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Winter Spiral Festival 21 June 2018



Winter Spiral Festival 21 June 2018

As the Sun reaches its lowest zenith, the light and warmth of the earth are dwindling. The inward turning season of Winter brings an awakening of the creativity, the soul of the Human Being. So the Winter Spiral is a quiet and reverent recognition of the inner light that we carry, when nature all around […]

New Appointment: Phil Jopson, Head of Middle School



New Appointment: Phil Jopson, Head of Middle School

Sophia Mundi is proud to appoint Phil Jopson, current ICT and Hard Arts Teacher as Head of Middle School. Phil, who was born in Christchurch, New Zealand, has worked in Steiner schools as an art educator for over two decades.  He is also a multi-media artist and has exhibited his sculpture, drawings, short films, performance […]

Glenaeon Rudolf Steiner School’s hits the news around 2018 NAPLAN



Glenaeon Rudolf Steiner School’s hits the news around 2018 NAPLAN

The National Assessment Program – Literary and Numeracy (NAPLAN) was introduced in Australia over a decade ago to assess students’ reading, writing, language (spelling, grammar and punctuation) and numeracy. The Program has been managed by the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) since 2010. Over the years NAPLAN has received considerable contention in the […]

Term 2 Cross Country Run at Little Yarra Steiner School



Term 2 Cross Country Run at Little Yarra Steiner School

by Katherine Ellis, Sophia Mundi Physical Education Co-ordinator On Tuesday May 2nd Classes 6-10 travelled to the Yarra Valley bound for  Little Yarra Steiner School (LYSS) to participate in the Cross Country Run. The two busloads carrying students head out of the city and the view soon changed from urban sprawl  to rolling hills as […]

Lantern Festival – 4 May 2018



Lantern Festival – 4 May 2018

Please join us at the Lantern Festival! At 5:30pm on the evening of Friday 4 May 2018,  Sophia Mundi Steiner School’s primary classes and parents will gather with their teachers to celebrate the Lantern Festival. Class carers are organising soup and bread to be shared (BYO mugs and spoons). After the meal we will gather […]

Autumn Festival and Last Day of Term



Autumn Festival and Last Day of Term

Sophia Mundi Steiner School celebrated the last day of term and the Autumnal Equinox with our Autumn Festival, an event that the entire school prepared for over many weeks and one in which Class 1 to Class 10 students participated in some way. Students presented the Saint Michael Dragon Play, interwoven with music and performance […]

Harvest Food Collection



Harvest Food Collection

Leading up to the Harvest festival on the last day of Term, we are collecting food for the Asylum Seekers Resource Centre (ASRC). Please continue to bring in your food donations – we appreciate your generosity! Some Urgent Essentials are: Basmati rice; Biscuits – sweet and savoury; Cornflakes, Rice Bubbles and Cereals; Honey; Jam and Peanut Butter; […]

Harvest Festival – 29 March 2018



Harvest Festival – 29 March 2018

Class Teachers and students have prepared a beautiful end of Term Harvest Festival to celebrate the end of term and change of season. The Festival will be a whole school affair on Thursday 29 March, starting at 2pm, with Classes 1-4 as players in the Dragon Play and Classes 5-10 contributing music and other performances. […]

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 […]