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"The Steiner ethos is one of awakening the creative force that is in every child and letting it grow..."

About our school

When The Steiner Academy Frome opened in September 2012 it joined an international community of Steiner schools who share a creative, child-centred approach to education. This tried and tested education builds on the individual's strengths and supports every child to fulfil his or her unique destiny. It emphasises the role of the imagination in learning and the role of creativity in analytic thinking.

It is an approach that has a long–track record of producing well-rounded, creative school leavers who can think for themselves and who are capable of influencing and changing the world in which they will live - strengths and qualities that universities and employers value in Steiner school graduates.

The education is based on an understanding that the young child learns primarily through imitation and doing; the pre-pubescent child largely through their emotions and feelings; older students primarily through abstract thinking and the application of cognitive skills.

The curriculum is interdisciplinary, integrating practical, artistic, and conceptual elements and is designed to be in harmony with the developmental needs of children. Learning materials are introduced at the moment of maximum pupil readiness rather than at the earliest opportunity. This allows pupils at all stages to be at ease both with their education and with the pace at which they are taught. This notion of child development is central to Steiner education and draws on Dr Steiner's work on child development. The school, however, will neither promote nor teach the wider philosophy which is known as "anthroposophy."

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Latest News

We’re introducing Thrive in our school

Steiner Academy Frome is introducing the Thrive Approach in our school. To find out more...

Class 1 Teachers 2017

We seek two enthusiastic, energetic and talented colleagues to join us on the road and take up the task of Class Teachers beginn…

Latest Events

New Open Afternoon June 2017

We have added a further open afternoon on 30th June 2017.

Open Afternoon May and June 2017

We have 3 open afternoons coming up on 10th March (full) 12th May and 16th June

Peter Gruenewald ~ Talk and Discussion

Evening Talk and Discussion with Peter Gruenewald - Tuesday 28th February, 7.30 p.m. ~ 9.00 p.m.

CONTACT US

Please feel free to get in touch with us if you have any questions regarding what we do, how we do it or anything else!

Park Road, Frome, Somerset, BA11 1EU
Tel: 01373 832804

REQUEST A PROSPECTUS 

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