The Kindlehill Music Program has proceeded during Term 3. While some adjustments were made due to COVID restrictions, the students’ musical abilities have been progressing. This was showcased to their peers during the recent Lunchtime Music Concert. The Jazz Ensemble was particularly popular!
About Kindlehill School
Kindlehill School is a K-10 Steiner School that sits on a hill above the Wentworth Falls Lake, in the Blue Mountains, NSW. We are an independant school working creatively and in a contemporary way, out of the foundation of Rudolf Steiner’s philosophy for education.
Class 3/4 learnt the history and significance of Japanese flower arrangement this term. They made their own flower holders with clay, then ventured out to find lots of colorful spring beauty. Can you see 天Heave, 地 Earth and 人Human in their arrangement? Class 5/6 were amazed how colorful and creative Japanese Obento lunch boxes are: […]
“Without music, life would be a mistake.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche Music at Kindlehill is at the heart of what we do: we sing, we dance, we clap, we move, we play…every day. As Yip Harburg, the lyricist of the Wizard of Oz, said “Words make you think. Music makes you feel. A song makes you […]
Students in Primary School have been reporting how much they love Mathematics. New to Upper and Middle Primary School are Maths Rotations. These are short, highly engaging Mathematics tasks that allow students to hone their skills and have fun at the same time. In Maths Rotations, students work in small groups and rotate through four […]
This term has been very productive, filled with the wintery garden duties of nurturing the soil and plants until they come back to life in Spring, full of vitality. Class 1-2 has nearly finished building a beneficial insect home. This will be placed near our new insectarium or in their garden. The students have weeded and […]
Class 3-4 have been enjoying the new Woodworking space by creating bee hotel. The class have been working with Roy Darbi over several weeks, measuring, sawing, hammering and hand drilling their useful and beautiful creations. Rebecca Office Assistant
The Kindlehill Music Program has proceeded during Term 3. While some adjustments were made due to COVID restrictions, the students’ musical abilities have been progressing. This was showcased to their peers during the recent Lunchtime Music Concert. The Jazz Ensemble was particularly popular! Please click the link below for a sample. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxFhbwcZFTA&feature=youtu.be
High School stayed back for Kubb (Viking Chess) and Wood-fired Pizza on Friday. A beautiful Spring afternoon into the evening social opportunity. Some amazing dance moves happening on the grass once the Kubb was over. This Friday, all High School are bushwalking the Grand Canyon together. Connecting socially and with nature in our COVID times.
This poem by Niah was her creative response after researching the significance of The Uluru Statement from the Heart in History this term. We Are The Same Came,Took,Destroyed,Came,Took,Destroyed,We disregarded the people of this land,We took everything, the water, the grass, the rocks, the sand,And what for?For Power and money that’s all you ever saw,We said […]