Happy Memories Made


This Saturday we all came together to fabulously manifest our most anticipated fundraising event for our School Community, Phew!!!! For weeks and months before, excitement builds up, as various...
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The Evolution of the Class Teacher


It could be argued that if we remained the same adults as we were the day we turned 21, then it would be pointless to advance into later adulthood. By virtue of the fact that we are formed by our...
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I feel as if I have been at Gaia for many years


I feel as if I have been at Gaia for many years when in fact it has only been 5 months. When I first joined the school I was warmly received by strangers who quickly became colleagues and friends....
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Sleep


Sleep and rest are cornerstones of Waldorf-inspired parenting and education. Waldorf education is the only educational method that utilises a rhythm of teaching in conjunction with sleep in order to...
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What makes us truly human?


How do we differ from the other kingdoms of nature, the mineral, plant and animal kingdoms? What makes us truly human? We differ from the mineral and plant kingdom in that we are able to move around...
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What do you wish for your child’s future?


“In olden times There lived in the souls of initiatives Powerfully the thought That by nature Every person is ill. And education was seen As a healing process Which gave the child, As he matured...
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Children learn what they live


As we say Goodbye to Class 7 and welcome Class 1, I would like to share something special for us to ponder on; Children learn what they live Is a child lives with criticism. He learns to condemn If a...
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Playgroup


Playgroup is filled with the most interesting, warm, loving, kind, mischievous, and fun children. Early in the morning we have Leo who with a beautiful smile is always ready to tell me his story....
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What did you just say?


One of the most irritating things about being in control of our own lives is that we inevitably tend to do everything else except those things which are most important in our lives. Unless it’s...
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Bloublommetjies


I am sitting in one of the most peaceful locations on earth, listening to the excited shouts and calls of 26 children between the ages of 7 and 10, swimming across a sludgy, slime filled dam and none...
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