Welcome!

We invite you to discover for yourself why more families are choosing King David. With core values of inclusivity, egalitarianism and social justice, King David students thrive in a warm and caring educational environment with a focus on student wellbeing, academic excellence and creative thinking skills for the future.

Marc Light, Principal

Principal's Welcome

Bruchim Habaim and welcome to The King David School.

Our School offers the finest education, equipping our students with the key attributes, skills and knowledge to thrive in the world that they will graduate into. This is achieved in a warm and caring environment in which each student is cherished and recognised for who they are. We focus on fostering our students’ self-confidence and emotional intelligence, supporting them to strive for excellence and use their achievements to create a better world around them.

Our students are immersed in joyous Jewish Life experiences which are delivered in a non-judgmental manner, fully acknowledging, and indeed celebrating, the diversity which is so fundamental to our School community. When you enrol your child at King David, you don’t just join a school, rather, you become part of a thriving community. I urge you to give your child the greatest gift of all – the blessing of a King David education.

Welcome!

We invite you to discover for yourself why more families are choosing King David. With core values of inclusivity, egalitarianism and social justice, King David students thrive in a warm and caring educational environment with a focus on student wellbeing, academic excellence and creative thinking skills for the future.

Marc Light, Principal

Principal's Welcome

Bruchim Habaim and welcome to The King David School.

Our School offers the finest education, equipping our students with the key attributes, skills and knowledge to thrive in the world that they will graduate into. This is achieved in a warm and caring environment in which each student is cherished and recognised for who they are. We focus on fostering our students’ self-confidence and emotional intelligence, supporting them to strive for excellence and use their achievements to create a better world around them.

Our students are immersed in joyous Jewish Life experiences which are delivered in a non-judgmental manner, fully acknowledging, and indeed celebrating, the diversity which is so fundamental to our School community. When you enrol your child at King David, you don’t just join a school, rather, you become part of a thriving community. I urge you to give your child the greatest gift of all – the blessing of a King David education.

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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.

Emotional intelligence, friendship and the importance of mindfulness are a focus for students across the whole school with dedicated wellbeing classes in every year level.

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Latest News

Finalist – Best Student Wellbeing Program

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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Mazal Tov to the Class of 2020

“We are so tremendously proud of the 2020 cohort.They faced the year’s extraordinary challenges with maturity,resilience and positivity. They looked out for one another and alsobenefited from the unfailing support and wisdom of their teachers.We are confident that the Class

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Celebrating the Festival of Lights

This week the Junior School campus has been blazing with Chanukah excitement! Our students have enthusiastically prepared their own Chanukah celebration packages, ready to use for last night which was the first night of Chanukah. The students designed and rolled

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Principal's Blog

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.

The greatness of our school

On Monday night we celebrated (yes, celebrated!) The King David School’s monumental achievements in 2020 at a Presentation Evening with a difference on the big screen at Coburg Drive-In cinema. I say celebrated, because even though there have been extraordinary challenges this year, there have been so many positives in

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The incredible, inspiring and zany Class of 2020!

I’d like to share with you some of the words I offered as a toast at this week’s Graduation Dinner. Our dear weird, wacky, wild and absolutely wonderful Class of 2020. What do we say about a group of students that have totally embodied our school culture and have made

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The power of passion

There is a Japanese proverb which reads “Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher.” Perhaps this year – more than ever before – the enormous value of our teachers has been made apparent to us all. Throughout the lockdown period there have

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