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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Eco-School Silver Award!

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Ringwood Waldorf School has obtained an Eco-Schools’ Silver Award! by Gill Hickman Sussed in the Forest, Eco-Schools Assessor Eco-schools award   It was a genuine pleasure to meet members of Class 7 whose hard work has been instrumental in the school obtaining the award. While Ringwood Waldorf School’s entire ethos is underpinned by a genuinely […]

Ringwood Waldorf School Summer Fair 2018 Poster

Eco School – Getting to the Summer Fair!

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It’s our wonderful summer fair this Saturday and we’d love everyone to come. GETTING HERE The summer fair is on Saturday and we are very limited on parking. Please travel to school using alternative means if you can. Cycle – The Castleman Trailway passes by the school, Dorset’s longest and nicest cycleways. Bus – The X3, […]

Spring Flowers in our Wildflower Meadow

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June is here, and the wildflower meadow Class 6 planted in partnership with Friends of the Earth’s ‘Bee Cause’ campaign, is starting to blossom.  Do go to our School Garden and have a look if you get a moment.  It’s quite modest, but rather beautiful. Our aim of attracting bees and butterflies is beginning to […]

Ahoy Concert at Gloucester Cathedral with pupils from Ringwood Waldorf School and Wynstones May 2018

Ahoy! Concert in Gloucester Cathedral

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Ahoy! Concert Last Friday many pupils from Classes 4 & 5 travelled to Gloucester Cathedral to take part in a multi-Steiner School concert, Ahoy!  The sun was shining, the children were in great form and the afternoon rehearsals, which were interspersed with picnics in the beautiful grounds of the cathedral and making new friends from […]

Play: ‘Earnestly Oscar’ by Class 8

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‘Earnestly Oscar’ performed by Class 8 Another group of students we have watched growing up – many from Kindergarten – has reached the milestone of Class 8 and, as is the custom, they have chosen a play to offer as a gift to the whole school. Two contrasting plays, in fact, both by Oscar Wilde, […]