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28 11, 2018

2018 NSW PARENTS’ COUNCIL AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE

Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 NSW Parents Council Awards for Excellence! ​ 2018 Award for Excellence - Parent : Kay White (Trinity Grammar School) 2018 Award for Excellence - Teacher : Diana Scott & Zoe Ambler (Linuwel School) 2018 Award for Excellence - Principal : Deryn Smyth (PLC, Sydney) 2018 Award for Excellence [...]

26 11, 2018

Steiner school celebrates first year 12 graduating class

Ms Saul is among the first cohort of year 12 students to graduate from a Steiner school in the Hunter Valley town of Maitland. The Linuwel School has just been registered by the New South Wales Education Standards Authority (NESA) as a school that does not participate in the Higher School Certificate. So students will [...]

26 11, 2018

Tiny house project gets Steiner student through year 12 and on the road

Ella Saul isn't your average year 12 graduate. She didn't spend her final year at high school cramming for a gruelling series of exams, or aiming for an impressive university entrance ranking. Instead the 18-year-old, from Newcastle in New South Wales, spent her last year of school doing a combination of self-directed learning, completing open [...]

15 11, 2018

Congratulations to Linuwel Schools Graduates Class Y12 2018

The audiences in attendance at the two evenings when the individual students presented their Major Projects and spoke to their 3,000 word dissertations were in awe of these young adults. The qualities of initiative, creativity, imagination and tenacity along with their individual skill sets and capacity forself-reflection permeated each of their projects. These [...]

26 10, 2018

2019 School Calendar and Recipe Fundraiser

Linuwel has drawn on the creative talents of their student and parent body to create a fundraiser that will have you ‘cooking around the calendar’. They have whipped up the perfect combination, a 12-month calendar that includes seasonal recipes for meals, snacks and desserts. All recipes were sourced from the schools’ parent body and as [...]

17 09, 2018

Zachary Crawford

Five years on… I left Linuwel in 2013, which ended one of the best experiences of my life. From Linuwel I went on to pursue year 11 and 12 at Saint Mary’s in Maitland with the hopes of graduating and studying History and Archaeology at University, which had been my plan since year 7 at [...]

14 09, 2018

Snapshot of Steiner Schools 2018

With an aim to create a cohesive, evidence- informed narrative on why Steiner Education works, Steiner Education Australia undertook a national survey of stakeholders in Steiner Education in Australia earlier this year. With over 3,000 participants, including a good number from Linuwel School’s community, engaging with the survey over a four- week period, a springboard [...]

27 08, 2018

Benjamin Pettit

My schooling life began at Linuwel in the Kindergarten. Linuwel School’s strong emphasis on the integration of visual art, dance, drama and music along with the way in which stories were used to shape and teach students has nurtured in me a true appreciation for the power of storytelling. Thus, when I graduated from the [...]

13 08, 2018

Anthony Ford

El Capitan (2,308m) is a vertical rock face in Yosemite National Park in California and one of our exstudents summited the sheer, granite rock faces several years ago with careful preparation but no former experience. This sums up Anthony Ford’s sense of adventure and thirst for physically challenging exploits which he has engaged in all [...]

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