Our school was founded on
April 21st 1975 with a kindergarten and 2 school
pupils in small church hall rooms.
beginnings we have grown into a school of over 400 pupils
from kindergarten to year 13 in Opawa, Christchurch.
Our pervading ethos of quality is reflected in the enlivening
architecturally designed buildings, the interrelationships of pupils
and adults and the creativity of work presentation.
The Head, Heart, Hand maxim
epitomises the balanced learning approach.
and Goodness are inner qualities that we aspire to live
and learn by.
The school became a fully state funded integrated school in
1989 and balances a Steiner curriculum with all the
achievement objectives the New Zealand Curriculum Framework. The
Education Review Office regularly visits
The last few years have confirmed a high level of academic acumen
the school. In 2011 the school achieved an above average NCEA results in
Canterbury, following high scores in the international PISA study of 15
olds in Numeracy, literacy and problem solving and higher than average
|As a result the
school has become very popular and many classes now
have waiting lists.
Although Steiner schools have a European cultural heritage, we embrace
actively engage in Te Reo and the cultural life of an education in