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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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Sounding the shofar

Since the start of the Hebrew month of Elul, students have been listening to the shofar every day on the JLife myKDS pages. Students in the Junior School have also participated in an interactive live lesson with the Jewish Experiential Educators where they made their own shofarot. Every Friday during Elul, Marc Light will sound …

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A Call To The Sea! National Science Week

The theme of 2020 Science Week was Innovations of the ocean. During the week, thanks to the tireless efforts of the Science department, students had an opportunity to explore concepts, inventions and interesting stories about the Ocean. There were many fascinating videos including my number-one, “Top 10 most dangerous ocean animals.” as well as “David Attenborough’s …

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Year 7 Puppet Shows

Year 7 Drama students were asked to script a puppet show based around a fairytale or myth of their choice. They were then asked to get creative around the house in the making of their puppets, sourcing crafts and objects to use for their puppets and set pieces. The performance phase also looked a little …

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