Education

How to cope with the stress of starting school - if you're a parent

By Sarah Ebner, August 30, 2011

Marc Polivnick is, in his own words, "excited and nervous". He is excited because his daughter, Ariella, who is nearly four, is soon to embark on a new stage in her life. And he is nervous for exactly the same reason. Why? Because Ariella is starting school.

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GCSE joy at King David

August 26, 2011

The King David schools in Manchester and Liverpool followed impressive A-level results with a bumper crop of GCSEs.

At Manchester KD, 99 per cent of candidates achieved five grades between A-star to C and there was a 100 per cent pass rate for all subjects for its 118 GCSE students. Seventy-eight per cent of all results were B grade or above.

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GCSE results 2011

By Jennifer Lipman, August 25, 2011
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Jewish pupils celebrate top GCSE results

By Jennifer Lipman, August 24, 2011

Jewish pupils have followed last week's impressive A Level results by gaining top scores at GCSE.

At Immanuel College, 54 per cent of exam results were either A* or A, while 90 per cent of them were grade C or above.

The Bushey school also performed well in IGCSE papers, with all of the 19 pupils who sat it in maths gaining at least a B.

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A Level results 2011

By Jennifer Lipman, August 18, 2011

Jewish sixth-formers find out their grades at schools across the UK.

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Euro stars training for the future

By Jennifer Lipman, August 18, 2011

Five teenagers from London, Bath and Dublin are spending their summer on a project looking to the future of European Jewish life.

The teens are in Israel on a three-week training and leadership seminar organised by World Ort.

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King David schools hail A level stars

By Jonathan Kalmus, August 18, 2011

A-level students at northern Jewish schools have excelled.

Jewish pupils at Liverpool's King David High recorded a 100 per cent pass rate with many achieving three A grades. Madeline Hirshfield had A* grades in five subjects and will be going to Oxford to study law. Head boy Adam Fineberg achieved two A* grades and two As and will take up his Cambridge offer to study chemistry.

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A Level stars celebrate top results

By Jennifer Lipman, August 18, 2011

Jewish teenagers across the country are celebrating after achieving top A Level results.

Yavneh College in Borehamwood saw pupils achieve an 100 per cent pass rate, with44 per cent gaining an A grade or above.

Joshua Pyzer was among the happy faces at the school this morning, after he found he had gained two A* grades and three A grades.

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'Special needs yeshivah' launched by Langdon

By Jonathan Kalmus, August 11, 2011

Salford's Langdon College has set up a yeshivah study programme for young adults with special needs.

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Tribe goes north with Prestwich programme

By Jonathan Kalmus, August 11, 2011

Tribe, the United Synagogue's youth arm, is to help operate youth activities in Manchester synagogues for the first time.

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