School Closed Tuesday 12th November 2019.

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The school has been communicating closely with the Rural Fire Service and given predicted conditions, it has been decided on their advice to invoke a pre-emptive closure of the school tomorrow, Tuesday 12th November. At this stage we predict the school will be open again on Wednesday 13th November. If it is unsafe to open [...]

Spring Fair 2019

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Our annual Spring Fair will be on Saturday 16th November from 10am-3pm. This is a fun-tastic day out for the whole family, with live music, delicious curries, yummy cakes, fun activities, beautiful crafts and lots, lots more!

Playground Drainage and Improvements Plan – Community Consultation

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In 2018 the Board approved a plan to improve the drainage and remediate areas of the School, with the first stage being the upgrade of the carpark. Stage 2 involves the playground area, with works again planned to be mostly undertaken during the January holidays to avoid disruption to the School. There will also be [...]

Position Vacant – Student Learning Assistants

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The Armidale Waldorf School and Boongaiai Preschool is seeking energetic and warm-hearted professional with a passion for high quality education to fill the position of Student Learning Assistant. We are looking for someone who will be able to bring joy, wonder and beauty through music, art, story-telling and craft into the lives of the children, [...]

Melanie Deefholts evening talk for parents on adolescents development

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Monday 3rd September 2018 at 7pm Melanie Deefholts will be visiting our school to present an evening talk for parents, on Monday 3rd September. She will be speaking on adolescents development through puberty physical changes; emotional and feeling life changes; and overall health at this developmental time. It will aim to help to bring an [...]

Class 3&4 Experience Day – Tuesday 7th August 2018

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We are offering a unique opportunity for Class 3&4 children to experience a day in a Steiner classroom; where they will participate in an active, hands-on learning environment. Steiner education has an approved NESA curriculum that provides a high standard of education that aims to balance intellectual, moral and artistic development with relevant teaching through [...]

High School information evening 2018

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High School information evening Thursday 26th July 2018 at 7pm in the High School class room. "All genuine learning is active, not passive. It involves the use of the mind, not just the memory. It is a process of discovery, in which the student is the main agent..." Mortimer Alder Steiner schools value and foster [...]

PE; Carnivals and other sporting events

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Why we have a non-competitive approach to PE; Carnivals and other sporting events. The Armidale Waldorf School offers a holistic approach to education based on what is developmentally appropriate for each child. In the same way that we do not have standardised testing and competition in the class room, our games and sporting events are [...]

UNE Mathematics day

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Mathematics Day at UNE Eight students from our Class 7&8 were part of over 200 keen young mathematicians who attended the University of New England for an enjoyable experience of cooperative problem solving and applying mathematics to real-life situations. They had a very rewarding experience, meeting students from other schools, working in teams, collaborating and [...]

The Armidale Waldorf School – More than an education, its a foundation for life.

Posted By |in News|Comments Off on The Armidale Waldorf School – More than an education, its a foundation for life. 2018-05-28T11:01:00+11:00 28th May 2018

Enrolling Now for 2019 The Armidale Waldorf School is based on the teachings of Rudolf Steiner, whose philosophy emphasises the importance of educating the whole person, not just the mind. Our NESA approved curriculum balances academic achievements, artistic experiences and practical life skills, while emphasising a love of nature and the environment. Most children start [...]