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Ficino Preschool sets up in Mount Eden

Saturday, 14 November 2015

Ficino School is delighted to announce the launch of Ficino Preschool, an intimate boutique early childhood centre for children aged between three and five years old. Currently being constructed in the heart of Mt. Eden, adjacent to its sister school Ficino School (primary and intermediate level), Ficino Preschool is scheduled to open its doors in […]

ANZAC Day Commemorations at Ficino School

Thursday, 23 April 2015

With all of New Zealand preparing for the centennial ANZAC Day commemorations this Saturday, our students have also paid tribute to the service men and women who sacrificed so much for our country in WWI, WWII and beyond. Ficino School held a Field of Remembrance Service at School on Wednesday, with song, readings, the laying of the […]

Young and old delight in song together

Thursday, 2 April 2015

Last week Ficino School Junior students once again entertained the residents of the Eden Village Retirement Village with a concert. The students visit Eden Village twice every term, alternating between the Juniors (Years 1-4) and Seniors (Years 5-8) performing a variety of songs from Broadway, classical pieces and seasonal hymns; poetry, including Sanskrit pieces the […]

Ficino School Fair a success – see the photos here

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

The Ficino School Fair on Sunday was a wonderful community event.  We were blessed with fine weather after the heavy rain in the morning, and a great turnout. Clearly an enormous amount of work went in behind the scenes and on the day, with some innovative new stalls and activities.  The obstacle course on the […]

Class 3 and 4 see stars!

Thursday, 26 March 2015

Class 3 and 4 visited the Stardome Observatory on Tuesday. The students watched a wonderful show about the different planets in the solar system, highlighting how beautiful Earth is and showing why it has life on it and walked around the exhibition hall. In the education room, the children had the chance to ask questions […]

School Newsletter Week 4, Term 1, 2015

Friday, 6 March 2015

Message from the Principal In assembly this week, we looked at the founding statement with which St James School in London, and by association Ficino School began.  This statement has been formed into a Creed by one of our sister schools in Australia and is said by them each morning.  “We are here to learn […]

Open Morning 14 March – programme now available

We are looking forward to seeing you at our Open Morning on Saturday 14 March. Please come along between 9.30am and 12am to hear from the Principal and students, speak to existing parents, take a tour of the school, watch performances from the children and see their work. Download Open Morning Programme Click here to […]