Jackie Ellis

Talking about body image

The KDS Parent Education webinar, Let’s Talk Body Confident Children and Teens, held last night, provided invaluable insights and strategies to families for promoting positive self image in their children. Facilitated by David Opat, Vice-Principal Wellbeing, the guest speaker was Nicki Lefkovits who has worked with the Butterfly Foundation for the last 5 years and …

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Insights – we assess what we value and we value what we assess

Over the past few weeks our VCE students have been conducting their final examinations. I have been enormously impressed by the positivity, focus and purpose demonstrated by this year’s students who have been challenged in so many ways throughout 2020. Nonetheless, our students seem to be studying hard, completing many practice exams and striving to …

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Noach and the Ark

In Jewish Studies, the Year 1 students learnt about Parashat Noach as part of their Torah unit. Today the students were involved in a ‘Noach and the Ark’ experience. Students arrived at school dressed up as one of the animals that boarded the ark. The day started where we all received our boarding passes and …

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Junior School Sports Day

The sun was shining at the Junior Sports Day on Monday. Mazal tov to all Prep – Year 5 students who ran, jumped and hurdled to achieve their personal best. Galil took home the trophy but everyone took home plenty of ribbons and happy memories! RETURN TO SCHOOL NEWS

Emerging Jewish identity

Our goal at King David is to provide our students with a meaningful, holistic Jewish education that feels relevant and provides a positive connection with their emerging sense of identity. In the areas of Jewish life and learning this is done through providing a mix of explicit, implicit and experiential models of education which allow …

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