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Supporting Dementia Awareness Week
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Supporting Dementia Awareness Week

Congratulations to our enthusiastic group of Year 7 students who managed to raise £2000 for Jewish Care, in aid of Dementia Awareness Week. They collectively ran the length of a marathon, each running a mile, devotedly supported by their peers during lunchtime. Their successful efforts were then rewarded with a celebratory lunch.

Students ‘Meet’ Their Musical Hero
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Students ‘Meet’ Their Musical Hero

This week all GCSE and A Level Music students were treated to a personal meeting with American musical theatre lyricist and composer, Stephen Schwartz.  Mr Schwartz is a multi-award winning composer whose song ‘Defying Gravity’ is one the set works that students study for GCSE Music. We were all honoured and privileged that he was...

JW3 JFS Volunteers
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JW3 JFS Volunteers

Over the half term holidays a selection of students from Years 9 – 11 volunteered at the Camden Food Bank, based at JW3.  Some doing it for the first time but others having already given their time to this in previous holidays. It is a delight that our students are so happy to take part...

Year 11 Leavers’ Party
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Year 11 Leavers’ Party

It is no secret that the past year has not been easy, yet all of Year 11 had the opportunity to celebrate the end of their time at JFS with a triumphant celebration this week. Students received heartfelt messages from teachers, accompanied by musical performances and messages from their friends that really made this event...

Fashioning Our History
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Fashioning Our History

Year 7 student, Mimi Selig, has recently been involved in a project called ‘Fashioning Our History’, funded by the Brent 2020 Culture Fund. This is part of the Brent 2020, London Borough of Culture programme, with sponsorship from the Mayor of London. Participants explored the rich history and culture within Brent and their own personal...

Junior Mathematicians’ Success
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Junior Mathematicians’ Success

We congratulate our most gifted Mathematicians in Years 7 and 8 who participated in this year’s Junior Mathematical Challenge which was sat online during the last week of March. Over 50% of our participating students managed to secure a Bronze/Silver/Gold certificate – well done, we are proud of you!

Shavuot With JiEP
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Shavuot With JiEP

In the lead up to Shavuot Years 7 – 10 took part in a Yom Iyun in conjunction with JiEP and Jewish Studies. This was a lesson dedicated to learning about the subject of ‘damages’ and its applicability to modern day situations. The session ended with ice-cream treats for everyone in honour of Shavuot. Special...

Who did You Vote For?
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Who did You Vote For?

As part of their British values education, students learnt about what the London Mayor does and looked at some of the candidates for this year’s election. Sixth Form Politics students ran their own mock election, under the auspices of Mr Lake, with students campaigning the week before.

JiEP Lag B’Omer Activities
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JiEP Lag B’Omer Activities

Years 8 and 9 Iyun classes were in for a culinary treat in celebration of Lag B’Omer this year. Having learned all about the chag, and the significance of the traditional bonfires that are lit by Jews around the world, students decorated delicious ‘bonfire’ cupcakes, amongst other activities.

JFS Science Week 2021
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JFS Science Week 2021

This year JFS, once again, celebrated national Science Week, despite the delay due to COVID-19 and our school calendar. Our talented Year 13 students produced a wonderful film that was watched by all students in Years 7 – 13, showing demonstrations and talks covering a wide range of Science topics and themes. In addition, Years...