Holi celebrations at RIngwood Waldorf School

Celebrating Holi 2018

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“Ringwood Waldorf School celebrates Festival of colours” There are articles in the local media featuring our Holi celebrations too: Bournemouth Daily Echo “Festival of Colour comes out in force at Ringwood Waldorf School” Southern Daily Echo  “New Forest school celebrates Holi – the festival of colour and love” Holi is a festival of colour that marks the arrival […]

Wessex Brass Band Association

Brass Banding Success!

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Youth and Training Band Festival The Wessex Brass Band Association held its Youth and Training Band Festival on 27th January 2018. Seven bands participated. The judge was a player from the no 1 brass band in the world. Six members of the school community were involved, in two of the bands. The New Forest Training […]

Candlemas Candle making in Class 4 at Ringwood Waldorf School

Candlemas 2018

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Candlemas – 40 Days After Christmas Candlemas falls on 2nd February, exactly forty days after Christmas Day on the Christian calendar. This festival has different names and meanings to people all around the world. In pre-Christian times, it was celebrated as a festival of light. This ancient festival marked the half way point between the winter solstice […]

Lucia Festival of Light at Ringwood Waldorf School

Lucia Festival of Light

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Santa Lucia This morning I rose early to be sure not to miss one of the brightest jewels of the year in our school: Santa Lucia. It was utterly beautiful: a candle-lit presentation in song (sung in Swedish) performed by Class 4 with the superb support of Class 11. The mood of reverence and peace […]

Michaelmas Festival harvest table at Ringwood Waldorf School

Our Michaelmas Festival

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Our Michaelmas Festival – Friday 29th September One after another the classes streamed into the hall and over to the harvest table where brightly smiling pupils from Class 11 received their offerings of flowers, fruit, vegetables, grains, nuts, bread and more…and arranged them beautifully on the table. Michaelmas, the first major festival of the year, […]