Ficino School Students at Tiri Tiri Matangi Santuary

Thursday, 24 September 2015

Ficino School students in Classes 3 to 8 spent a exciting day at Tiri Tiri Matangi in the Hauraki Gulf this week. Everyone enjoyed their experience in this natural haven for our native birds and marine life. As well the educational presentation run by the Rangers on the island, there was time to explore the […]

Ficino Students at NIWA Auckland Science and Technology Fair

A Ficino School project received an award of Highly Commended at the annual NIWA Auckland Science and Technology Fair. This event lets our senior students test their scientific and technological investigation methods and produce projects which adhere to strict scientific guidelines. Ficino School students prepared their projects initially for the school Science Fair in July […]

School Newsletter Week 8, Term 3, 2015

Monday, 21 September 2015

Recently I was reminded of why Ficino School was founded in 1997. Following the model established at St James in London, the aim was, and still is to restore spiritual values, uphold traditional virtues and encourage disciplined study in primary school education. As you know, we have recently been exploring the meaning of our five […]

Champion of Champions Gymnastics Competition

Monday, 14 September 2015

The Ficino School team of Year 3 girls had a great time competing at the Champion of Champions Gymnastics competition held at Tri Star Gym on Thursday 10 September. The competition required of the girls to complete floor, beam and vault routines.   Everyone completed well, with the best result being an achievement of 10th overall […]

School Newsletter Week 7, Term 3, 2015

The Principal is away at a Conference today. ‘Learning is the only thing the mind never exhausts, never fears, and never regrets’ Leonardo da Vinci Notices Fundraising Cake Sale on Friday 18 September Class Four’s fundraising cake sale will be held on Friday at 3pm. Photo Proofs for Sports Teams, Music Ensemble, Librarians, and Prefects […]

School Newsletter Week 6, Term 3, 2015

Monday, 7 September 2015

Grandparents Morning is always a special day at Ficino School. On Thursday, we welcomed about sixty grandparents into the school hall. The day started with a beautifully prepared morning tea (thank you all those parents who contributed to this) organised by the Friends of Ficino and served by parents and Class Five students. Following a […]

Grandparents and Friends Welcomed to Ficino School

Thursday, 3 September 2015

The annual Grandparents Morning Tea at Ficino School was once again a very successful and enjoyable morning. Grandparents were welcomed with a beautiful morning tea prepared by our amazing parent helpers. Students helped to guide and serve our guests before they were seated for a presentation from our Principal, Mr Crompton and Chairman of the […]

Year 5 and 6 Reps Compete at Remuera Zone Cross Country

Even a very wet and windy morning on Tuesday 1 September didn’t deter our team of Year 5 and 6 representatives from competing at the Remuera Zone Cross Country. All our competitors finished in the top of their age groups and enjoyed the challenging and muddy track. Great fun was had by all.