Education

Dena Coleman to retire from Yavneh College

September 6, 2012

Dr Dena Coleman, head-teacher of Yavneh College since it opened six years ago, is to retire at the end of the academic year.

Dr Coleman said: “It has been a great privilege to set up Yavneh College and to see it grow into a successful, well-established school. I am very proud of what has been achieved and look forward to watching the school flourish still further over the coming years.”

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Parents fight funding cuts to school bus costs

By Jonathan Kalmus, September 6, 2012

Parents in south Manchester are faced with a £3,000 travel bill after a local council introduced transport funding cuts for faith schools.

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B'nai B'rith Heritage Days roll out nationally

September 6, 2012

The twelth annual European Days of Jewish Culture and Heritage got off to a flying start on Sunday with a wide range of events.

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Cash boost for Aim Habonim

By Jonathan Kalmus, September 6, 2012

A wealth management company has helped a Manchester Jewish specialist school for severely disabled children overhaul new premises.

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Sefer Torah scroll dedicated to Manchester headteacher

By Jonathan Kalmus, September 6, 2012

Former pupils and family members have paid tribute to Manchester headteacher Phaivish Pink by having a Torah scroll written for him.

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Broughton school head quits

By Jonathan Kalmus, September 6, 2012

Salford’s Broughton Jewish Cassel Fox primary is to lose its head-teacher and embark on a major shake-up of its leadership structure.

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Kids’ reunions: ring any bells?

By Sarah Ebner, September 2, 2012

R eunions never quite live up to expectations, do they? There are too many people you aren't sure if you recognise, but who claim to recognise you. And there's always someone who has no clue who you are, even though you think you look exactly the same as you used to.

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A Levels: Summer 2012

By Sandy Rashty, August 30, 2012
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'Low' GCSE marks are appealed

By Sandy Rashty, August 30, 2012

King Solomon High School in Redbridge is contemplating appeals over a number of GCSE grades received by its students.

KS head Spencer Lewis said: “It is certainly the case that this year’s results have been affected by the changes in grade boundaries reported nationally, particularly in English.

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Schools celebrate their pass masters

By Sandy Rashty, August 30, 2012

Top GCSE performances have delighted Jewish school pupils and their teachers.

Reflecting on his nine A*s and one A, Yavneh College’s Aron Carr said he had not expected to do so well. “I worked hard and had very good teachers.” He will now take AS-levels in history, maths, economics and modern Hebrew.

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