Latest edition of London Waldorf School

Latest edition of London Waldorf School Weekly is out!
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VIDEO: Why Waldorf?

A fantastic video on Waldorf Education, created by and featuring Marin Waldorf School.

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New Edition: London Waldorf School Weekly

The latest edition of the London Waldorf School Weekly is out!

The “Weekly” is a personalized newspaper built from articles, blog posts, videos and photos that may be of interest to the London Waldorf School community.

This week’s edition features articles on the importance of nature to our development, video glimpses into two other Waldorf Schools, and the trailer for the upcoming documentary “Play Again”.

 

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DOCUMENTARY: Play Again

DOCUMENTARY PREVIEW:
Play Again: What are the consequences of a childhood removed from nature?
http://playagainfilm.com/

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Jeremy Jeresky to Lead March Break Senior Arts Camp

Jeremy Jeresky is once again leading the March Break Senior Arts Camp for children 6 to 11 years old! Jeremy was in the Master of Fine Arts program at UWO and has won a Pillar Community Innovation Award for his work in the community.

A cross-disciplinary artist, Jeremy engages in painting, sculpture, photography, and performance at the university. He has taught for many years, and his enthusiasm for life and art is evident.

Our Senior Arts Campers will enjoy a balanced day of outdoor free play, drama games and artistic activities.

Artistic projects planned for Week One (March 5 to 9) include: garden mosaics, animal masks, clay trivet/pots, weaving rugs and stained glass.

Week Two (March 12 to 16) projects include: dragon kites, door hangers, paper making, group leaf collage, wind chimes, weaving bags and soft sculpture.

For more information on our March Break Camps, view the information on our website, www.londonwaldorf.ca or call 519.858.8862

For more information on Jeremy Jeresky and his work in the community:

Mosaic to Tell Old East Stories
http://www.lfpress.com/news/london/2010/07/07/14637451.html

Needy Tell their Stories Through Art Program
http://www.lfpress.com/news/columnists/ian_gillespie/2010/05/09/13887956.html

Pillar Community Innovation Award: Jeremy Jeresky

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Key Features of a Waldorf School

A wonderful short film that highlights the key features of a Waldorf (Steiner) School.
The film, “The Gift of Learning” was produced by British broadcaster ITN, and commissioned by The Steiner Waldorf Schools Fellowship.

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New Edition: London Waldorf School Weekly

The latest edition of the LWS Weekly is out!

This week’s edition features articles on the importance of movement in learning, parenting the nine year-old and healthy school lunches.

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Create Art. Explore Nature. Make New Friends.

It is hard to believe that March Break is soon upon us!

London Waldorf School is again offering two weeks of Day Camp during March Break. The camps are a great way for your child to engage in imaginative play, create art, and make new friends. Our naturalized playground is a wonderful outdoor space for high energy games, exploring nature and just experiencing spring unfold. Located north of Oxford and Wharncliffe and steps from Gibbons Park, London Waldorf School is nestled into 3.5 naturalized acres.

The Day Camps run from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and extended care is available until 5:30 p.m. each day.

Here are the details:
For children 3 to 11 years old, camps offer one- or two-week options and full- and half-day programs. 8:30 – 3:30 with aftercare available till 5:30.

Dates:
Week 1: March 5 to 9
Week 2: March 12 to 16

Location:
London Waldorf School, 7 Beaufort Street
Just north of Oxford and Wharncliffe and steps from Gibbons Park.

Programs:
Junior Camp (Preschool/Kindergarten children):
full days 8:30 – 3:30; half days 8:30 – noon. A supportive environment with a variety of activities including singing, circle time, stories, creative play, and outdoor adventure in our naturalized playground.

Senior Camp (Grade School children):
full day program only, 8:30 – 3:30. A week of balanced and age-appropriate activities including art, crafts, creative and dramatic play, and outdoor activities.

Cost:
$185 per week (full days)/$92.50 per week (half days).

Extended Care:
Extended care is available from 3:30 – 5:30 at a rate of $35.50 for one child or $53.50 per week for two or more siblings.

To register:
Call (519) 858-8862 for more information or to register.

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Launched: First Edition of London Waldorf School Weekly!

The first edition of London Waldorf School Weekly has been  launched!  The “Weekly” is an online newspaper built from news articles, blog posts, videos and photos that may interest the LWS community.

Featured articles this week include: Sarah Baldwin’s article, “Myth Busting: How Reading is Taught in a Waldorf School“,  an article by The Conway Sun, “Benefits of Knitting” which features White Mountain Waldorf School in New Hampshire, and a video on the importance of play featuring Dr. Ken Ginsburg from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Dr. Marilyn Benoit, former president of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry called “Prescription for Play“.

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A Waldorf Kindergarten

A peek into a Waldorf Kindergarten (via Chicago Waldorf School).

Early Childhood from Chicago Waldorf School on Vimeo.

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