A big thank you to all those who supported the recent Scholastic Book Fair.  As yet the final total has not been calculated, but we are on track to have sold more than $3100 worth of books!! This means Mrs Naeser our Primary School Librarian, has been able to select $930.00 worth of books for our children to enjoy.  Congratulations also go to the following worthy winners of bo ...

This year, the English department is coordinating Carmel School’s inaugural reading week. The purpose of this week is to encourage reading across the high school. The following are just some of the known benefits of reading fiction: It maintains and improves one’s ability to comprehend. Research has shown that students who are ‘a-literate’ (can read but choose not to) actual ...

This week our community mourned the loss of one of our founding fathers, Mr. Joe Berinson QC. The impact Mr. Berinson, together with Mrs. Berinson, has had on our community is difficult to capture in words. If not for Mr. Berinson, our children would not have a Jewish school and without a Jewish school, we would not have a community, nor would we be able to achieve our ultima ...

The Prep children have been trialling a parent communication tool called ‘Seesaw’. Parents can download the Seesaw app to their phone and when children take a pictures of their work on our iPads, it is sent to Seesaw for parents to view. The children are very engaged with this tool, and enjoy the process of busily creating beautiful work, capturing it and using the technology t ...

On Tuesday evening, Carmel High School hosted a very successful parents information evening for those families whose children will be entering Year 7 in 2019, 2020 or 2021. The event, hosted by our Head of Secondary, Mrs Melanie Thorpe, gave those parents attending a taste of what students can expect in our high school classrooms. Our Heads of Learning Areas delivered illuminat ...

Emma loves to sing and dance and has been tapping her feet and stretching her vocal chords since the age of 2! She aspires to be a fashion designer or make-up artist when she grows up, two avenues that will utilise and honour her artistic and creative talents. However, what is most special about Emma is that she always chooses kindness. She looks to see what she can do to make ...

Year 7 students are currently learning about decimals in Mathematics lessons. Last week they were given the opportunity to play a game of Decimal Connect Four, where they could use their number skills to block their opponent and win the game. Mrs Walsh Mathematics Teacher ...

On Tuesday 29 May, twenty Year 6 student leaders accompanied Mrs Fisher and Mrs Higginbottom to the IPSHA Ecumenical Service at Kingsway Christian College. Over 300 students participated in this event which explored how students could influence their world by colouring it with their particular special quality or talent. Our Carmel students were the consummate ambassadors as the ...

Whilst the weather reports for Thursday 24 May were far from ideal for a brisk walk to school, we were blessed with a perfect morning to use our feet and heartbeat to make the journey. Over 100 children, along with their fabulous parents, congregated at our three meeting points. Under the careful supervision of our wonderful teacher volunteers and Year 6 leadership students, ev ...

The Carmel School P&F held their annual quiz night on Saturday 26 May. It was a great night with fun had by all who attended. There were some new initiatives included that were enjoyed and well-supported including a new type of raffle where people chose the items they were interested in winning, as well as some fabulous games of chance. While our participant numbers were do ...