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UKMT Intermediate Maths Challenge

Once again, Mr Munteanu has shared the amazing results for the UKMT Intermediate Maths Challenge 2021: 160 students took part in this challenge, and a phenomenal 56 students received certificates. Congratulations to all the students who found the motivation to participate under these stressful conditions. Ariella G, in Year 11 deserves a special mention. Not […]

Editorial 26/11/2020

Dear Parents, I am delighted to announce that, after a long wait, our Chromebooks have started to arrive. A global shortage of these devices meant that we had to source new suppliers for many of the devices. Had we not done so, we would have had to wait until February for most of them to […]

Editorial 12/11/2020

Dear Parents, This week has been an extremely sad one for the entire Jewish community. The news about the passing of both Rav Dovid Feinstein o’’h and Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks o’’h culminated in a collective outpouring of grief from the Jewish world. People have felt individually and profoundly affected: these were two shining examples […]

Editorial 29/10/2020

Dear Parents, The relentless nature of the bad news which surrounds us is like the autumn storms which seem to buffet us from all sides. It can be hard to keep cheerful in such circumstances and to show the resilience which we try to inculcate in our children. So this week I thought we should […]

Editorial 22/10/2020

Dear Parents, If every child in a class self-isolates, their live lessons can be delivered live relatively easily as was the case during lockdown. However, if some remain in school and others have to self-isolate at home – which is the more likely scenario – delivering live lessons to both groups simultaneously is more challenging. […]

Editorial 15/10/2020

Dear Parents, It has been a pleasure to welcome the students back to school after the break and to see them embracing the opportunity to learn in real classrooms. There is a real buzz in school and the students really want to be here. We have also managed to run an outstanding Year 7 Achdut […]

Erev Yom Kippur Event

Erev Yom Kippur, and once again the indefatigable Rabbi Bennett and the JS team swung into action with an inspirational event. Using the JS lesson time, Year 9 enjoyed a presentation from Rabbi Avrohom Zeidman of GIFT understanding how to say ‘sorry’ and mean it. Year 10 learned the tricks of easy fasting from Rabbi […]

Editorial 1/10/2020

Dear Parents, As soon as we finish reading the Torah on Simchas Torah, we immediately begin leining parshas Bereishis. And when we make a siyum, the minhag is to start the beginning of the next masechta at the very same celebration. What is behind this? The Torah begins with a ב and ends with a […]

Emunah Bat Mitzvah Tour

So, how did you spend half-term? Five Year 7 students were among participants of the Emunah Mother and Daughter Israel Tour 2020. The trip made a powerful impression on the girls and their mums, who enjoyed activities, sightseeing and visiting some of the charity’s welfare projects, including residential care homes for children who can no […]

Jewish News Competition

The Jewish News, PJ Library and Wizo ran a story writing competition with the theme of ‘Perseverance’. The prizes and the event was sponsored by Mamilla Architecture and Design, a Borehamwood based company. And the winner was… Ariella. Ariella is a Hasmonean student, who was encouraged to enter by Mrs Jacobson, the Director of Learning […]