Education

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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School gets shock: it needs £90,000

By Jonathan Kalmus, August 11, 2011

Strictly Orthodox schools in Greater Manchester are fearing chaos as the second largest Charedi school is threatened with closure following a £90,000 electrics bill.

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A couple for Stanmore

August 11, 2011

Stanmore and Canons Park Synagogue has appointed Benji and Aviva Landau as its new assistant community rabbi and rebbetzin.

The couple have a background in youth and educational work.

Rabbi Landau also holds a business studies degree and his wife a degree in history.

His primary responsibility will be to support and develop activities for youth, students and young adults.

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Mum's special needs victory

By Jessica Elgot, August 11, 2011

A Hackney mother has won the right to choose a new placement for her special needs son after the closure of Manchester's Delamere Forest School.

Hackney LEA had earmarked 13-year-old Daniel Jones from Manor House for a place in Philip Green Memorial School, a Dorset residential establishment.

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Advisory plan for Delamere

By Jonathan Kalmus, August 8, 2011

Leaders of the Delamere Forest special needs school in Manchester have admitted defeat in the fight against closure. But they have pledged that Delamere will continue as an advisory charity.

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