Short Stories

Short Stories

Stories about our schools, about what we’re thinking, about being part of the Anglican network, about our people. Browse through them, or use our tags to narrow down the search.

Key Questions

Is School Chaplaincy Important?

This is one of a series of short films we’re making available to help us think through some questions which are basic to our work in Anglican Schools.…

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Why am I a School Chaplain? Views from some of our Girls’ Schools.

Our chaplains have come to their roles from a variety of backgrounds. Some thought about it for a long time. Some had it sprung on them! But all have…

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Is the Christian Good News still “good news” today?

This is one of the most important questions we can ask ourselves at Anglican Schools. Is our gospel still good news? If so, why? When we remind oursel…

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Why am I a Chaplain? (2)

Hear stories from some Chaplains of our boys’ schools and primary schools as to what brought them into chaplaincy, and why they choose to stay in the…

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Our People's Stories

Our People’s Stories: Diana Patchett

Diana, who is Principal of St Margaret’s College, Christchurch, talks about being a principal of an Anglican School and the importance of the Five Mar…

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Our People’s Stories: Dinah Lambert

There are many paths to chaplaincy, and here Dinah tells us of her own, filled-with-surprises, path to Hukarere and Te Aute. https://youtu.be/w-_xf2ZQ…

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Our People’s Stories: Julie Peterson

Julie Peterson, principal of Woodford House in Havelock North, talks about what it means to her to be a principal of a Christian, Anglican school. htt…

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Good News Stories

Good News Stories during Covid-19

Covid-19 is not “good news” for anyone, but our schools have discovered encouraging things emerging in their communities in response and as a result o…

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Schools Stories

Students talk about the Middle School Theology course

The deputy headmaster at Southwell was interested to find out what students thought of the new Middle School Theology course, and how it impacted on o…

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