Jewish Chronicle Charedi leaders call for day of prayer over Labour education plans 24 Jul
London's Charedi leadership has called for a day of prayer in response to fears that new government measures could lead to increased regulation of yeshivot. ...
24 Jul
Jewish Chronicle Gateshead yeshivah plans rejected by council 24 Jul
The Gateshead Council rejected proposals for a new four-story yeshivah in Newcastle due to concerns about its impact on neighbors, citing issues with design ...
24 Jul
Jewish Chronicle Jewish school with Muslim pupils affected by ‘community tensions’ says Ofsted 23 Jul
Ofsted reported that King David, Birmingham's sole Jewish school with a majority of Muslim pupils, faced community tensions impacting the school's harmonious...
23 Jul
Jewish Chronicle Stamford Hill children’s charity shortlisted for prestigious award 18 Jul
A speech and language therapy program called Talking Together, implemented in Jewish primary schools in Stamford Hill, has been shortlisted for a Health Serv...
18 Jul
Jewish Chronicle What impact will Labour’s plans have on Jewish education? 17 Jul
The new Labour government's educational plans, including imposing VAT on independent schools and regulating out-of-school settings, could greatly affect the ...
17 Jul
Jewish Chronicle Legal push to extend Mayor’s free meals scheme to independent Charedi schools fails 15 Jul
In a legal attempt by Charedi children from Stamford Hill to extend London Mayor Sadiq Khan's free school meals subsidy to independent Charedi schools, the H...
15 Jul
Jewish Chronicle Let’s talk schools: we need teachers more than ever 14 Jul
The text discusses the importance of teachers in schools and the current challenges of teacher recruitment and retention in the UK, including within Jewish s...
14 Jul
Jewish Chronicle London School of Jewish Studies takes Rabbi Sacks’ teachings Down Under 12 Jul
The London School of Jewish Studies (LSJS) is extending one of its popular Torah programs, "Covenant & Continuity," which is based on the teachings of the la...
12 Jul
Jewish Chronicle King Solomon drops year-12 sixthform classes for the coming year 12 Jul
King Solomon High School in Redbridge, an Orthodox school, will not admit new sixth-form students due to declining numbers in recent years, affecting year-12...
12 Jul
Jewish Chronicle What price would you be willing to pay to give your child a Jewish education? 10 Jul
Jewish independent schools in the UK are facing potential financial challenges due to Labour's proposed policies of levying VAT on school fees at private sch...
10 Jul
Jewish Chronicle Confident Rimon pupils know their voices count, says Ofsted 9 Jul
Ofsted recently confirmed the positive status of Rimon Primary School in Golders Green, which is part of the United Synagogue-run Jewish Community Academy Tr...
9 Jul
Jewish Chronicle King Solomon makes progress but improvements still needed, says Ofsted 9 Jul
Ofsted inspectors have noted significant progress at King Solomon High School under new headteacher Michele Phillips, with improvements in education quality ...
9 Jul
Jewish Chronicle Immanuel shortlisted for schools’ creative award 8 Jul
Immanuel College in Bushey has been shortlisted for the Independent School of the Year Awards in the music and drama category. The school is recognized for i...
8 Jul
Jewish Chronicle Wolfson Hillel shoots, scores and wins the Premier League Primary Stars Football Tournament 3 Jul
Wolfson Hillel Primary School in North London emerged victorious in the Premier League Primary Stars Football Tournament representing Tottenham Hotspur, with...
3 Jul
Jewish Chronicle Naima pupils are top of the class at Etgar 2024 3 Jul
Naima Jewish Preparatory School's Year 5 team emerged as winners in the annual Etgar inter-school challenge held at Wembley Stadium, where about 1,000 Jewish...
3 Jul
Jewish Chronicle Stamford Hill girls show ‘impressive’ knowledge of democracy 3 Jul
Bnois Jerusalem, an independent Chasidic girls school in Stamford Hill, has shown significant improvements according to Ofsted, despite past inadequate ratin...
3 Jul
Jewish Chronicle Stamford Hill Chasidic school rated good with outstanding features 1 Jul
The Chasidic Yesodey Hatorah Senior Girls School in Stamford Hill, previously criticized by Ofsted for censoring textbooks, has regained favor with inspector...
1 Jul
Jewish Chronicle New teaching fellowships launched in memory of Lady Lira Winston 1 Jul
In memory of Lady Lira Winston, a new fellowship program has been initiated by PaJeS, the Jewish schools network, aimed at grooming future heads of Jewish sc...
1 Jul
Jewish Chronicle Etgar Quiz no 275 28 Jun
The Etgar Quiz no 275 includes questions about Jewish topics such as special products of Israel, the Ladino language, Israeli highways, Devorah in the Tanach...
28 Jun
Jewish Chronicle Let’s talk schools: Labour’s VAT policy could spell disaster 27 Jun
The discussion revolves around Labour's proposed VAT policy, intending to end VAT exemption for private schools to fund state schools. This move could advers...
27 Jun
Jewish Chronicle Over 1,000 pupils at non-Jewish schools take lessons in Jewish history 26 Jun
The Sir Martin Gilbert Learning Centre in London has initiated a program to teach Jewish history in non-Jewish schools, with over 1,000 students benefiting f...
26 Jun
Jewish Chronicle Wins for Sacks Morasha and Kerem at Hebrew spelling bee 26 Jun
Children from Sacks Morasha and Kerem excelled at this year's Hebrew spelling bee, with Sacks Morasha students winning in two out of three categories. The co...
26 Jun
Jewish Chronicle Charedi girls’ school rated outstanding by Ofsted 24 Jun
Menorah Primary School for Girls in Golders Green and Yesoiday Hatorah Girls in Manchester have both achieved outstanding ratings by Ofsted, with Menorah bei...
24 Jun
Jewish Chronicle Etgar Quiz no 274 21 Jun
This text is a quiz containing questions about Jewish topics such as Rashi's birthplace, the symbol of the tribe of Benjamin, the origins of the Israeli nati...
21 Jun
Jewish Chronicle VAT hike on private schools could hit poorer Charedi families, Board of Deputies warns 19 Jun
The Board of Deputies is expressing concerns about a potential VAT hike on private schools, particularly impacting Charedi families who rely on these schools...
19 Jun
Jewish Chronicle ‘Lovely’ Liverpool nursery impresses Ofsted 18 Jun
The King David Kindergarten in Liverpool has received high praise from Ofsted for offering a positive learning environment where children show enthusiasm and...
18 Jun
Jewish Chronicle Let’s talk schools: woeful state of RE is an opportunity to promote Judaism 16 Jun
A recent Ofsted review highlighted significant shortcomings in religious education (RE) in schools across England and Wales, with many schools failing to mee...
16 Jun
Jewish Chronicle The Etgar Quiz no 273 14 Jun
The Etgar Quiz no 273 features questions on various Jewish topics. Some of the questions include identifying quotes from prominent figures like David Ben-Gur...
14 Jun
Jewish Chronicle Wohl Ilford and Clore Tikva go head to head in first parents’ soccer game 14 Jun
In a friendly competition between Wohl Ilford Primary and Clore Tikva, two Jewish primary schools, Clore Tikva emerged victorious with a 2-1 win in the first...
14 Jun
Jewish Chronicle Conservatives promise to revive out of school register plan 11 Jun
The Conservative Party has included in their election manifesto a proposal to lift restrictions on entry to faith free schools, allowing them to admit pupils...
11 Jun
Jewish Chronicle The Etgar Quiz no 272 7 Jun
The Etgar Quiz no 272 poses questions related to Jewish knowledge, including identifying the source of Eishet Chayil, the Torah portion with the most section...
7 Jun
Jewish Chronicle King David High School helps create Liverpool’s first Holocaust memorial sculpture 4 Jun
Liverpool has unveiled its first Holocaust memorial sculpture, situated at King David High School, largely due to the efforts of staff and students. The meta...
4 Jun
Jewish Chronicle Nursery worker loses tribunal claim against United Synagogue 31 May
A former nursery worker at Little Goldies, which was shut down by the United Synagogue following concerns about hygiene and safeguarding practices, lost her ...
31 May
Jewish Chronicle Let’s talk schools: how to choose the school that’s best for your child 31 May
Choosing a school for your child involves considering various factors, as highlighted in a survey conducted by Seed in 2021 among Jewish primary school famil...
31 May
Jewish Chronicle Etgar Quiz no 271 31 May
This text is an Etgar Quiz featuring questions related to Jewish knowledge. Ben Gurion founded the political party Mapai, Moshe died on Har Nevo according to...
31 May
Jewish Chronicle A dozen Charedi schools received official warnings last year 28 May
The Department for Education issued warnings to 12 Charedi schools in 2023 following critical inspections, prompting schools to create action plans to addres...
28 May
Jewish Chronicle Inspectors pleased by Kerem’s progress 28 May
Inspectors have acknowledged the positive changes at Kerem, an independent primary school, particularly in improved marking and feedback for students leading...
28 May
Jewish Chronicle The Etgar Quiz no 270 26 May
The Etgar Quiz no 270 featured questions on Jewish knowledge and technology. It asked about the first book in Ketuvim (Tehillim), the originator of Torah rea...
26 May
Jewish Chronicle City Boys hold on to Etgar Israel trophy 19 May
City of London Boys won the Etgar Israel trophy for the second year in a row, narrowly beating Habs Girls by a single point in a contest involving over 80 st...
19 May
Jewish Chronicle Let’s Talk Schools: how can we help ADHD children to flourish? 19 May
ADHD, a neurological condition, can be challenging for both children and parents in the Jewish community, leading to feelings of shame and isolation. However...
19 May
Jewish Chronicle Etgar Quiz no 269 17 May
This text presents a quiz with questions related to Israel, Jewish history, and culture. It asks about geographical facts, such as the mountain reaching the ...
17 May
Jewish Chronicle London girl comes 7th in International Bible quiz 16 May
Noa Swabel, a 16-year-old London schoolgirl from Golders Green, ranked seventh in the International Bible Quiz held in Jerusalem and broadcast on Israeli TV ...
16 May
Jewish Chronicle Previously inadequate Charedi school upgraded by Ofsted 14 May
Beis Medrash Elyon, a Charedi school previously rated inadequate by Ofsted, has been upgraded to requires improvement. The school showed improvements in vari...
14 May
Jewish Chronicle Leeds Jewish Free School still in Ofsted’s good books 14 May
Leeds Jewish Free School received a positive review from Ofsted, emphasizing its values of diversity, inclusivity, and kindness. While praised for its suppor...
14 May
Jewish Chronicle ‘A brilliant year’ says Eden head after Ofsted inspection 10 May
Eden Primary School in Muswell Hill has been commended by Ofsted for maintaining its status as a good school post-Covid inspection, with pupils demonstrating...
10 May
Jewish Chronicle The Etgar Quiz no 268 10 May
The Etgar Quiz covers various Jewish topics: a Nobel Prize-winning poet who escaped Nazi Germany (Nelly Sachs), a Chasidic Rebbe and university professor (Ra...
10 May
Jewish Chronicle Immanuel teacher shortlisted for national education award 9 May
Michael Lewis, assistant head of Jewish education at Immanuel College, has been nominated for the TES annual awards for educators as subject lead of the year...
9 May
Jewish Chronicle UK Jewish education leader picked to be torchbearer for Israel’s Independence Day 9 May
Rabbi David Meyer, a prominent educational leader in British Jewry, has been selected as a torchbearer for Israel's Independence Day ceremony, representing t...
9 May
Jewish Chronicle Jewish school with Muslim majority ranked outstanding for Jewish studies 7 May
King David Primary School in Birmingham, which has a majority of Muslim students, has been rated outstanding for its Jewish studies. The school emphasizes th...
7 May
Jewish Chronicle Independent Jewish Day School rated outstanding for religious studies 7 May
The Independent Jewish Day School in Hendon has been rated outstanding by Pikuach for its Jewish studies, with high levels of teaching and learning. The scho...
7 May