Ficino School Letter Week 4, Term 1, 2017

Monday, 27 February 2017

Some people see WORK as a dirty four letter word, but a very different view of it was offered in the Assembly this morning.  The middle eastern poet, Kahill Gibran describes Work as ‘love made visible’.  In this way work can, and should be, a source of happiness, satisfaction and contentment.  To enable this shift, four […]

Ficino School Letter Week 3, Term 1, 2017

Monday, 20 February 2017

This, our third week back at School, has been our first full five days.  Routines are important for children and the School has begun to settle back into a good rhythm. The Parents’ Evening on Monday was well attended, and the teachers reported some excellent sharing of good practice in the Class Meetings.  In the […]

Ficino School Letter Week 2, Term 1, 2017

Monday, 13 February 2017

As our second week draws to a close, the School feels full and settled.  At Tuesday’s Assembly, we awarded eight School badges to our Year 8 students.  The final year at Ficino School is an opportunity to taste leadership, and experience responsibility through service towards some aspect of school life.  There are badged roles for […]

Ficino School Letter Week 1, Term 1, 2017

Tuesday, 7 February 2017

It is always a pleasure to see the students returning to school after the long summer break.  Their joy at meeting their friends and teachers again is obvious, and the sounds of learning, speech and song have filled the premises. In our assembly this morning, we heard the story of ‘King Midas and the Golden […]

What was on at Ficino School in Term Four 2016?

Wednesday, 1 February 2017

As we start the second month of 2017, here’s a chance to remember a few of Ficino School’s key activities in Term 4, 2016! Year 7 & 8 Renaissance trip The most memorable experience in their time at Ficino School, as recalled by students and alumni alike, is the biennial Renaissance trip. The 2016 trip took […]