The Waldorf Way

What does Waldorf mean? How does the Waldorf way support learners at each stage of their development?
Here are the latest conversations we’ve been having on the topic.

The High School Factory Experience Week

Dear students, family, and friends My name is Mrs Kitching, and I am the Class 10 guardian. It was my privilege to organize a factory experience for the students. Three weeks ago, on an early morning, the class 10 students were waiting for a supervisor to show them...

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The Class 9 Shakespeare

Every year the class 9 pupils of Roseway Waldorf school perform one of Shakespeare's plays. Roseway in particular has a proud tradition of never repeating a play allowing each year’s Shakespeare production to become part of the community’s memory of those particular...

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COMMON MYTHS ABOUT WALDORF EDUCATION: READING

COMMON MYTHS ABOUT WALDORF EDUCATION: READING Is it true that Waldorf students are not taught to read until second grade? No! Learning to read is an entire process with many contributory facets. Waldorf education undertakes reading instruction in almost the opposite...

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The Class 8 Gardening & Landscape Project.

The Class 8 Gardening & Landscape Project From time to time Waldorf Schools will break from their usual weekly rhythm to include unique experiences that further support the pupils holistic development. The high school experience fortnight is one such time. For the...

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Inclusive Education & The Social Mission of Waldorf Schools

The benefits and positive outcomes of inclusive education (where a variety of students are welcomed and attend the same school and work together in age-appropriate, regular classes and are supported to learn, contribute and participate in all aspects of the life of...

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Understanding Eurythmy in the Classroom

The inclusion of the subject Eurythmy through all grades is an essential feature of Waldorf schools. Eurythmy is a highly refined movement art which nourishes the children's sense of well-being and aids other learning areas by strengthening expressive capacities,...

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The Role Of Drama – In A Waldorf School

Speech and drama achieves one of the essential goals of Waldorf Education; to integrate thinking, feeling and willing. With this in mind it is not surprising that this art form is present in every stage of our curriculum . One encounters it in Kindergarten where...

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St. John’s Festival at Roseway Waldorf School

Festivals At Roseway Waldorf School Our festivals are a time of joy and thanksgiving; a time of mutual appreciation of every member of the school community; a moment of showing gratitude both for the time we’ve been granted together, and anticipation of the gifts of...

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Healthy Lunch Ideas

Honey muesli balls

When your kids want something sweet in their lunch box, these are the perfect solution for a healthy snack on the go. Packed with filling muesli, delicious spices, and prunes and honey for sweetness, these crunchy balls are a winner. You will need:  2 1/2 cups...

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Quick and easy wrap fillings

For a gluten-free option serve as a salad or wrap in a lettuce leaf. Suggested fillings: Vegetables: Lettuce cut up into ribbons Grated beetroot Grated carrots Diced tomatoes Diced cucumber Sliced mini corn Sliced boiled eggs Diced avocado Finely sliced spring onions...

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Rainbow slaw salad

A fresh, crunchy, healthy and juicy salad with a variety of colourful vegetables. Ingredients: Carrots Red cabbage White cabbage Snap peas Red bell pepper Yellow bell pepper Method: Grate the carrots. Slice up the red and white cabbage. Thinly slice the snap peas and...

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Trail Mix

Dried fruit, nut, seed and carob snack mix. The combination of different nuts (plain, unsalted), seeds, dried fruit and carob make this a healthy snack filled with protein, vitamins and other nutrients. Ingredients: Carob Cashew nuts Macadamia nuts Sunflower seeds...

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Raspberry yoghurt

Greek yoghurt contains high concentrations of probiotics which improve digestion and increase your immunity. This thick and creamy food is also a good source of protein and calcium. Mix your Greek yoghurt together with some juicy berries such as blueberries or...

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Healthy rolled oats breakfast muffins

An apple, raisin and cinnamon flavoured oat muffin that tastes like baked oats porridge. Ingredients: 2½ cups rolled oats 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp baking powder ½ tsp pink salt 1/2 cup chopped dried apple 1 cup raisins 2 cups milk 2 tbsp coconut oil 1 egg 1/4 cup honey 1...

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Fresh fruit and fruit salads

Choose from a rainbow of colours of seasonal fruit. Depending on the type of fruit, you can serve whole (e.g. apples and plums) or cut into bite size pieces (easier for younger children to eat) or mix fruit together to make up a fruit salad. Make sure that any fruit...

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Chicken Strips

Quick and easy seasoned chicken strips baked in the oven. This chicken recipe is quick and easy to make and you can eat the chicken strips as they are or dip in a sauce, pack in your kids' lunch boxes, put in a wrap, a stir-fry or a salad. Ingredients: Boneless...

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Crudités

Eat a rainbow of raw nutritious vegetables cut into strips or bite size pieces. Crudités are the perfect way to ensure your body gets a variety of different phytonutrients (natural compounds in plants) essential for promoting and maintaining a healthy body and brain....

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Baked butternut and sweet potato cubes

Bite-sized butternut and sweet potato cubes flavoured with cinnamon, garlic, rosemary and salt and oven-baked in coconut oil. Ingredients: • 2 x sweet potatoes • 1 x butternut • Coconut oil • Cinnamon • Pink Himalayan salt • Garlic & herb seasoning • Fresh...

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