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Our Sponsorship Programme

We would like to introduce you to our Sponsorship Programme. With the school’s inception 21 years ago sponsorship was an integral part of the original vision of the school. We continue to strive to uphold this necessary endeavour. One of the biggest challenges facing our society is to lift the quality and creativity of our […]

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100 Club Winner

The brainchild of former Imhoff parent, Tamzin Shaw, the 100 Club has been running for a few years. The profits go towards building our new school – The Dragon Tree Project – and along the way, the school has joyfully given many winners R10 000 each. The draw held in the first term on Thursday […]

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Jade pics for KG

Kindergarten Update

This term we welcomed teacher Caroline and teacher Nanine. Now, we say good bye to teacher Laura as she sets sail for her sabbatical break in the second term. A Waldorf teacher receives a sabbatical after 7 years of teaching as an opportunity to recharge the life forces and their creative energy and fill their […]

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An Olympian Feat

For the Class 6’s, Greek Olympic fever was alive and thriving this term.  The excitement of previous year’s games had been handed down through stories from older siblings and the children arrived with enough energy and enthusiasm to tackle an international competition let alone an inter-Waldorf event. Preparation for the different sporting events became a […]

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News from Class 1 and Harvest Festival

We have come to the end of the first term and it has most certainly been an incredible start to the year. The Class 1s have been very busy and have settled in well to the new routines and rhythms that have come their way. We have been travelling and visited three ‘kingdoms’  – the […]

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Harvest Festival in the Pre-school

“In the fields it is autumn again, African children are gathering grain; African children with baskets in their hands. African children from across the land; Dance to the sun, dance to the rain, dance to the earth, to give us grain. A little fire we will make, bread of golden corn we will bake: Bread […]

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Invitation to the Annual General Meeting of Imhoff Waldorf School

Saturday, 21st April 2018 09h00 – 12h00 in the Movement Room Refreshments will be served! We would like to extend a warm invitation to all parents to attend our Annual General Meeting (AGM). Much work and activity takes place behind the scenes to enable the school to flourish and develop. The AGM provides an opportunity […]

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Water Update

We have all embraced the new way of living with our current water situation.  In fact, I wonder whether any of us will ever be able to go back to having a long hot shower. Thanks to the awareness of our children’s home environments our task at school has been an easy transition. We have […]

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Community Market

Imhoff Waldorf rests on four pillars, of which Community is one. In the spirit of community, Imhoff parents are invited to trade (and advertise) and on school grounds once a Term, on the same day as the 100 Club Draw: 15th March, 14th June, 13th September and 29th November. Trading so far: Lush Food’s salad […]

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Craft Shop

Craft Shop

The craft shop runs every Thursday from 12pm until 1pm. We also feature at the Community Market held towards the end of every term. The next Community Market is on 15 March 2018 from 12pm until 2pm. I decided to take over the craft shop at the beginning of last year. I love to work […]

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The Truth About Age Twelve

The age of twelve is remarkable. As childhood comes to its end, the twelve-year-old can feel accomplishment and mastery of many skills in jump rope, running, reading, arithmetic, high jumping, memorization, writing, logic, and reasoning. Just as the sense of mastery peaks, the child’s body begins to change. Though the first changes are invisible, the […]

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India Day in Class 5

In class 5 the children hear lovely stories on the Ancient Mythologies. We started in the fog swirling land of Atlantis and travelled to the hot, dry land of India where the stories of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva come to life. We hear how Buddha started his journey as a Prince in a beautiful castle […]

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Celebrating Founder’s Day

Rudolf Steiner was born on 25 February 1861, and opened the first “FreeWaldorf School” in Stuttgart in Germany in 1919. It is a tradition that all Waldorf Schools around the world celebrate Founder’s Day. On Firday 23 February the Primary School classes celebrated by going on various outings, inspite of the much needed rain. Classes […]

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100 Years of Waldorf

Waldorf education has become one of the fastest growing independent school movements in the world. There are 18 Waldorf Schools in South Africa and over 1,100 Waldorf Schools in over 80 countries around the globe – and the movement is growing fast! The first Waldorf School was founded in Stuttgart in 1919 and next year […]

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