It takes a village – Ficino School’s Grandparents Day

Wednesday, 31 October 2018

Ficino School recognises the important role that extended family have in the growing of happy, confident and well-adjusted children.  It hosted its ever-popular Grandparents Morning in Term 3.  All our students loved having the grandparents visit school, and it was heart-warming to see the interactions between them all. Our students particularly enjoyed the opportunity to […]

Ficino School Letter, Week 2, Term 4, 2018

Monday, 29 October 2018

Philosophy lessons are held once a week for all classes at Ficino School, and from Year Four onwards they follow a programme called P4C – Philosophy for Children. In each session, the students sit in a circle and explore philosophical questions together.  Following presentation of a stimulus, they are particularly encouraged to pursue directions of […]

Ficino School’s athletic adventures

Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Ficino School educates the whole child, with its curriculum ensuring the body, mind and spirit are developed.  Not only do our students take part in some form of physical education every day, they also compete at interschool sports competitions where they are often ‘punching’ well above their weight considering the size of Ficino school in […]

Ficino School Letter, Week 1, Term 4, 2018

Tuesday, 23 October 2018

It was very pleasing to be able to award Prefect Badges to all our Year 8 students this year.They have all taken on leadership roles and demonstrated responsibility and commitment to these throughout the year.  On the recent Renaissance Trip, they grew in maturity and capacity to lead by example.  The five students awarded badges […]

Ficino School Letter Week 9, Term 3, 2018

Monday, 1 October 2018

Message from the Deputy Principal At Assembly this morning we presented the awards for the Hockey and Netball teams.  The praise from the managers for the children in the teams, their spirit, their support of each other and their growth was heartening to hear.   In all cases the managers would have liked to award every […]