Archive | January, 2016

Safety

A reminder for parents not to park their cars beyond the first gate on the farm – it is hazardous for the children walking to contend with traffic. We request that parents park before the first gate and if your child is younger than 10 to accompany them to school. If parents need to pick […]

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Join the talent exchange

Join the talent exchange

Join the TALENT EXCHANGE – this a remarkable and wonderful system of exchanging talents. Talents is part of a revolutionary and green Community Exchange System where people pay for services with Talents instead of Rands. Once you become a member you can go onlne and search for activities or services, such a lawyer or counsellor […]

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Recycling at Imhoff Waldorf School

Our recycling continues to improve, with each classroom now adopting paper bins within their classrooms. Children are recycling their waste within the classroom setting which we hope will be more effective. Compost bins in each classroom are the next step, which can then go to feeding the worms. Class 6’s have been making mosaic signs for […]

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Wind turbine

Wind power

The wind generator has finally been successfully combined with our solar power and can be switched on and off by the admin staff. We are endeavouring to use both solar and wind as natural sources of energy. It has been an interesting journey and one that staff are continually learning about.

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Worm farms and vegetable gardens

Stefanie has a worm bin in her kindergarten garden which is being very successfully managed. A worm farm has been established for the primary school, which is sustained by all the primary school compost. There is an amazing vegetable garden behind the Class 3 classroom, which is watered with a rain tank. Class 3’s are learning […]

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Grass field

Grassed field

The staff and some dedicated parents have been working hard at establishing our first grassed field at Imhoff Waldorf School. A big thank you to all the parents who have been involved in making the school’s dream of a grass field come true. The challenge will be keeping the grass alive during the summer and we […]

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Raising the eco-flag, March 2012

The Eco School flag

At the end of 2011 Imhoff Waldorf School was awarded the Eco-School flag by WESSA for our ongoing commitment to environmental issues and dedication to sustainability. We chose the birthday celebration of Rudolf Steiner on Monday, 27 February as a great time to raise this flag. We were awarded the green flag again for 2013 […]

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Dog pooh bins

For all DOG LOVERS – click on this link to get a step-by-step guide on how to make Dog Pooh Compost Bins. They are wonderful and easy to use!!  Dog Pooh Bins

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