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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
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.
“People tell you to factor in mistrust, our focus is on factoring in trust.” This was one of the pearls of wisdom offered by panellist, Anthony Eisen, at last week’s Business Breakfast. After a COVID hiatus in 2020, we were thrilled to again host a wonderful Business Breakfast, this time
“More than Jews have kept Shabbat, Shabbat has kept the Jews.” This powerful quote from Ahad Ha’am was meaningfully explored at our Year 7 Kabbalat Mitzvah ceremony this week. The Kabbalat Mitzvah is a significant milestone event for King David students. It acknowledges the important moment that occurs around this
A powerful metaphor for describing contemporary education is that it should focus on the head, heart and hands. Here, the head references the cognitive development and knowledge acquisition that is so central to all learning. The heart refers to values and focus on student wellbeing and key interpersonal skills. The