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Sweet New Year Wishes From JiEP
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Sweet New Year Wishes From JiEP

This week the JiEP department were very busy. We visited every year group during their Jewish Studies lessons, to wish them a Shanah Tova – a happy and healthy new year. We gave each student a pot of honey and an apple Laffy Taffy to enjoy. We also spent time running the Year 7 JiEP...

Rosh Hashanah Card Competition
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Rosh Hashanah Card Competition

We are delighted to announce the results of our Year 7 Rosh Hashanah Card Competition this year.  14 students submitted beautiful artwork, making it very difficult to judge. The winner is Eleanor Cambridge and the Runners Up are Dvorah Ben-Menachem and Ava Hill. Eleanor’s card was printed as the official JFS Rosh Hashanah card and...

Golf Champion
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Golf Champion

Year 9 student Joshua Newman recently qualified for the finals of the Junior Golf Championship at South Herts Golf Club and won! Previously he achieved the runner up position in 2018. He was presented with the trophy last week by the Head Professional at South Herts, Michael Cutmore. Joshua currently plays off an 18 Handicap...

A Cut Above
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A Cut Above

Over the summer holidays Year 12 student Amelia Reeves, who allowed her hair to grow very long over the lockdown period, decided to have 12 inches cut off it to donate to ‘The Little Princess Charity’. This is a charity that uses the donated hair to make a wig for children with cancer. She also...

Cycling Ambitions
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Cycling Ambitions

Jonah and Rafi Marks in Years 10 and 8 spent time in the summer taking part in various cycling events with their father. Jonah has recently started taking part in cycling Time Trials, as the most socially-distanced racing possible. He took part in his cycling club’s 10mile/16km TT and finished it in 27:53, only 10...

Purim Fun
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Purim Fun

Purim at JFS is always a superlative event at JFS and so it was this year! A day filled with fun activities, excitement, camaraderie and drama. Students and staff alike joined in the activities and dressed up for the occasion.  Students in all year groups heard the Megilla first thing and then proceeded to sample...

Moorfields Hospital Trek
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Moorfields Hospital Trek

Max Levey in Year 10, together with his parents, recently took part in a 14-mile walk in aid of Moorfields Eye Hospital. This is a charity close to their hearts as they saved Max’s sight when he was a baby (follow the story and donate via this link). It was a long five-hour trek, through...

Layla Sklar – Marathon Runner
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Layla Sklar – Marathon Runner

Layla is running her first London Marathon 2020 for Cancer Research UK in memory of her Grandpa Alan who bravely fought Leukaemia for seven years trying every new treatment developed out of new research. She is turning 18 years of age this month and is probably the youngest (or at least one of the youngest)...

Battle of the Bands and More!
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Battle of the Bands and More!

The JFS Music Department has had a particularly busy two weeks following a choir workshop with Stephen Glass, a performance at the Regional Festival of Music for Youth where JFS Singers were complemented for their “accomplished and experienced singing”, as well as the 2020 Battle of the Bands. Our winning band this year, Kiwi, for...