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Felt Tapestry Workshop

Oct 18, 2017

Category: Parents Community

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Workshop a: 27th Oct 12.20-3pm wet felting, Workshop b: 3rd Nov 12.30-3pm dry felting. Venue: Lorien Novalis

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Inala Fair

Oct 17, 2017

Category: Community

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Sunday 22nd October 2017 9am-3pm. A fun day out for the Whole Family!

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To me, sometimes it feels like the little lessons in life can be far more significant than what society tells us we should know. The big questions of academia seem to become irrelevant if one cannot look after themself or know how to be kind to our peers. Class 9 recently went on a big t…

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Parent College

Sep 15, 2017

Category: Parents

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Lorien Novalis School is a community, a rich and diverse community built by teachers, students and parents. This is a complex community as the key life of the school exists between the teachers and the students while the support mechanisms for that life exists around the parents and school a…

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Buzzing Bee News

Jul 17, 2017

Category: Steiner Education

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For many years, we have welcomed bees in our school grounds and in our curriculum. Stories told in the classroom of the true life of bees have ignited young children’s imaginations. The understanding and study of bees in later years have reinforced the striving toward the connection to, and …

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Waldorf 100

Mar 23, 2017

Category: Steiner Education

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Steiner Education in a changing world. Today we are facing the real tragedy of our children, rapidly loosing valuable  aspects of their childhood, as we knew it only a few short years ago. Children are growing into the digital age of technology, being subject to a constant bombardment of images an…

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Category: Steiner Education

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In Tolkien’s, Lord of the Rings, Lothlorien, (the Elven centre of resistance against Sauron and symbol for the Elves’ aesthetics of preservation) the garden space, was the sanctuary for those who dwelt there against the negative forces of the surrounding  world. This was a beautiful place where the …

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Category: Education

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One of the greatest problems in modern education, despite all the fancy technology and differentiated learning, is student engagement. How does a student engage with their process of learning? In Steiner education we recognise the importance of three aspects of the human being which are en…

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Category: Education

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  What are some of the things to look forward to in 2016 at Lorien Novalis School?   Middle School 2016 (Classes 7, 8 & 9) What will you need to do and what will be different? The High School students will start school at 8.45am. This is 15 minutes earlier than at present. They will have …

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Category: Steiner Education

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Click through to Empowering Motherhood Online Radio to listen to an interview with Norm on Steiner Education.  

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Category: Grounds

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Our school environs are always evolving, though some changes are more obvious than others! During the three weeks of Winter holidays, and under the auspices of our newly formed WHS Committee, the following improvements were completed:  New decking on the Novalis College building …

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Fast Food - Slow Food

Aug 13, 2015

Category: Steiner Education

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There is a new awareness out there in the world, developing around the importance of ‘slow’ food. We all know what fast food looks like, how it is attractive, convenient and appealing to the senses, however the downsides are that it is unhealthy, unsustainable, lacks vital nourishment and co…

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Our Roles

Aug 13, 2015

Category: Education

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The education of our children and their learning experiences are the key reasons we devote ourselves to parenting and to teaching. We all wish to see our children go out into the world as confident, respectful and willing participants in society with whatever journey that they may freely choose fo…

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Category: Early Childhood

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In our chaotic, hurried, often frenzied world we must ask, “Are we taking a toll on childhood?”  Like a tender little plant in the garden, the young child needs time to grow and develop at their own natural pace.  Instead, the traditional kindergarten has disappeared and in its place is a mostly fir…

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