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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


    10 Reasons to Choose Selwyn House School

    We are thrilled to announce this year's Scholarship recipients and delighted to welcome these girls to Selwyn House School in 2017.

    Congratulations to all our Scholarships Winners


    YEAR 7 

    Academic                                                                                                                                                     Evie Johnson, Selwyn House                                                                                                                                         Zoe Jenkins, Fendalton Open Air  

    All Rounder                                                                                                                                                                    Caitlin Wieberneit, Selwyn House

    Performing Arts                                                                                                                                                              Jessica Hughes, Waitakiri School

    Boarding                                                                                                                                                                          Bridget Pye, Winchester Rural School

    YEAR 6

    Academic                                                                                                                                                                        Sylvie King, Selwyn House                                                                                                                                             Niamh Hoare, Elmwood School

    Music                                                                                                                                                                              Olivia Liu, Cotswold School

    Sport                                                                                                                                                                                Samantha Lascelles, Elmwood School

    Congratulations to our Year 8 Scholarship Winners

    Abby Mason, Academic Scholarship to Rangi Ruru Girls' School                                                                                 Isis Ward, Academic Scholarship to Rangi Ruru Girls' School                                                                                       Lydia Pye, Boarding Scholarship to St Margaret's College                                                                                             Alex Tutty, Sport & Boarding Scholarship to St Andrew's College   

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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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