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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

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Welcome to Calgary Waldorf School

Central to Waldorf education is a deep respect for childhood. Our enriched curriculum is designed to meet the child’s specific developmental needs. Movement and time in nature is built into every student’s daily rhythm. The Waldorf learning experience is hands-on, with unwired and low-tech classrooms. The arts — music, story, drawing, painting, and drama — are interwoven through all subjects. 

Explore our website to learn more and then join us for a school tour.

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

Waldorf 100 – The Film 

The film “Learn to Change the World” shows people from around the world who work on the big pedagogical tasks of our time based on Waldorf pedagogy.

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The life cycle of a butterfly is unfolding in Class Two! The children are witnessing the magical transformation from caterpillar to butterfly before their eyes! Pages of their nature journal are being filled with daily observations and carefully drawn diagrams.
Photo: Life Cycle of a Butterfly Chalk Drawing
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The life cycle of a butterfly is unfolding in Class Two! The children are witnessing the magical transformation from caterpillar to butterfly before their eyes! Pages of their nature journal are being filled with daily observations and carefully drawn diagrams. 
Photo: Life Cycle of a Butterfly Chalk Drawing

Our annual Mayfest celebration is a festive occasion where our school community, family, and friends all come together in celebration of the splendour of spring, seasonal traditions, and the approaching school-year-end. Class 4 will be performing the maypole dance to kick-off the festivities.

There will be activities for children, music, flower garlands, and ice cream. Families can bring their own picnic dinner or purchase all-beef or veggie hot dogs from our BBQ grill masters!

Bring the entire family, neighbours, and friends.

Come rain or shine!

5:00pm Maypole Dance
5:30pm - 7:00pm Children's Activities

$2 Admission for Adults / Children Free
$1-$6 for Children's Activities
$2-$5 for Food & Beverages

#calgarywaldorfschool #waldorfeducation #waldorfschool #yycevents #yycfamilies #yyckids #maydays #calgaryschild

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By teaching children how to knit and allowing them to apply their discipline, focus, and coordination, in the creation of an item of value and usefulness, they learn that hard work can be rewarding. Through this process they build their sense of confidence and accomplishment. ...

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The ancient Greeks had many monsters in their stories. The cyclops is a giant, one-eyed monster from Greek mythology. They helped Zeus overthrow the Titans so that he could become the King of the Gods. They were not always this helpful, however. Odysseus and a group of his men got trapped in a cave with one. He ate half of Odysseus’ sailors before being tricked into letting the remainder go.
Photo: Watercolour drawings of cyclops

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Books! Books! Books!
Our final day of the Book, Bike , Bake Sale is
Friday, May 6th from 3pm - 6pm.
There will be BAKING.
There will be BIKES.
And there will be lots of BOOKS!
Friends, family, and the community are all welcome!
Thank you for supporting our school's FUNdraiser.

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And Then There Were None!
Agatha Christie’s classic murder mystery performed by Class 9.
An exceptional production with great stage and sound design, a plot full of twists and turns, and superb characterisation. Bravo Class 9!
#calgarywaldorfschool #classplays #waldorfeducation #waldorfschool #classof2022

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We continue to accept applications for the 2022-23 school year.

Click HERE for Admission Information.


Friday, May 27, 2022
5pm to 7:30pm


Preschool / Kindergarten Tours
Mondays 12:30pm (1hr)
June 13
Register to attend by calling the office. Adults-only.

Grades 1 to 9 Tours
Thursdays 9:30am (1hr)
June 9
Register to attend by calling the office. Adults-only.

Calgary Waldorf School Virtual Tour



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.


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.


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.


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.


Calgary Waldorf School acknowledges Treaty 7 territory – the ancestral and traditional territory of the Blackfoot Confederacy: Kainai, Pikani and Siksika as well as the Tsuu T’ina First Nation and Stoney Nakoda First Nation. We acknowledge the many First Nations, Métis and Inuit whose footsteps have marked these lands for generations. We are grateful for the traditional Knowledge Keepers and Elders who are still with us today and those who have gone before us. We recognize the land as an act of reconciliation and gratitude to those whose territory we reside on or are visiting.