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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
Cantamaths 2016 Supreme Class Award Winners

Cantamaths 2016 Supreme Class Award Winners

Year 7 students at Selwyn House School took home top honours last night at the Cantamaths competition at Horncastle Arena, winning the 'Supreme Class Award' for the book boxes they made for their school library. The students designed and made seven timber book boxes, based on a tangram, that could be moved around the floor to create geometric shapes and pictures. The project was the result of an identified need to make their library more interactive and dynamic.

The Year 7 classes have focussed on authentic learning tasks this year; tasks that are based on real-world problems and designed to provide rich learning experiences. The… Read More

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

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