Bambujaya

Bilingual School in Siem Reap

Creative Waldorf-inspired learning at Bambujaya takes place in our wholesome environment, surrounding our bilingual learners with nature, beauty and time to enjoy the outdoors. Together we learn, grow and explore in Siem Reap, laying the foundation for the future of Cambodia!

What is a Waldorf-inspired school?

A Waldorf-inspired school uses a style of education developed by an Austrian philosopher and scientist, Rudolf Steiner, at the start of the 20th century. This instructional model recognises the development stages of the child and views education as an art, so that subjects are presented in a way that addresses the child’s developmental stage.

Education of the Whole Child

Bilingual Learning Through the Hands, Heart and Head

Learn at Bambujaya Bilingual School

The curriculum at Bambujaya Bilingual School is a richly creative, developmentally appropriate blend of academic studies and the fine, performing, and practical arts. All subjects are taught experientially and artistically as well as intellectually. We offer a comprehensive, fully-coordinated learning environment focused on honouring childhood and preparing children for a lifetime of learning.
Bambujaya Early Years

Early Childhood Program

Kindergarten

During the early years, children carefully watch and imitate, so it is the optimal time to teach good habits and values that will last a lifetime. They are interested in what adults are doing and want to have purposeful work themselves, but they also need plenty of time to safely explore the world and develop a rich imagination.

Bambujaya Elementary School

Lower School

Grades 1 - 5

The elementary years are lively and active at Bambujaya with much of the learning delivered through stories and images, hands-on lessons and the daily creation of Main Lesson books. Stories are used to teach the alphabet and numbers in Grade 1 through to botany and Greek history in Grade 5. Tales of great deeds, ancient wisdom and cultural traditions combine with stories of animals, geography and mathematical processes to provide a solid academic foundation.

Middle School

Grades 6 - 8

In Middle School the curriculum evolves to accommodate the learner’s growing need for truth. At the same time, it seeks to keep alive the sense of connection between the adolescent’s soul, and what they create. We strive to help our Bambujaya learners integrate independent thinking, inner resources, imagination and a sense of social responsibility as they discover their own strengths and talents.

“Our highest endeavour must be to develop free human beings who are able of themselves to impart purpose and direction to their lives.

The need for imagination, a sense of trust, and a feeling of responsibility–these three forces are the very nerve of education.”

Rudolf Steiner

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Creative Learning at Bambujaya

Creative Waldorf-inspired learning at Bambujaya takes place in our wholesome environment, surrounding our bilingual learners with nature, beauty and time to enjoy the outdoors. Together we learn, grow and explore in Siem Reap, laying the foundation for the future of Cambodia!

Creative Learning at Bambujaya

For a deeper understanding and to build responsibility we include:

Bambujaya Handwork & Crafts

Creating With Purpose

Handwork & Crafts

Building on fine motor skills developed in Kindergarten, children in Grade 1 learn to knit and finger weave.

Bambujaya Cooking

Nourishing our Bodies

Cooking & Food Preparation

Beginning with bread making and vegetable chopping in the early years, cookery is an important part of our learning experience.

Bambujaya Music Lesson

Awakening the spirit

Music

Music is an essential part of our Waldorf-inspired curriculum beginning in the early years with song and dance.

Bambujaya Drama

Improving Our Focus

Movement & Drama

Movement is a daily component of our days, from our morning circles to classes in physical education and yoga.

Bambujaya Art Class

Fostering Imagination

Creative Arts

Drawing, painting and modelling are introduced in the first grade through block crayons, watercolours and beeswax.

Bambujaya Gardening

Connecting with Nature

Gardening

On our new, expansive campus there is plenty of space to develop our gardening program through connecting with nature.

The uniqueness of each child.

Empowering every child to realise their reason for being.

Our Location

Bambujaya Bilingual School in Siem Reap, Cambodia is situated on 2 hectares of forest, fields and ponds, just an 8-minute drive from downtown Siem Reap and the international airport.

School in Siem Reap

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Bambujaya Bilingual School in Siem Reap, Cambodia is situated on 2 hectares of forest, fields and ponds, just an 8-minute drive from downtown Siem Reap and the international airport.

Bambujaya Community

Bambujaya Community

Community is incredibly important here at Bambujaya. Families are encouraged to join us for learning experiences in and outside of the classroom, and beyond the school day.

Bambujaya Bilingual School in Siem Reap

About Bambujaya

Bambujaya Bilingual School provides the foundation for a lifelong love of learning and creates confident contributors to the world. We are eager to share Waldorf-inspired education with you.

Receive the children in reverence. Educate them in love. Send them forth in freedom.

Rudolf Steiner

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Bambujaya The Waldorf Difference

Bambujaya’s New Website

Welcome to Bambujaya’s new website. Our new and improved website features information about our school, our team, our curriculum and everything you need to know about the Waldorf-Inspired learning we offer to families in Siem Reap.

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