Cardiff Steiner School was established in 1997 and was based in a terraced house in Adamsdown for the majority of that time. After 16 years, the Cardiff Steiner School finally has its own home and is now providing education and learning to a diverse mix of children age 3 to 11 years. Staff, parents, children & the community have sanded, painted and scrubbed to create a truly fantastic building but with funds all spent on essential building repairs and renovations, the playground remains a concrete jungle. The external space is a good space and comes in at 0.6 acre but it is a rundown ‘concrete jungle’ with poor drainage, collapsed manholes and damaged surfaces. The School is desperate to repair and develop this outside space as it will provide the children with an inspiring space, which is also essential to the school as an educational facility. The money raised will allow us to develop a natural play-scape and bio-diverse garden which will be integral to the children’s wellbeing, learning and development. Cardiff Steiner School is a charity and is a diverse and growing Steiner Waldorf School in Wales’ capital city. It is non-selective and welcomes children of all abilities, faiths and backgrounds. Its distinctive, international curriculum integrates arts and academics into a rich, balanced education that ignites a lifelong passion for learning. Help us give our children the inspiring space they deserve!
We need you to help us raise £70 which will enable our school to have a pack of five fruit trees, which we can plant in our school grounds and teach all our pupils the importance of growing our own produce.
It only takes seven people to pledge £10 and recieve a discount on a Woodland Trust membership to get us to our target and recieve trees to plant in the school. We can do this!
We believe this project is so beneficial to all our pupils, we will be able to educate on sustainable and local produce and by planting our own trees we will be able to do this with our very own produce. Just one pack will provide us with five fruit trees including two apples, one pear, one plum and one quince. All trees are kindly donated by Otter Farm. The fruit trees are two years old and will fruit next year.
Our campaign is supported by Abel and Cole, The Woodland Trust and River Cottage, who are both kindly donating some amazing rewards.
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall said: “I find the idea that the next generation could be growing more fruit, eating more fruit and cooking their fruit in a much more creative way incredibly exciting. I want to do what I can to make that happen.”
With your help we can get all our pupils involved with a great project and show them how much benefit five trees can make to our school. We can use the fruit in our canteen and allow children to eat it during the school day. This also promotes healthy eating.
Please support us and help our school start a sustainable project with real educational benefit. All the trees are provided by Otter Farm.
If we exceed our target, we will use all the extra funds for enviromental projects going on at the school, minus the 5% crowdfunder admin fee.