12.03 SCHOOLS, COLLEGES, EDUCATION & OUTDOOR LEARNING

Waldorf School of South West London

Description

Steiner school situated in Streatham, South West London. Runs a parent and toddler group for children up to three and a half years, a kindergarten for children between three and a half to six years(mornings only) and a main school for six to 14-year-olds. The school has about 90 pupils.

St Peter’s Nursery School

Description

Based on the educational philosophy of Rudolf Steiner offering high quality care for two and a half to five-year-olds. Activities include a wide range of musical, artistic and creative projects designed for individual children’s needs and to encourage different talents. Developing imagination, language and communication skills together with physical abilities is a high priority. Read more »

The Small School

Description

Part of the human scale education movement, with a local focus. Aims to try to impart the understanding that a sustainable future depends on sustainable local communities, and to promote an awareness of global issues. Values practical skills, especially those concerned with a care of the environment.

Rudolf Steiner School Kings Langley

Description

Founded in 1949, RSSKL has about 420 pupils from the ages of three to19 years. The school emphasises a well-balanced and broad education but, in the four final years, pupils are prepared for both GCSE and A-Levels. The school is well-equipped with a large theatre and sports hall, laboratories, arts and craft facilities and extensive grounds.

Michael House School

Description

Member of the Steiner Waldorf Fellowship. Opened in 1934 and accepts children from 4 to 16 years. Pupils are prepared for GCSE examinations in the Upper School. Boarders can be accommodated in the homes of school parents. The school lies in countryside between Ilkeston and Heanor.

Rowan Tree Kindergarten

Description

Provides education based on the philosophy of Rudolf Steiner and the belief in children learning through play, using natural materials and protecting them from the pressures of modern life. Believes education is a journey and not a race.

Glasgow Steiner School

Description

The Glasgow Steiner School offers an alternative education for 3-12 year olds that educates the whole child; heart, hands and head. The curriculum and teaching methods encourage children’s natural enthusiasm, wonder, self-confidence and creativity. The school atmosphere is unpressurised and caring - classes are small and the teacher stays with the class from year to year, providing continuity and security, so each child can develop at their own pace, making the most of their individual gifts.

Elmfield Rudolf Steiner School

Description

Founded in 1946, the school is 12 miles from Birmingham, close to Kidderminster and the Black Country easily accessible by public transport. There are currently over 260 pupils, a number of older pupils from other Steiner schools may board. There is also a regular contingent of overseas pupils. Students are aged three to 17 and are prepared for GCSE examinations.

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