Sixth Grade
Children entering their twelfth year begin to experience an important change in their physical bodies. Whereas their movements before were naturally graceful (generally speaking), now a certain clumsiness often appears, as if they do not quite know what to do with their bodies.  Sixth graders’ capacity for logical thinking and independent judgment fully awakens.  The skeletal changes at this age bring shifts in the very structure of the body. It is at this stage that physics and geology are first introduced.


Since the world of a twelve-year-old is often delineated in absolutes - with more inclusive thinking yet to come - teaching this age is most effective using the method of “compare and contrast.”  The curriculum also meets those absolutes by focusing on Roman law, black and white drawing, and specific gym exercises that involve overcoming obstacles.
Development by Grade:   
1st 2nd 3rd 4th
5th 6th 7th 8th
Tea & Play
1pm-2pm on the
following Mondays:
Oct. 24, & Nov. 14, 2016
For 0-6 yrs and their parents
Experience Waldorf
9am-10am on the following Tuesdays:
Jan 10, Mar 7 &
May 9, 2017
Winter Faire
Sat., Dec 3, 2016
10am-3pm
Homemade Holiday
Special Event
Holiday Market
Sat., Dec 10, 2016
10am-4pm
Local artisans; one-of-a-kind items; free admission & parking.

Aurora Waldorf - Development Grade By Grade d

Aurora Waldorf School
Parent-Toddler through Grade 8
525 West Falls Road, West Falls, NY 14170
Phone: (716) 655-2029     Fax: (716) 655-3265