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Saturday, 28 June 2014

Odd (positive) article in the Westcombe News free newspaper about the Greenwich Steiner School

I found this quite strange because the article seems to be uniformly positive yet most of the stuff I've heard about Steiner Schools (not the Greenwich one specifically, perhaps they do things differently there) has been negative, and about how strange some of the ideas are.

The ideas seem so peculiar that I hover between thinking they might be true and thinking they must be anti-Steiner propaganda.

I keep hearing stuff about gnomes, black crayons and straight lines that make me wonder what on earth does go on in the classrooms.

There are a few threads on places like Mumsnet that are still there though it's clear that many have previously been deleted, but googling brings up quite a lot of stuff. I'm honestly not sure what to make of it.

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