Imhoff Indaba News

    • Transition from Pre-School to Primary School

        Please join us for a talk on the “Transition from Pre-School to Primary School” at our Imhoff Waldorf School on Wednesday 31 July at 6pm in our Movement Room. Or visit our Pre-School between …Read More »
    • Come and visit us

        Visitor’s Days By appointment, for 30 minutes per family. Toddler group: 31 July & 1 August, 9 – 11am. Playgroup: 31 July, 9 – 11am. Kindergarten: 31 July, 1 & 2 August, 9 – …Read More »
    • Apply now

                      There are still a few spaces available for 2019 and 2020. Simply call 021 783 3056 or email admissions@imhoffwaldorf.org Please apply before the end of August 2019.Read More »
    • Waldorf Primary Curriculum

        The Waldorf Primary curriculum builds up through the years and the teachers offer challenges and opportunities that harness the growing curiosity and conceptual thinking of the children in a positive and healthy way. While …Read More »
    • First Grade Curriculum: Paradise

        First Grade is often compared to as a paradise, a happy time full of those comforting surroundings created by their teacher and parents in order to hold them within a protected environment from which …Read More »
    • Second Grade Curriculum: Duality

          Much of what is done in the second grade year builds upon the groundwork laid in the first grade, increasing the repertoire of knowledge and skills developed in the previous year. The second …Read More »
    • Third Grade Curriculum: Turning Point

        The third grade is often called the turning point of childhood. The eight-year-old is going through a change that is particularly profound. Rudolf Steiner describes how the nine-year-old experiences, at a spiritual level, what …Read More »
    • Fourth Grade Curriculum: Crossing Divides

        In the fourth grade, that blanket of young childhood has been tossed aside, and the child feels very separate from any of the security and comforts that previously were supportive. This is a time …Read More »
    • Fifth Grade Curriculum: Golden Year

        Fifth grade is referred to as the “golden year” because students at this age are enthusiastic about learning, eager for new challenges and capable of hard work and creativity. A sense of self-consciousness emerges, …Read More »
    • Sixth Grade Curriculum: Cause and Effect

        The children are now busy leaving the golden years of childhood behind them. They are coming out of a period of balance, ‘The Heart of Childhood’, into a phase of change. There is often …Read More »