These are Government schools,
and they run the Steiner program in parallel
with their mainstream curriculum.
Primary School in Victoria was the first, starting in 1991 with 17 children in
There are some compromises needed
to fit within the State system, mainly
administration issues, but the curriculum offered
within the classroom is quite close to that
offered by other Steiner Schools in Australia.
The class teachers are employed by the
Government, however there will be an extra charge
for lessons such as Eurhythmy and instrumental
music. This will vary from school to school.