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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


This week selected Year 9 Music students took part in an enrichment workshop. The workshop was led by Ivor Goldberg, the founder of Rockschool United and performer with Shir, who helped students to compose different songs in groups in less than two hours. The aim of the workshop was to not only enhance students’ composition skills but to also provide students with an insight into the level of composition skills required for Music GCSE.


800 people filled the Hall as 200 former JFS students and their families attended the 2015 Graduation Ceremony where they heard from guest speaker the Honourable Dr Tristram Hunt MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Education as well as JFS President Lord Levy.


St Gregory’s Catholic School visited JFS for the group stages of the Brent Basketball League. It was a closely fought game, with JFS taking the advantage into the fourth quarter. Fitness proved the key component down the final stretch and unfortunately for the JFS Year 10 group they could not hold on to their lead, slipping to a 24-30 defeat. With one loss and one win, it is all to play for in the remaining games.


For the first time since 2006 the new JFS boys hockey team played Kingsbury High School in a very competitive match.  JFS fielded two 6-a-side teams, who played some excellent hockey against a strong Kingsbury side. The scores finished with JFS winning two games and losing two. Highlights of the games included a sensational goal with a solo effort from Jake Aspis, along with some excellent saves in goal from Benji Simon.