Upper School curriculum info session for our current students in Classes 6-12

WHAT: Heads of each curriculum area will speak about what is covered in the Upper School for each subject.WHEN: Wednesday 10th April, 3.30 pm – 5.00 pmWHERE: CRSS HallWHO: All whānau from Class 6 upwards are invited to attend.**Please note that this is an information evening for all whānau. Should you wish to meet with…

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The richness of our Waldorf curriculum

Though it may seem on the surface that we simply take an artistic approach to learning, prioritise drama, singing or learning to play beautiful instruments, it is so much more. Underlying all of it is the inner world of the child, growing and finding their own methods of expression and connection. To listen deeply to…

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Class 8 Open Day

Kia ora I am writing to introduce you to our school and to let you know that we have a limited number of spaces available for our Year 9 intake in 2023. We are extending a warm invitation to come and find out more about what we offer at Christchurch Rudolf Steiner School, our unique…

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Preparing for Term 2

Tēnā koutou katoa, Before Term 2 starts the Board of Trustees wanted to update the community regarding a number of health and safety issues. Our intention is to support the day-to-day management of the school and to ensure transparency in communication with our community. The purpose of this email is to identify: how the school…

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COVID update from Caroline – 07.03.22

Mōrena e te whānau – yes, it’s me again!Hei te Rāhina – happy Monday to you all, At the risk of filling your inbox with messages, I wanted to update you on our planned school COVID response regarding positive cases.As at 11 am this morning we have 2 new confirmed cases of Omicron – this…

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Wellbeing update from Caroline

Mōrena koutou e te whānau, As we come to the end of another positive and busy week, I just wanted to thank you all for your continued support to keep our school flourishing during such challenging times. While we remain vigilant and cautious about the escalating Omicron outbreak, we are also mindful of other pressures…

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COVID update from Caroline 25.02.22

Mōrena koutou e te whānau,Yes, it’s another email from me with a new COVID-19 Red Alert update and what it means for us at school, and for you at home. The MoE sent a template letter to circulate, but I know you deserve a lot more than that! Please don’t be alarmed by the growing…

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Update from Caroline and COVID Red phase 2

Mōrena e te whānau – hello dear parents and friends, I thought I would take this opportunity to connect with you again as we settle into Phase 2 of the public health response to Omicron.The students and staff are managing the challenges of Term 1 with energy and empathy.Classrooms are buzzing, and we are all…

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Welcome to Term One

Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou katoa. Nga mihi nui ki a koutou katoa.Hello dear parents and whānau, This is not the first communication that I had anticipated to send to you all. It comes hot on the heels of an earlier communication this week from the board’s Covid-Response Committee regarding Alert Level Red. I…

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New school timings

Kia ora koutou,Please see below timing information summary for the school day in preparation for the start of Term 1, 2022. For the full letter sent to our community read here. School now starts at 9am and ends at 3pm. This applies to kindergarten through to upper school. Students may be dropped off at school…

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