A Prestigious Prize for Mahek Dave

Congratulations to our Year 12 student Mahek Dave who is the 2022 winner of the prestigious Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Schools’ Competition. Mahek was selected by members of the Trust for her photographic entry reflecting the theme of “my Passion, my Heart, my Soul”. The trust was formed in the memory of Kate Edger […]

Selwyn Ethletes Soar Spectacularly

The following students, who make up our Black team of ethletes, have just represented Selwyn in the International Ethics Olympiad. The team won the right to participate internationally by coming 2nd overall in the National Ethics Olympiad. The international competition saw them competing against 40 other finalists from a number of countries such as Canada, […]

James Soars at the 2022 NZSS Swimming Champs

We are so incredibly proud of our Year 11 student James Haydon! Last weekend, he participated in the NZSS Swimming Championships in Hamilton and succeeded in scooping up a massive nine medals in a range of strokes that included 1 gold for 50m breaststroke, 3 silver for 50 & 100m backstroke and 100 breaststroke, 5 […]

Selwyn seizes the Supreme Award at MUNA 2022

We are extremely proud and delighted to share with our community that a Selwyn team representing Peru won the Supreme Award at this year’s Model United Nations Assembly. This is an amazing feat as more than 100 schools participate. MUNA simulates the working of the United Nations Assembly by having schools in teams of two […]

Students Soar at the New Zealand Gymnastic Champs

Congratulations to Rebecca Lowe who placed 1st in the ADP 3 Aerobics Individual competition and Sophie Pomfrett who came 2nd. It is wonderful to see Selwyn students soaring in this way! Well done!

Otago Mathematics Competition 2022

Congratulations to the following talented Mathematics students who all achieved ‘Distinction’ in this prestigious and highly challenging competition. Well done.

Mitchell Rumble is Soaring

We are very proud to announce that Mitchell Rumble and his hip hop crew, Swagganauts, won the Varsity division at the Hip Hop New Zealand Nationals in May. He also competes with a Junior Varsity Megacrew who won their division too. In August Mitchell and his crew/s will be travelling to Phoenix, Arizona, to represent […]

Samuel McKnight is Soaring

We are delighted to report that our Year 10 student Samuel McKnight has been selected as a member of the New Zealand team for the 2022 International Federation of Sport Climbing Youth World Championships. Samuel will be competing in the Under 16 (Youth B Male) Lead climbing competition. The Championships are being held in Dallas, […]

Congratulations River Drefers – 2021 Head Student

We are thrilled to learn that last year’s Head Student River Drefers has been selected for the U18 New Zealand Basketball Squad! River is featured in the front row of the photo 4th from the left. We are very proud of River. We know how hard he has worked and we wish him all the […]

‘Evita’ Has Impressed Us All!

The season of Selwyn College’s 2022 Musical ‘Evita’ is ending with another sell-out performance this Saturday evening. It has been a marvelous experience both for the cast and crew and also for the packed audiences. This Andrew Lloyd Webber extravaganza is particularly challenging for a secondary school and all of us have been impressed by […]