The Sapphira Blog

National Volunteers Week

It’s National Volunteer Week. Mumbulla School is the place we all love because of volunteers. We give our thanks to our Volunteers past, present and future.

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Why teach cooking and gardening in Class 3 and 4?

Class 3 is the turning point of childhood. The Class 3 and 4 child feels themself growing apart from the world – separate, independent – and this brings about an interest in anything practical. “Class 3 children usually love to go out into Nature in a more methodical and challenging …

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Focus on our Garden

Our Garden Coordinator James talks about the Kitchen Garden Programme. Each Friday Class 3 & 4 look forward to their time with James and Nikki. More from Nikki next week.

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Literacy At Mumbulla School

“Have you considered the Steiner school?” I asked a friend.  “Oh, we looked at it, but ruled it out because they don’t believe in books. We are a family of readers,” she emphasized. I was taken aback. Did my friend think that my husband and I didn’t value books or reading? I …

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