Jackie Ellis

Rosh Hashanah festival in the Junior School

Junior School students enjoyed an amazing virtual Rosh Hashanah festival yesterday, exploring themes of Rosh Hashanah through craft, song, stories, discussion, and construction. They were engaged in Jewish experiential learning drawing on their creativity and prompting reflection and debate. The Junior JLife Team wish you all good health and blessings for a sweet new year! …

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Alex Cowen impresses at National Mikalot Finals

In Mikolot (‘The Voices’), a national public-speaking competition between Jewish schools, Alex Cowen (Year 10) qualified for the finals which was held earlier today. She placed third which is an incredible achievement. Competing against a very strong group of articulate Jewish students from schools nationally, Alex did herself and the School proud. The judges comments …

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Our collective sacrifices

Like many of you I spent some of last Sunday watching the Premier’s press conference explaining the roadmap from lockdown. It struck me that yet another extraordinary feature of this already bizarre year has been the way that much of the information presented at government press conferences has had a genuine and immediate impact on …

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