Castlemaine Steiner School and Kindergarten provides a contemporary education for children from Kindergarten through to Class 8, helping them to meet the demands of life in the twenty-first century.
The aim of Steiner schooling is to educate the whole child. The curriculum is broad and balances academic subjects with artistic and practical activities.
Steiner teachers are dedicated to creating a genuine love of learning within each child.
Steiner Education covers a wealth of world cultural histories from Celtic fairy tales, through studies of old testament stories, Norse myths, Greek and Roman mythologies to medieval tales and Shakespearean plays and poetry, in a way which meets the needs of each growing child. A Steiner education at Castlemaine Steiner School and Kindergarten integrates the head, the heart and the hands.
Castlemaine Steiner School and Kindergarten teachers move with their class community from Class 1 through to Class 8. The engenders a depth of relationship and a capacity for creating confident learners, which is a key feature of Steiner education. Castlemaine Steiner School and Kindergarten has a highly experienced team of dedicated Class Teachers with a true love of children.
Castlemaine Steiner School and Kindergarten offers an extensive range of specialist subjects - music, craft, LOTE (Spanish and French), sport, Extra Lesson and Eurythmy. Support Education is offered to students needing extra Literacy and Numeracy skills.
Castlemaine Steiner School and Kindergarten is located on 18 acres and has architect designed rammed earth classrooms. The playgrounds and gardens are designed for children's safety and enjoyment. Each teaching space has an attention to beauty which is rarely surpassed in a school environment. A magnificent Multi-Purpose facility houses the music programme and enables the wonderful class plays to be produced in style.