Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation

MP opens new parent-promoted Jewish school

    JCoSS is the UK’s first cross-communal Jewish secondary school
    JCoSS is the UK’s first cross-communal Jewish secondary school

    JCoSS, the UK's first cross-communal Jewish secondary school has been officially opened by the undersecretary of state for children, Tim Loughton MP.

    More than 200 people marked the opening of the voluntary-aided, co-educational school in Barnet, including former Schools Secretary Ed Balls, JCoSS president Gerald Ronson and headteacher Jeremy Stowe-Lindner.

    Mr Loughton said: "I know it has been a long slog to get the first pupils through the doors. Looking around, those efforts were worth every twist, turn and setback."

    The opening marks the end of almost a decade's work to create JCoss, which is only the second parent-promoted school in the country.

    It has been operating since September with 148 Year Seven pupils, but will eventually teach more than 1,300.

    JCoSS has specialist status in science and special provision in a unit for autistic children.

Uk News

Government drops pledge to aid 3,000 child refugees

Rosa Doherty

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Government drops pledge to aid 3,000 child refugees
Special Reports

Dublin benefits from overseas aid

Barry Toberman

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Dublin benefits from overseas aid
Uk News

Luciana Berger troll driven by 'fierce antisemitism'

JC Reporter

Monday, December 5, 2016

Luciana Berger troll driven by 'fierce antisemitism'
Education news

Immanuel is top Jewish school in league tables

Simon Rocker

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Immanuel is top Jewish school in league tables
Uk News

Limmud: Food for thought at session on 'ethical eating'

By Simon Rocker

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Limmud: Food for thought at session on 'ethical eating'
Uk News

Local MP blocks visit from David Irving's 'secret tour'

Rosa Doherty

Friday, December 2, 2016

Local MP blocks visit from David Irving's 'secret tour'
Uk News

Anti-Israel conference faces delay

Lee Harpin

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Anti-Israel conference faces delay
Uk News

Commission criticised over inquiry into 'antisemitic' charity

Daniel Sugarman

Monday, December 5, 2016

Commission criticised over inquiry into 'antisemitic' charity
Uk News

Fawlty Towers star Andrew Sachs dies aged 86

JC Reporter

Friday, December 2, 2016

Fawlty Towers star Andrew Sachs dies aged 86