“When a flower doesn’t bloom, you fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower.” (Alexander den Heijer). This one phrase perfectly sums up the educational philosophy of The Craig School. As educators, we believe that children are beautiful, whole and perfect beings, and they are messy, they are works in progress, they represent the wonder of possibility. We believe that it is not the child who needs to be somehow “fixed;” rather, that when our children are given the right opportunities, support, kindness and genuine care, they begin to blossom and to move more fully into their unique potential.
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