In its recent report, Ofsted was full of praise for the culture and strength of curriculum at York Steiner School. This included strong development of both its academic and artistic subjects. It highlighted how children of all abilities achieve equally well. Inspectors said: "Pupils here feel safe and, to a very high degree, happy. They know each other well, and they are taught and looked … [Read More...] about “York Steiner School is a community of warmth, tolerance and nurture”.
Steiner Waldorf Schools Fellowship is an association of independent schools, early years settings and a state funded academy across the UK and Ireland offering Steiner Waldorf education.
A creative from of education, it interweaves artistic and physical activity with academic learning. Its aim is to engage children in the way they naturally learn at each stage of their development. In this way knowledge and skills are gained with enthusiasm and joy to create a love of learning that lasts a life-time. Formal learning starts at age six in line with most countries around the world, allowing time for the younger child to develop through play, imitation and self-exploration and as a foundation for wellbeing.
Steiner Schools start formal learning later -Read an article exploring this further by a ex Steiner Pupil and current parent, Melissa Hogenboom here … [Read More...] about Steiner Schools start formal learning later
Find out more here about the experiences of upper school pupils at Cardiff Steiner School who have chosen this certificate over traditonal exams: Life at Wales' alternative school for children who have never sat an exam and pay thousands of pounds for the privilege - Wales Online … [Read More...] about Several Steiner schools offer the internationally recognised New Zealand Steiner Certificate as an alternative to GCSEs and A Levels