I Know My Alef Bet

​We am most impressed how well children have progressed and remembered their Hebrew reading! When you miss us over the summer, come back to this blog and sing along with our Alef Bet song and have a go at some reading!! we look forward to hearing all about it when we are back in September!   Download PDF File Here   Downloa...
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Happy Holidays

Shabbat Shalom. This is my last blog, please watch my video to you all and enjoy our favourite songs from festivals and celebration through our school year. We missed a lot but hopefully you can enjoy these over the holiday.  Mrs Halter Y-Studs - The Longest Time - Quarantine Parody - YouTube Y-Studs - The Longest Time - Quarantine P...
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The Wailing Wall

 Following on from the 3 weeks, the children in year 6 produced this lovely work. They have written a prayer of their own. We have been learning about the last existing wall in Jerusalem called the Wailing wall (Kotel), where Jewish people go and pray and leave messages to Hashem in between the cracks. Can you imagine how many messages mu...
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The Three Weeks - Rebuilding with Kindness

​Following Mrs Halter's very interesting blog about Shivah Assar (17th) B'Tamuz, we have begun learning about the three weeks at school. This is the time of the year when we remember the destruction of the Holy Temple. In year 4 today, a challenge was set, where children had to build the walls of Yerushalayim using words that relate to kindnes...
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The Story of the Parsha - Women gain control of their land

The name Teresa comes from the Hebrew name Tirtza. Tirtza was one of Slavchad's daughters, who went with her sisters to speak to Moshe when their father dies. As they were a family of girls, it would have been expected that their father's portion of the land of Israel would pass on to a male relative. They complained that this was not fai...
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The Three Weeks Begin

I hope you all have had a good weekend. This Thursday (17 Tammuz), marks the start of the three weeks. It is an important date in the Jewish calendar, when the Romans breached the walls of Jerusalem. To remember this day, there are certain restrictions for the Jewish people. Please watch the video to learn more about it.Yerushalayim Puzzl...
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Mezuzah

Good morning children I hope you are all well. Have you ever wondered when you walk into one of the rooms at school why there is a small box on the right hand side of the door post. Watch this short video and it will tell you all about the “Mezuzah” and why we have it.There is an activity for you to make your own Mezuzah and I’m going to ...
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The Story of David and Goliath - by Oliver

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Respect for Animal - A Commandment Given to Humanity

This week, we have been learning all about another Noahite commandment - Respect for Animals.   After the mabul (flood) Noach was given 7 laws that form the basis of society. The seven Noahite laws ensure that we form and maintain societies where everyone can feel happy and secure. Respecting animals includes being kind to them, not ...
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When Jealousy Rules Common Sense - Parshat Korach

Dear Children,  This week's portion tell us about a time when Moshe's cousin, Korach, became jealous of Moshe and Aron and went around causing trouble.  You will find that in this blog, there are extended resources to learn about the story. Pick a couple of them that catches and have a go! I would love to hear what you found int...
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Self-Care as We Emerge From Lockdown

Dear Parents,As lockdown is easing all around us, many might hope and think that life will snap right back to the old normal. This might eventually be so, or it might be that you have chosen to create a new normal for yourselves and your family. For now, we just need to be patient and paddle through the waters of physically reengaging wit...
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David and Goliath

​Mrs Halter here again. I know you enjoyed the story of Joseph last week and the different activities and also making your Joseph bread men. Mrs Davis told me she was singing the songs all week. This week we will be looking at the story of David and Goliath.  There is another short story to watch, activities to do and songs to s...
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Mrs Halter’s Cooking Corner

I thought we could carry on with the theme of Joseph and make some Joseph bread men.  Follow the recipe below and remember  to get an adult to help you.You can decorate them with anything you want to make a bright and colourful coat like Joseph had. I would love to see your creation so please send them to me at jacquel...
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Pikuach (Jewish Studies) Report 2017

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Joseph And His Coloured Coat

Hi kids, hope you had a good weekend I look forward to see all your pictures of your scones you have been baking. This week I thought it would be a good idea to have a story, we all like listening to stories. The one I have chosen is Joseph, I know how much you enjoy this one. So sit down, relax and enjoy. Afterwards there are some fun activities a...
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A Voice Note to Wish You Shabbat Shalom!

File Name: Audio-message-2020-05-01-at-14.54.57 File Size: 766 kb Download File Dear Parents,Just a quick voice message to wish you Shabbat Shalom and a great weekend!Mrs Cohen
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The Story of The Portion of The Week

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Practising Self Care in 10 Small Steps

It's important to show compassion for others, but how often do we treat ourselves with that same level of kindness? One of the best things that we can do for our minds and bodies is to take a break and remember that we are worth love. This is particularly important during such challenging times as we are facing.For some people, adding self-care int...
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I Can Keep Calm

 Keeping calm is a skill that for some people comes natural and others have to work on it. Taking deep breath helps you feel calmer.  There are 3 important steps:1. Take a deep breath in through your nose2. Hold your break for the count of 23. Breath out through you mouth as slowly as you can. Pretend you blowing you breath out ...
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Let's Eat Cheesecake! It is Shavuot Tonight!!

My dear children,I hope you are having an amazing half term and enjoying this glorious weather. I have worked everyday from my garden, only taking a break when the computer needed recharging!Last night we counted the last day of the Omer so TONIGHT is SHAVUOT! Though we have not been able to count together each day at school, I have count...
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