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Are we filling their tummies or nourishing their bodies?

Healthy Kids are Cool sponsored by Faithful to Nature and Flora Force organized a one-day workshop on Optimum Nutrition for Kids. My colleague Giselle and I jumped at the opportunity to attend this event and thoroughly enjoyed it! Dr Werner Kerschbaumer, a homeopath and co-founder of Flora Force shook many of the general beliefs regarding […]

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A Neuroscientist Explains What Tech Does To The Reading Brain

For anyone who has ever been a reader, there’s much to sympathize with in Maryanne Wolf’s Reader, Come Home. The UCLA neuroscientist, a great lover of literature, tries to read Hermann Hesse’s Glass Bead Game, an old favorite, only to realize that she finds him boring and too complex. She wonders why he ever won a Nobel. […]

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Buy-A-Brick Fundraising Campaign

Buy-A-Brick Fundraising Campaign

“Education is the most powerful weapon, which you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela In 2019 Waldorf Education celebrates its 100th year of existence. They say it takes a village to raise a child… we believe it takes a community to build a school. With the centenary celebration of Waldorf Education in mind, […]

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The Gift Of Music

At a Waldorf school, a child’s development is supported through the creation of an environment that is filled with beauty, warmth and joy. Music is an essential part of this environment and supports the idea that the world is a beautiful and harmonious place. Many people consider music to be a fringe subject that only […]

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Science Shows That Our Brains Need Craft More Than Ever

At a time when many of us feel overwhelmed by the 24/7 demands of the digital world, craft practices, alongside other activities such as colouring books for grown-ups and the up-surge of interest in cooking from scratch and productive home gardens, are being looked to as something of an antidote to the stresses and pressures […]

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The Build - Questions and Answers

The Build – Questions and Answers

Should the leaders who make important  financial decisions for the school not be trained or experienced in business principles and systems? As a school, we are very reliant on the involvement, input and skills of our parent body. The school is structured with sub-committee or mandate groups, mandated by the Board of Management and/or College […]

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A Steiner Verse for an Uncertain World

When the world around us seems uncertain and even scary, what can we as mothers do to nurture ourselves and our little ones? First of all, Steiner might well say that we need to pay more attention to the unseen world than the seen one. Call on our angels or higher power or spirit of […]

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Class 5 Language Sharing at Stellenbosch Waldorf School

“The learning of a foreign language greatly depends on imitative musical abilities. Although they are somewhat ebbing from the change of teeth onwards, the language teacher can still make use of them in a most creative way.” – René M Querido, “A Creative Approach to Foreign Languages for Waldorf Teachers” Seeing the creativity in the […]

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Parent & Child Circle

Our Parent & Child Circle is a wonderful way to introduce your child to a classroom experience, and for parents to learn more about the rich, developmental approach of Waldorf education. The home-like atmosphere of the program is calming and enriching for both the young child and the attending parent, and provides quality time together […]

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