On Thursday 27 May, the Year 2 Torah Enrichment class students were excited to receivetheir very first ChumashfromMrLawrence at their Kabbalat Chumash ceremony.Through song and educationalgamesthe studentsshowedtheir proud parentsthe knowledge and skills they’ve picked upover the last three and a half years.Mazal Tovto our amazingYear 2sand a special thanks to Mo ...

Our Year 3 Kabbalat Chumash was a lot of fun for both parents and students on Friday 21 May.MrLawrence welcomed everyone, students put their parents to work on worksheets with them and Morah Ester and Morah Hart's lessons on the Torah were incredible. There were even Hebrew word games on the interactive whiteboard, which our 3s absolutely aced, before each child received thei ...

In Week 5, various celebrations went on at our Primary School campus. On the Wednesday morning, our Preps shared acolourfultime with their parents in theKikarwhere they did crafts together, sang and heardMrLawrence talk about (and then show them) the Torah, which is such an important part of the Shavuot story.Our Preps presented their bikkurim and then shared recess with ...

There are many superheroes at Carmel who quietly go about their day doing amazing things for our students and their families. Alicia Fernando-Lee, our School Psychologist slash specialist in what makes us tick, is absolutely one of those. Now in her tenth year at Carmel, Alicia booked us in between appointments to talk about her decade at Carmel and what came before, as well as ...

We are overwhelmed by the incredible, beautiful detail in these artworks. This Year1 project was inspired by the book ‘Windows’ by Jeannie Baker, who uses natural materials to create collages of views out a window. Each child used a photo looking out of a room at their home, together with materials they collected to create their artworks, even implementing special techniques t ...

OurYear 2s were lucky to have some past students (our parents!) talk tothemabout their experiences at CarmelSchool.Weloved seeing their photos, uniforms and hearing all their Carmel memories. Can you believe some of our parents were intheexact classroomswe’re in? We feel so lucky to be part of such a special community and can't wait to come in one day and share our ver ...

On Friday 23 April Carmel held dual commemoration assemblies to remember Australia's fallen soldiers. The hardworking Primary School Admin and Special Events Committee presented the ANZAC Commemorative Service to the Years 3-6 students. The choir sang beautifully about diggers who fought for us and Talya and Raphael read moving poetry. The students solemnly observed the laying ...

Carmelstudents and teachers celebrated Israel’s 73rdbirthday all day on Thursday 15 April. The day started with a performance put on by ourTzevetat our Presentation Assembly which showcased the wonders of Israel’s economic attainments in the 73 years since independence. Theruachcontinued on the oval before mixed peer activities and crafts took place. It was soheartwarmin ...

On the last day of term, Thursday 25 March, the Year 5 class presented a wonderful Pesach play about getting ready for the Seder. It was polished and well performed and had the audience laughing out loud. They ended off with a mashup Pesach medley dance. Thanks to Morah Galanti, Morah Orli, Morah Bonita and Mr Butler for all their hard work on the script, the costumes the danc ...

On Sunday 21 March, we celebrated our supporters and friends with a special function ahead of the evening performance of The Addams Family. This biennial event offers the opportunity to connect and thank community members who support our School. As Chairperson, Jonathon Silbert, noted in his welcome address, “Many of you here today attended Carmel, or maybe your children or gra ...