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, yet they remain confident and harmonious with their surroundings. They develop an ordered sense of space and time, and hold […]

Work picnic on our new land

Friday 26 July marked a sharing of tasks on our new land, to get it ready and prepared for our move in the near future. It was celebrated with a bring-and-share picnic lunch. We brought our trowels, axes, spades, gloves and loads of enthusiasm. “May there reign here spirit-strength in love; May there work here […]

Links on 12 senses to linger on and more

  12 Senses http://www.movementforchildhood.com/uploads/2/1/6/7/21671438/12sensesmfc.pdf       To support our MOVE: https://gogetfunding.com/pay-it-forward-imhoff-waldorf/ To support our SPONSORSHIP PROGRAMME: https://www.imhoffwaldorf.org/support/sponsorship/                   To order more CLASS PHOTOS or NOVELTY ITEMS or queries: https://valleyproductions.co.za/product-category/imhoff-waldorf-school/                

Links to linger on in the holidays

                  To support our MOVE: https://gogetfunding.com/pay-it-forward-imhoff-waldorf/ To support our SPONSORSHIP PROGRAMME: https://www.imhoffwaldorf.org/support/sponsorship/                   To order more CLASS PHOTOS or NOVELTY ITEMS or queries: https://valleyproductions.co.za/product-category/imhoff-waldorf-school/             Say NO to educating very young children as computer […]

The Toddler Festival

                The purpose of the festival is to create an experience where the children develop a sense of wonder for the light that shines within the darkness. “St. John, St. John, the messenger of light, who kindles the fire on a dark winters’ night, that love may come […]

The Secret Garden

                  In the children’s classic, The Secret Garden, a little boy is described who may have been an anomaly in the early twentieth century, but is sadly reflective of various aspects of children in the kindergarten today. Colin Craven is a pale, peevish, demanding child whose restricted […]

Preschool Q&A

            Which age group? We use average ages, and these may differ depending on the individual child. We try to consider each child’s specific personality and needs. Toddler group: 2- to 3-year-olds Playgroup: 3- to 4-year-olds Kindergarten: 5- and 6-year-olds, some turning 7 Kindergarten usually lasts two years. The younger […]