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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
Junior School students enjoyed an amazing virtual Rosh Hashanah festival yesterday, exploring themes of Rosh Hashanah through craft, song, stories, discussion, and construction. They were engaged in Jewish experiential learning drawing on their creativity and prompting reflection and debate. The
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 come to the end of one of the most challenging terms we have experienced, it is a great time to reflect on our hopes for the new year ahead. One of the unexpected corollaries of the disruption created for KDS during the COVID-19 pandemic has been the way
Like many of you I spent some of last Sunday watching the Premier’s press conference explaining the roadmap from lockdown. It struck me that yet another extraordinary feature of this already bizarre year has been the way that much of the information presented at government press conferences has had a
This week we hosted our first KDS Connect Alumni webinar. We were privileged to have one of Australia’s best-credentialed journalists and popular ABC radio hosts, Raf Epstein, in conversation with Professor Sharon Lewin who is one of the leading infectious diseases physicians and a former Melburnian of the Year. Raf