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Bhakti Sunset performs at Class 5 Main Lesson



Bhakti Sunset performs at Class 5 Main Lesson

Sophia Mundi’s Class 5 students experienced the practice of Kirtan today when Bhakti Sunset musicians Cinnamon Evans and Andre Macky visited during Main Lesson. Currently learning about the myths and legends of Ancient India, students were taught about the meaning of Kirtan in terms of classic mantras, call and response chanting and traditional instruments. Using the […]

A Child’s Brain develops Faster with Exposure to Music Education



A Child’s Brain develops Faster with Exposure to Music Education

A two-year study by researchers at the Brain and Creativity Institute (BCI) at the University of Southern California shows that exposure to music and music instruction accelerates the brain development of young children in the areas responsible for language development, sound, reading skill and speech perception. The study of 6-7-year-old children began in 2012, when […]

This Simple Solution to Smartphone Addiction is Now Used in 600 U.S. Schools



By Tara Bahrampour        Graham Dugoni was at a music festival in San Francisco in 2012 when he witnessed something that disturbed him. A man was dancing, uninhibited, perhaps drunk, losing himself in the moment. Some strangers thought it was funny, so they filmed it and uploaded it to YouTube. It’s the kind of […]

Annual Community Pizza Evening



Annual Community Pizza Evening

We welcomed many current and new families and friends to the annual sunset Community Pizza Evening on Friday, 16 February. Preparing and baking over 100 pizzas is quite a challenge but typically the process was handled with joyful ease! Thanks to everyone involved in this fun event.

Pancakes and Fun on Shrove Tuesday



Pancakes and Fun on Shrove Tuesday

There was a lot of fun and laughter at the School with the celebration of Shrove Tuesday, traditionally a day of excess eating prior to the abstinence of Lent. Also known as Pancake Day, it was celebrated with races for each class, singing, dancing and of course, pancake-making and eating. Thanks to Sophia Mundi’s Class […]

Sophia Mundi Staff on the way to becoming First Aid Heroes! 



Sophia Mundi Staff on the way to becoming First Aid Heroes! 

Accredited First Aid Training company Hero HQ took Sophia Mundi staff through the paces as they learnt the valuable life-saving skill of First Aid together. Physical and emotional scenarios and emergency situations were explored during the four hour annual training session.          

New Students enjoy School Experience



New Students enjoy School Experience

New students Hector and Violetta Capanni are settling into Sophia Mundi Steiner School, and mum Anna Foley and dad Andrea Capanni couldn’t be happier. An artist by profession and a connector at heart, Anna was initially attracted to Steiner Education when she experienced Sophia Mundi’s connection to beauty, creativity and music. Anna has lauded the […]

First Staff PD for 2018



First Staff PD for 2018

Sophia Mundi’s staff were welcomed to the 2018 school year with two insightful PD days commencing on Wednesday, 24 January 2018. Adult educator and Anthroposophical health practitioner Lisa Romero took attendees on a two day exploration of the theme “Building Social Understanding Through Working Wholistically with Gender and Sexuality.” Lisa delivered two morning lectures, allowing staff to creatively experiment with the theme using colour and form. They also experienced a practical, […]

Christmas Gifts for the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne



Christmas Gifts for the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne

Sophia Mundi Aftercare has been busy making crafts for the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne! During the last four weeks of Term 4, all the students – and adult volunteers in Aftercare hand made felt Christmas stockings to donate to the Children’s Hospital. Each stocking is 33cm long, and will be sold on the hospital craft […]

Sophia Mundi Open Day/ Spring Fair



Sophia Mundi Open Day/ Spring Fair

Sunday 12 November 2017, 10am – 4pm The Sophia Mundi Open Day is full of activities for the whole family – delicious food, live music, performances, a magical children’s tent and open classrooms with examples of student’s work from Prep – Year 12. The school offers an insight into Steiner Education and the International Baccalaureate […]