“The heart of the Waldorf method is that education is an art, it must speak to the child’s experience. To educate the whole child, his heart and his will must be reached, as well as the mind.” – Rudolf Steiner On 18 November 2020, Education Minister, Sue Ellery, gave us a great gift. After 12
An introduction to Helena River Steiner School “The heart of the Waldorf method is that education is an art, it must speak to the child’s experience. To educate the whole child, his heart and his will must be reached, as well as the mind.” – Rudolf Steiner Greetings! We are so pleased that you are
Here at Helena River Steiner School we are passionate about our planet, environmental sustainability and reducing our footprint on the earth. That is why we were excited to welcome the wonderful Lisa from Cleanaway last week for our first school incursion of Term 2. Lisa engaged with our school’s student community to discuss all things
The Noongar season Djeran (Autumn) gave us a magical day to start Term 2 at Helena River Steiner School. It was so heartening to see so many students back at our school and we look forward to the time when we can welcome all children back. Until then, we are committed to supporting all our
As we enter the final week of the April school holidays, we turn our attention to Term 2 and what this looks like for learning during this time of COVID-19. The Western Australian Premier, Mark McGowan, has announced that school will proceed as usual and our term will commence on Wednesday, 29 April. This is
The weather is getting cooler, the days are shortening and everything in nature is preparing for the winter season. Traditionally, this has been a time for developing bravery, resilience and patience to weather the cooler months ahead. So, how can we develop these traits in our children during this time of uncertainty and social distancing?
If you follow us on social media, you would have seen this beautiful excerpt from Freunde der Erziehungskunst (@freunde_waldorf) about “Learning Through Rhythm”. “Human life is filled with rhythms. They play an essential role in all life processes and in processes of cognition as well. Every rhythmical exchange is at the same time a process