Kindergarten Open Morning

2016 KG Open Morning Poster

Kindergarten Open Morning

Saturday 15th October 2016

10:30am – 12:30pm

Come and find out more about our unique approach to Early Years Education – Funding is NOW AVAILABLE.

For further information, email kindergarten@canterburysteiner.co.uk


Peace One Day Concert

peace-one-day-sept-2016We are very excited to announce next week’s event, A Concert for Peace, on Wednesday 21st September at 7pm in the school theatre.

This event is open to the public. Children aged 11 upwards welcome.

Live performances from local bands, Millie Watson and Crisis 3 followed by Headline Act Rudy Warman & The Heavy Weather.

We are raising money for Hugletts Wood Farm Animal Sanctuary. Donations Welcome on the Night.


Refreshments will be provided.

Please come along to show your support. It’s going to be a great night! We look forward to seeing many of you there.

BOing! International Family Festival

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We are very excited to be offering events at this wonderful family festival at the Gulbenkian at  the University of Kent in Canterbury on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th August!

We will have a quiet area for young children and parents to relax and will be offering seasonal puppet plays.

BOing! has a mixture of FREE and paid for performances, workshops and films. Entry to bOing! is free for everyone, so bring a picnic blanket, your family and friends…and your imagination. Car parking is free across the whole University campus for bOing!

Further details will be announced soon…

Visit www.boingfestival.com or call 01227 769075 for more details.

Class 9 & 10 Play – Do We Ever See Grace?

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Canterbury Steiner School Supporting Catching Lives

Come and support the Class 9 & 10 production of Do We Ever See Grace? on 7th & 8th July at 7:30pm.

In support of the homeless charity CATCHING LIVES – Donations on the night.

Open Art Exhibition & Talk

Poster for 6th July 2016

Canterbury Steiner School Open Art Exhibition & Talk

We are excited to host Chris Oliver of the Goldsmith’s Centre in London who will be talking at 7pm about the creative industry behind Goldsmithing.

The exhibition will include all the most current GCSE work as well as past pupils’ work from the Beaney Art Museum exhibition held in June.

Education for life, from life, throughout life – Canterbury Steiner School Creative Showcase

Final for printing4th June – 19th June 2016

A showcase of recent textiles, paintings and award winning 3D work from pupils aged 3 – 17. The exhibition gives an insight into the creative approach of a Steiner Waldorf School which enables the children’s full potential to naturally unfold and build capacities for life. See www.thebeaney.co.uk for further details.

On Saturday 11th June, this showcase will by accompanied by creative activities and puppet play for both young children and adults. This will also be accompanied by an introductory talk, Why Art Matters  – How can art, craft, music and experiential learning enhance all curriculum subjects? by Ewout Van-Manen, the School Leader.

9.30am to 11am – Craft Making Fun! (ages 3-6) & Finger Puppet Making (grown-ups!)

11.45am to 12 noon – A Puppet Play: The Fairy Weaver (ages 3-6)

11.15am to 11.30am – A Talk: Why Art Matters  – How can art, craft, music and experiential learning enhance all curriculum subjects?

Following the talk, there will be an opportunity to chat with staff from Canterbury Steiner School and find out more about Steiner Waldorf education from 12 noon to 12.15pm.

Location: The Front Room, The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge, Canterbury, Kent.

Quiz & Curry Night

Quiz and Curry NightOur upcoming Quiz and Curry Night will take place on Friday 13th May to raise funds for ‘Green Pop,’ a treemendous initiative to reforest parts of Africa. All funds raised will go towards tree planting projects that encourage social mobility, cultural integration and environmental awareness throughout parts of southern Africa. The trees we plant will appear on a GPS map indicating exactly where our community has made a positive impact in the world!

Pupils in our Upper School are keen to make a difference and we are keen to support an event that connects people, plants and action on a global level. £8 gets you an excellent curry, a fun quiz AND the chance to win your very own fruit tree…

Contact the school (01227 738 285 / info@canterburysteiner.co.uk) to book your table!

Be part of the TREEVOLUTION!!!

May Fair & National Children’s Day

MAY FAIR FLYER 2016THIS SUNDAY ~ National Children’s Day at our May Fair at Canterbury Steiner School on Sunday 15th May 11am – 4pm. A unique fair that offers something for everyone…not to be missed!

Supported by the Big Lottery Fund, this year’s National Children’s Day UK (NCDUK2016) is all about the importance of adult wellbeing for child wellbeing. Lots of things in the modern world have made the lives of adults more complicated and stressful and children really need happy, healthy adults that have the time and energy to share their worlds. A core initiative of the Save Childhood Movement, the day is being used to raise awareness about the issues, to highlight the statistics on adult happiness, wellbeing and mental health in the UK, and to champion the work of the key people and organisations working in the field. For more information please visit: http://www.nationalchildrensdayuk.com

At our May Fair there will be:

~ FREE children’s activities and games
~ Maypole Dancing
~ BBQ (local meat & vegetarian), outstanding vegan food
~ Free Yoga and Shiatsu Taster Sessions
~ Live Art
~ And a wide range of arts, crafts, food & health stalls such as…

Be4Love bringing Toys
Children’s fairy wings & wooden carved outdoor ornaments by Fairy Wings and Chainsaws
Polly Had a Dolly – Waldorf Dolls & Toys

Hand-Printed Coasters by Blue Moon Crafts
Bombus – Gifts
Textiles by Fable & Base
Hi Kent, a Deaf Charity – Handcrafted Gifts
Jewellery by Stellabella and Alicia Harrison
Swallow Field Nursery – Seedlings & Plants

Carrington Foods – Chilli Sauces
Luxury Vinegars and Sauces by Mighty Fine Things
Holistic Biscuit – Delicious Vegan Food
Herbal Teas by Teasane
Apotheca Clinic and Bush Flower Remedies – Natural Remedies
Complimentary Medicine by Concorde House
Weleda – Natural Beauty Products

And more…vegetables, wooden toys, jewellery, bunting, crystals, clothing & knitwear.
It’s going to be a fantastic event! We look forward to seeing you all there!

E-Chronicle 18th March 2016

Chronicle Header_16_MarThis week’s E-Chronicle contains the following:

1. Cakes for Parents Festival

2. Upcoming Events

3. Kindergarten Open Day

4. Official Launch of Brambles Outdoor Parent & Toddler Groups across Kent.

5. Brambles Taster Session

6. Wildbread

7. English Teacher at Wiesbaden Steiner School

8. School Leader’s Blog

9. Other Items



Kindergarten Open Morning 19th March 2016

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