The King David School is a finalist in the Australian Education Awards 2020 for Best Student Wellbeing Program. This award recognises the most outstanding program or initiative developed by a school in Australia to improve student health and wellbeing. The
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From 18 months, our Early Learning Centre offers play-based learning experiences with a focus on developing executive function skills and a love of Jewish traditions.
From Prep to Year 5, our students develop a love of learning with strong foundation skills and the opportunity to ask questions and challenge themselves in a safe and nurturing environment.
In Years 6 to 12, students become independent learners with a focus on creativity and collaboration. Students are encouraged to explore their passions with an extensive range of co-curricular opportunities.
With an emphasis on the importance of thinking skills, King David’s approach to education is based on educational neuroscience with the aim of maximising student engagement at all stages of their learning.
King David welcomes families from a diverse range of Jewish backgrounds. A highly engaging and interactive Jewish Life program throughout the School provides students with the tools to help them decide how they would like to live their Jewish lives.
The KDS Parent Education webinar, Let’s Talk Body Confident Children and Teens, held last night, provided invaluable insights and strategies to families for promoting positive self image in their children. Facilitated by David Opat, Vice-Principal Wellbeing, the guest speaker was
Each week our Principal, Marc Light shares his insights into current events and educational pedagogy, highlighting how these inform the educational programs and culture at The King David School.
Over the past few weeks our VCE students have been conducting their final examinations. I have been enormously impressed by the positivity, focus and purpose demonstrated by this year’s students who have been challenged in so many ways throughout 2020. Nonetheless, our students seem to be studying hard, completing many
“The people who build and support Jewish day schools – they are the heroes of the Jewish world, because they are the builders of the Jewish future … The very success of the Jewish people and surviving and thriving through all circumstances, some good, and some not so good, was
Our goal at King David is to provide our students with a meaningful, holistic Jewish education that feels relevant and provides a positive connection with their emerging sense of identity. In the areas of Jewish life and learning this is done through providing a mix of explicit, implicit and experiential