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Editorial 16/7/2021

Dear Parents/Carers,   This is an important letter about the arrangements for this term and next – please read this all the way to the end.   Information regarding provision for GIRLS SCHOOL students YEARS 7,8,9,10,11,12 on Monday 19th July and Tuesday 20th July   There has been a rise in the number of Covid-19 […]

Dr Mett Farewell

Last week Hasmonean said farewell to Dr Mett, who has taught A-level Maths for the past 40 years. He joined Hasmonean as a second form pupil back in 1957, skipping a year and rising to the fourth form. The friends he made at Hasmonean have remained his lifelong friends – indeed, as he flew to […]

Editorial 9/7/2021

As the Jewish people prepare to enter the Land of Israel, the tribes of Reuven and Gad drop a bombshell on Moshe Rabbeinu. After forty years of journeying in the desert with the final destination to go to Eretz Yisrael, they tell him that they want to stay on the east side of the River […]

Girls’ School Year 11 Shabbaton

Our Girls’ HIPE team are really something very special. Last Shabbat, they organised a wonderful Shabbaton for our Year 11 girls. With the aid of our exceptional Kevin, the hall was transformed into a banqueting space. The HIPE team also utilised the girls’ skills to create welcome packs, decorate the hall, create games, serve meals, […]

Year 11 HIPE Week of Activities

After a somewhat doom and gloom year, the Year 11 boys were treated to the first ever HIPE week at the Boys’ School. Each day began with a special Beis programme, followed by a phenomenal range of activities including Aqua Bounce, Thorpe Park, Inflatables and the Tough Mudder experience! To end the week, each shiur […]

Boys’ School – Junior Kangaroo Maths

Another set of fantastic results for the Junior Kangaroo Maths 2021. After getting Gold in the JMC 2021, 4 of our students qualified for the Junior Kangaroo for Maths. Three of them have been awarded a Merit Certificate which places them in the top 25% of the students qualified for the Junior Kangaroo. The three […]

Year 13 Girls’ School Shabbaton

The Hasmo Hotel reopened last weekend for some very special guests: the Year 13 graduates. Mrs Paster, Miss Simonsson, Mrs Naylor, and Mrs Brice were the brave teachers who slept overnight at school. Ms Valencia was with them on Friday night, Miss Gelley walked up in the morning to join the girls, and Rabbi Bennett […]

Boys’ School Activities Event

The annual Activities Event 2021 kicked off with a range of trips heading out from Hasmonean Boys. Coaches were filled with excited boys from Years 7-10. Five coaches were headed towards paintballing, one to water sports and two to trampolining and mini golf. It was an exciting day full of flips and tricks throughout. The […]

Girls’ School Activities Event

The annual Activities Event kicked off to a great start on Monday. The girls marched up to Hendon Rugby Club for a somewhat different Sports Day. The first half of the day saw them attempt a range of challenges which included throwing balls into targets, hula hoop relays, netball shooting, obstacle courses, and hockey slaloms. […]

Editorial 2/7/2021

Dear Parents and Carers, I am not a sports fan, but I do enjoy watching Wimbledon and so it was that at 9:30 last night I started watching an enthralling match with Andy Murray which was already in its fourth set. Murray is an interesting character having gone from being reviled for his on-court outbursts […]