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Well Deserved Lifetime Teaching Award
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Well Deserved Lifetime Teaching Award

We are delighted and proud that Susie Fox, ex History teacher of longstanding at JFS, was the recipient of a certificate of excellence for lifetime achievement in this year’s Pearson National Teacher Awards. You can read the full article HERE in the Jewish Chronicle: Photo from school trip to Ely – Susie Fox third from...

Shana Tova Umetuka to All!
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Shana Tova Umetuka to All!

Welcome to our new JFS cohort! Ahead of Rosh Hashanah, each student heard a presentation in their welcome assembly and had a visit from our Jewish Informal Education department (JiEP) where they received special JFS honey pots. Wishing you all a Shana Tova Umetuka – a happy and sweet new year!

Philosophy Day
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Philosophy Day

After more than a year of Zoom events only, JFS and PAJES organised a live Philosophy Day attended by over 30 Year 12 students from JFS and Immanuel College. The day started with a breath-taking and radical survey of Jewish Philosophy delivered by the polymathic Professor Anthony Julius. Arguing that for many thinkers, himself included,...

Pitching it Just Right!
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Pitching it Just Right!

Six Secondary School students participated in the virtually-held pitch competition run by Partnerships for Jewish Schools, and supported by Genesis Philanthropy Group. The JFS and King Solomon teams jointly won with projects aimed at bettering their peers’ lives. The JFS team consisted of Year 12 and Year 10 students, and they were successful in their...

Our Flourishing Eco Garden
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Our Flourishing Eco Garden

Over this last year we have created a beautiful flourishing garden that is now filled with vegetables, flowers and herbs. The garden has been an amazing space to bring calmness to the day. A space to reduce stress and promote good mental health. A space for learning about the environment and food, a wonderful space...

Employability Skills for Year 10 Cohort
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Employability Skills for Year 10 Cohort

This week our Year 10 cohort participated in a ‘Virtual Employability Skills’ event. The whole year group, including those at home, were able to participate in a variety of workshops, including, ‘Transferable Skills’, ‘Finance Skills’, ‘CV Writing and Planning’ as well as ‘Job Interviews’. Students found the sessions very insightful and useful for their future...

Recognising Staff Talent
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Recognising Staff Talent

The Jack Petchey Award is generally run at JFS to celebrate the incredible achievements of our students. However, once a year we have the opportunity to recognise the incredible work JFS staff do to help enable our students to excel. Rob Smart, Creative Arts Technician, CCF JFS – Corporal of Horse, was awarded with the...

Another Talent to Watch!
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Another Talent to Watch!

Using ‘Lockdown’ to his advantage, Year 10 student, Jonah Marks, trained daily to enable him to compete in several qualifying events for European and World multisport events, post ‘Lockdown’. He is the youngest in his age category (16-20), but has been able to hold his own against competitors much larger and stronger than himself. Jonah...