It was perfect weather for the swimming carnival on Friday albeit a little warm later in the morning. Despite having to negotiate several tradesmen putting finishing touches to the pool subsequent to its ‘completion’, the day turned out to be a highly successful outing for the Carmel swimmers. After several weeks of trialling and training prior to the carnival, students were ke ...

The Year 3 students began their day watching sheep being mustered by kelpies and sheep shearing. A few students got to feed the lambs and milk the cows. They all enjoyed an exciting day observing and interacting with a range of animals native to Australia. ...

In Year 4 Yahadut, we are learning about where our grandparents and great-grandparents came from. We loved hearing different stories about how we came to live in Australia! ...

Rosh Chodesh Adar was celebrated in style on Thursday morning! The Primary chool children, teachers and parents were welcomed into the gates with Purim music and the Tzevet and Year 6 students dressed up for the happy occasion. Everyone was greeted with the message Chodesh Tov, wishing everyone a happy month. Bunches of grapes were handed to students to wish them a sweet month. ...

The Year 2s had a very exciting mission set for us by Mrs Fisher! We searched the school for a new student named Robbie. When we found Robbie, we discovered he is a robot! Robbie answered some of our questions and he can even move his head! We are now creating a recount of our adventures to find Robbie the Robot. ...

Our very own tennis super star, Year 5 student Jake Dembo, had the honour of tossing the coin at the men’s final of this year’s Australian Open. The final, between Roger Federer and Marin Cilic, was on January 28 and Jake was called out onto court ahead of the match to toss the coin for service. It was an incredible experience for Jake, and one he will always treasure. ...

Purim will be celebrated at school on Thursday 1 March. A day of fun and games has been planned by the Jewish Studies staff and Year 6 students and it would be appreciated if the children could come to school already dressed in their costumes. The Year 6 cohort have nominated themes for each year level; however, if students have already planned their costumes and don’t want to ...

On Thursday 1 February, it was the 15th Anniversary of the Columbia Spaceshuttle disaster in which 7 astronauts lost their lives. Among them was Israel's first astronaut Ilan Ramon. The Year 4-6 Torah Enrichment class read the book "Reach for the Stars" which tells the fascinating and true story of the tiny Sefer Torah rescued from the Bergen-Belson Concentration Camp, that Ila ...

The Prep children have settled into their new learning space. In mathematics they made their own bead strings with 10 beads. These manipulative tools will assist the children to work with numbers from 1- 10. The class has also started learning the Aleph – Bet letters. They used different mediums to form the letter Aleph. They have had a wonderful time learning. ...

Over the break Mrs Naeser deposited origami cranes made by last Year 4.1 class at the Hiroshima Peace Park in Japan. The origami crane has become an international symbol of peace and hope. ...