Message from the Principal – 27 June 2014

Sunday, 29 June 2014

Two weeks ago I had the opportunity to meet with the Principals from our sister schools in Australia; John Colet School in Sydney and Erasmus School in Melbourne. These two schools both have the same basic foundation and follow a similar philosophy to Ficino School. At our meetings, we discussed and confirmed the important factors […]

Ficino Skiers/Snowboarders Compete in Snow Planet Race Event

Monday, 23 June 2014

Last Saturday saw 10 Ficino School skiers and boarders enter in a Snow planet Giant Shalom race event. There were around 120 competitors from all over Auckland and most have been involved with the snow planet 365 race program. Considering most of the Ficino children have not raced or had experience in this type of […]

Notice from the Chairman – 20 June 2014

Sunday, 22 June 2014

Board members would like to thank all those parents who attended the ‘Meet the Board’ social function on Monday evening. We greatly appreciated the opportunity to engage in conversation with you and to share some information. A summary of the history of strong voluntary support that the school has enjoyed since our foundation was presented […]

Message from the Principal – 6 June 2014

Sunday, 15 June 2014

The Principal is in a Conference this week with visiting Heads from our sister schools in Australia. Notices Meet The Board Evening – Monday 16 June 2014 – 6.30 – 8pm Thank you for all your replies.  The Board look forward to welcoming you on Monday evening. Class 2 Play about Spirit from the Kena […]

Message from the Principal – 6 June 2014

Sunday, 8 June 2014

In our assembly on Friday, we heard about the Ficino School logo, which is modelled on the Florentine Fleur-de-lys. This emblem has been adopted extensively by many different cultures since ancient times. The Egyptians saw it as a symbol of the life force and ever since it has had a spiritual significance. The three flowers […]

Message from the Principal – 30 May 2014

Monday, 2 June 2014

This week was the beginning of two new initiatives.  The first was a visit for students from all the junior classes to the newly built Eden Village. They sang songs, recited poems and played their instruments to a select group of elderly folk and staff.  This forms the beginning of what will hopefully be an […]