Letter from Miss Vienie


Several years ago, my journey started at Gaia Waldorf School. I was fortunate enough to start with a brand new class coming into their first year as Class 1’s and I too was a spring chicken with no...
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Letter from school projects officer


As I am sure you are all aware, Heather Gibbs has left Gaia and taken up a position at a Waldorf School in Australia, which left her position open. Allow me now to introduce myself, my name is Brian...
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CHEERIO AS I WAVE GOODBYE TO YOU – A farewell from teacher Rowena


For seven years I was greeted by Table Mountain, the flamingos, the smiling faces of the Oude Molen guards and often by Bonnie Bella the cat or the chickens at Gaia. Gaia, a place, where children...
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Letter from Class 7 Teacher


Eighteen years ago when my daughter’s father insisted that I put our daughter in a Waldorf school, I was not interested at all. Being a teacher myself, I felt that nobody could teach her but me. I...
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Our second Parent Enrichment Day


Every year just before Easter Waldorf teachers from around the country gather together for the National Waldorf Teacher’s Conference. These conferences are always nourishing and enlightening...
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Letter from School Projects Officer


My husband and I were fortunate enough to spend a fortnight travelling and exploring the Melbourne area and Tasmania in Australia. With my connection to Waldorf Education I naturally visited a few...
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What really sets Waldorf schools apart from mainstream education


What really sets Waldorf schools apart from mainstream education is the soul content of the curriculum. In class two this soul content comes in the form of animal fables and saint stories.The symbol...
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The thriving Oude Molen community garden


If you are fortunate enough you may catch a glimpse of a dear elderly man enjoying a steaming cup of coffee with book in hand and in the company of his loyal canine companions whilst enjoying the...
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The Essence of Community


“A person is a person through other persons.” – Xhosa saying Throughout our days we are connecting with people all around us whether for brief moments or extended periods of time....
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Letter from Class 7 Parent


My son joined the Gaia Playgroup in 2007, and now, while a lifetime has passed for him, and the blink of an eye for me, he’s nearing the end of his time at the school in Class 7. I remember...
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