Kōrero: Ashton-Warner, Sylvia Constance

With a child at Fernhill School

With a child at Fernhill School

Sylvia is pictured with a child at Fernhill School, Hawke's Bay, where she and Keith taught from 1949 to 1957.  During this time she was writing prolifically – both teaching theory and Spinster, a novel based on her teaching experience. Spinster was published to acclaim in 1958.

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Sue Middleton. 'Ashton-Warner, Sylvia Constance', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2010. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/6a1/ashton-warner-sylvia-constance (accessed 23 January 2022)