The “birthday of the trees” - Tu Bishvat began at sundown on Tuesday 30 January and ended at sundown on Wednesday 31 January. Tu Bishvat continues to be an opportunity for planting trees — in Israel and elsewhere, wherever Jews live. Tu Bishvat restores the ecology of our world and is a symbol of renewed growth and flowering of the Jewish people. Carmel school students planted ...

The Carmel School Parents' & Friends' Association is extremely proud of its bumper year. At the start of the year, the P&F Committee agreed to fund the High School Covered Walkway, and set itself a fundraising target of $10,000. If this was achieved, it was agreed that a further $10,000 would be added (from accumulated reserves). Through the Committee members' hard wor ...

After a highly successful year end concert, the Prep kids took their act on tour and performed at JNF WA’s morning tea at The Jewish Centre last week. The pre-Chanukah event promised guests a morning of “Miracles and Music”. The Music was provided by the talented Prep kids and Noa Jackson from Year 8. The miracle was that all the students and the audience fit comfortably in th ...

The junior playground was full of activity at lunchtime on Wednesday and Thursday as the Year 1 and Year 2 students played the games created by the Year 3 students as part of their STEM activities. ...

The Year 5/6 ceremony on December 7 closed with the announcement of the 39 student leaders in Year 5 who will take the reigns of Year 6 leadership in 2018. 8 student managers were named to head up each of the 4 portfolios. At the close of 2018 a leadership prize will be awarded to the most effective male effective female leaders in the field. Administration and Special Events ...

The Year 6 students of 2017 participated in a dignified Graduation and Prize Giving ceremony on Thursday 7 December. Using the analogy of how high performing apps are coded in computers, Mrs Lynda Fisher correlated how our students coded for success as they move through their 8 years of Primary School Education. These students were celebrated with individual citations, personal ...

Vicki King (Chair of the Grandparents’ Club) presented Carmel School with a cheque of $2000.00 at the Grandparents’ Primary School Concert Preview Event. Not only do our grandparents provide a significant level of emotional and academic support to our students but they also enable our school to purchase important resources. This year’s contribution will be used to purchase benc ...

The Annual Cricket Carnival was held at Melvista Oval (Nedlands) last week in warm conditions. Two Carmel teams competed in the competition both winning two of their four games. Using a junior format of ‘T20 Blast’ there were plenty of opportunities to swing the bat and score runs which both teams did with gusto. Some tidy bowling kept opposition batters frustrated and reaped a ...

In Term 3 selected Carmel Upper Primary school students participated in the 2017 Australian Mathematics Competition. It is one of the world’s great competitions with thousands of entrants from around Australia. The competition gives the students who have a passion for Mathematics an opportunity to showcase their amazing skills. We congratulate all our Primary participants. On M ...

MDA came to the School two weeks ago to honour mitzvah day and students brought their tins in to empty into the MDA containers $1391.95 was raised in under an hour which will be used towards the humanitarian work of MDA Israel We are truly grateful to all students and families who participated in this amazing mitzvah opportunity ...