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|Language of instruction||English|
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|Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs||
NWS recognizes that each child's needs and abilities are unique. Waldorf education allows for indivdual learning styles - children are supported and encouraged to learn at their own pace within the curriculum.
|Learning support offered||
The school has established the Kolisko Group, a team tasked with enacting policies and procedures to aid in learning support. Students requiring additional learning support will receive an Individual Education Program (IEP) and the Kolisko Group will work to support the educators, students, and families to best serve each child.
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|Supervised care before/after school||
The school provides additional hours of care for Kindergarten children at an additional cost. Pick-up from afternoon care is 15:30.
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|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
Nairobi Waldorf School is dedicated to educating students through positive learning experiences.
|Teaching approach of the school||
NWS is dedicated to providing education inspired by the Waldorf philosophy. Most of the faculty have completed a recognized Waldorf teacher education program and are committed to teaching in ways that foster truth, beauty, and goodness. This foundation maximizes the potential for learning, loving, and creating to unfold naturally in children while helping to remove obstacles in their paths. Academics, art, music, and movement are interwoven to meet the developmental needs of the whole child.