Superb GCSE results, again!
Whilst we know that exam results are only a tiny part of education, it’s great to report that our teachers and students have done us proud again. An impressive 85% of pupils achieved 5 or more GCSEs at A*-C, including English and Maths. This places us as the second best school […]
The Department for Education (DfE) has been ordered by an information tribunal to release departmental advice dating from 2010 following an appeal by the British Humanist Association. This information comprises two short briefing papers setting out the views of opponents of the public funding of Steiner Waldorf education, specifically through the government’s “free school” programme. […]
Elmfield was one of 4 schools in the UK to be shortlisted for the Times Educational Supplement Award for Maths & Numeracy. On 4th July staff attended a ceremony in London where we were notified we were Runner Up nationally.
Bristol schoolgirl ‘gobsmacked’ by bestselling author’s praise
Ella Rehin drew a comic strip about Mark Haddon, author of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night, ‘gobsmacked’ by reply
By Christopher Brown
Wednesday July 9, 2014
A Bristol schoolgirl who drew a comic strip about her favourite author was stunned and is now considering a career in […]
19 June 2014 1:03pm
Laura McInerney’s promiscuous use of the term “extremist” to label Steiner schools is grossly misleading. Quite apart from her report’s various innuendos and inaccuracies (e.g. its calculated use of the pejorative term “extremist”, the discredited claim that Steiner was a “racist”, and the misdefinition of eurythmy), the idea that the broadness […]
Re: ‘Trojan horse: why some ‘extremists’ are more acceptable than others’
by Laura McInerney in the Guardian, Tuesday 17 June 2014
If ‘extremism’ is defined as it is in the title of this article Trojan horse: why some ‘extremists’ are more acceptable than others’ by Laura McInerney in the Guardian, Tuesday 17 June 2014 then […]
Bristol Steiner School calls for memorabilia: Alumni and former teachers at Bristol Steiner School are being asked to gather memorabilia together in preparation for the school’s 40th anniversary. The school is holding a celebratory festival on Saturday, June 21 in its grounds on Redland Hill, Clifton, with past and present pupils expected to attend. […]
Students from Ringwood Waldorf School to take production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream on tour to Sweden
1:00pm Sunday 18th May 2014 in News By Jane Reader
SWEDEN BOUND: Some of the cast from the Ringwood Waldorf School’s production of A Midsummer’s Night Dream
STUDENTS at a New Forest school will be visiting their […]
The Steiner Waldorf Schools Fellowship supports the Save Childhood Movements’ call to the Government put the well-being of the child first in the early years (see below).
Steiner Waldorf Early Childhood education has, for over 90 years, been providing high quality provision for children up to the age of 7 (when they would normally begin formal education […]
A TIME FOR CHILDHOOD!
The recent push from both Ofsted’s Sir Michael Wilshaw regarding early formal education is misguided!
Research and experience across the world shows that allowing time for children to develop skills for life instead of ‘readiness for school’, is what is needed.
Steiner early childhood education and care provides a holistic approach enabling children […]
The announced closure of Aberdeen Waldorf School
The Steiner Waldorf Schools’ Fellowship regrets to hear of the announced planned closure for financial reasons of Aberdeen Waldorf School. We believe that AWS brought a much-valued diversity to schooling in the Aberdeen area & in Scotland generally alongside our other Scottish members. The SWSF has been […]
Obituary: Karla Kiniger, teacher
Karla Kiniger: Steiner teacher who embraced a philosophy she assumed had been banned by the Nazis
by ALISON SHAW
Published on the 27 March 2014 00:00
Published 27/03/2014 00:00
Born: 4 November, 1921, in Hinterstoder, Austria. Died: 21 March, 2014, in Edinburgh, aged 92
Karolina Maria Anastasia Kiniger grew up in the idyllic surroundings of […]
Crochet in Court
Taking the unusual step of entering a national court competition by fielding two teams from one class, with students of all abilities participating rather than taking a gifted and talented group forward as many schools do, Steiner Academy Hereford came away from the local heat in Hereford on Saturday 15th March with […]
Steiner School Kings Langley Students visit CERN
9:54am Tuesday 18th March 2014 in Your Contributions
From the 9th to 11th March 14 students from the Rudolf Steiner School Kings Langley and 16 students from Michael Hall (another Steiner school in Sussex) went on a trip to CERN in Geneva. CERN is the leading particle Physics research […]
Steiner Academy Hereford are delighted to announce that Stephen Holland has been appointed as the new Principal of the Steiner Academy Hereford with effect from September 2014. Stephen joined the Academy in 2012 having been a parent and school governor at Michael House Steiner School in Derbyshire. He currently holds the position of Teaching […]