The Steiner school in Aberdeen, situated in the suburb of Cults will close this summer following a joint investigation by Education Scotland and the Care Inspectorate.
According to Stv news; « Inquiries began after the Care Inspectorate received complaints about the “staffing and care of children” at the school’s nursery. »
The BBC reported that concerns had also been raised about the school.
The Steiner Waldorf Schools Fellowship stated on their website in a press release that the school is closing for financial reasons, and suggests that « efforts …to enable wide & inclusive access to the Steiner Waldorf education. ..has impacted on the school’s budget over the years & a recent critical inspection may have, in part, been a consequence of this. »
I have just found the Inspection report, available here.
I think this is the most damning statement in the report;
« The Council of Management has tried to implement…
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