Waldorf Education Offers an ENVIRONMENT that promotes the healthy development of the physical body, the intellect and the social/emotional being, through:
Activities that stimulate imagination, creative and critical thinking
Engaged, hands on learning experiences
Nurturing, noticing and naming positive behaviour
Recognition for the individual path of each learner while honoring the class as a community
Trained, dedicated and attentive teachers
Waldorf Educational Goals encourage COMPASSION, CONSCIENCE and WONDER, developing:
Social renewal; free thinking individuals with a healthy sense of self, caring for one another and choosing to be a part of community
Balance between individuality and community
Self-initiation; desire and willingness
Ingenuity; cleverly inventive and resourceful
Readiness and independence; capable and willing to venture out and care for oneself in the world
The Saltwater Waldorf School is a non-profit, independent school in the Comox Valley, providing Waldorf Education since 2011. Dedicated to nurturing the whole child, our developmentally based curriculum is rich in the arts, music, movement, nature and engaged hands on learning.
The Saltwater Waldorf School’s lead Kindergarten and Grades teachers all hold a BC Teacher’s Certificate as well as Waldorf Certification and our school meets the learning outcomes set out by the BC Ministry of Education.
Our programs are enriched with experiences in nature, an active outdoor program for the grades, and the celebration of festivals from all over the world as well as those marked by the Comox Valley, bringing joy and meaning to the different seasons. Through practicing development-centered education our teachers open the students’ eyes to the world around them with ever deepening levels of sophistication. We take pride in attending to the health of each child physically, emotionally, socially and spiritually so they may continue to flourish long after their school days are finished.