Entries by Mat

From The Principal

Another busy week has ended and it seems that the end of the year is rushing towards us.  With the Year 12 formal held this week, our graduating class have said their goodbyes to the school and are now enjoying a well-earned rest.  I look upon our graduating students with a sense of pride and […]

From the Principal

We are now over half way through the term and there is so much happening around the school.  HSC exams have now finished (thank you to the whole school community for your patience and understanding in supporting the ‘quiet zones’ throughout the exams).  I am looking forward to the final Year 12 formal next week, when we […]

From The Principal

Hello, It’s wonderful to be back for Term 4.  Last term ended on such a lovely high note with the graduation of our 2015 HSC students.  Now the new term has started and we have just welcomed a new set of HSC student into their roles as the senior students in the school. At the […]

From The Principal

Hello everyone, What a special week this has been for our school community! The Spring Fair was a wonderful community event with such a feeling of warmth, sharing and celebration. Congratulations to the Class Three parents for developing a vision for the Fair and then making it happen. Thank you to all of our school […]

From The Principal

Hello everyone, This week I was having a discussion with some parents and teachers about what makes a healthy school community and how we can work to build this.  One of the central pillars of “community” is involvement and participation.  There are many opportunities for parents to get involved at our school.  At the class […]

From The Principal

Hello everyone, It seems that there is a hint of the coming Spring in the air.  The weather seems just a bit warmer, the grass is a bit greener and the plovers nesting in the grass in my front yard are fiercely protecting their babies.   Meanwhile at school, the Spring Fair preparations are in […]

From The Principal

Hello everyone, The school has been a hive of activity this week.  We have welcomed a number of new students to our classes since the beginning of this term and it has been wonderful to see excited families beginning their journey with us. Julie and Teera have been conducting Kindergarten interviews over the last few days […]

CBRSS Bulletin 150807

  Cape Byron Rudolf Steiner School Weekly Bulletin. TERM 3 – WEEK 3 PRINCIPAL’S REPORT Hello everyone, The school has been a hive of activity this week.  We have welcomed a number of new students to our classes since the beginning of this term and it has been wonderful to see excited families beginning their journey […]

From The Principal

Hello everyone, I have had a wonderful week this week, meeting with parents and teachers in a range of forums at school. On Monday night I attended the regular Board meeting where I worked with the Directors on a range of issues relating to the current and future operations of the school.  On Tuesday night […]

CBRSS Bulletin

  Cape Byron Rudolf Steiner School Weekly Bulletin. TERM 3 – WEEK 2 PRINCIPAL’S REPORT Hello everyone, I have had a wonderful week this week, meeting with parents and teachers in a range of forums at school. On Monday night I attended the regular Board meeting where I worked with the Directors on a range […]

From The Principal

Hello everyone,The start of a new term is always exciting as the school bursts into life with teachers and students all happy to be back working and learning together.We are currently working with the Embedding Excellence Program, an AIS initiative aimed at helping us to evaluate our performance and then make plans for improvement across […]

CBRSS Bulletin 150724

  Cape Byron Rudolf Steiner School Weekly Bulletin. TERM 3 – WEEK 1 The National Steiner Teachers’ Conference 2015 PRINCIPAL’S REPORT Hello everyone,The start of a new term is always exciting as the school bursts into life with teachers and students all happy to be back working and learning together. We are currently working with […]

From The Principal

The end of the term has arrived and as I watch excited students and very tired teachers leaving the site, I am reflecting on what a busy, productive and event-filled term this has been. There have been school camps, excursions, visits from musicians, singers, dancers, overseas students and their teachers, performances, special activities, after school […]

CBRSS Bulletin 150626

  Cape Byron Rudolf Steiner School Weekly Bulletin. TERM 2  Week 10   2015 PRINCIPAL’S REPORT The end of the term has arrived and as I watch excited students and very tired teachers leaving the site, I am reflecting on what a busy, productive and event-filled term this has been. There have been school camps, […]

CBRSS Bulletin 150619

  Cape Byron Rudolf Steiner School Weekly Bulletin. TERM 2  Week 9   2015   Winter Festival  When:           Friday 19th June  @ 4.45pm  Where:         A and I Hall Bangalow Within our darkest night You kindle the fire that never dies away We invite you all to […]

From The Principal

As the days grow shorter, it feels like we are getting ever busier.  Perhaps it is just because the end of the term is drawing near, the teachers are all writing reports, some classes are out on camps and excursions, the High School Electives Showcase night is almost upon us and there are a number […]

CBRSS Bulletin 150612

  Cape Byron Rudolf Steiner School Weekly Bulletin. TERM 2  Week 8   2015 PRINCIPAL’S REPORT As the days grow shorter, it feels like we are getting ever busier.  Perhaps it is just because the end of the term is drawing near, the teachers are all writing reports, some classes are out on camps and […]

From The Principal

“Let us recall how the year’s course, in its regular sequence through Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter has a spiritual content. How, in what appears outwardly during the year’s course, in Winter’s snow, Spring’s sprouting waxing life, in Summer’s life of blossoming and Autumn’s life of ripening and fruiting; how in all this which discloses itself […]

CBRSS Bulletin 150605

  Cape Byron Rudolf Steiner School Weekly Bulletin. TERM 2  Week 7   2015 PRINCIPAL’S REPORT “Let us recall how the year’s course, in its regular sequence through Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter has a spiritual content. How, in what appears outwardly during the year’s course, in Winter’s snow, Spring’s sprouting waxing life, in Summer’s life […]

From The Principal

I am writing this as we make the long trip back from the Year 7 camp at Bingara.  We have had a wonderful week…… Incredible watching the students working and living together and pushing themselves to take on new challenges. We had the extra challenge of some rainy weather (and a short but intense storm), however […]

CBRSS Bulletin 150522

  Cape Byron Rudolf Steiner School Weekly Bulletin. TERM 2  Week 5   2015 From the Principal I am writing this as we make the long trip back from the Year 7 camp at Bingara.  We have had a wonderful week…… Incredible watching the students working and living together and pushing themselves to take on new […]

CBRSS Bulletin 150515

  Cape Byron Rudolf Steiner School Weekly Bulletin. TERM 2  Week 4   2015 From the Principal The daylight hours certainly seem to be noticeably shorter and suddenly our thoughts are moving from Autumn towards the coming Winter season and, of course, our Winter festival.  The weather is certainly quite changeable at the moment – […]

From The Principal

The daylight hours certainly seem to be noticeably shorter and suddenly our thoughts are moving from Autumn towards the coming Winter season and, of course, our Winter festival.  The weather is certainly quite changeable at the moment – with the much colder mornings being counterbalanced by some quite warm and sunny afternoons.  At this time […]

Bulletin 150508

  Cape Byron Rudolf Steiner School Weekly Bulletin. TERM 2  Week 3   2015 From the Principal The autumn weather is well and truly upon us, with chilly nights with beautiful clear skies and sparkling stars, damp and misty mornings and then days of warm sunshine.  I like to think of this as the Goldilocks […]

From The Principal

The autumn weather is well and truly upon us, with chilly nights with beautiful clear skies and sparkling stars, damp and misty mornings and then days of warm sunshine. I like to think of this as the Goldilocks time of the year – not too hot, not too cold…. but just right for learning and […]