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As part of the Student Journalist programme, the team of JFS Journalists visited The Daily Telegraph central office for a great journalistic experience.


The new Level 3 BTEC Hospitality course and facilities was officially launched last week with a ‘celebration event’ to thank all those who have been involved in setting up the course.


JFS ‘A’ Level Music students showcased their talents at the 50th anniversary of the Wohl Legacy.

Students performed in front of guests including the Lord Levy and H.E. the British Ambassador to Israel, Matthew Gould. This prestigious event took place at the Royal Academy of Arts in Green Park and  was a unique opportunity and experience for our students.  Having benefited from using the beautiful Wohl Synagogue at JFS, our students felt privileged to be celebrating this special legacy.


Holocaust Memorial Day was marked at JFS by a number of activities taking place in school. We welcomed Year 10 students from 7 local Secondary Schools to JFS who, together with their JFS counterparts, spent the day learning about the events of the Holocaust and sharing their understanding. They heard from Holocaust survivor Mrs Ebert in conversation with Rabbi Aubrey Hersh. Later in the day they heard about modern day Fascism from Ray Hill, as well as participating in group discussions facilitated by JFS Sixth Form students recently returned from Poland.


Five volunteers from the ‘Resilience Programme’ came into JFS as part of a Lifeskills Seminar, aiming to promote healthier and safer lifestyles for young people. Formed as part of the Amy Winehouse Foundation, the ‘Resilience Programme’ aims to help students make informed decisions about their lives. This is mainly done by raising awareness for drug and alcohol abuse through talks and workshops in schools. This is because, as one volunteer for the charity said, “It is more effective to educate students before they