Archive | February, 2017

Open Day at the High School

Saturday 18 February’s Open Day at Imhoff Waldorf High was a day showcasing our finest assets – our students, our teachers and the glorious schoolwork our students have generated in their Main Lesson books. It was also a day celebrating the dying art of conversation. From the teenagers who arrived there willingly to help, to […]

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I would like to extend a warm welcome to all the new parents and grandparents as well as the existing ones. You are invited to view the amazing  selection of children’s stories, myths and legends, child and adult fiction, arts and craft, non fiction, Steiner and other  Anthroposophical titles. These are all available on loan […]

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Class 12 2017 at work

An Afrikaans Poem, Class 12

Ramen Sag en lig ‘n Oseaan in my noedelbakkie Sagte spinasie wieg soos seewier My lepel, die duikboot, soek diep vir skatte A-ha! ‘n Vars pienk garnaal swem deur. Hy skuil agter die ‘n wortel! My lepel bring skatte, ryker as seerowers, wortels, vis, bok choi, ui, spinasie en krullerige inkvis! Laat ons nie vergeet […]

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Dragon Tree Project

Dragon Tree Project Call to Parents for Active Resource

The Imhoff Waldorf School is excited to share that our Dragon Tree Project is gathering momentum behind the scenes.  For those of you who are new to the term, the Dragon Tree Project is Imhoff Waldorf’s School Building and Development project. Over the past 6 years the School’s Board of Managers (BOM), together with a […]

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Aftercare in the Kindergarten

My name is Giselle Downes, I am the new kindergarten Aftercare teacher at Imhoff Waldorf. I aim to develop strong, warm relationships with the children who attend my aftercare. My approach is to create a safe space that evokes a homely atmosphere and the children have already affectionately begun calling me “Mother Hen”! Together with the children […]

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High school, assembly, class 8

Class 8’s Thoughts on the High School

‘I like the High School, I prefer it to the Primary. I think it’s more interesting and I like having lots of teachers. I think that here and at the next school there should be a small dam/large pond stocked with bass, trout and carp. My favourite lessons are Physics and isiXhosa. I am enjoying […]

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Primary School Work Party

Work Party Thanks

In the eight years of my life at our school, there has always been that special day, early in the new year, that I look forward to. It is our annual work party day. I arrive at school on work party day with the list of projects that need to be accomplished. The tasks lie […]

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Primary School Work Party

A Reflection on the Work Party

On Saturday I was mostly around the back rooms (next to the shed) where two parents helped to fashion a temporary shaded area for our Remedial Teacher, Tendayi Marwa. What struck me was their quiet willingness to hear our explanations and then to try to bring about what we had in mind. I remember the […]

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matric results, results 2016, matric 2016, Jamie Lee

Matric Results 2016

Dear Parents at Imhoff Waldorf School We always like to share good news with our whole family! As you know, at the end of last year, our pioneering class and first group of matrics (ever!) sat the National Senior Certificate exams (more commonly known as “Matric”). We are delighted with our results: of the 12 […]

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Open Day Saturday 16 September 09h30-11h30

WHY WALDORF “Our highest endeavour must be to develop individuals who are able out of their own initiative to impart purpose and direction to their lives.”  Rudolf Steiner We are inviting you to attend our Open Day and experience our distinctive approach to education, spend time in our eco-school environment and meet our highly skilled, […]

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