Children and parents celebrating Diwali - Indian Festival of Light with Class 5 at Ringwood Waldorf School

Gallery: Class 5 Celebrates Diwali

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Diwali – Festival of Light There are many ways around the world to celebrate the changing seasons and time of year. Diwali is the Indian Festival of Light and, as Class 5 are studying Asian cultures in their main lesson, it seems appropriate that they create and experience this traditional festival too. Marika and Class 5 […]

Ringwood Waldorf School Clothes Swap November 2018 poster

Ringwood Waldorf School clothes swap to benefit Emmaus homeless charity

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Fabulous fashionistas have begun sifting through their wardrobes ahead of Ringwood Waldorf School’s sixteenth fundraising clothes swap party. Parents held their first clothes swap in 2010 with the aim of recirculating outgrown and unwanted items while supporting the Steiner school’s development fund. Since then they have raised more than £10,000 for national and international charity appeals […]

Traditional Harvest Festival Michaelmas plaits of corn - crafts in Class 3 at Ringwood Waldorf School

Gallery: Class 3 Harvest Plaits

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Harvest Traditions At this time of year, the whole school is celebrating Michaelmas and the autumn Harvest Festival. Class 3 have been busy plaiting corn into these traditional harvest gifts. So simple and so unique, each and every one…

image of school architect Keir Polyblank looking out of the new science block building work

Building Work: Science Block Update

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Building Work Update All summer long, Keir and his helpers have been hard at work on the new Science Block, which is just off the school field to the rear of the school. This is Phase 1 of the new Upper School building project and a fantastic addition to the school’s facilities. Parents stepped in […]

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Happy Birthday to Us!!

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Happy Birthday everyone! Last Sunday, on 16th September, the school turned 44! Incredible to think that the school was founded in 1974 by Christine Polyblank, who is very much still part of our school community. Here’s a photo of her with her first class in Folly Farm Lane and you can find out more about the […]

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Exam Results 2018

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Exam Results 2018 Well done to all the students who sat their GCSE Maths and IGCSE English and Functional Skills Maths this year. This was the third year we had entered students for the maths GCSE and the English IGCSE. For the first time this year, both of those exams were graded in the new […]

2018 Summer Holiday Club at Ringwood Waldorf School

August Summer Holiday Club!

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August Summer Holiday Club 6th-17th August 2018:  for 6-12 year olds. A crafts and adventure summer holiday club for 6 to 12-year-olds from 6th to 17th August. Open to all.   If you’re looking for something great to do for your children this summer, try our August Summer Holiday Club.  We’re providing a healthy, entertaining […]

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Wish, Wonder & Surprise: Poems in Class 7

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Wish, Wonder & Surprise… Creative Writing Class 7 have been writing poems this term as part of their Creative Writing Main Lesson Block ‘Wish, Wonder and Surprise’. They are so lovely, we wanted to show them here:   Bluebells by Ishbel Sinclair Look at all the bluebells, In the bluebell woods. With their bright green stalks, […]

St Johns Midsummer Festival 2018 at Ringwood Waldorf School

Festival: Celebrating Midsummer St Johns 2018

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St John’s Festival 2018 Last Friday we celebrated Midsummer at school with St John’s Festival. As is traditional, the fire was lit by students from Class 10 for the whole community to gather round. Then there was a short assembly in Keir Hall and music from the Mother Ukers and their ukeleles. Gathering around the […]

The Tempest performed by Class 10 of Ringwood Waldorf School

Play: ‘The Tempest’ by Class 10

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The Tempest by William Shakespeare Performed by Class 10 Before heading off on their Wilderness class trip to Sweden, Class 10 made the time to share their end-of-year performance of Shakespeare’s ‘Tempest’ with us. What a magnificent play it is, and how magnificently performed it was – we loved it! We know this class well […]

Class 8 Project Presentations at Ringwood Waldorf School 2018

Class 8 Projects 2018

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Each year, over the course of their last year in the main school, Class 8 work on a project outside school, then bring them in to share with everyone. The focus and scale of each project is the choice of the individual students – anything that they are passionate about. Each year, there is always […]