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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
This week and last we’ve been busy preparing and learning about the upcoming Jewish Festival of Chanukah through art, drama, music and of course food! We practised drawing and crossing the mid-line through drawing and painting a Chanukiah for a classroom
Wonderful news! Mayani Wise (Year 12) has had her artwork shortlisted for Top Arts VCAA Season of Excellence. Mayani’s work is an incredible large scale set of art works which captured the attention of Top Arts judges. Mayani’s dedication to
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.
There was a brief moment at a School Council meeting towards the end of 2020 when one of our Council members highlighted that we had not raised the COVID-19 emergency during our discussions that evening. It was a remarkable signal of the positivity and optimism we felt at the time
At the heart of King David’s curricular and co-curricular programming, our culture and our Jewish life experiences, lies a commitment to our core values of inclusivity, egalitarianism and social justice. This is exercised in myriad ways in our approach to school life. We have a strong commitment to empowering individuals,
Joining under the banner of “Uniting the World to Tackle Climate Change”, delegates have been meeting in Glasgow over the last fortnight at the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP 26). COP 26 is billed on its website as “an event many believe to be the world’s