SWSF News

Laurel Farm Kindergarten Award

Laurel Farm Kindergarten located in Carlingcott, Peaesdown St john has received LEVEL 3 school Gardening award from Royal Horticultural Society. 

Laurel Farm Kindergarten is a Waldorf Early Years setting for children age 3-7 based on 7 acre small holding with animals, fields and growing woodland to explore.

This year we have started the gardening project with […]

By |October 18th, 2017|Categories: SWSF News||0 Comments

Elmfield Exam Results

Elmfield Rudolf Steiner School in Stourbridge congratulates all their pupils on their GCSE results and hard work.

Class 10 celebrated an excellent set of results under the new grading system. 87% achieved a 4 (equivalent to a C) or above in English. This included one 9 and two 8s plus eight Distinctions in Spoken English. […]

By |September 25th, 2017|Categories: SWSF News||0 Comments

Edinburgh Steiner School Exam Results

SQA Exam Results

Edinburgh Steiner School pupils have achieved a record-breaking run of success in this year’s exams. Results for the all-important ‘Highers’ reveal a pass rate of 100% (grades A-C), meaning that every single candidate achieved at least a grade C in every single one of their course results. The national pass rate […]

By |August 15th, 2017|Categories: SWSF News||0 Comments

Wynstones Scholarship

Wynstones has recently completed a review of scholarship and bursary provisions in line with our forthcoming 80th Birthday.

We are thrilled to announce today our new Bennell-Nokes Scholarships in honour of our founders – Margaret Bennell and Cora Nokes.

The new Scholarship is open to Sixth Form pupils and designed to align scholarship beneficiaries more closely […]

By |June 27th, 2017|Categories: SWSF News||0 Comments

ELMFIELD STEINER SCHOOL HOSTS EARLY YEARS TRAINING WEEKEND

Teachers and parents interested in the principles of Steiner early childhood education and the value of play-based learning are invited to attend the Steiner Waldorf Early Childhood Introductory Course at Elmfield Steiner School in Stourbridge.

The course provides an opportunity for those interested in Steiner education to take part in practical sessions and talk to […]

By |May 9th, 2017|Categories: SWSF News||0 Comments

Schools Minister praises Steiner Academy Hereford

see article here

By |April 20th, 2017|Categories: SWSF News||0 Comments

International Women’s Day

 

Happy International Women’s Day 

What do actress Carey Mulligan, poet Caroline Bird, model Veronica Webb and Winter Olympian Nicolien Sauerbreij have in common?  They were all Steiner educated.

Education plays a vital role in empowering women and girls around the world as well as being instrumental in helping to create a more gender equal society.

At Steiner Waldorf […]

By |March 8th, 2017|Categories: SWSF News||0 Comments

EUROPEAN PARENT MEETING – Latvia

 European Parent Meeting

Dear Waldorf Steiner friends! We proudly announce the annual meeting of European Steiner Waldorf parents in Latvia, May 5-8, 2017.

Here is the program and registration form. (If you have friends whose e-mail address is not on the recipient list, please, forward this message to them as well.) We in Latvia hope very much you will accept […]

By |February 2nd, 2017|Categories: SWSF News||0 Comments

GROUNDBREAKING EUROPEAN DIPLOMA GATHERS MOMENTUM

Delegates from the UK and Nordic Steiner Waldorf Schools Associations have concluded the first phase of transnational conferences around the curricular design of a groundbreaking, Europe-wide 14-19 diploma, aimed at developing creative thinking skills.

The ‘Acknowledging Creative Thinking Skills (ACTS)’ project brings together teachers and the Steiner Waldorf associations of the UK, Demark, Finland and […]

By |January 6th, 2017|Categories: SWSF News||0 Comments

Congratulations to Alder Bridge School

We are pleased to announce that Alder Bridge Steiner Waldorf School near Reading has completed the accreditation necessary to become a fully accredited Steiner school and were welcomed as such by the Trustees at their meeting on November 4th 2016

By |November 7th, 2016|Categories: SWSF News||0 Comments

Kindred Spirit Article

By |October 27th, 2016|Categories: SWSF News||0 Comments

Steiner Students create Mandala in celebration of Harvest

Class 6 students at South Devon Steiner School practised the art of gratitude last week, creating a beautiful mandala in the school gardens from plants, flowers and produce collected from the grounds.

The project which was led by Art teacher Sandy Smith, was a lesson for the 11-12 year old students in cooperative working, inspired […]

By |October 11th, 2016|Categories: SWSF News||0 Comments

Handwork – Article in Juno magazine issue 44

First published in JUNO Magazine, Issue 44, Summer 2016

http://www.junomagazine.com/

By |September 6th, 2016|Categories: SWSF News||0 Comments

Ringwood Twins

see article here

By |July 6th, 2016|Categories: SWSF News||0 Comments

Canterbury National Children’s Day

By |May 10th, 2016|Categories: SWSF News||0 Comments

Children’s Charter

See website here
Children’s Charter Sign-up – SAVE CHILDHOOD MOVEMENT

By |May 3rd, 2016|Categories: SWSF News||0 Comments

Iona – Nottingham Post

see story here

 

By |February 29th, 2016|Categories: SWSF News||0 Comments

Iona School Outstanding!

 February 18th 2016

IONA STEINER SCHOOL ‘OUTSTANDING’ SAY INSPECTORS

Inspectors have praised The Iona School in Nottingham, after it was judged to be ‘outstanding’ in all five categories.

The visit by the School Inspection Service (SIS), from February 2-4, found teaching and the curriculum to be outstanding; a strong culture of school self-evaluation and improvement; pastoral care […]

By |February 18th, 2016|Categories: SWSF News||0 Comments

School Starting Age

First published in the Autumn 2015 issue of JUNO, Issue 41

www.junomagazine.com

By |December 17th, 2015|Categories: SWSF News||0 Comments

Obituary Joan Marcus 13.5.1918 – 15.3.15

By |November 2nd, 2015|Categories: SWSF News||0 Comments