On Wednesday 23 March 2018 the Carmel Chess Team entered an interschool chess tournament at Mt Lawley Primary School. The children displayed good sportsmanship and played skilfully. Nine schools participated and the Carmel Team came third. Thank you to Shai and Jay for all your support and encouragement. ...

Congratulations to the Year 10 Mock Trials team who secured a win against tough competition on Thursday night. Barristers Daniel Tucker and Toni Grolman were polished and professional in the imposing Supreme Court. They were assisted beautifully by the “learned counsel” of Jacob Range, and supported by strong witnesses Isabella Rosenberg and Lev Kagan. Eden-Lee Schaffer complet ...

Two teams of Year 8 students were recently selected to compete in the ScienceIQ competition over two weeks in March last term. ScienceIQ is a series of online Science competitions conducted by the Science Teachers’ Association of Western Australia (STAWA). The quizzes test student knowledge, skills and understanding in most areas of Science, such as astronomy, biology, chemistr ...

Esther and Mordecai made a decision to express their Jewish identity in a non-Jewish community. To what extent should you express your Jewish identity in Australian society? This was the question posed to the six semi-finalists that competed in the Mikolot Speech Night on Tuesday in the School Library. This question elicited a range of responses: discussion of past persecution, ...

Carmel School has started the Mock Trials season in impressive fashion. This week we had two teams battle out Round 1 at the Supreme Court in a highly entertaining case of shoplifting. Whilst we lost narrowly; our presentation, conduct, and understanding of the law was outstanding. There are another two compulsory rounds to decide who proceeds to finals, with Round 2 taking pla ...

The Year 2s have been learning all about Narrative. Students created an original script during investigations and confidently presented it to the class. ...

Four slots this term during period 7 on a Friday have been given over to Year groups meetings, a chance for specifically targeted year based activities. In Year 8, Mr. Edmunds and Mrs. George have been working on goal setting and getting the most from the students laptops. As a final session for the term they brought together Biology and Maths and ran a Beetle Drive. Some of yo ...

Carmel was delighted to welcome Year 11 students from Iona Presentation College and CBC Fremantle to our school recently. Students from all three schools engaged in the various elements of the program which were connected to the Year 11 Religion and Life syllabus. Thanks go to Sam Majzner for his presentation on the basics of Judaism and to our Dorot Carmel, Aaron Friedland and ...

  The Year 7 Scientists have been putting all of the theory that they have been learning over the last 3 weeks into action by designing and conducting their own investigations. Some of the interesting questions that the students have tested are listed below. Does temperature affect the voltage of a battery? Do salt and sugar affect the rate at which ice dissolves? What is ...

Gabriel Shapiro of Year 3.2 donated six excellent titles from his private collection to our library. Thank you, Gabriel! Thanks also go to Mr and Mrs I Eilon who donated the book, Choice by Holocaust survivor Dr. Edith Eva Eger. ...