Recently, Class Four children entered a Shorebirds Poster Competition organised by Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery to raise awareness of the threat to various species in our area and beyond. Marley won first prize in the class 3/4 section, and for her efforts our school has been given $500 dollars to spend on teaching materials, and Marley herself was awarded a certificate and further prize money. The winning entries are exhibited in the gallery as part of The Overwintering Project exhibition, which opened last Friday. Marley, Manolita, Kane and Lynn were all invited along for the event. Here are a few pictures from the night. ... See MoreSee Less
I hope you and your families and friends are all well and safe.
As over the previous days, we have monitored the fire and weather situation closely.
With the relatively positive developments of the fire situation in and close to Coffs Harbour and the temporarily easing weather conditions we will resume normal operation of our school tomorrow, Thursday, 14th November.
We are aware that the fire situation is not contained in many places. The situation may be different for families throughout our community so please be careful and make decisions regarding school attendance based on your local and personal circumstances.
Our thoughts are with all staff and members of the community who have been affected by the fires.
Please remain cautious and stay safe with family and friends.
The school will offer a free Breezeway morning tea and lunch* tomorrow in support of families who had to relocate and may struggle to organise lunch boxes. Any food that is left over will be donated to people who are still stranded in Coffs.
Again I express my utmost gratitude to all the enormous efforts of volunteers helping keeping our communities safe.
Please let your child’s class teacher know if your child has experienced events that may have been disturbing or feels anxious about the situation.
I look forward to resuming a more ‘normal’ routine and hope this is the case for all of you.
Best wishes to all of you.
Elsbeth Haenggi Principal
* Pasta with meat or vegetarian sauce. GF pasta is also available. Salad ... See MoreSee Less
Due to the increased fire danger, the unpredictable nature of the risk and advice from RFS for regions west of the highway, we have decided to CLOSE CASUARINA TOMORROW TUESDAY 12/11/19.
While there is no immediate danger for our school we have taken this decision with the safety of all community members in mind.
We will continue to monitor the situation and will make a decision regarding school on Wednesday on Tuesday afternoon. Our decision will be communicated via email, Skool Bag and our Facebook page. Please monitor these channels of information.
Please feel free to use the school’s Facebook page if you can offer someone a place to stay or any other support that may be needed.
We hold you all in our thoughts and hearts during this challenging time.
We are currently monitoring the development of the fire situation in Coffs Harbour and the surrounding areas. Based on information from a range of services we will make a decision by 3:30 pm today regarding the operation of Casuarina tomorrow, Tuesday, and the next few days.
As our website is currently unavailable due to scheduled updates, we will keep you informed through email, Facebook and School Bag app. Please monitor these channels for updates and specific advice.
Please assess your personal circumstances with extreme caution and consider keeping your children at home if local conditions are of concern to you.
Our 2020 school calendar is available to purchase now at the office. The calendar showcases our students artwork from Peach Blossom to Class 6 and will be a great resource for next year with information including term dates, festival dates etc !! ... See MoreSee Less
We had an impromptu visit today from Salvatore Rossano who played the piano accordion (la fisarmonica) and sang italian folk songs to the children. There was much dancing and fun to be had!! We can't wait for him to visit again. ... See MoreSee Less
Wow ! Amazing result for our school community. First place in the Whole School Garden category of the Spring Garden Competition. Congratulations and a big thank you to all the helping hands including - Don, students, teachers and parents! Come along to our Spring Fair tomorrow 10am - 3pm and admire our beautiful award winning garden 🌻🥬 ... See MoreSee Less
Many thanks to those who lent a hand for our recent working bee in the school grounds. We enjoyed a productive day, ending with a barbecue and salad from the garden. The fence line along Kindy received a clean-up and weed out, the gardens along the entrance to the school got some mulch and the bottom entrance was also weeded and planted out. This all makes a welcome difference to the garden as a whole and was much appreciated. Sprucing up continues as we approach Spring Fair on Sunday, September 22. Come along for a great day, all are welcome! ... See MoreSee Less
We're really looking forward to Open Day tomorrow and helping people discover what a Steiner education can offer their children. It’s a chance to meet our teachers, support staff, parents and Principal, ask questions and learn about our educational philosophy. The day starts just after 9am and runs through to around 2.30pm. See our program here or on our website for all the details. Don't forget our school tour on Thursday at 4pm and session with the College of Teachers afterwards at 5pm. ... See MoreSee Less
𝗔 𝗴𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘆𝘁𝗲𝗹𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘀𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻 Yesterday’s Book Week dress-up was great fun. Thanks to everyone for entering into the spirit of the day. Don’t forget tomorrow (Friday) we’re inviting grandparents to join us for a special storytelling session between 11.30am and 12pm. ... See MoreSee Less
Some of our Parent & Child Groups have been out and about in our Lavender Cottage Garden. Together we have planted some lovely Lavender, Passion Fruits, Salvia, Sage and so much more. Come and see the result at either our Open Day on the 28th of August or at our Spring Fair on the 22nd of September.
Many thanks to Don for your knowledge, guidance, preparation and beautiful supply of plants for our garden. Thank you Wendy, Aaron and Don for the prep garden session. And of course thank you to all the children and parents that helped plant and water our Lavender Cottage Garden! ... See MoreSee Less
𝗔𝗻 𝗲𝗴𝗴𝘀-𝗲𝗹𝗹𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗵𝗼𝗺𝗲 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗛𝗮𝘁𝘁𝗶𝗲, 𝗚𝗲𝗿𝘁𝗶𝗲 𝗮𝗱 𝗟𝗼𝘁𝘁𝗶𝗲 The Kindergarten children, together with Don and Aaron, have worked very hard to make The Chook Palace comfortable and welcoming for our three new friends - Hattie, Gertie and Lottie, who arrived on Friday morning. It’s so lovely to have beautiful girls in the Kindergarten garden again. ... See MoreSee Less
𝗖𝗲𝗹𝗲𝗯𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗔𝘂𝘀𝘁𝗿𝗮𝗹𝗶𝗮𝗻 𝗰𝗵𝗶𝗹𝗱𝗿𝗲𝗻’𝘀 𝗹𝗶𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗮𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗲 Book Week starts on Monday and the theme this year is ‘Reading is my secret power’. We have a variety of activities planned for the children as well as the opportunity for us to share this very special week with our grandparents. Wednesday is Dress Up Day and we’d like everyone to get creative and dress up as a character from their favourite book (age appropriate of course – check with your child’s teacher before Wednesday if you’re not sure.) On Friday, between 11.30am and 12pm, we’re inviting grandparents to join us for a special storytelling session, where they’ll have the opportunity to read to their grandchild (or vice versa). We look forward to sharing this magical week! ... See MoreSee Less
𝗗𝗼𝗻’𝘁 𝗺𝗶𝘀𝘀 𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗢𝗽𝗲𝗻 𝗗𝗮𝘆 We’re excited about our Open Day, which will be held on Wednesday, 28 August, starting just after 9am. This will be a great opportunity for anyone interested in discovering what a Steiner education can offer their children. It’s a chance to meet our teachers, support staff, parents and Principal, ask questions and learn about our educational philosophy. We'd love to see you there! Check out the attached program for the various activities and times. Following on from this, on Thursday 29 August we'll have a guided tour of the school at 4pm and presentation from the College of Teachers at 5pm. Please don’t hesitate to share this information with anyone you think may be interested in attending. ... See MoreSee Less
𝗧𝗮𝗹𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗱 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗻𝗴 𝗺𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗰𝗶𝗮𝗻𝘀 𝗽𝗲𝗿𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺 Visiting Class 5 and 6 students from Rainbow Ridge Steiner School at Lillian Rock joined with our own Casuarina String Ensemble to put on a wonderful violin and cello concert this afternoon. The concert was the culmination of a three-day ‘strings camp’ held at Casuarina this week. This is our sixth annual music camp and the third year that Casuarina and Rainbow Ridge have joined forces. Thank you to all who participated and also to the visiting staff and parents who supported these up-and-coming performers. ... See MoreSee Less
𝗣𝗶𝘁𝗰𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗶𝗻 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗲𝗻𝘃𝗶𝗿𝗼𝗻𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 Our students rolled up their sleeves today, pitching in to help plant out an area near the school with native species including native ginger, lomandra, banksia and bottlebrush. The bush regeneration project is a collaboration between Coffs Harbour City Council, Coffs Harbour Regional Landcare and Casuarina Steiner School and follows on from Planet Ark’s National Tree Day. Conditions were ideal for planting after the recent rain. Casuarina students have worked on environmental projects with Landcare for many years and we now see the fruits of their labour maturing at a number of locations around Coffs Harbour. Well done everyone! ... See MoreSee Less
We’re holding an information session and professional learning opportunity for early childhood professionals, including carers, teachers and teachers-in-training, next Wednesday, 7 August from 9.30am to 11am.
Attendees will gain an insight into Casuarina Steiner School, experience one of our kindergarten classes in action and learn about the Steiner Education Curriculum. Morning tea will be provided, along with the opportunity to ask questions.
Casuarina Steiner School provides an education that is based on a balanced approach to learning. Alongside very high standards of academic education, our curriculum places great importance on educating the head, heart and hands, thereby educating the whole person intellectually, artistically, socially and morally, so as to develop each student’s innate self-discipline and strength of body and will.
To find out more or book your place, please phone 6651 2770 or email firstname.lastname@example.org ... See MoreSee Less
𝗧𝗲𝗹𝗹 𝘂𝘀 𝗮𝗯𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗦𝘁𝗲𝗶𝗻𝗲𝗿 𝗷𝗼𝘂𝗿𝗻𝗲𝘆 A reminder to our alumni – former students, parents, teachers – this year Steiner education celebrates its 100th anniversary and to mark the occasion we’re putting together a ‘History of Casuarina’ Chronicle. We’d love to hear from you about your time at Casuarina, what a Steiner education meant for you and how it may have influenced what you’re doing now. Please send photos along with your experiences and stories. We aim to publish the Chronicle in time for our Spring Fair on 22 September, so we need your recollections as soon as possible. Feel free to share this information with anyone you think may like to contribute. Send stories and photos to email@example.com ... See MoreSee Less
𝗛𝗼𝘁 𝘀𝗼𝘂𝗽, 𝗽𝘂𝗽𝗽𝗲𝘁𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗮 𝗹𝗮𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗻 𝘄𝗮𝗹𝗸 𝗼𝗻 𝗠𝗼𝗻𝗱𝗮𝘆 A reminder that the postponed Kindergarten and Peach Blossom Winter Festival is on Monday, with soup around the fire at 4.30pm, a puppet story at 5.15pm and lantern walk at 5.30pm. The festival is for Rose Room and Grey Gum families and grandparents are most welcome. ... See MoreSee Less
𝗖𝗮𝗹𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗮𝗹𝗹 𝗖𝗮𝘀𝘂𝗮𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗮 𝗮𝗹𝘂𝗺𝗻𝗶 - 𝘄𝗲 𝘄𝗮𝗻𝘁 𝘁𝗼 𝗵𝗲𝗮𝗿 𝗳𝗿𝗼𝗺 𝘆𝗼𝘂! You attended Casuarina a short or maybe a long time ago. You may have learnt in a composite class. Your class room may now be the library or the music room. You may have attended Kindergarten in what is now the Class 3 classroom. You may have ventured into the bush adjacent to the playground ... Over the years Casuarina has grown and changed. Students and their families have come and gone and have made Casuarina what it is today. Many parents have contributed significantly to growing our school, which has helped give future students the opportunity to attend a Steiner school in Coffs Harbour. This year Steiner education celebrates its 100th anniversary and we’d like to mark the occasion by putting a ‘History of Casuarina’ Chronicle together, featuring the people who made us into what we are today. In around 250 words, tell us what a Steiner education meant for you, what it gave you and how this may have influenced what you are doing now. Share with us your journey, stories and photos so we can create a comprehensive Chronicle reflecting the growth of our school over the years. All submissions received by Monday, 2nd of September will be considered for publication and we will make sure contributors receive a copy of our Chronicle when it’s done. We aim to have it published just in time for our Spring Fair on the 22nd September, to which everyone is most warmly invited. As we don’t have everyone’s contact details, feel free to share this information with old school friends, parents and teachers who you think may like to contribute. Please send your stories and photos to firstname.lastname@example.org ... See MoreSee Less
𝗣𝗿𝗶𝗺𝗮𝗿𝘆 𝗪𝗶𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗙𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗮𝗹 𝗪𝗵𝗲𝗻: Friday 28th June 𝗦𝘁𝗮𝗿𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗶𝗺𝗲: Around 4.30pm for soup and apple crumble 𝗙𝗶𝗻𝗶𝘀𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗶𝗺𝗲: Approximately 7.30pm
Parents and friends are invited to attend our Winter Festival this evening. There will be performances by students and teachers, a lantern walk and more, to honour the passing of the season. We welcome all and look forward to celebrating this special occasion with you all. ... See MoreSee Less
𝗝𝗼𝗶𝗻 𝘂𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝗙𝗿𝗶𝗱𝗮𝘆 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗣𝗿𝗶𝗺𝗮𝗿𝘆 𝗪𝗶𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗙𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗮𝗹 We’re counting down to our Primary Winter Festival this Friday 28th June and hoping parents, friends and members of the wider community can help us celebrate this special occasion. As we experience the darkness of mid-winter, we realise that now is the time to rekindle our own inner light and embrace the warmth and nurturing found within the community. Winter Festival commences around 4.30pm with a traditional meal of soup, bread and apple crumble. On dark the children will gather for a lantern walk, followed by singing, a class performance and teachers’ play. After the play, children and parents are invited into the classrooms for the ‘spiral walk’ - an outer expression of the inner journey that honours the passing of the season. The evening will conclude around 7.30pm. We look forward to seeing you and sharing the joy of this celebration. ... See MoreSee Less
𝗩𝗲𝗴𝗶𝗲 𝗴𝗮𝗿𝗱𝗲𝗻'𝘀 𝗹𝗼𝗼𝗸𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗴𝗿𝗲𝗮𝘁 The vegetable garden sown by Class 6 last term continues to flourish, helped along by the close attention it’s receiving from the budding ‘green thumbs’. ... See MoreSee Less
𝗬𝗼𝘂'𝗿𝗲 𝗶𝗻𝘃𝗶𝘁𝗲𝗱 𝘁𝗼 𝗲𝘅𝗽𝗹𝗼𝗿𝗲 𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗺𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗹 𝗽𝗮𝘁𝗵𝘄𝗮𝘆𝘀 Parents and community members are warmly invited to explore Casuarina’s musical pathways on Thursday, 6th June from 6pm – 7.30pm. Presented by Jessamin Frank, the educational evening will look at the musical progression from Lavender Cottage and Kindergarten, moving onto singing and coordinated movement, before advancing to recorder in Class 1. An insight into singing, recorder and finally an introduction to the wonderful strings program will follow. Attendees will hear about Casuarina’s music program, the connection between music and the brain, and also have the opportunity to try an instrument. The evening, initiated by the Casuarina P&F, will end with a short performance by Casuarina alumni Felix Hughes-Chivers. There’s no cost to attend and childcare will be available. Please contact the office on 6651 2770 or email@example.com to book. ... See MoreSee Less
𝗘𝘅𝗽𝗹𝗼𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗶𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗜𝗻𝗱𝗶𝗮𝗻 𝗺𝘆𝘁𝗵𝗼𝗹𝗼𝗴𝘆 Through the mythological stories of Ancient India, we welcome the children of Class 5 into a world ‘steeped in Maya, a dream world where time is less urgent’ (Steiner Education Australia, 2011). From Brahma who unfolds from the lotus flower bursting from Vishnu’s bellybutton, to Manu riding a ship on the back of a giant fish to escape the doom of Atlantis … this Main Lesson is filled with wonder after wonder. To celebrate our journey to this magical world we have incorporated meditation, mindfulness and yoga into our morning circle as well as filling our tummies with a delicious Indian feast. A very special thank you to Frances who not only provided our classroom with handmade meditation masks, a golden Om for our lighting of incense, but who also held an incredible yoga meditation workshop with us. Namaste. ... See MoreSee Less
𝗧𝗮𝗸𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗰𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝗯𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗲𝘀𝘀 On Monday Class 6 held their market after learning about running a small business. It was remarkable to see the enthusiasm, expertise, customer service and pride they had in their achievements. Some of their comments included: 𝙄 𝙡𝙚𝙖𝙧𝙣𝙩 𝙖 𝙡𝙤𝙩 𝙖𝙗𝙤𝙪𝙩 𝙩𝙚𝙖𝙢 𝙬𝙤𝙧𝙠 𝙨𝙠𝙞𝙡𝙡𝙨. 𝙄 𝙡𝙞𝙠𝙚𝙙 𝙩𝙝𝙖𝙩 𝙬𝙚 𝙡𝙚𝙖𝙧𝙣𝙩 𝙨𝙤𝙢𝙚𝙩𝙝𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙛𝙤𝙧 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙛𝙪𝙩𝙪𝙧𝙚. 𝙄𝙩’𝙨 𝙖 𝙜𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙩 𝙚𝙭𝙥𝙚𝙧𝙞𝙚𝙣𝙘𝙚 𝙩𝙤 𝙡𝙚𝙖𝙧𝙣 𝙝𝙤𝙬 𝙩𝙤 𝙬𝙤𝙧𝙠 𝙪𝙣𝙙𝙚𝙧 𝙥𝙧𝙚𝙨𝙨𝙪𝙧𝙚 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙠𝙚𝙚𝙥 𝙮𝙤𝙪𝙧 𝙢𝙖𝙣𝙣𝙚𝙧𝙨. 𝙄𝙩 𝙬𝙖𝙨 𝙖 𝙘𝙝𝙖𝙡𝙡𝙚𝙣𝙜𝙚 𝙩𝙤 𝙘𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙩𝙚 𝙨𝙤𝙢𝙚𝙩𝙝𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙩𝙝𝙖𝙩 𝙥𝙡𝙚𝙖𝙨𝙚𝙨 𝙚𝙫𝙚𝙧𝙮𝙗𝙤𝙙𝙮 𝙬𝙞𝙩𝙝𝙤𝙪𝙩 𝙡𝙤𝙨𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙮𝙤𝙪𝙧 𝙩𝙖𝙧𝙜𝙚𝙩 𝙢𝙖𝙧𝙠𝙚𝙩. 𝙏𝙝𝙚 𝙩𝙝𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙄 𝙚𝙣𝙟𝙤𝙮𝙚𝙙 𝙢𝙤𝙨𝙩 𝙬𝙖𝙨 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙙𝙚𝙨𝙞𝙜𝙣𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙛𝙞𝙣𝙙𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙖 𝙣𝙖𝙢𝙚 𝙛𝙤𝙧 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙗𝙪𝙨𝙞𝙣𝙚𝙨𝙨. 𝙄 𝙡𝙞𝙠𝙚𝙙 𝙨𝙚𝙧𝙫𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙥𝙚𝙤𝙥𝙡𝙚 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙢𝙖𝙠𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙨𝙤𝙢𝙚𝙩𝙝𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙩𝙝𝙖𝙩 𝙥𝙡𝙚𝙖𝙨𝙚𝙨 𝙥𝙚𝙤𝙥𝙡𝙚, 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙩𝙖𝙨𝙩𝙚 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙛𝙧𝙚𝙨𝙝𝙣𝙚𝙨𝙨 𝙤𝙛 𝙤𝙪𝙧 𝙟𝙪𝙞𝙘𝙚𝙨. 𝙄 𝙚𝙣𝙟𝙤𝙮𝙚𝙙 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙥𝙡𝙖𝙣𝙣𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙬𝙤𝙧𝙠𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙤𝙪𝙩 𝙖 𝙗𝙪𝙨𝙞𝙣𝙚𝙨𝙨 𝙥𝙡𝙖𝙣. Congratulations to Class 6 on their teamwork and successful first market and to Matt for his guidance. ... See MoreSee Less
At the end of Term 1, Class 4 and 5 (along with a team of fantastic parent-helpers) packed their bags and made their way to the picturesque World Heritage-listed Gondwana Rainforest - Gibraltar National Park. Together they camped for five days, immersing themselves in a natural environment filled with native flora and fauna, some of which descends from the age of the dinosaurs.
There were numerous bushwalks, as well as the children participating in a two-day Bush Survival program led by the fantastic founders of Nature Philosophy Australia, Kate and Sam. It was a powerful wilderness experience.
The program involved a variety of bush survival skills such as building a shelter, bird language, creating fire, weaving baskets from natural fibres and collecting and purifying water. Most importantly, the program fostered a deep awareness and connection to the land during our magical week away - the land of the Bundjalung, Gumbaynggirr and Ngarabal people.
A very warm thank you to all the wonderful people who made this incredible experience come to life. To my colleague Lynn, our fantastic team of parent-helpers (you know who you are!), Kate and Sam, and to the rangers, individuals and traditional custodians of Gibraltar National Park who continue to support and nourish the land we were so grateful to be on during our week away. Also, thank you to our sensational students for another extraordinary camping experience!
Lou Harvey-Zahra, Steiner teacher and bestselling parenting author from Melbourne with be presenting at Casuarina Steiner School next week on Thursday 16th May at 7pm on her new book ‘Growing Children, Thriving Children’ and Friday 17th May Creative Discipline workshops. She is also presenting in Bellingen over the weekend – all welcome. See details below:
Growing Children, Thriving Children Talk at Casuarina Steiner School on Thursday 16th at 7pm to 8.30pm (Lou will cover ideas from toddler to twelve years - so all parents welcome). A new talk to understand stages of child development and what helps children to ‘thrive!’ – a very inspiring and practical talk with many ideas to take home. No cost, sponsored by the school, come along! This talk is also at Tallowood Steiner School on Wednesday 15th May at 7.30pm.
Creative Discipline Workshops for Parents with Toddlers to Six Years – Learn many ideas to transform behaviour in a positive manner and create happy homes at Casuarina Steiner School on Friday 17th May at 9am to 11.45am and Morning Star Kindergarten (Bellingen) on Saturday 18th May at 12.30am to 4pm. Cost $45 and $75 couple and bookings essential to firstname.lastname@example.org
Creative Discipline Workshop for parents with children from 7 to 12 - Life values and self-regulation, a new way to create family fun and harmony Casuarina Steiner School on Friday 17th May at 12.15pm to 3pm or The Hub, Bellingen on Sunday 19th May from 9am to 10.30am (a free talk on Growing Children, Thriving Children 7 to 12 years) and 11am to 2pm - Understanding tweens and teens workshop at the Hub (Bellingen). Workshops $45 and $75 couple, bookings to email@example.com
Happy Child, Happy Home Talk for Parents with Children from Toddlers to Seven - What do young children require to flourish and how to make ordinary family moments extraordinary? Morning Star Kindergarten (Bellingen) on Saturday 18th May at 10.30am to 12pm, $10 on the door.
All enquiries to Lou on firstname.lastname@example.org or 0425 780 681.
Lou Harvey-Zahra has four parenting book, including the Steiner bestseller Happy Child, Happy Home (translated into three languages), Creative Discipline, Connected Family and Growing Children, Thriving Children. She presents across Australia, LA and UK. She will be travelling up from Melbourne for these series of events in the area. Her books are available on all online book sites, libraries and Weave and her website is www.happychildhappyhome.com. ... See MoreSee Less
𝗗𝗿𝗼𝗽 𝗶𝗻 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗮 𝗰𝗿𝗮𝗳𝘁𝘆 𝗮𝗳𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗻𝗼𝗼𝗻 Casuarina Craft Group members Lisa, Elizabeth and Helen, with co-ordinator Helen O’Callaghan, enjoying an afternoon of craftwork. The group now meets on Fridays between 12.30pm and 2.45pm at Lavender Cottage. They work with natural materials - sewing, felting, beading, candle making, tie-dyeing and doll making, crafting beautiful items such as toys that make a perfect gift or keepsake.
Anyone in the community is welcome to attend and no craft experience is necessary, as the group is happy to share their knowledge. Items that are sold help to raise money to support the school.
Drop in on a Friday afternoon to try your hand at some craftwork or email Helen O’Callaghan at email@example.com for more information. ... See MoreSee Less
We have started the term with a beautiful story called: "The Giant Turnip". This story is about how many hands make light work. Thank you Craft Group for making these beautiful props to go with our story,
If you would like to join our Parent and Child Group please call 66512 770 for more information. ... See MoreSee Less
𝗕𝘂𝗱𝗱𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘀𝗰𝗶𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗶𝘀𝘁 𝗘𝗹𝗹𝗮 𝘀𝗲𝗲𝗸𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘀𝘂𝗽𝗽𝗼𝗿𝘁 Congratulations to former Casuarina student Ella Burgun, who this year became Coffs Harbour Senior College’s first female school president in 12 years after being a member of the Student Representative Group in 2018. Ella, one of many Casuarina alumni excelling both educationally and in their chosen careers, is looking to raise funds to enable her to participate in the prestigious London International Youth Science Forum in July 2019. The Forum is a two-week residential student event held at Imperial College London and The Royal Geographical Society, with lecture demonstrations from leading scientists and visits to world class laboratories and universities combined with cultural interaction. It attracts 500 students aged 16-21 years old from 70 countries. Ella is one of only 25 students representing Australia at this event and this is a huge honour for her. 𝗔𝗻𝘆𝗼𝗻𝗲 𝘄𝗵𝗼 𝗰𝗮𝗻 𝗵𝗲𝗹𝗽 𝗘𝗹𝗹𝗮 𝘁𝗼𝘄𝗮𝗿𝗱𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗲 $𝟳𝟭𝟬𝟬 𝗿𝗲𝗾𝘂𝗶𝗿𝗲𝗱, 𝘁𝗵𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗴𝗵 𝗲𝗶𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗿 𝗰𝗼𝗿𝗽𝗼𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗲 𝘀𝗽𝗼𝗻𝘀𝗼𝗿𝘀𝗵𝗶𝗽 𝗼𝗿 𝗱𝗼𝗻𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻, 𝗰𝗮𝗻 𝘃𝗶𝘀𝗶𝘁 𝗵𝗲𝗿 𝗳𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗿𝗮𝗶𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗽𝗮𝗴𝗲 𝗵𝘁𝘁𝗽𝘀://𝘄𝘄𝘄.𝗺𝘆𝗰𝗮𝘂𝘀𝗲.𝗰𝗼𝗺.𝗮𝘂/𝗽𝗮𝗴𝗲/𝟭𝟵𝟴𝟳𝟰𝟮/𝗲𝗹𝗹𝗮-𝗴𝗼𝗶𝗻𝗴-𝘁𝗼-𝘁𝗵𝗲-𝗹𝗼𝗻𝗱𝗼𝗻-𝗶𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗻𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹-𝘆𝗼𝘂𝘁𝗵-𝘀𝗰𝗶𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲-𝗳𝗼𝗿𝘂𝗺 Ella, who has a passion for science, her community, youth and equality, has already achieved a great deal in her school and regional community. Among a long list of accomplishments for one so young, she has received the NSW Premier’s Award for Volunteering; is the retiring President of Rotary’s Coffs Harbour Interact group after being a founding member in 2015; and represented Coffs Harbour at the 2019 National Youth Science Forum at the Australian National University, where she has been invited back in 2020 as an organising staff member. Looking to the future, Ella is hoping to study for either a Bachelor of Science and Diploma of Music at Melbourne University, or a Bachelor of Science at the Australian National University, depending on her Higher School Certificate results. ... See MoreSee Less
𝗞𝗶𝗻𝗱𝗲𝗿𝗴𝗮𝗿𝘁𝗲𝗻 𝗘𝗮𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗙𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗮𝗹 The children were treated to a beautiful Easter puppet story told by Pierina before searching the Kindergarten playground with their parents to find where the Easter Hare had hidden their own handmade basket. The baskets contained a bulb for the children to plant, signifying renewal at this special time. ... See MoreSee Less
This is Lavender cottage, the lovely home of our Parent and Child Group. Our sessions run from 9 to 11.30am Monday to Thursday. Vacancies are available on Monday. For more information please ring our office on 6651 2770. ... See MoreSee Less
Visit us and you will begin to see what makes Casuarina Steiner School different from all other schools. You will start to see and feel all the reasons to choose a Steiner education when you meet our talented and dedicated teachers, talk to our active and involved parent community, and meet our wonderful students. We can’t wait to welcome you!