This year five teams are competing in the West Australian Debating League’s Novice and Junior divisions. Many are new to debating, and are enjoying learning about a range of relevant social issues. Novice Division The first two topics have been: (1) That maths should be compulsory throughout high schools and (2) That we should abolish juries. In the first round, Carmel went 1 ...

Our year 10s will once again be competing for a place in the Mikolot Speech competition. In the previous three years that we have competed, our year 10 students have walked away with two 1st places and one 2nd. For the first round, all year 10 students are required to deliver a prepared speech. This is completed during class and is formally assessed for Mikolot along with curr ...

The Head of the Primary School, Mrs Lynda Fisher, was recently selected as one of 14 Primary School Heads nationally, to attend the two day Principals Coaching Course in NSW at the end of last term.  Robyn Edwards of the Association of Independent Schools Leadership Centre (AIS), ran the training which was co facilitated by past AIS Leadership centre coach, Mrs Di Drummond. Gi ...

The Year 4 students and their parents will be participating in an interactive and educational Lag B'Omer evening together on Wednesday 2nd May 2018. Please send in your reply slips as soon as possible. ...

Carmel School’s traditional ANZAC Ceremony was held in the Sylvia and Harry Hoffman Hall on Tuesday morning 24th April under the direction of Mrs Lynda Fisher.  Dignitaries, war veterans, parents and students from Year 3-12 united to remember the efforts of those who sacrificed their lives to secure freedom and a better future for generations to follow.  The combination of cont ...

2017 graduates met up recently with Simon Lawrence and the new zio sem madrichim in Jerusalem. The event was hosted by Dorot Carmel, Sarah Lee Maisels (Ellert). ...

Held on the fifth day of the Hebrew calendar month of Iyar, Yom Ha'atzmaut celebrates Israel's independence in 1948. Celebrations take place all over Israel and here at Camel school it was no different. An incredibly exciting and fun filled day celebrating Israel’s 70th birthday was enjoyed by all the Carmel students together. A huge ruach session on the oval as one school, wit ...

Ceremonies were held in the Primary and High school to mark this solemn day, which commemorates the fallen Israeli soldiers and victims of terror in Israel. The Primary school choir sang Mi Haish as part of their ceremony and were addressed by Ariel from the Tzevet who spoke about cherishing our freedom and being grateful for what we have. Flags were flown at half-mast. ...

ANZAC DAY There is no time of the year that highlights the duties of dual loyalties like these past weeks. As Jewish Australians, our students stood with respect and paid tribute to the Israeli soldiers who gave their lives for the State of Israel on Yom Hazikaron. These brave men and women gave their lives so that Jews everywhere can live in peace and security, for which we w ...

In March earlier this year, all of our Year 10 students participated in the Australian Brain Bee Challenge (ABBC). The ABBC is a competition for high school students in Year 10 to learn about the brain and its functions. They learn about neuroscience research and find out about careers in neuroscience. Another aim is to dispel misconceptions about neurological mental illnesses. ...