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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
R U OK? Day is dedicated to inspiring and empowering everyone to meaningfully connect with people around them by asking the simple question “Are you OK?” It’s a day to remind us to offer support in an event that others are struggling, especially during these uncertain times. Gan Gefen
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.
We are well within the Days of Awe between Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur, where our tradition teaches that it is time to acknowledge past wrongdoings and look forwards with commitment to striving to be our best selves in the year ahead. We all appreciate what a difficult year this
A phenomenon of living in the Diaspora is the dualism involved in simultaneously keeping in mind our secular and Jewish life experiences. This can affect us at many levels but one pragmatic one is holding two conflicting calendars in consideration. There are times when this can prove challenging, for instance
At the start of this year I addressed our Year 12s with a great sense of optimism about what lay ahead of them. At that stage, we had been largely free of restrictions since November, except for a brief reduction in gathering numbers and a mask mandate on New Years