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Calgary Waldorf School
515 Cougar Ridge Drive S.W., Calgary, Alberta, Canada T3H 5G9
Phone: 403-287-1868 | Fax: 403-287-3414
Info@calgarywaldorf.org

Welcome to Calgary Waldorf School

Education is more than the acquisition of information, rigid academic curricula, and high-stakes testing. It is clear that intellectual flexibility, creative thinking, independent judgement, moral discernment, refined written and oral communication skills, and the ability to collaborate effectively will be essential to success in today’s ever-changing global community. The Waldorf curriculum, pedagogy, and teaching methods are designed to nurture these capacities.

In preschool and Kindergarten, Waldorf takes a holistic approach to education. The classrooms are designed to mimic the home where rhythm and routine are key. Children play with toys that are made from natural materials and are designed to spark imagination. Learning is done through imitation as the teacher leads the children in song, movement, and story.

In grade school, music, movement, science, history, literature, geography, and legends are not simply subjects to be read about and tested, they are experienced. Through these experiences, Waldorf students cultivate their intellectual, emotional, physical, and spiritual capacities to be individuals certain of their paths and to be of service to the world.

It is the goal of a Waldorf teacher to cultivate a sense of wonder and to inspire children to view the world, even in its most basic form, as magnificent – prompting each student to embrace life with enthusiasm, initiative, and purpose. These aims are met through an education that is rich with meaningful sense experiences, classical academics, and artistic beauty in all subject matters.

I wanted to thank you for all of your support over the last few months. You have really made this an easy transition given the circumstances. It is clear how much effort you have put in personally to ensure the children continue to have a Waldorf experience. I have so appreciated learning some of how Waldorf teaches our children. Thank you for keeping us so organized and making it easy for us to follow the schedule and the work needing to be done every week. Who knew you were a Youtuber! I have always appreciated teachers from a far, however. having him tell us continually “Ms. Loree doesn’t do it that way” has been very humbling. I realize how connected he is to you and the structure you have provided. We are so lucky to have a teacher who is so loving and truly loves what she does. We are so blessed that you teach our son every day.

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you.

I hope you are now able to spend quality time with your family. Enjoy your summer!

Tanya & Mark, CWS Parents

New Waldorf 100 Film – “Becoming…”

“Becoming…” is the third in a series of short films directed by award-winning documentary filmmaker Paul Zehrer which provide an insight into Waldorf Education in the most diverse cultural, social, religious and economic conditions around the globe.

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This spring we are selling beautiful plants to raise funds for the Calgary Waldorf School. As a community, let’s bring plant life and gardening to our homes!

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This spring we are selling beautiful plants to raise funds for the Calgary Waldorf School. As a community, let’s bring plant life and gardening to our homes!

Order Form Link found in bio.
Don't delay, ordering closes May 4th. Pickup at CWS on Thursday, May 20th - just in time for the long weekend! Pickup details and schedule will be emailed to you.

Thank you so much for your support!
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A SPRING SONG
See the yellow catkins cover
All the slender willows over;
And on the mossy banks so green
Starlike primroses are seen;
And their clustering leaves below
White and purple violets grow.
- Anonymous

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"The Vikings had an affinity for the sea and loved to explore and raid new places for treasure, but they had to be careful because the sea was ruled by the giant Aegir. His wife Rân took pleasure in toppling their boats and stealing their treasure for herself." ...

In Class 6 art lessons, students have been working with charcoal to find form in their artwork, really tending to the use of dark and light.
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SCHOOL NEWS

We are now accepting Applications for the 2021-22 School Year.

Click HERE for Admission Information.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Waldorf Independent School of Edmonton (WISE) Virtual Gateways Conference

April 30 & May 1

Info & Registration

TOURS

Preschool / Kindergarten Tours
Mondays 12:30pm (1hr)
Apr 12, May 10, June 14
Register to attend by calling the office. Adults-only.


Grades 1 to 9 Tours
Thursdays 9:30am (1hr)
Apr 15, May 13, June 10
Register to attend by calling the office. Adults-only.


Calgary Waldorf School Virtual Tour

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EDUCATION

Waldorf® Education addresses the learning needs of the whole child, developing: clarity in thought, balance in feeling and conscience and initiative in action.

The Waldorf approach recognizes that children have distinct, age-related educational and emotional needs that unfold through stages of their development.

BALANCED

To meet these needs, the Calgary Waldorf School’s rich and challenging curriculum carefully balances academic, artistic and practical activities to stimulate intelligence and encourage creativity.

NURTURING

Our nurturing social environment helps children develop exceptional interpersonal skills, self-confidence and self-reliance, fostering their own personal integrity and sense of social and environmental responsibility.

INTEGRATED

The Calgary Waldorf School is an independent private school founded in 1985. It offers Parent and Tot programs, Preschool and Kindergarten and Grades One through Nine.

Have a look around our website to explore the unique world of Waldorf Education and discover the advantages it can bring for the growth and development of your child.

Waldorf® is a registered service mark of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) and is used by agreement of membership in AWSNA.