The Christchurch Rudolf Steiner School was founded in 1975. It began with two pupils and currently has a roll of about 380. The school is located in the south of the city on its own landscaped grounds in a bend of the Opawa River as one of its boundaries. It has extensive purpose built accommodation designed in a distinctive Waldorf or Rudolf Steiner fashion. The School is one of over 800 Rudolf Steiner/Waldorf schools worldwide and is a founding member of the Federation of Rudolf Steiner Schools in New Zealand. In 1989 it became a state integrated Area School and is part of the New Zealand Education system.The teaching staff are all well qualified teachers and have a commitment and a personal connection to the distinctive special character' of the school.
We have our own café featuring organic vegetarian food and is open for morning tea, lunchtime and after school.