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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 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
King David performed brilliantly at the recent B’nai Brith Art competition. The Competition is open to Jewish students aged 11 to 18 and categories include painting and drawing, sculpture, mixed media, digital and photography. This year the competition and exhibition
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.
As we emerge from our fifth lockdown, it is extraordinary to think about how much our world has changed in such a short time. At the start of last year, before the COVID-19 Pandemic, it would have been unfathomable for us to anticipate the limitations that would be placed on
Nelson Mandela famously posited that “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” At King David, we are acutely aware that while we need to equip our students with the knowledge, skills and dispositions to succeed, this will mean little if it is not
At King David we truly understand that in order for students to thrive, both within and beyond the classroom, we must foster a culture that develops their sense of connectedness and wellbeing. Our dedicated wellbeing classes led by trained educators are one avenue to ensure that our students receive developmentally