Glenaeon Rudolf Steiner School

View From the Hill

Open Day: Tales of Tours and Trades

Taking tour groups around our Middle Cove campus on Open Day is always a pleasure. Any teacher would be proud to showcase the rich and vibrant educational offerings that were on show last Friday. From.. Read More

Movements at the Station

As every flower fades and as all youth Departs, so life at every stage, So every virtue, so our grasp of truth, Blooms in its day and may not last forever Since life may summon us at every age.. Read More

Easter Meditations

“These things I have said unto you, that in me you might have peace. In the world you shall have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world." Gospel of St John, 16: 33 N.. Read More

STEM has become a buzzword and a fad: NSW education minister

“Ultimately, STEM seeks to dehumanise education – reducing it to an equation of inputs and outputs. Yet excellence has always been most evident when education is at its most personal.&rdqu.. Read More

Autumn and Harvest

The allurement of the senses’ striving Declines in Autumn; The oppressive veil of mist Becomes mingled with manifestations of light; I myself gaze into spatial distances Of Autumn&rsqu.. Read More

School Funding: Can We Ever Have Fair Comment?

School funding is such an important issue for parents of independent schools that I like to publish any comment that presents the facts of the matter in a fair and balanced manner. The same cannot be .. Read More

Sportsmanship Is More Than Sport: a Story of Australia and Hawai’i

Last week I attended the 2018 Kolisko Conference at the Honolulu Waldorf School, Hawaii, and enjoyed four days of inspiring talks, workshops and meetings around the intersection of education and medic.. Read More

No Tech for High Tech Parents

There is a new book out in the US that you will find very interesting: Screen Schooled: Two Veteran Teachers Expose How Technology Overuse is Making Our Kids Dumber. The authors point out in huge deta.. Read More

The Importance of Homework

Homework builds healthy work habits, and an important step at the start of every year is ensuring that these healthy homework habits are laid down as a daily and weekly rhythm. Parents, your role is.. Read More

The Dreaded Phone Issue

Jacqui Wan is our new Drama teacher in the high school. She joins us from another school where phones were tolerated. Her immediate comment after only a week at Glenaeon is how refreshing it is as a t.. Read More