Ficino School Letter Week 4, Term 2, 2016

Monday, 30 May 2016

This week was made special on Friday morning when a group of ten Peace Runners joined the Ficino School Running Club. The Sri Chinmoy Peace Run is an event that has been held regularly for the last thirty years since its inception in 1987. It has taken place in more than 100 countries. Past supporters […]

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Progress on Ficino Preschool build!

Thursday, 26 May 2016

There has been a lot of headway made on the Ficino Preschool build this year, and we’re excited to share the progress via our photo montage below! From the early days of earthworks and the laying of foundations to the erecting of the skeleton framework we were starting to see tangible evidence of the building […]

Ficino School Letter Week 3, Term 2, 2016

Monday, 23 May 2016

This week in our staff meeting, we heard part of a speech by Laura Hyde, who is the Director of Education at our sister schools, St James in London. She was reflecting on what defines a truly great man or woman? and the response was “firstly in the universal scope of his vision for the […]

Ficino School Letter Week 2, Term 2, 2016

Monday, 16 May 2016

Years Five to Eight were exposed to the ancient art of story-telling. Derek Gordon has been visiting schools both nationally and internationally for over thirty years. His only props were a harp and two staffs made by his father. He used voice and gesture to create the world of Beowulf for the students. They sat […]

Ficino School Letter Week 1, Term 2, 2016

Monday, 9 May 2016

We have had a really excellent and eventful first week back at school. Our week started with an Assembly on the subject of Beauty, which is to be our theme for Philosophy lessons this term. The Assembly dealt with Beauty that can be appreciated through he senses such as beautiful sights, sounds and smells. But […]

Ficino School Letter Week 11, Term 1, 2016

Monday, 2 May 2016

Thank you for all your support and help during this first term of 2016. It has been full of many trips and activities which help to broaden the education of our students. The assistance provided by parents on these activities is invaluable and they wouldn’t be possible without your help. I would also like to […]