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15 05, 2019

Valerie the VOLVO

Ex Linuwel student Elsie Stuart, a proud Aboriginal woman from the Biripi Nation located in NSW, North of Taree, visited our Senior students today to share her experiences and reflections on her work with underprivileged young people (mainly school aged students) as co-manager of the Nutrition Plus organisation. Elsie spends much of her time [...]

23 02, 2019

Little Yarra Steiner School Welcomes Class 10 student, Taylor Grech, to their school and ensemble

From the coast to the mountains. A spark of an idea becomes a reality. Following a magical visit to Linuwel School by students from the Little Yarra Steiner School (LYSS) ensemble in 2017 Taylor became awestruck by their ensemble. Our music students had the opportunity to play with the ensemble and Taylor said it [...]

15 02, 2019

Class 11 student, William Thorvaldson, on exchange to Maine Coast Waldorf School

The Thorvaldson family had a great experience hosting Trevor from Maine Coast Waldorf School (America) in term 4 of 2018, and William has now excitedly packed his bags and headed off to spend a term at Trevor’s school in exchange this year. It is a fantastic opportunity for William to experience a new culture and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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