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Welcome to Selwyn House School

Selwyn House School is an independent girls' school centrally located in Merivale, Christchurch. It specialises in the education and development of girls through their formative years


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    Vacancy: Head of Physical Education and Sport.

    We seek an experienced teacher with a passion for Physical Education and Sport. This permanent full-time position involves delivering a quality P.E. and Sport programme as well as organising and running school sports events.

    Applications close Friday 22 July 2016.

    Please forward the completed application form together with your C.V. including the names and contact details of 2 referees and a covering letter to Suze Connolly at

    Job Description

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      5th in the world!

      5th in the world!

      Selwyn House School team - an OUTSTANDING effort!

      In the first week of June, two Selwyn House school teams travelled to Michigan State University, USA to compete at the Future Problem Solving International Conference.
      The eight girls competed in two teams in the Global Issues Problem Solving, Middle Division. This involved in depth research into the topic prior to travel ('Energy of the Future'), they then went into a lock-up situation at the university and had to identify potential problems in the futuristic scenario presented. They worked on identifying criteria, creative solutions and constructing an action plan--all of which had to be brainstormed and written up within a 2 hour… Read More

       2016 - 3rd Placed WINNERS at FPSPI International Conference

      2016 - 3rd Placed WINNERS at FPSPI International Conference

      Team 'HELK' (Hattie, Ella, Lucy and Kathleen) were placed 3rd overall at the FPSPI International Conference.

      We are so proud that team 'HELK' (Hattie, Ella, Lucy and Kathleen)  were placed 3rd overall with their 'Small Scale E-Daisies' presentation. What an effort!

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