Archive | July, 2018

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Annual Spring Fair

This is an annual highlight in our school’s calendar. The Spring Fair brings together our wider community and shows off Imhoff Waldorf School’s great energy, creativity and joy for life. What’s on offer: Childrens games and activities Live entertainment – music and shows Variety of stalls Waldorf craft and toys…and much more. Please share this […]

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Understanding Eurythmy in the Classroom

The inclusion of the subject Eurythmy through all grades is an essential feature of Waldorf schools. Eurythmy is a highly refined movement art which nourishes the children’s sense of well-being and aids other learning areas by strengthening expressive capacities, improving balance, coordination, concentration, rhythm, and awareness of patterns. The group forms help foster healthy class […]

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Wishing all Imhoff families a joyful, meaningful start to the Term

As children of the Primary School returned to school on Tuesday, their confidence was apparent. Running legs were put to the test, trees were climbed and voices projected across the playground as games were coordinated with gusto. The Big Tree swing, lonely over the holidays, received much attention – does it ever lose appeal? Break […]

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Scratch Patch Adventure

Bright and shiny stones everywhere! The Class 1s went on a wonderfully colourful adventure to the Scratch Patch to collect beautiful precious stones to use as our class counters. We searched in the stream, in the cave and along the stone paths to pick out the best stones to have as our counters. Much fun […]

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A Warm Welcome to our Primary School Music Teacher

Tara Taylor studied music, English and psychology at university and has been playing the flute for over 30 years. She has taught the flute and recorder privately as well as hosted song circles and sound journeys. Tara has also worked at Bloublommetjieskloof school camps; Earth Champs Holiday Club and holiday yoga. Tara has been employed […]

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Inner Aspects of Childhood Development Talk by Richard Goodall

This topic touches on many things to do with the basic inner needs of a child – which allows the child to develop a sense of trust in life and in their own capabilities. Many issues will be touched on with regard to parenting (under parenting/over parenting); missing what is essential by focusing on the […]

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Want to know about Waldorf Education in the Pre-School?

Pre-School Visit Day on Wednesday 8 August. Caroline’s Kindergarten class will be open to observe the Eurythmy Lesson and quiet time from 9.45 – 10.45am.       Pre-School Open Day on Saturday 18 August. Experience a “spring ring” and learn more about the rythym of the day from 9-11am. All internal sibling applications for Toddler Group […]

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School Structures at Imhoff Waldorf

SCHOOL STRUCTURES AT IMHOFF WALDORF The school operates on a mandate system whereby groups of committed persons are mandated to  fulfill certain responsibilities. Parents are encouraged to give of their time, either to these groups or to specific projects that arise from time to time. PRE-SCHOOL AND PRIMARY SCHOOL FACULTIES Pre-School (which comprises of the […]

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Celebrating Mandela Day

“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.” – Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela spent 67 years making the world a better place. He was generous in many ways. […]

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Mandela Day Collection Drive

Teacher Shelby and Class 1 collected food and blankets that went to TEARS for the animals that are in need of homes. Teacher Bonnie and Class 2 collected tin food as well as warm winter blankets for the Haven Night Shelter in Kalk Bay. Teacher Daniel and Class 3 collected breakfast cereal for the little […]

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Communication Guidelines

Imhoff relies on parent participation at all levels of the school’s functioning.  Your feedback and comments regarding any aspect of the school is welcomed. These guidelines are designed to facilitate effective communication at Imhoff and to help point parents in the right direction – so you know who to talk to and how best to […]

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