Latest News at Medbury School
Ninety-Sixth Prize Giving
Congratulations to all the Prize Winners at the Ninety-Sixth Prize Giving, and a special congratulations to our School Leaders for 2019:
Head Boy - Nicholas Sharr
Deputy Head Boys - Josh Durant and Frankie Meates
Head Boarder - Alexander De Luca
Best wishes to all the Year 8 Leavers and a safe and happy holiday to all the members of the wider Medbury Community.
Robocup National Champions
Well done to our Medbury School Robocup team 'Medbury Gizmos' of Nicholas Brown, Elliott Grey and Sean Jang who earned the title of National Robotic Open Class Soccer Champions at the Robocup National Championships on the weekend. Mr Grieve leads our innovative RoboProgers Club for boys in Years 4 to 8, which encourages collaboration and a flexible, problem-solving mindset.
Book Week Parade
The Book Parade on 10 August was a sensational end to five days of Book Week activities and fun. Well done to the boys who dressed up as their favourite book character - there were some imaginative and creative costumes on display!
Sports Exchange with Huntley SchoolThank you to the boys and staff at Huntley School for some fantastic Hockey, Football and Rugby matches on 7 August!|
Sports Exchange with St Kentigern School
On the 31st of July there were Hockey, Football and Rugby matches with St Kentigern School. Thank you to all the boys and staff from St Kentigern School for an excellent exchange.
Congratulations to our Scholarship Winners
Liam Barrett - Sports Scholarship to St Andrew’s College
Lewis Whiteside - Executive Principal’s Scholarship to Christ’s College
George Cochrane - General Excellence Scholarship to Christ’s College
Sebastian May - Sports Scholarship to St Andrew’s College
Edward Nye - Choral Music Scholarship to Christ’s College
William Sudell - Academic Scholarship to Christ’s College
George Howard - General Excellence Scholarship to Christ’s College
Joshua Hooker - Somes Instrumental Music Scholarship to Christ’s College
Sean Jang - Somes Academic Scholarship to Christ’s College
Finlay Fairweather-Logie - Academic Scholarship to St Andrew’s College
Arabian Nights Production
The Year 8 Production this year was a collective vision enhanced by the use of a 'google script' where the 'Tower Team' (led by William Sudell) slavishly scripted and shared their ideas. Well done to all the boys on an excellent Production with audiences entertained at a Matinee on 3 July, and evening performances on 3 and 4 July.
Strength for South Sudan
The boys totally obliterated their goal of moving 40,000kg of water and rice on Friday 8 June during the 'Strength for South Sudan' fundraising event. Their total weight moved was 118,082kg over 40 metres. We look forward to brining you the total amount raised in an upcoming 'Quarterly News' magazine.
Medbury School was a hive of activity on 7 June for the school wide STEAM day (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics). We look forward to sharing the photos from the amazing workshops with you in the next Quarterly News.
Breakfast with the Boys
The Medbury Parents' Association's annual 'Breakfast with the Boys' is always a highly anticipated and 'sell-out' event on the Medbury calendar, and this year was no exception. Our speaker this morning was Dylan McNeice, a Professional Triathlete, compteting at an International level. Thank you to Dylan for his inspirational message to the boys and to the Medbury Parents' Association for another sensational MPA event.
The Medbury School Cross Country was held on Tuesday 15 May. Well done to all the boys in Years 1 to 8 on their efforts!
Service of Remembrance
The Medbury School Service of Remembrance was held on Sunday 6 May. The individually named crosses that the boys passed as they entered the service honour those Medbury Old Boys and Staff who lost their lives while serving their country during World War II.
Sod Turning Ceremony
The Sod Turning Ceremony for the new teaching block was held on Monday 12 March, 2018. Read our construction updates here.
2018 Welcome Assembly
A warm Medbury welcome was extended to the 96 new boys and their families as they began their exciting journey.
School Leaders for 2018 announced
The School Leaders for 2018 were announced at the End of Year Prize Giving on 12 December 2017. They are:
- Head Boy - George Cochrane
- Deputy Head Boys - George Howard and Robbie de Cuevas
- Head Boarder - Michael Li
Congratulations to these boys, and to all the other Prize Winners at the End of Year Prize Giving.
Runners-up at the New Zealand National Primary School Cricket Cup
Well done to all the boys who played in the finals, a fantastic result for our talented team. Congratulations to Nicholas Gibb who was the MVP of the tournament, and special mention to Harry Sharr (2nd) and Nicholas Gibb (5th) for overall batting and Hamish Falls-Anderson and Nicholas Gibb (2nd equal) for bowling.
Grandparents' Day 2017
One of the highlights of the year is our annual Grandparents' Day. We look forward to sharing more photos with you in the next Quarterly News.
Twilight Athletics Meet held on 2 November 2017
Look out for the full results in the next Quarterly News.
Congratulations to our Winter Sports Reps
Adam Redway - Canterbury Cross Country Team
Art Aitken - Canterbury Cross Country Team
Mark Weir - Canterbury Cross Country Team
Eddy Connolly - Canterbury Cross Country Team
Olli Aitken - Canterbury Cross Country Team
Nicholas Sharr - Canterbury 11th Grade Football
Finlay Fairweather-Logie - Canterbury 11th Grade Football
Max Sharpe - Selwyn 11th Grade Football
Lewis Whiteside - Canterbury 12th Grade Football
Wilby Cameron - Canterbury 12th Grade Football
Spencer Smith - Canterbury 13th Grade Football
Matthew Sheridan - Selwyn 13th Grade Football
Samuel Confait - Selwyn 13th Grade Football
Adam Redway - Canterbury Primary A Hockey
Alex Lloyd - Canterbury Primary A Hockey
Max Mitchell - Canterbury Primary B Hockey
James Griffin - Canterbury Primary B Hockey
Sebastian May - Canterbury Development Hockey
Ben Monk - Canterbury Development Hockey
Matthew Munro - Canterbury Development Hockey
Tommy Charteris - Canterbury Development Hockey
George Austin - U11 North Canterbury Rugby
Riley Lucas - Canterbury Metro U48kg Rugby
Cam Allison - Canterbury Metro U65kg Rugby
Flynn Topham - Canterbury Metro U65kg Rugby