Q: Does Steiner education use traditional assessments for numeracy and literacy?
A: Although Steiner education places less emphasis on traditional assessments and standardised testing, students within the Steiner stream are formally assessed using various standardised tests as well as observation, discussion, and practical tasks. This allows for a more holistic and individualised approach to learning and development.
Q: How do Steiner students perform academically in literacy and numeracy compared to students in traditional methods?
A: Data comparing the academic performance of the Steiner students at Trinity Gardens School to mainstream benchmarks demonstrate that Steiner students are well-prepared for academic success. More importantly, Steiner students are known for their love of learning and their ability to think creatively and independently.