Category Archives: Learning

Garden Grooming and Landscaping with the Raphaeli Garden Club

The Olive Hill Land Group is a voluntary group made up of passionate Raphaeli parents, Permaculture specialists and gardeners who have the following vision for the new school property at Olive Hill: To see the entire school from buildings to gardens to water systems and wildlife and humans, as an interconnected system, each with its […]

THE RAPHAELI WALDORF & KALLOSOPHIA SERIES PRESENTATION: William Turner and the Sublime in Nature

THE RAPHAELI WALDORF & KALLOSOPHIA SERIES PRESENTATION: William Turner and the Sublime in Nature | 16 May (19h00) | St Peter’s Anglican Church | R60 per person A PowerPoint presentation with Briar Grimley. The Romantic Movement at the turn of the 18th to 19th Centuries has been portrayed as an artistic rebellion against the rational […]

100 YEARS OF WALDORF

Waldorf education is one of the largest and fastest growing educational movements in the world.  Austrian scientist and philosopher Rudolph Steiner founded the first Waldorf school in Europe in 1919.   There are currently more than 1100 Waldorf Schools and almost 2000 Waldorf preschools. Waldorf education works all across the world, and this year we celebrate […]

Class Three’s take a crack at house building

Class three is a very practical year where children explore basic human needs for food, clothing and shelter.  They trace man’s development by studying the Old Testament where Adam and Eve are expelled out of the Garden of Eden.  Our class became very hands on when we made various structures ranging from nomadic dwellings to […]