Message from the Principal – 19 September 2014

The Principal is away in Italy with the Year 7 & 8 Renaissance Trip.VaticanVatican Museum 2


Term 4 Start Date – Tuesday 14th October

This is a reminder that Term 4 starts on Tuesday 14th October as we have a staff day on Monday.

Year 7 & 8 Renaissance Trip Blog Site with Photos

The address for the blog site for the Renaissance trip is as follows if you would like to follow the trip

Founders Day Assembly – Wednesday 24th September – 8.30am

Parents are warmly invited to our Founders Day Assembly on Wednesday 24th September at 8.30am.

Church Service – Thursday 25th September – 2.15pm

Parents are invited to our Church Service at St Barnabas Church, corner of Bellevue and Mt Eden Roads on Thursay 25th September at 2.15pm.  Children can be taken home directly from the church or will walk back to school to be collected at the normal time.

Photo Proofs – Sports Teams, Librarians, Prefects, Music Ensemble, Yr 8 Graduands

The photo proofs are available and can be seen at reception. Orders for these photos are due back by Monday please.  Thank you.

Summer Uniform Worn from Term 4

All children will need to wear summer uniform from the start of Term 4.  Please purchase this before the end of term as the uniform shop will not be open during the holidays.  The uniform shop is open on Tuesdays from 2.30 until 3.15pm.

Yummy Stickers – Back by End of Term

This promotion is coming to an end, therefore all completed yummy sticker sheets need to be returned to school by Monday please.  Thank you for your support.

Ficino School Hockey

HOCKEY RESULT TABLE – Saturday 7th June   

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University Slam





Ficino Pumas 10 St Mary’s White Tigers 0 Win
Ficino Jaguars 3 Somerville Torkington 3 Draw
Ficino Strikers 5 Grammar Fantails 2 Win


Get Set Go After School Club (Athletics New Zealand) for New Entrants to Year 3

Athletics New Zealand is launching the Get Set Go programme relating to athletics, in a number of Auckland schools starting next term. This will be available to Ficino students from New Entrants to Year 3 and will be run on the grass area behind the villa from 3.15pm until 4.15pm.  The cost for the 10 week programme is $40.  The children brought home a registration form last week, but we have more available at reception.  All forms are due back at the office by the end of term.

Ficino After School Care (FASC)

Please remember that all bookings for FASC need to be made through the school office either by email or by phone 6233385. Thank you.

Assemblies on Friday

All parents are invited to attend the school assembly on Fridays.  See the calendar for Commendation and Good Works assemblies.

Term Dates for 2014

Term 3 Start Monday 28th July Finish Friday 26th September
Term 4 Start Tuesday 14th October Finish Friday 12th December

Term Dates for 2015

Term 1 Start Monday 2nd February Finish Thursday 2nd April
Term 2 Start Monday 20th April Finish Friday 3rd July
Term 3 Start Monday 27th July Finish Friday 25th September
Term 4 Start Tuesday 13th October Finish Friday 11th December


Term 3 Events, 2014

Week Event Date Time Venue
9 Founders Day Assembly Wed 24th September 8.30am School Hall
Church Service Thurs 25th September 2.15pm St Barnabas Church
End of Term 3 Friday 26th September 3.00pm