Selwyn Mountain Bikers are Soaring!
Last weekend Selwyn’s biggest ever team of 10 riders took part in a great Mountain Biking competition at Riverhead. Lots of fun was had by all and there were also some great results! James Syme – 3rd in the U15 Boys Finn Williams 2nd in the U17 Boys Olivia Evans got a top 5 in […]
A Magnificent Auckland Head Students’ Day
One of the best Selwyn College initiatives is our annual Head Students’ Day. This year Jax Warren-Kazor and Esther Sovincet invited Head Students from every school in Auckland and the response was fantastic! About 80 students gathered in our Library, along with members of our Student Executive, to hear three impressive speakers address the topic […]
Selwyn Players are the Future of Auckland Lacrosse
Three players from Selwyn College represented the Auckland Under 18 Maroon team last weekend in Wellington in the NZ Under 18 Lacrosse National Tournament – Hannah Grigg, Charlie Hunter and Riley Baxter. They are all only 15 years old and the competition against players older was tough but all held their ground. The games they […]
Sebastian Rae is Soaring in Surf Lifesaving!
Last week, our Year 10 student Sebastian Rae soared at the Oceans Junior National Surf Lifesaving Championships in Tauranga. This means he has qualified for the semi-finals in three national events! We wish him all the very best!
Our Selwyn Colts are Soaring
So far this year our Selwyn Colts cricket team has soared to win the first three of its matches in a tough high-level Auckland-wide competition and sit at the top of the table! Last Saturday afternoon, the team enjoyed a great win against Rangitoto College. Playing at home, Selwyn bowled first and immediately put pressure […]
Celebrating a Selwyn Sporting Star
Our Year 11 student Nathai Rodrigues da Silva took part in the New Zealand Grappler Summer Slam held at the Barfoot and Thompson stadium, with huge success. Nathan won gold in his division of the Brazilian jiu jitsu competition! This is an awesome result for a talented young sportsman!
Jimmy Kemble awarded Outstanding Scholarship in History
Last year, one of our Year 11 and several of our Year 12 students chose to sit the most challenging examinations in the country – the New Zealand Scholarship Examinations. This exam does not count for NCEA but rather, it is recognises and financially awards the top 3 percent of students in the country. This […]
Lucas Volodzskis receives scholarship in Calculus
There are two exceptional aspects to Lucas’s achievement. First, he was a Year 11 students with two years still to go at secondary school. Moreover, he sat the Scholarship Examination in what is recognised as one of the toughest subjects – Calculus. Hence, his achievement of a Scholarship in Calculus is absolutely magnificent! Congratulations Lucas! […]
Taylor Zeeman Awarded
Taylor also chose to take on the challenge of sitting Scholarship in History and he too, receives a financial award recognising his academic prowess. Congratulations Taylor!