Ficino School’s visit to Ambury Farm

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Ficino School students experienced several off-site learning adventures in Term 3.  The chance to support their classroom learning with real world experiences provides them with a valuable means to solidify and build on their knowledge. Situated on the shores of the Manukau Harbour, Ambury Regional Park is a working farm.  It provides opportunities for children […]

An afternoon with Shakespearean actor, John Callen

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

“Knock knock”, “Who’s there?”.  We’re all familiar with the format of the “Knock knock” joke, but not many of us would be aware that Shakespeare may have introduced the earliest version of the formula in his famous play ‘Macbeth’… Ficino School’s Year 7 & 8 students have recently finished performances of their latest Shakespeare play […]

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 […]

Ficino School studies Maori culture

Friday, 14 October 2016

Ficino School’s History, Myth and Culture syllabus embraces the exploration of many diverse cultures, histories, myths and legends. New Zealand has a unique and rich culture of its own which our students are currently exploring.  Earlier this week, Ficino invited the Kahurangi Māori Dance Company to share several performances with our students.  These brought to […]

Ficino School Students Make Every Beat Count at Jump Rope for Heart

Monday, 2 November 2015

Ficino School once again participated in the Jump Rope for Heart programme run by the Heart Foundation. The aim of the programme is to promote the importance of lifelong physical activity and heart health through a range of skipping skills and lessons. Our students embraced the opportunity to improve their skills by setting goals and […]

Open Morning 14 March – programme now available

Friday, 6 March 2015

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 […]