Academic years 7 through 12.

A Carmel School choir, comprising students from both the High and Primary Schools, performed last week at the 79th Commemoration of Kristallnacht. This service which is run under the auspices of the Council for Jews and Christians of WA, is a solemn evening, which commemorates the 2 day pogrom across the whole of Nazi Germany in 1938. Kristallnacht, which means “the night of br ...

In early November, Jewish author, Tuvia Tenenbom addressed the whole High School. He spoke about how being Jewish is different to any other religion. His books are provocative, as is shown in the title of one of his books “Catch the Jew.” Tuvia Tenenbaum writes about politics and uses satire, which really makes his readers think and question their lives. He was interesting and ...

The Year 7 students have begun working through the Physics component of the Year 7 Science curriculum. A section of the course requires them to learn about forces, more specifically, types of forces and investigating the effect applying different forces has on familiar objects. With a warmer change in weather, the students and teacher decided to investigate the concept of balan ...

The tzevet hosted the Year 11s for a BBQ this week. Fun, games and laughter was had by all!!! Kol hakavod! ...

Our Year 8 students have been working hard to prepare their lessons in anticipation of the Year 4s Peer Tutoring session. During this session, Year 4 students visit the High School science labs and are taught by our Year 8s. The lessons were aimed at the Year 4 science syllabus and the Year 8 students put together practical, interactive and exciting lessons to deliver relevant ...

Last Thursday, the Year 11 Hebrew class had an Oral Evening. Each student delivered a speech about a book which they have read. The students described their book, spoke about the author and reviews of the book. Dean Kezurer spoke about 'The Zigzag Kid', which was a riveting story about a young boy who goes on an extraordinary adventure with a master thief. Liron Koren spoke abo ...

Last Friday the Year 5 students came up to the High School Science Labs for the annual Peer Tutoring task. The Year 9 students spent a week preparing a lesson that will compliment and extend on the Year 5 Science Curriculum. The task outline is to produce an exciting, entertaining, interesting 10-minute lesson to teach the Year 5 students a concept related to what both year gr ...

On Tuesday 31 October, four Year 10 students represented Carmel School at the Battle of Beersheba Australian Light Horsemen 100-year Commemoration in Kings Park. The initiative to attend this important ceremony came from the students themselves, who felt a strong connection with this uniquely Australian-Jewish story; a connection forged when they visited the ‘Park of the Austra ...

Congratulations to Ashleigh Cohen and Mia Parry for winning a place at the ANSTO Big Ideas Forum. The ANSTO Big Ideas Forum brings 11 pairs of students and their teachers from across Australia to Sydney for four days of hands-on science and technology. It is a unique opportunity to meet leading Australian researchers and discover first-hand some diverse uses of cutting-edge Au ...

Last Wednesday and Thursday night the Year 10 class hosted the Living Historian Project, where they, in small groups presented stories of Perth Holocaust survivors whom they had interviewed throughout the term. These stories were told in various formats – DVD’s, PowerPoints, Scrapbooks, journals and posters – each one unique and depicting the lives and experiences of eight surv ...