Message from the Principal – 29 August 2014

Sunday, 31 August 2014

Last week a group of Year 6 students and one Year 7 student were introduced to meditation. This opportunity is offered to all students at Ficino once they have reached the age of ten. The children are already familiar with the rest the Pause provides as they practise this regularly each day. Meditation gives the […]

Message from the Principal – 22 August 2014

Monday, 25 August 2014

On Thursday this week, the annual Class 4 Play took place.  This year they performed ‘The Story of Theseus’, a play written by Peter Weigall, a long standing English and Drama teacher at our sister school St James in London. Theseus represents an ideal of kingly nobility. He is courageous, but also compassionate – he […]

Notices – 15 August 2014

Sunday, 17 August 2014

Speed in the School Grounds When Exiting The School has had communication from the Council regarding the speed at which some cars are coming out of the school grounds and crossing the footpath, both in the morning and at the end of the day, and the risk that this poses to pedestrians who may be […]

Message from the Principal – 8 August 2014

Monday, 11 August 2014

Yesterday Ficino School hosted a visit from Year 6, 7 and 8 students from Kadimah School in central Auckland. They arrived to join our senior students for an excellent talk on online safety and digital citizenship. The talk was given by Brett Lee, who was a Queensland Police officer for 22 years working predominantly in […]

Message from the Principal – 1 August 2014

Monday, 4 August 2014

As the first week of the term draws to a close, it has been a pleasure to see the bright faces of the children returning rested from the holidays. We had a visitor on Wednesday, who commented to the staff, that he paid particular attention to the conversations the children were having with their parents […]