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Notes for Prospective Students
Potomac Crescent Waldorf School is devoted to educating children
according Rudolf Steiner’s insights and pedagogy.
the whole child: head, heart, and hands.
The individual child is at
the center of all we do.
In the pre-school we prepare the child for
schoolwork by encouraging healthy play.
In the grade school, our
teachers aim to allow each child to grow gradually and naturally
into the subjects they study, because then they will love what they
Committed to serve and reflect our locality of northern
Virginia near the District of Columbia, the faculty work together
as colleagues to allow the Waldorf approach to provide each child
with a future-oriented education, in which lasting capacities and
skills will serve the student for life.
MissionPCWS realizes its vision through these actions:~ We educate
each individual child according to age and developmental stage so
that learning and growth are united.
~ In each school day our
teachers employ the curriculum to address the child’s whole
being: the mind, the artistic life, and the physical skills.~ Our
teachers are dedicated to preserving and protecting the innate
senses of wonder and reverence in childhood.~ We hire
Waldorf-trained teachers.~ We are eager to welcome and serve
families of all races, creeds, and economic levels.~ As we educate
children, we welcome and encourage families to become involved and
participate in our school’s governing, fiscal, and social
~ As colleagues we strive to honor one another’s work
and gifts and to hold one another to the highest professional
standards in order to create a healthy community of teachers and
administrators around the children we are entrusted with
educating.~ We take seriously the sustainable care of the Earth and
of Nature in the fulfillment of our mission.