10. June 2020 · Comments Off on Vacancy – Communications and Admissions Manager · Categories: Steiner education

We are seeking a Communications and Admissions Manager to join our small team.  The post holder will oversee pupil admissions and manage school communications both internally and externally.

Please click here for a Job Description and Person Specification.  An Application Form can be found here.

If you would like to apply for this position please forward your completed Application Form to lucy@theionaschool.org.uk.


03. June 2020 · Comments Off on Virtual Q&A Session for Prospective Parents · Categories: Steiner education

We will be holding another Virtual Q&A Session via Zoom on Tuesday 23rd June at 8.00pm.

If you would like to register for this event, please email Lucy and we will let you know how to join the session.


11. May 2020 · Comments Off on Virtual Open Day with Q&A Session · Categories: Steiner education

Virtual Open Day with Q&A Session

We will be holding a Virtual Open Day with Q&A Session via Zoom on Wednesday 20th May 2020 at 8.00pm.

If you would like to register for this event, please email Lucy and we will let you know how to join the session.

05. May 2020 · Comments Off on Coronavirus Update / School Closure · Categories: Steiner education

Update regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Due to the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, The Iona School is currently closed.

We wish to protect all of our pupils, parents, staff and visitors at this time and will remain closed until we are advised to reopen.  Staff are keeping in regular contact with parents and pupils during our closure.

All up to date guidance on Coronavirus (COVID-19) can be found on the government website at www.gov.uk.  If you have any questions or concerns please contact the school via email at admin@theionaschool.org.uk.

We wish to thank all parents who have shown their support at this time.

Safeguarding information for parents during our closure can be found here.  Please also refer to our Internet Safety and Social Media Policy in our Policy section.

04. May 2020 · Comments Off on Iona celebrates its 35th birthday! · Categories: Steiner education

Iona Celebrates its 35th Birthday – 29th April 2020

Unfortunately school is temporarily closed due to the Covid-19 outbreak therefore we have been unable to celebrate together in person – the pupils have sent us their birthday cards so we can celebrate by sharing these online! (You may notice a few sweet treats too!)

See the photos here: www.theionaschool.org.uk/gallery

21. April 2020 · Comments Off on #Waldorf Wave · Categories: Steiner education

We are delighted to share this initiative from our friends at the wonderful Michael Hall Steiner School.

They are creating a WALDORF WAVE on social media this week – with lively posts and lots of reasons to celebrate Steiner Waldorf education. Please do help support this initiative by checking out the event here and reading more about it.  Let’s create a celebratory virtual WALDORF WAVE full of uplifting posts and content, as we support our community online. Thank you! You can read more about it here.

Please do share your fantastic Waldorf memories, and bring some colour to the online space with drawings, memories and photos. Please do encourage your friends to post in the event listing itself and of course to share on their timelines too.

Don’t forget to use the hashtag #WaldorfWave

03. April 2020 · Comments Off on Job Vacancy – School Business Manager · Categories: Steiner education

We are looking for a new School Business Manager to take a lead role in managing the day to day operational aspects of the school.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for the organisation and monitoring of support services including administrative procedures, ICT facilities, reprographics and communication systems. Must be able to give strategic vision, leadership and management to all aspects of budget, finance and premises. Ensuring all the non-teaching compliance aspects of the Independent School Standards (ISS) are met.

Candidates must have a good standard of education to A level and financial qualifications.

– Excellent communicator
– Good interpersonal skills
– Team player
– Multi-tasking ability
– Understanding of the school ethos

For a full Job Description and Application Form, please visit the Vacancies section of our website: www.theionaschool.org.uk/vacancies

26. March 2020 · Comments Off on Congratulations to Ava – Writing Award · Categories: Steiner education

It’s always wonderful to hear from past pupils…. and we wanted to share with our school community some good news.

Ava was at Iona for just a year, completing Class 5 (our equivalent to Year 6) before venturing off to Senior School last September.

She has recently won THE SCOTTISH BOOK TRUST’S YOUNG WRITERS (5-11) AWARD. She is delighted to have won more books to read!

You can read her entry here: https://www.scottishbooktrust.com/50-…/february-2020-winners

Ava’s parents said she wouldn’t have found the confidence without Mrs Woolley giving her such encouragement to believe in herself and to find a space to be creative once again.

Well done Ava, we’re all really proud of you!!

16. March 2020 · Comments Off on Open Morning CANCELLED · Categories: Steiner education

We have made the decision to cancel our Open Morning this Thursday 19th March.  Our next session will take place on Thursday 14th May from 9.30am.

Apologies for any inconvenience – this measure has been put in place to protect staff, parents, children and visitors to the school.



13. March 2020 · Comments Off on Sports Relief – Friday 13th March · Categories: Steiner education

Staff and pupils came to school in support of Sports Relief dressed as favourite characters from their main lesson stories.  We have raised a total of £131.54 from donations including those from a cake and hot chocolate sale at break time.