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This Year’s cohort of Student Journalists went on the much-anticipated annual trip to ‘The Telegraph’ newspaper offices. Arriving at ‘The Telegraph’ mid-morning they could not contain their enthusiasm for what lay ahead.


The newspaper 'Jewish News' and the communal organisation 'Partnership for Jewish Schools (PaJeS)' held the inaugural Jewish Teacher Awards Ceremony this week at JW3. Together with support from the Emmes Foundation, the awards offered the opportunity to celebrate the dedication of teachers both in Jewish and secular subjects in primary and secondary schools.

Sharron Krieger (Jewish Studies teacher at JFS for 27 years) was awarded the award for ‘Innovation in Jewish Studies’.


Year 10 student, Amira Herz, attended the Holocaust Memorial Day Schools programme in Brighton. She spoke, in front of a capacity crowd of 120 primary and secondary school students about how, during WWII, her family managed to escape from Belgium and go into hiding in the South of France. The photo attached is of Amira (C) with the Youth Mayor- Wednesday Croft (L) and the Mayor of Brighton and Hove Lynda Hyde (R).


Tribe treated 300 Year 8 JFS students to a special Tu B’Shvat programme on Monday. With Tribe staff as well as United Synagogue communal Rabbis, Rebbetzens and Youth Directors taking part during the day, the educational sessions provided an opportunity for the students to learn about Tu B’Shvat in an informal environment whilst also creating a closer relationship with their local leaders.   


A group of Year 9 Music students took part in a Song writing Enrichment Workshop this week. It was led by Ivor Goldberg, the founder of Rockschool United and performer with the group ‘Shir’.