Entries by Yvette

From the Principal

Hello everyone, What tumultuous times we are living in! Things are changing so quickly that it is hard to have any certainty from day to day – and yet we must find our ‘anchor’ and ground in the knowledge that we will get through this time. As we near the autumn equinox, we are also […]

Kinder 2021 waiting list closing 3.4.2020

The waiting list for Kinder in 2021 at CBRSS will be closed from Friday the 3rd of April 2020. Any applications received after this for a child eligible for that age group will be added to the list for Enrolment from 2022 and beyond depending on when an opportunity may arise. Please note that the […]


RCM workdays have been postponed until further notice. We will be reviewing the RCM requirements as things progress.

Autumn Festival

March 21 is the midpoint between the Southern Hemisphere’s summer and winter solstices, it is also known as the autumn equinox and for us, it is when the festival of Michaelmas is celebrated. Michaelmas is the feast of Saint Michael the Archangel. The Archangel Michael is one of the principal angelic warriors, seen as a […]

Check out Mercurius for beautiful gifts

Are you looking for quality art and craft supplies or a Steiner inspired gift or toy? A beautiful array of quality art and craft supplies, as well as Steiner based toys and lovely gifts, are available online at Mercurius http://www.mercurius.com.au/ Enter the promotional code: FRIENDCBRSS and 15% of the sale will also go towards P&F fundraising! […]

COVID-19 and our existential crisis

By Torin M. Finser Looking outside at 7:30 each morning, I no longer see the yellow school bus that has appeared regularly for years and years. All local gatherings are cancelled, and many local stores have sold out on basic products. Thanks to various news outlets, we see images of Rome, Madrid and other cities […]

COVID-19: keeping schools and learning safe online

As schools around Australia face the prospect of closures and the move towards online learning, it’s important to factor in the online safety of staff, students and the wider school community. eSafety has pulled together our top tips and resources to help school leaders with this mission. While our advice is directed at classroom teachers, […]

Talking to Children about COVID-19

COVID-19 is in the news and on everyone’s mind. Our children, unfortunately, are not likely an exception. Even when children are shielded from media, peers, siblings, and overheard conversations can give children just enough information to bring forth concern. Children are also incredibly intuitive to their family’s emotions and will pick up on any fear […]

Something to make you smile

An original animated film by Edward Monkton. Watching it is likely to make you a happier person. Sharing it with your friends is likely to make them happier too. So spread the love & press play. Watch The Pig of Happiness by clicking this link

2019 Steiner Youth Conference – Waldorf 100

The Australian Youth Conference was a major event at Samford Steiner School in September of 2019 focussing on social renewal as its theme. Students from CBRSS joined in while over 4 days, senior high school students explored pressing issues of our times. These included racism and prejudice; political, religious and economic division; world conflict; indigenous […]

Year 9 Art Main Lesson

Year 9’s early 20th century Modern Art Main Lesson have been learning the history behind this incredibly inventive time of individuals and groups who not only made art practice available for everyone but which is still having an effect on art, architecture, fashion, theatre, furniture and ceramics. In conjunction with this, they have been exploring […]

Y10 PostModern Art Main Lesson

Y10 will be encountering many different art movements during this four week ML The groundbreaking controversial abstract expressionist drip paintings by Jackson Pollock and The spin paintings of Damien Hirst both of which the artist did not touch the canvas with a brush… Appropriation art using art from the past and adding collage discreetly to […]

Autumn – The Michael Festival

At this autumn festival of Michael there should grow in you everything that goes against love of ease, against anxiety, and makes for the unfolding of inner initiative and free, strong, courageous will. The Festival of strong will — that is how we should conceive of the Michael Festival. – Rudolf Steiner