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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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Fixed Term Teaching Positions for 2017

                   Years 1 – 8 commencing 1 February 2017

Selwyn House School is an independent day and boarding school for girls, aged 5 – 13 years.

We are an International Baccalaureate School and are committed to offering the highest level of educational opportunities to students.

We seek dynamic, future focused teachers who have a passion for teaching and learning.

Applications close: Friday 9 September 2016

Please forward your CV, a completed application form which is available below, together with a supporting letter of application to Suze Connolly at

Click here to download an application form.



Latest News
Canterbury Robocup Competition

Canterbury Robocup Competition

What an exciting day at the Canterbury Robocup Competition! Selwyn House School had two teams who worked incredibly hard over the past few months to prepare their robotics items for this challenging event.

Pictured are the Selwyn Mad Hatters:

Alice Symons-Edwards- Middle
Julia Wakeman - Right
Abi Worthington- Left 

The Selwyn Mad Hatters of Alice, Julia and Abi won Second Place in Junior Theatre in a highly competitive section of 16 teams from all over Canterbury. A fantastic achievement! These girls have been invited to compete at the National Championship in Auckland in September.… Read More

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

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