Archive | October, 2017

Class 5 TMNP

Class 5 Outing to Table Mountain

Class 5 went on an outing to Table Mountain on Friday 13 October and learnt that it is older than the Himalayas! Also, that the Khoisan named Table Mountain ‘Hoerikwaggo’ (Mountain of the sea) long ago. Very soon after our ride to the top with the cable car, three dassies and a Rock Agama came […]

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Scarlette

Well done, Scarlette!

Scarlette van Jaarsveld, Class 6, has been surfing for just over a year now. She participated in her first ‘Surfing South Africa’ girls competition at the beginning of the year and won the U12 girls division. She then did the WP Trials for the ‘Grommet Games’ and achieved 1st place earning herself a spot on […]

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basket weaving

Thank you Ester for the amazing craft!

We parents would like to honour Ester Ruttman for the amazing craft skills she has taught our children. Peter Nitze, Waldorf and Harvard graduate, and Director of an aerospace company, explained the importance of hands-on learning like this: “If you’ve had the experience of binding a book, knitting a sock, playing a recorder, then you […]

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Assembly for 11s

And so begins the winding down of our dear high school

This final term of the year – ever – started with an assembly of our sadly depleted school. We talked about the exciting things the students will be doing this term – including camps for each grade – always a highlight of the school year – and sports day which is coming up soon. We […]

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Matrics at MO

Our matric students at Michael Oak Valedictory

It was with equal parts sadness and joy that Janis and I attended the Valedictory ceremony at Michael Oak Waldorf School on Monday 13 October. Four of our Class 12s of 2016 transferred to Michael Oak when the high school was told last year that a fire station would be built on part of the […]

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echo2

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

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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Waldorf 100

Waldorf 100

The first Waldorf school was founded in Stuttgart in 1919. Today there are over 1,100 Waldorf schools and almost 2,000 Waldorf kindergartens in more than 70 countries around the globe. And more all the time. We are making our Centennial an occasion to further develop Waldorf education for contemporary times, and focus more consciously on […]

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