Culture, Agriculture And Community -
South Shore Waldorf School
The South Shore Waldorf School and Kindergarten first opened its doors on an organic family farm in Conquerall Mills, NS. Five years later, the school and kindergarten moved to a century old school house in Blockhouse, NS, carefully and lovingly renovated by the families and friends of the School.
The School was founded by a handful of families looking for 'something more' for their children. It now offers a parent-tot program, a kindergarten program (ages 3-6), and grades 1 through 6. At the same time the School has become the nucleus for numerous cultural and educational events that service the broader community from Food and Film nights to concerts to ongoing study groups.
The Waldorf curriculum promotes well-rounded development in children by exposing them to a wide variety of subjects using an interdisciplinary approach that complements the students natural abilities. Waldorf education allows for a meaningful learning process by engaging the whole child. Watershed Farm has at various times housed the summer program of the Waldorf School, hosted numerous school field trips and fundraising events for the school and continues to find ways to build alliances between the farm and the school community.