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CERN Visit
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CERN Visit

Year 13 physics students visited the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, Geneva, last week.  After a quick visit to the United Nations plaza and Lake Geneva, they were given a tour of the control centre and the ALICE experiment, where they had a chance to meet and talk with some of the researchers working on...

AJEX Parade 2022
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AJEX Parade 2022

JFS School was once again proudly represented at the annual AJEX parade on Sunday, with over 70 students (including our cadets) marching with staff and parents. Placards with names of Alumni lost to past wars were held up as we honoured their memory. They all made us extremely proud and brought light and honour to...

Learning to Use the ‘Wires’
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Learning to Use the ‘Wires’

Students who form the writing team of the JFS Journal went to visit The Guardian Newspaper this week.  There they learnt how to use specific software and ‘the wires’ to produce a newspaper front page. This was such a significant session that the Guardian rate it akin to work experience.  Well done to all who...

Chol Hamoed Succot at JFS
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Chol Hamoed Succot at JFS

Our students are making the most of Chol Hamoed Succot by making the blessings over the Arba Minim and the mitzvah of sitting in the Succah. With music and food there is a wonderful atmosphere for all to enjoy!

Year 7 Golf Enthusiasts’ Experience
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Year 7 Golf Enthusiasts’ Experience

The BMW PGA Golf Championship at Wentworth wowed the crowds recently. Our Year 7 students that attended were able to see the greatest players in the world put their skills to the test against one of the best courses in the world. It was a fabulous trip and we look forward to seeing more golf...

JFS Students Make an Impact!
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JFS Students Make an Impact!

Since 2021, Project ImpACT has engaged, inspired and empowered over 700 ImpACT teens from 30 communities to give 5,800 meaningful volunteering hours in support of 25 charities! Over 50 fantastic JFS teens, have been cooking for food banks and the homeless, packing donations for refugees, teaching English to underprivileged children, brightening the lives of sick...

JFS Amputee Football Star
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JFS Amputee Football Star

Year 9 student, Rio Woolf, was selected by the England Amputee Football Association (EAFA) for the European Amputee Football Federation (EAFF) Junior Camp in Tbilisi, Georgia last week along with 11 other EAFA Juniors joining fellow amputee footballers aged 5-16. Participants hailed from Belgium, Costa Rica, Georgia, Germany, Poland and Turkey, all communicating through the...

Oxford University Maths Essay Winner
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Oxford University Maths Essay Winner

Year 12 student, Zoe Burr, has recently won a Maths (Under 18) essay competition run by Oxford University, with the title ‘The Music of Maths’. The idea behind the competition is to give students experience in communicating complex ideas in an understandable manner, and to encourage them to engage with maths beyond the classroom. We...

Y7 Shuk Experience
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Y7 Shuk Experience

Our annual Year 7 Ivrit Shuk- Israeli Market experience took place this week with much excitement. Students were challenged to make objects to sell that relate to the topics they have been learning. Armed with a shopping list, they had to buy (using all their bargaining skills) all the designated objects. The one condition was...

Keeping Up With Jonah
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Keeping Up With Jonah

Year 11 student, Jonah Marks, managed to squeeze in a trip to the British Triathlon Championships in Cardiff last week, where he performed admirably – winning Silver in the U20 category. Due to GCSEs he was unable to make the trip to Montreal to compete for GB at the World Triathlon Champs, but this certainly...