Ficino School Letter, Week 7 Term 1 2018

Monday, 26 March 2018

This week has been a delightful reminder of the breadth of a Ficino education.  Class 3 have just returned from two days camping at the Auld’s farm in Kumeu, the Year 6 – 8 students attended a performance of ‘A Comedy of Errors’ at the Pop up Globe, and yesterday the senior students delivered a […]

Ficino School Letter, Week 6 Term 1 2018

Monday, 19 March 2018

In our Assemblies this week, we heard about some great leaders who have significantly influenced our current times, particularly through the power of the spoken word. The first was Kate Sheppard who was an active member of the Prohibition movement in the late nineteenth century.  Her strong belief that excessive drinking at the time was […]

Ficino School Letter, Week 5 Term 1 2018

Monday, 12 March 2018

A word from the Principal Many of the students have been sitting PAT tests this week with the older students taking five or six different tests.  After such levels of concentration, there was a palpable rise in energy in the lunch room today. This release can sometimes be seen as the lid coming off a […]

Ficino School Letter, Week 4 Term 1 2018

Monday, 5 March 2018

Many Ficino families came together on Sunday for the School Picnic at Long Bay.  This is always a wonderful occasion providing an opportunity for parents, teachers and students to meet away from the classroom environment.  I have heard several reports expressing the enjoyment of the event, indicating that this year was no exception. This was followed […]