice Hunter, Cleo McLeod and Miya Hartstonge) won Div A with a great team effort. The girls won all their matches including 1-1 (won on count back) against second placed Sumner…

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