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SWSF Newsletter Information & Downloads

2014 SWSF Winter Newsletter

Download 2014 SWSF Winter Newsletter (1.1 MB)
Contents include:-
How Can We Positively Promote Steiner Waldorf Education? / Report on Goderich Waldorf School Sierra Leone (A SWSF foreign affiliate school) / Shaping Everyday Life around the Needs of Young Children… Slow down! / Early Years Trainings.

2014 SWSF Spring Newsletter

Download 2014 SWSF Spring Newsletter (938.6 kB)
Contents include:-
Steiner Inspired Childminders / Report from Laurel Farm and Ringwood Waldof School/ Report on recent school organisation conference / Details of training courses.

2013 SWSF Autumn Newsletter

Download 2013 SWSF Autumn Newsletter (873.8 kB)
Contents include:-
An update on Glasgow Steiner School / ‘Starting the Journey': a conference for teachers starting Class One, July, 2013 / Steiner Public Relations: Standing Together

2013 SWSF Summer Newsletter

2013 SWSF Summer Newsletter (609.3 kB)
Contents include:-
Glasgow Steiner School / Doctors! – Who needs a School Doctor? / A Message from Leeds Free School Team / Catching Fire at Emerson College

2013 SWSF Spring Newsletter

2013 SWSF Spring Newsletter (1.1 MB)
Contents include:-
How Do You Run a Steiner School? / New Plans in Ireland / School Readiness at the Goetheanum / Steiner Parents International Conference (INSWAP)

2012 SWSF Autumn Newsletter

2012 SWSF Autumn Newsletter (373.7 kB)
Contents include:-
News from Schools / European Waldorf Diploma / Early Childhood / Three Years of SIS inspections / 20 years at Plymouth University

2012 SWSF Summer Newsletter

2012 SWSF Summer Newsletter (444.3 kB)
Contents include:-
News from Meadow School, Bruton / News from Schools / The European Waldorf Diploma (EWD) / WOW Day. Don’t leave it too late.

2012 SWSF Spring Newsletter

2012 SWSF Spring Newsletter (579.8 kB)
Contents include:-
New Schools and New Opportunities / Easter Conference: Wynstones / European Waldorf Diploma and ECSWE / Europe and the Steiner Waldorf service mark

2011 SWSF Spring Newsletter

2011 SWSF Spring Newsletter (396.2 kB)
Contents include:-
EARLY CHILDHOOD ACTIVITY 2010/2011 / Profile of a Steiner Alumnus / Changes to SWSF and ECSWE offices Kidbrooke Park, Forest Row. / The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, or Friends in Disguise? / Dying Sea, Thriving Children? – A Report from Europe

2010 SWSF Autumn Newsletter

2010 SWSF Autumn Newsletter (485.6 kB)
Contents include:-
NATIONAL EARLY YEARS – Conference and meeting with IASWECE / THE CAMBRIDGE PRIMARY REVIEW IN THE FLESH – WHAT DOES IT ADD UP TO: What does it mean for Waldorf education? / LOGGED OFF? The South Devon Steiner School recruits its ‘digital residents’ to challenge the screen. / MEETING THE CHILD – Approaches to Observation and Assessment in Steiner Kindergartens

2010 SWSF Spring Newsletter

2010 SWSF Spring Newsletter (226.9 kB)
Contents include:-
NATIONAL EARLY YEARS – Conference and meeting with IASWECE / THE CAMBRIDGE PRIMARY REVIEW IN THE FLESH – WHAT DOES IT ADD UP TO: What does it mean for Waldorf education? / LOGGED OFF? The South Devon Steiner School recruits its ‘digital residents’ to challenge the screen. / MEETING THE CHILD – Approaches to Observation and Assessment in Steiner Kindergartens

2009 SWSF Autumn Newsletter

2009 SWSF Autumn Newsletter (523.9 kB)
Contents include:-
A NEW UPPER SCHOOL AT RINGWOOD / NEW HALL AT WYNSTONES / FREE SCHOOLS / WEIGHING ANCHOR AMIDST THE APPLES – news from the Steiner Academy Hereford / PRESS RELEASE – on Behalf of the Steiner Waldorf Schools Fellowship

2009 SWSF Summer Newsletter

2009 SWSF Summer Newsletter (461.8 kB)
Contents include:-
THE HEKIMA WALDORF SCHOOL / SOCIAL & EMOTIONAL EDUCATION – an International Study / REBUTTING WALDORF CRITICS / State primary school is enthused by Steiner Waldorf gymnastics / STEINER WALDORF ADVISORY SERVICE – In-service Courses and Research

2009 SWSF Spring Newsletter

2009 SWSF Spring Newsletter (350.9 kB)
Contents include:-
CHILD’S PLAY; how we risk giving our children everything except the freedom to play. / RAPHAEL STEINER SCHOOL / BALAMITRA SCHOOL, INDIA / CURATIVE EDUCATION – Clementina Group / ASSOCIATE ADVISERS / UK PARENT NETWORK MEETING, Michael Hall School – A parent’s perspective

2008 SWSF Autumn Newsletter

2008 SWSF Autumn Newsletter (222.1 kB)
Contents include:-
The Steiner Academy Hereford is here! / New home for Norwich Steiner School / A NEW HOME FOR GREENWICH STEINER SCHOOL / BRISTOL STEINER SCHOOL OPENS ITS NEW UPPER SCHOOL AND CELEBRATES 35 YEARS / International Steiner Waldorf Parents Network / QUALITY QUESTIONS

2008 SWSF Summer Newsletter

2008 SWSF Summer Newsletter (141.4 kB)
Contents include:-
STATE RECOGNITION FOR STEINER SCHOOLS IN IRELAND / WOW-DAY PROJECT FOR CHECHEN CHILDREN / What is Associative Leadership? / HANDS-ON AT NATIONAL TEACHERS’ CONFERENCE / BOOK REVIEW: ‘Developing the emotionally literate school’ / A NEW CURRICULUM FOR SCOTLAND – Changing Curricula/When is a Curriculum not a Curriculum? / ELIANT – Why should we care? / LATEST INFORMATION ON THE EARLY YEARS FOUNDATION STAGE (EYFS)

2008 SWSF Spring Newsletter

2008 SWSF Spring Newsletter (236.0 kB)
Contents include:-
THE GODERICH WALDORF SCHOOL, SIERRA LEONE / A NAVISH PROJECT… / STEINER WALDORF EARLY CHILDHOOD AND THE EARLY YEARS FOUNDATION STAGE (EYFS) / BOOK REVIEW: Creative Play for your Baby / SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT TALKS / STEPPING OUT – November Conference in Switzerland / THE WYNSTONES HALL RISES / CAMBRIDGE STEINER SCHOOL – FINALLY THERE! / Inadequate premises prevent St Paul’s becoming state funded

2007 SWSF Autumn Newsletter

2007 SWSF Autumn Newsletter (369.6 kB)
Contents include:-
EARLY CHILDHOOD PROJECT UNVEILED / Align for learning 2008 / STATE FUNDING NEWS / KILDARE STEINER SCHOOL – our new building / LEARNING OUT OF THE CLASSROOM / GATF Children’s Fund / RESEARCH in Children’s Drawing / STEINER – Early Childhood Movement & New Regulations / Internation Association of Steiner Waldorf Early Childhood Education (IASWECE) / THE HALL THAT GREW – South Devon’s new building opens / THE JOURNAL FOR STEINER WALDORF Early Childhood Care and Education

2007 SWSF Summer Newsletter

2007 SWSF Summer Newsletter (270.3 kB)
Contents include:-
ACTIVE CITIZENSHIP at The Meadow School / An East Anglian Score – and more! / MICHAEL ROSE, Living Literacy: The human foundations of speaking, writing and reading / SWSF 2007 Easter Conference / Research Resource / The Alliance for Childhood UK Forum / The Plymouth University Periodic Review / The Tobias project in Kings Langley / Whose work is music education?

2007 SWSF Spring Newsletter

2007 SWSF Spring Newsletter (110.2 kB)
Contents include:-
NEW HORIZONS for teacher training in Scotland / WELL, I WONDER – Childhood in the Modern World. A Handbook for Parents, Teachers and Carers / GATF Children’s Fund Loans and Grants / LOW-INTEREST LOANS available for Steiner schools / GRAIL CONFERENCE / Outward Bound® – for adventures that last a lifetime / ELIANT – European Alliance of Initiatives for Applied Anthroposophy / Childhood, wellbeing and a theraputic ethos / The Teacher’s Voice / Fired Up for Fundraising! / Join Wynstones School in the Building Experience of a Lifetime

2006 SWSF Summer Newsletter

2006 SWSF Summer Newsletter (1.3 MB)
Contents include:-
Public Funding in England / A Twinkle in Irish Eyes / The new Fellowship DVD “What is a Steiner School?” / The Changing Need for Child Care / Review – The Pampered Child Syndrome by Maggie Mamen / Validation of Edinburgh Teacher Training Course / Alliance Conference: Detoxing Childhood

2006 SWSF Spring Newsletter

2006 SWSF Spring Newsletter (3.4 MB)
Contents include:-
The Waldorf School of South West London arising from the Fire / Building Bridges / From pipe-dreams to reality / Basic Elements of an Artistic Approach: Language Teachers’ Conference, York Steiner School, 27-29th, January 2006 / International perspectives on learning through play: Alliance for Childhood conference in conjunction with Mit Kindern Wachsen. / Overcoming the Eeeek! of Maths / New research from Journal of Allergy & Clinical Immunology shows anthroposophic lifestyle reduces risk of allergic disease in children

2005 SWSF Winter Newsletter

2005 SWSF Winter Newsletter (88.8 kB)
Contents include:-
A New Steiner School for Norwich / Working with Inspections / ‘Three Score and Ten’ / First Comprehensive Report on English Steiner schools / WOW – Waldorf One World 2005/06 / News from the Public Funding Front / A Final Meeting and Farewells / Study Scholarships for Staff in Waldorf Schools

2005 SWSF Summer Newsletter

2005 SWSF Summer Newsletter (778.4 kB)
Contents include:-
Government Approval for the Next Step / From Professor Daniel T Jones / Some thoughts on public funding for Steiner education / International Waldorf Kindergarten Conference Dornach, Goetheanum – 27th April 2005 / European Masters for Steiner Waldorf Educators (EMPSWE) / New Building for Botton / News Network Anthroposophy / ‘MUSIC OF THE HEART’ CLARE COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE 17-21

2005 SWSF Spring Newsletter

2005 SWSF Spring Newsletter (177.9 kB)
Contents include:-
More Progress Towards Public Funding in England / Glowing Ofsted Report for Meadow School / Austrian Lobbying for Public Support / Appreciation. Moana Bowron / The Music Manifesto / Exploring Partnership Between a Steiner School and a Primary School / Foundation Degree in Steiner Waldorf Early Childhood Education / Early Years, Play and Information Technology: A Debate

2004 SWSF Autumn Newsletter

2004 SWSF Autumn Newsletter (75.7 kB)
Contents include:-
Fire at SW London School / OCN Developments / Rudi Lissau: some reminiscences / Steiner Schools in England Research Project / Political work in England / Life-long Waldorf Learning in Devon / Steering Group Trip to Sunny Devon

2004 SWSF Summer Newsletter

2004 SWSF Summer Newsletter (398.5 kB)
Contents include:-
‘Thinking Outside the Box’ / Steiner Waldorf Advisory Service & In-Service Courses / Appreciation. Lawrence Edwards 13/04/12 – 03/01/04 / Fund Raising for the SWSF / Hall Fire Hits the South Devon School / Political Work in England / The SWSF/University of Plymouth Foundation Degree in Steiner Waldorf Early Childhood Education and Care / Puppets For Peace / Peace Pole Planted at the Edinburgh Rudolf Steiner School / Introducing – www.steiner-teacher.org