Ficino students vote in 2017 General Election

Friday, 29 September 2017

The NZ elections have been a hot topic across the country recently, and things were no different for Year 7 & 8 students at Ficino School in Mt Eden.  Ficino School took part in the Electoral Commission’s ‘Have your Say’ campaign, which got them interested in the democratic processes of our country. Students initially researched […]

Ficino School Letter Week 8, Term 3, 2017

Monday, 25 September 2017

This week has been enlivened by the senior Shakespeare production of The Tempest.  As always, every student in Year 7 and 8 is involved and some of the main characters have two different students performing on alternate days.  These plays are a phenomenal undertaking, but as anyone who has been to a performance will attest, […]

Ficino School’s young scientists

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Ever wondered about what makes rainbows or where the dinosaurs went or….? Curiosity about the world we live in is something that we never lose even as we get answers to our initial childhood questions. Ficino School’s science curriculum channels the awe and wonder we all possessed as young children into the chance to conduct […]

Ficino School Letter Week 7, Term 3, 2017

Monday, 18 September 2017

Grandparents morning at Ficino is always a delight, and 2017 was no exception.  The hall was filled with around 70 visitors who were entertained with speeches, music, dance and drama.  This was a wonderful opportunity for those who entered the Music Competition to perform again in front of a fresh and appreciative audience.  Parents of […]

Ficino School Letter Week 6, Term 3, 2017

Monday, 11 September 2017

This week saw an opportunity for our young musicians to display their talent and perform in front of two judges.  The annual music competition seems a real draw card amongst the students with over 80 entries.  These included pre-grade instrumentalists right up to one working towards Grade 8, and even a group of singers who […]

Ficino School Letter Week 5, Term 3, 2017

Monday, 4 September 2017

Notices Science Fair – this weekend! The NIWA Auckland Regional Science Fair competition is being held this weekend at Epsom Girls Grammar School. It is a massive annual event with entries across the sciences from students in Years 7 to 13. Agam Khanna, Yixiong Hao, Pearl Tucker and Nicholas Clarke from Ficino School have entered […]