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SWSF Newsletter Information & Downloads

2014 SWSF Spring Newsletter
Spring 2014 Newsletter
Contents include:-
Steiner Inspired Childminders, report sfrom Laurel Farm and Ringwood Waldof School, report on recent school organisation conference and 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