Officially Recognised in UK
Published in Detodo/La Optimista, Ibiza’s good news only newspaper.
The first Steiner school opened in Germany almost a century ago. Since then, the network has grown to over 1,000 Steiner schools worldwide; forming the largest group of independent non-denominational private schools in the world.
Based on an educational model developed by the philosopher Rudolf Steiner (1861–1925), “Steiner schools aim to provide an unhurried and creative learning environment that nurtures the whole child, giving equal attention to
the physical, emotional, intellectual, cultural and spiritual needs of each pupil.”
Steiner education is already state-funded in most European countries as well as in Australia, New Zealand and the USA.
In the UK, The Steiner Academy, Hereford, has recently completed its transition from
an alternative independent school, to a state-funded facility, proudly adding the UK
to a growing list of countries officially recognizing a more holistic approach to learning