Menorah High School for Girls, an independent strictly Orthodox secondary school in Dollis Hill, north-west London, has been granted voluntary aided status by Barnet Council – despite it being located in Brent.
Do you know your Hillel from your Hallel or your Mishnah from your Midrash?
If not, it might be worth asking your closest 10-year-old. After all, with more Jewish children in faith education than ever before, pupils today are growing up with far more textbook knowledge of their religion than their parents.
A boys’ nursery school belonging to the Belz Chasidic sect has been downgraded in its latest Ofsted inspection.
Belz Nursery School, which is based in Stamford Hill and caters for 70 boys between the ages of three and eight, went from a “good” rating of two to a three, “requiring improvement”, after it was inspected in November.