Candlemas Candle making in Class 4 at Ringwood Waldorf School

Candlemas 2019

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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 halfway point between the winter solstice (the […]

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…

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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, […]

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 […]

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 […]