A story worth telling

Last weekend we were blessed with some rains, and during the week some more. The high temperatures matched with humidity culminated in a spectacular thunderstorm on Tuesday night. Besides the relief that comes with the earth cooling down after a hot day, the first drops that fell caused quite the stir. At Sun Valley Mall […]

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The start of things to come

It’s summer in Cape Town and now, more than ever, we have to respect our environment. The drought has hit us all hard and it has become a general custom in Cape Town to share and rejoice in news of each and every raindrop that falls. Nature also shows its gratitude, graciously responding with new […]

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The next chapter of Imhoff Waldorf School’s story

It is a truly rare phenomenon when a conversation amongst like-minded people becomes a reality. This is the story of Imhoff Waldorf School. In 1996 a few concerned parents gathered to discuss the future of their children. They wanted their children to learn about, live close to and respect nature. The Waldorf curriculum offered a […]

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New land for Imhoff Waldorf School (Article from The Echo)

Excitement is in the air at the Imhoff Waldorf School as a pristine 3-hectare piece of land on Imhoff Farm will soon be home to its new eco-friendly school. Since its humble beginnings in 1996, with just one classroom and one teacher, the school has thrived and now has a Parent- and-Child Circle, where parents […]

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Dragon Tree Project Update

The Dragon Tree Project is quietly taking shape, as we move closer to building our Primary School’s new home. As you may know, our transfer papers to our new piece of land have finally come through in September. This affirms the start of our new season of erecting our buildings. The beautiful piece of land […]

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Closure of the High School at the End of the Year

Dear Parents and Friends of Imhoff Waldorf School As you are aware, our College of Teachers and Board of Management have spent many hours dealing with the dilemma of low student numbers in our High School as well as the need to relocate by January 2018 as a fire-station is being built on the present […]

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TWELFTH NIGHT – Imhoff-island style

Once more, class 9 pulled out all the stops to deliver a glittering, entertaining and fun Shakespeare play which delighted the whole school and fulfilled their major threshold experience of the year. It is a bittersweet moment however, as this will be the last class 9 play for the foreseeable future. Join us in congratulating […]

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Spring Fair 2017!

He didn’t visit this time! At last year’s Fair, He made it nearly impossible to: a) ignore one’s goose bumps and b) acquiesce to children’s demands for ice-cream. The mean old wind, that’s who. The collective let out a sigh on Saturday morning and, after the good omen of fine weather, we could relax into […]

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Coming up: Class 12 Project Presentations, Friday 11 August!

Don’t miss the project presentations of our last Class 12 class (for the foreseeable future)! The Class 12 projects are the culmination of twelve years of Waldorf education and Imhoff Waldorf students have, over the last three years, presented projects of incredible diversity, interest and creativity. We are very proud of them and hope the […]

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Izandi-Fees 2017

The Izandi-Fees was filled to the brim with the beautiful sounds of our two second languages at Imhoff Waldorf School: isiXhosa and Afrikaans. It was delightful to hear and see our children add their own flair to some of the songs and verses that I have known since childhood. Whilst I listenened last Wednesday evening, […]

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St John’s Festival in the Primary School

The Wonder of the Flame   by Roxie Coppola (13) The sky was dark and powerful, The air was cold and damp. Silence was lurking and watching over us, And then she struck the match! It was that flame which we shared, I could feel the tension as the beings stared. Yet we held our […]

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Coming Up: Class 9 Shakespeare Play: Twelfth Night 16 – 20 August

Spread some Aloha! Class 9’s have been seen wandering around, nervously clutching grey books, huddling together, occasionally exclaiming “hyperbolical fiend!”  Or “unfold the passion of my love….”.  They are delighting in “barren rascals” and calling each other “wench” and “my lord”. What can this mean?  Only one thing – it is time for the annual […]

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Coming up next month: Our Annual Spring Fair on 2 September!

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. Parents, teachers and students all work together to create this lovely day. Beforehand, please get involved in the craft group who meet on Thursday mornings, […]

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Come to our Art Auction, 10 June, at Cape Point Vineyards

Dear Parents, Teachers and Friends You are formally invited to join us at our annual Imhoff Art Auction at Cape Point Vineyards on Saturday 10th June 2017. Unique art, crafts and services created by the talented parents of our Pre-School will be on auction. There will be a live and silent auction. Glen Biderman-Pam is our auctioneer […]

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