Ficino Fiesta – Saturday 18 March – 1 more sleep to go!!

Friday, 17 March 2017

There really is something for everyone at the Ficino Fiesta.  With an Enchanted Garden for the littlies to the Funzone’s mammoth water slide, Jedi obstacle course and Titanic slide it’s going to be an extravaganza of FUN! There’s an entertainment schedule that includes Japanese drummers, Bollywood dancers, a jazz troupe and live musical performances. Our […]

What’s going on at Ficino School in March?

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

We have several upcoming events at the School for current and prospective parents, and the whole community. We hope to see you! Saturday 18 March       Ficino Fiesta  5 – 9pm The first of these, the Ficino Fiesta, is an extravaganza of food, live performances and fun for the whole family and community.  […]

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 […]

Senior Ficino School students circumnavigate Shakespeare’s Globe!

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Ficino School’s senior students have enjoyed a live performance of Shakespeare’s ‘The Merchant of Venice’ at the Globe Theatre in London. The Year 7 & 8 History, Myth and Culture (HMC) syllabus provides students with the opportunity to both perform a Shakespeare play and take part in a Renaissance trip to the UK and Italy […]

Ficino Running Club carrying the torch!

Wednesday, 8 June 2016

The Ficino School Running Club formed part of a worldwide peace chain when they took part in the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run on Friday 27 May.  Children had the opportunity to hold, and run with the Peace Torch in Mt Eden as it makes its way around the globe, eventually encompassing visits to over […]

Progress on Ficino Preschool build!

Thursday, 26 May 2016

There has been a lot of headway made on the Ficino Preschool build this year, and we’re excited to share the progress via our photo montage below! From the early days of earthworks and the laying of foundations to the erecting of the skeleton framework we were starting to see tangible evidence of the building […]

Sustainability and conservation in action at Ficino School!

Wednesday, 13 April 2016

We are lucky to live in a city like Auckland (and indeed New Zealand!) with easy access to a wide range of aquatic and ecological environments (and the corresponding creatures) on our doorstep.  Ficino School has always taught and practiced the importance of sustainability to ensure these remain for future generations to enjoy. Our Junior […]

Term 1 at Ficino School has started ‘swimmingly’!

Monday, 4 April 2016

Several of our classes have undertaken educational trips focused on water safety and the development of water confidence.  With countless kilometers of coastline and numerous rivers, estuaries, harbours and inlets in New Zealand, our exposure to water is inevitable!   This is reflected in the NZ Curriculum’s Health and Physical Education learning strand in which ‘it […]

Ficino School Fiesta

Monday, 21 March 2016

Ficino School will be hosting the first ever Fiesta on Saturday 2 April from 5 pm to 8pm. The Ficino School Fiesta will be a fabulous evening for all ages.  With an international flavour, celebrating the many ethnicities in our school community this is going to be a fantastic event featuring the following attractions: Street […]

Book your Ficino School Tour now!

Thursday, 4 February 2016

Ficino School is welcoming prospective parents and children to attend one of our school tours.  Designed to give an overview of the ethos of the school and a taster of school life from the perspective of the principal and current students, the tours also provide the opportunity to talk with existing parents over refreshments. Tours run from 9.15-11am.  Upcoming tours will […]