We believe:
Aurora Waldorf - Mission And Philosophy
Childhood is to be honored and preserved
Learning is not to be rushed
School can be a joyful place
Every child deserves to be outside every day
The arts are essential to our humanity
Excellence is possible for every child
Education is more than just the exchange of facts and information.
Waldorf Education
Founded in Germany in the early 20th century, Waldorf Education is an independent and non-sectarian education based on the insights and teaching of the renowned scientist, educator, artist and philosopher, Dr. Rudolf Steiner (1865-1925). His worldview, which finds practical application in Waldorf education, not only fosters inner development and individual freedom, but also stresses social responsibility and respect for others.
“Days that they’re sick they say, ‘I think I can make it, I’m going to go.  And if I don’t feel well, can you pick me up?’   They just love to come to school.”

-- AWS Parent
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Aurora Waldorf School

Parent-Toddler through Grade 8
525 West Falls Road, West Falls, NY 14170
Phone:  716-655-2029     Fax:  716-655-3265
Summer Camp
Waldorf education related sites and resources:

  •  Waldorf Education Frequently Asked Questions

  •  Why Waldorf Works

  •  Waldorf Early Childhood Asociation of North America

  •  Alliance for Childhood 

  •  Association for a Healing Education

  •  Non-Verbal Education: A Necessity in the Developmental Stages

  •  Simplicity Parenting