Ficino School Fiesta

Monday, 21 March 2016

Ficino School will be hosting the first ever Fiesta on Saturday 2 April from 5 pm to 8pm. The Ficino School Fiesta will be a fabulous evening for all ages.  With an international flavour, celebrating the many ethnicities in our school community this is going to be a fantastic event featuring the following attractions: Street […]

Ficino School Letter Week 7, Term 1, 2016

At this time of year, as the good weather hangs on through early autumn, we provide plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities. This week has been particularly fully of educational trips. The younger classes visited Kelly Tarlton’s Sea Life Aquarium early in the week, and Class 3 have now gone on their Kumeu farm camp; […]

Ficino School Letter Week 6, Term 1, 2016

Monday, 14 March 2016

  Notices Open Morning – Tomorrow Thank you for your support for this important event.  The Open Morning for prospective parents will run from 9.30am until noon, but any students that are coming should be at school by 9am wearing their full school uniform.  You, of course, are all welcome to attend and bring friends […]

Ficino School Letter Week 5, Term 1, 2016

Wednesday, 9 March 2016

Here is a story from Anthony de Mello’s book, One Minute Wisdom which we read as a staff this morning. Words The disciples were absorbed in a discussion of Lao-tzu’s dictum: “Those who know do not say; Those who say do not know.” When the master entered, they asked him exactly what the words meant. […]

Ficino School Letter Week 4, Term 1, 2016

Wednesday, 2 March 2016

This week in our Assemblies we have been looking at the significance of Lent in the Christian Calendar. This is the period between Ash Wednesday (10th February this year) and the beginning of the Easter weekend. People sometimes give things up for the forty day period; this is done in remembrance of the time Christ […]