The government has announced that the Exeter bid for a Steiner Academy (Free School) has been successful. The initiative now advances to the `pre-opening stage`. The new Steiner Academy Exeter … [Read more...] about A new State-funded Steiner Academy for Exeter
Both the Daily Telegraph and the The Daily Mail reported this week on the plight of children and childhood in the UK as the Save Childhood Movement was launched. The movement's development director, … [Read more...] about New `Save Childhood Movement` Launched
The Steiner Academy Hereford: `One of the best schools in the country`. The Steiner Academy Hereford (SAH) has received national recognition for the proportion of top grades achieved by its pupils … [Read more...] about The Steiner Academy Hereford: `One of the best schools in the country`
Congratulations to Charlie Mole, former pupil of Elmfield Steiner School in Stourbridge. Charlie's work for the Bureau of Investigative Journalism on the production of `Deaths in Custody: a Case to … [Read more...] about Former Pupil wins Amnesty International Award
The SWSF supports the call from Dr Richard House, education campaigner and child psychologist, for a new approach to early childhood education in the light of current research. Dr. House, in a speech … [Read more...] about School Starting Age: Time for a Rethink.
The SWSF response to the letter in the Observer, Sunday May 13th, re. `pseudoscience`.Sirs, The letter invoking fear of `pseudoscience` in proposed Free Schools (Observer Sunday 13 May) suggests that … [Read more...] about Science teaching in Steiner Schools
A new baby is due to be born this autumn! It is the North of England Steiner Waldorf Early Childhood Studies programme (NESWEC) which will provide an initial early childhood training course based in … [Read more...] about A New Baby is Due: Early Years news from the North of England.
Screen-Free Week: One Steiner School Confronts the Issue Head On. `Dear students, to remain in this school you will have to commit to zero use of all screen technologies: no more TV, no more DVD's or … [Read more...] about Screen-Free Week: One School Confronts the Issue.
Celebrate Screen-Free Week: April 30-May 6The Steiner Waldorf Schools Fellowship is proud to officially endorse Screen-Free Week (April 30-May 6), the annual celebration where children, families, … [Read more...] about Celebrating Screen Free Week
The SWSF shares many of the concerns highlighted in Stephen Moss's research commissioned by the National Trust. An active engagement with the natural world is an important aspect of Steiner … [Read more...] about Nature Deficit Disorder: our response to National Trust research.
Congratulations are in order for Ruth Sherlock, a graduate of the Hereford Waldorf School, (now the Steiner Academy Hereford). Ruth has won the Young Journalist of the Year Award for 2012. The … [Read more...] about Former Pupil wins `Young Journalist of the Year`.
Interest in school videos from around the globe confirms growing trend. The excellent Waldorf Today web site and news service has made available six short videos from six different Steiner … [Read more...] about school videos from around the globe
New Documentary: "The Challenge of Rudolf Steiner" A new documentary about Rudolf Steiner by the award-winning documentary film-maker Jonathan Stedall will have its première at Rudolf Steiner … [Read more...] about The Challenge of Rudolf Steiner
Over 130 guests attended a recent reception at the Steiner Academy in Much Dewchurch, including Madame Mayor of Hereford Julie Woodward, Jesse Norman MP and Baroness Estelle Morris of Yardley.Other … [Read more...] about The Steiner Academy Hereford Celebrates…
The recent news from Australia gave a heartening example of how diversity can be recognised even within a centrally managed regulatory or `mainstream` framework.The Australian Curriculum, Assessment … [Read more...] about Congratulations to Australian Steiner Schools
The government has announced that the Frome Steiner Academy's bid for Free School status has been successful. The proposal is for a new school to open in September 2012, starting with 26 places but … [Read more...] about The Frome Steiner Academy: good news and congratulations.
For over ten years the Pennine town of Hebden Bridge in the Calder Valley has been home to a Steiner Waldorf kindergarten. Two-and-a-half years ago the move to a beautiful old Sunday School in the … [Read more...] about New School Opens in Hebden Bridge
STEINER PUPILS SMASH EXAMINATION PASS RATE Pupils at the Edinburgh Steiner School are celebrating one of the best Higher examination pass rates in Edinburgh. The school, which does not select on … [Read more...] about Edinburgh Steiner School’s Exam Success
Canterbury Christ Church University and SWSF collaboration: Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and a new Masters Programme. SWSF has been working closely with Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) … [Read more...] about
1st April 2011.The Steiner Waldorf Schools Fellowship would like to thank Dame Claire Tickell, her team and her advisors for taking account of the issues brought by the SWSF in her considered review … [Read more...] about SWSF RESPONSE TO DAME CLAIRE TICKELL’S REVIEW OF THE EARLY YEARS FOUNDATION STAGE