Education

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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Meet the 15-year-old with 15 GCSEs

By Jonathan Kalmus, August 30, 2012

Prestwich 15-year-old Shmuli Tesler can match his age in GCSEs, his 12 A*s this year adding to the three A grades he gained at 14.

The Manchester Mesivta pupil “wouldn’t call myself a brainbox — but I am hard-working. I’ve just got an interest in the subjects.” He had opted to take a high number of exams to increase his chances of securing a place at a top university.

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JFS pupils discover the wow factor on results day

By Sandy Rashty, August 23, 2012

“Wow, I can’t believe I’m actually going to university,” said Ron Goodisman, reflecting the excitement of JFS pupils who achieved, or exceeded, their A-level goals.

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