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Excitement Over Kabbalat Shabbat!
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Excitement Over Kabbalat Shabbat!

This week in preparation for Chanukah we have been busy getting ready for our Virtual Shabbat Chanukah Shabbaton. The students have been eagerly practicing their songs for our special JFS slot in the United Synagogue’s Kabbalat Shabbat programme.  

What Book Are You Reading?
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What Book Are You Reading?

As a part of whole school literacy, staff are encouraging students to discuss with them what they are currently reading.  Many staff members around school have put posters up on their doors/offices showing what they are reading. Here are a few… happy reading!  

Paired Reading
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Paired Reading

Over 50 dedicated Sixth Form students started the new paired reading scheme with students from across Years 7 and 8. This scheme takes place twice a week and it has been a pleasure to see them all working so well together.

Mitzvot All Day Long
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Mitzvot All Day Long

Last Sunday was Mitzvah Day, so this week in JFS JiEP have been running their own Mitzvah week activities. Years 7 and 8 have been taking part in our ‘Do a Mitzvah’ inter-house competition where students were encouraged to do Mitzvot throughout the day and then record them and post them in our Mitzvah box....

AR Millionaires
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AR Millionaires

Congratulations to the students named below for their consistent effort with Accelerated Reader! All students listed have read over a million words and quizzed multiple times since September! Dvorah Ben-Menachem Y7 Maytal Field Y7 Natasha Alexander Y7 Eva Henley Y7 Annie Falk Y7 Eyal Selouk Y7 Josh Bethlehem Y7 Please remember that students are now...

Macey Does it Again!
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Macey Does it Again!

To go with her England International caps, her South East England counties title and of course her London Schools FA Cup win with JFS, we congratulate Macey again as the Year 10’s County team were crowned national champions. Macey can be seen sporting the number 8 shirt – Well done!

JFS Volunteer Cooks
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JFS Volunteer Cooks

Over half term 15 JFS students volunteered to cook for those in need in the JW3 kitchens. This is a weekly cook that has been going on for the last eight months and our students were given the opportunity to stand in for the regular volunteers. To their credit we had more names than places...

Learning With The Lords
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Learning With The Lords

This week Sixth Form students took part in a virtual ‘learn with the lords’ session organised with the House of Lords education department. We were paired with Lord Borwick, who is a peer through his business and housing expertise. The fact that our discussion went 30 minutes over the allotted time, hints at the ‘grilling’...