Lancaster Steiner School

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Lancaster Steiner School
Motto Education is a journey, not a race[1]
Type Independent primary school
Teacher Co-ordinator Mrs Louise Duirwyn[2][3]
Location Lune Road
Coordinates: 54°03′05″N 2°48′48″W / 54.05145°N 2.81346°W / 54.05145; -2.81346
Local authority Lancashire
DfE URN 132095
Gender Coeducational
Ages 3–11[2]

Lancaster Steiner School is an independent coeducational school in Lancaster, England, with classes for nursery, kindergarten and grades 1-5.[4] The curriculum is based on the principles of Waldorf education established by Rudolf Steiner. In a 2010 report from Ofsted, the teaching at Lancaster Steiner School was described by inspectors as "frequently outstanding".[4][5]

Lancaster Steiner School is a member of the Steiner Waldorf Schools Fellowship and follows the Waldorf school curriculum.[6] The school is applying to become a state-funded Steiner Primary School in 2014.[7] The school had earlier applied for free school status in 2010.[8]


  1. ^ "Lancaster Steiner School". Lancaster Steiner School. Retrieved 2017-02-15. 
  2. ^ a b "Lancaster Steiner School - GOV.UK". 2014-08-31. Retrieved 2017-02-15. 
  3. ^ "Staff". Lancaster Steiner School. 2016-12-16. Retrieved 2017-02-15. 
  4. ^ a b Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted) (2010). "School Inspection Report" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-14. 
  5. ^ Kate Proctor (17 May 2010). "Lancaster Steiner School receives 'outstanding' inspection". The Westmorland Gazette. Retrieved 2012-11-14. 
  6. ^ Steiner Waldorf Schools Fellowship. "Steiner Waldorf Schools Fellowship Directory". Retrieved 2012-11-14. 
  7. ^ "Lancaster Steiner Free School Project". Retrieved 2012-11-14. 
  8. ^ "Lancaster Steiner school's Free School status bid". BBC News Lancashire. 29 October 2010. Retrieved 2012-11-14. 

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