Waldorf education offers a rich and diverse curriculum tailored specifically to meet the child at each stage of development. Please find a brief curriculum outline below for grades 6-8. The best way to experience a Waldorf classroom, however, is to see it in action! To schedule an observation visit or find out when our next open house is, contact us.

Grades Admissions Information and Application

Grade 6

Language Arts
Grammar, descriptive and exploratory writing, tales of chivalry, poetry and ballads

Mathematics
Business math, percentages, ratio, money interest, proportion, geometry

Sciences
Physics, geology, mineralogy geography of South America, Europe and Asia

Social Studies
Study of Ancient Rome through Middle ages

Arts
Exact geometric drawing, black and white drawing, painting color contrasts and landscapes; clay modeling bas-relief in Roman style

Handwork
Hand sewing, pattern design, quilting, woodwork

French
Grammar, conversation, literature, history, geography

Movement
Circus arts, archery, team sports, fencing, team building

Music
Descant, alto and tenor recorder, string and wind instruments

Grade 7

Language Arts
Research papers, business letters, creative writing, historical novels, Arthurian legends, poetry

Mathematics
Business math, graphs, algebra, perimeters, areas, powers

Sciences
Chemistry, meteorology, anatomy, physiology, nutrition, first aid, geography of Europe and Africa

Social Studies
Study from 1400-1700 (Exploration, Reformation and Renaissance), African cultural studies, map reading

Arts
Perspective drawing, platonic solids, painting with transparent colors; anatomical clay modeling

Handwork
Waldorf dolls, woodwork, felt slippers

French
Reading, writing, grammar, composition, conversation, biography

Movement
Track and field, juggling, fencing, team building

Music
Choir, strings, ensemble

Grade 8

Language Arts
Grammar, composition, business and practical writing, Shakespeare, epic and dramatic poetry, folklore

Mathematics
Algebra, practical mathematics, percent, equations, plane and solid geometry

Sciences
Organic chemistry, physiology, physics, meteorology, climate change, sustainability, world geography

Social Studies
Study of 1700-present, Revolutions (French, American, Industrial, Civil Rights), global commerce and economics

Arts
3-D drawing, volumes, painting with space in color; continued work with modeling clay

Handwork
Machine sewing, weaving, woodwork, pewter

French
Sentence structure, reading and retelling, conversation

Movement
Track and field, team sports, fencing, team building

Music
Choir, strings, ensemble, writing music