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.

Embracing Art in a Waldorf School

Art at Waldorf schools is not just a subject, it forms part of the entire educational ethos. Founder Rudolph Steiner believed that we as humans have three aspects – intellectual, manual and artistic/creative, and that all three parts have to be advanced equally. While...

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Unfolding Creative Concepts in Art and Science

STEAM education is an approach to learning that uses Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics as access points for guiding student inquiry, dialogue, and critical thinking.   It is based on the idea that there are significant areas of overlap between the...

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Understanding Waldorf – Why Choose A Steiner School?

When you look at your child, you see the whole person. The child they are now, and the potential of the adult they will become. You also realise that there are significant emotional, social and cognitive milestones they will experience along that journey.  This is the...

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How Is Waldorf Education Different From Unschooling?

Waldorf Education is indeed an alternative form of education. It has often been mistaken by some as a form of unschooling. Being alternative does not mean that Waldorf is a version of unschooling. There are points where the two education approaches meet. Both, for...

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Understanding Waldorf – How Is A Steiner School Governed?

Waldorf education is also known as Steiner education, named after Dr Rudolph Steiner, upon whose educational philosophies all Waldorf schools are based. Steiner divided child development into three distinct stages – early childhood, elementary and secondary. Each...

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The Power of Imagination in Learning

We all want the best for our children. We want them to be happy, successful, respected and well-liked. We want them to stand out in an increasingly competitive world and to be the very best they can possibly be. We harbour secret ambitions for their futures, and, in...

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Healthy Lunch Ideas

Baked apple & cinnamon slices

Apples slices dusted in cinnamon and baked in the oven. Ingredients: Granny smith or red apples Cinnamon Method: Core the apples and slice into thin pieces (Approx. 3 mm). Line a large baking tray with lightly greased baking paper. Place the apple slices on the baking...

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