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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.


On now until November 5th! Place your order at the school office.

Products & Order Form HERE including our custom label CWS Morning Circle Blend.

CWS Annual Giving Banner and link
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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It's time to stock your cupboards (at home and at work) with delicious coffee and tea from Rebel Coffee Roasters in support of the Calgary Waldorf School.

Dark roast, espresso, decaf, and our very own CWS Morning Circle Blend - which makes a great gift!

Full Product Details & Order Form:

Orders and payment must be brought to the school office.

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Its time to stock your cupboards (at home and at work) with delicious coffee and tea from Rebel Coffee Roasters in support of the Calgary Waldorf School.  Dark roast, espresso, decaf, and our very own CWS Morning Circle Blend - which makes a great gift!  Full Product Details & Order Form:  Orders and payment must be brought to the school office.  Wheres your favourite place to sip your java/tea?

A magnificent sunrise ready to welcome students to the school yard this morning. Happy Friday! ...

The Calgary Waldorf School’s commitment to providing an inspired education has never been more needed.

Waldorf education continues to prepare students for an ever-changing world. Our curriculum emphasizes the power of play and being in nature, the depth and breadth of human history, and learning to collaborate; all woven through with the idea of a greater connection. Waldorf students continue out into the world with the skill of seeing beauty in all things and the art of the practical.

Funds raised through Annual Giving help to provide exceptional experiences for our children, and to support areas such as teacher training and accessible tuition assistance.

Your support of Waldorf education and the Calgary Waldorf School is greatly appreciated. Every donation helps; $5, $10, $25 or more, there is strength in numbers and in our community.

Giving is a human connection, a meaningful way to make a difference. Please Donate Today - link in bio.

Thank you to our wonderful community.

When autumn mist gathers
when leaves fall gently down.
New strength in me rises
to bear life’s waiting crown.
-Source unknown

Alongside the many tales of great explorers of the past, Class Seven students researched a famous explorer of their choice. They used that research to create a board game dictating the adventures of their explorer. Through the many hazards, penalties, rewards, and accomplishments in the board game, their classmates could then learn about this new explorer. #calgarywaldorfschool #waldorfschool #waldorfeducation ...


We continue to accept applications for the 2021-22 school year. 

Click HERE for Admission Information.


How To Have Devices Not Be Divisive For Our Family and Classrooms: A Virtual Talk with Kim John Payne
Thursday, December 2nd @ 7pm
Tickets on Sale HERE



Preschool / Kindergarten Tours
Mondays 12:30pm (1hr)
Nov 1 & 29; Jan 10; Feb 7; Mar 7; Apr 11; May 9; June 13
Register to attend by calling the office. Adults-only.

Grades 1 to 9 Tours
Thursdays 9:30am (1hr)
Nov 4; Dec 2; Jan 13; Feb 10; Mar 3; Apr 14; May 12; 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.