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, chemist ...

From then Principle  As many of our students prepare to sit their exams, I am reminded of a recent article in ‘The Australian’ newspaper titled ‘Jewish Genius Abounds, but Why?’  In the article, the author put forth a series of unfounded, hypothetical nonsense points that endeavour to explain a so-called ‘disproportionate’ representation of Jews in areas of scientific and acad ...

Hello Carmel Parents & Friends,  We've been a little quiet this year, but we are looking for your help 😊 So… How can you help the Camel P&F Committee reach its 2018 $10, 000 target to fund the Performing Arts Improvement Plan What is the Performing Arts Improvement Plan? We aim to raise sufficient funds to address two areas of need in the school. Both areas are rel ...

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 is delighted to welcome the esteemed and distinguished Mark Leibler AC, senior partner at Arnold Bloch Leibler and head of its renowned taxation practice to our School, and to Perth in July 2018.   As part of his visit, we will be hosting an inaugural Carmel Business Breakfast at a high profile city centre venue on Tuesday 24 July, likely to be from 7.00am till 9. ...

This weekend we celebrate Shavuot and the School will be closed both Friday 18 May and Monday 21 May. If you need to make use of our vacation care facilities on Friday, please contact the team at The Hangout on 0404 385 162 or via email at admin@thehangoutoshc.com.au.  Over second day Shavuot, Monday 21 May, there is also a Teen Lunch at PHC that might be of interest to some ...

Yom Yerushalayim was celebrated in the Primary school on Monday. Students davened in front of the amazing Kotel, made so professionally by Judith Lawrence and Astrid Harries and sang Hallel in honour of the chag. They watched a PowerPoint about the reunification of the city and looked at the gates surrounding the old city. Shira Lloyd, one of the Perth tzevet addressed the asse ...

Last Thursday morning the students in Year 2 received their new Koren siddur at a beautiful Yerushalayim themed Kabbalat siddur celebration. The Koren Educational Siddur is an exciting new project that brings an innovative approach to tefillah education in our school. The siddur is appropriately designed for its developmental stage of the day-school journey, and beyond and the ...

As we enter the middle of term, it is timely to give pause and reflect on the achievements of our students thus far this year. This opportunity allows us to forward-plan for the Academic Merit and Academic Excellence awards that are given to High School students at the end of each semester. The team of educators at Carmel School determined that the criteria for these awards are ...

Year 11 and 12 students had the opportunity to attend an Israel Gap Year Fair this week. This gave them the chance to find out more about what this exciting experience would offer them. Thank you to The MASA Israel Programs and all of the participants. A parent information night was also held that evening. ...