Halton Waldorf School is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our students and faculty, while offering an educational experience that is consistent with Waldorf Education. There are number of requirements mandated by the Ontario Ministry of Education to keep our students and faculty safe during their time on-campus and inside our school buildings. We will resume in-person learning with enhanced health protocols in place.  

UPDATE: April 12, 2021 ~ Campus Closure Announcement 

The Ontario Government, determined that all private elementary and secondary school students province-wide will move to distance learning following the April break. See the full news release here.

Our school will pivot to distance learning mode for elementary and high school students, effective April 26th. Childcare for non-school-age children will remain open - this means our preschool program will return as planned on April 26th. 
 
We acknowledge that this year has been a disruptive and challenging time for everyone, and my thoughts are with our entire community who have faced our current reality with strength, courage and resilience. As we receive additional information, we will share it with our families.

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COVID-19 Action Plan

Our changes and precautions have been implemented carefully and intentionally and will be communicated to students with compassion in an age appropriate manner.

 

Halton Waldorf School aims to create a culture of collective care. The students are involved in strengthening this culture and the adults will carry the responsibility for managing the changes needed to mitigate risks. The success of this plan will depend on the entire community working together to support the implementation of these procedures and protocols.  
 

COVID Response Health and Safety Handbook
 

Daily Screening ~ Updated February 2021

We encourage families to use the Ontario school screening tool. 
https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening
Answer the questions to help you decide if your child can attend school.

Everyone in your household must stay home if anyone has COVID-19 symptoms
or is waiting for test results after experiencing symptoms.

Stay home until the person with symptoms gets a negative COVID-19 test result,
or is cleared by public health, or is diagnosed with another illness.

Student Daily Screening Attestation

Return of Previously Ill Students – Quick Reference Guide

School Arrival and Departure

Re-opening School Plan ~ February 2021

Return To School Plan ~ July 2020

Remote and Distance Learning Plan

All School Handbook

Kindergarten Handbook

Our Preschool program operates under additional guidelines
required by the Ontario Ministry of Education for licensed childcare centres. 

Preschool COVID Response Plan

Preschool Handbook

Pre-school Daily Screening ~ February 2021

Sub-sections of our school's planning for the 2020-2021 school year can be accessed here:  


•    Health and Safety Considerations

•    Mask Exemption Form

•    Early Childhood Plan

•    Grades School Plan

•    High School Plan

•    Community Life

Halton Waldorf School

2193 Orchard Rd

Burlington, Ontario 

Canada  L7L 7J8

Email: info@haltonwaldorf.com

Phone: 905-331-4387

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Founded in 1984, Halton Waldorf School is an independent, accredited Waldorf school serving students in Burlington and the surrounding area. We offer programs from parent and child through grade 11 and will have a full high school by the 2021-2022 school year. HWS is a place to grow intellectually, artistically and socially. Our early years programming is accredited by WECAN. Our grades 1 through 8 are accredited by AWSNA. 

Registered Charity Number: 119236586RR0001

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