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Broughton Jewish Cassel Fox Primary School

Age group: 2 - 11
Headteacher: Rabbi Yehuda Pearlman
Broughton Jewish Cassel Fox Primary School
Legh Road
Salford
Manchester
M7 4RT
Telephone: 0161 921 2500 Nursery: 0161 921 2512
Fax: 0161 921 2510
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Broughton Jewish Cassel Fox Primary School (BJPS) is a voluntary-aided school based in Salford, Manchester. Broughton Jewish Primary School was established in 1949, and in the early 1980s it amalgamated with Cassel Fox Infants School. In 1996 both schools moved onto the one site in Legh Road.  The school has 353 children on its roll, with 42 places on offer for Reception; 48 for Nursery; and 19 for the Kindergarten. It is a two-form entry school with mixed classes, but from Key Stage 2 boys and girls are separated for Kodesh (religious) lessons. 

BJPS is an orthodox Jewish school and all Chagim are celebrated and integrated with their secular curriculum. A dedicated Board of Governors are actively involved in school life at every level. Broughton Jewish Primary is known within the community as a warm, friendly family school and they are now teaching the children of former pupils.

The school aims to provide an excellent education within the religious traditions of Orthodox Judaism. They promote traditional Jewish values whilst delivering the highest standards of Kodesh and secular studies within a warm and embracing Jewish atmosphere. By equipping pupils with understanding, knowledge and skills in Kodesh and secular studies, the school enables them to take their place as observant Jews in the modern world, and in everything they do they seek to promote good middos and to apply Torah im Derech Eretz.

BJPS emphasises the importance of Shabbos, Kashrus and Tznius in behaviour and dress. They ask parents to support and assist the school in the practical education of their children in these crucial areas of Jewish life. Pupils should experience no conflict between school education and home life. It is therefore important for parents to appreciate the school’s aspirations and work with them in all areas for the benefit of the children.

A hot lunch is provided each day for all pupils, which is paid for by parents. There is a programme of extra-curricular activities before, during and after school including chess, judo, creative writing, sudoku, gymnastics, and Y5 children go swimming regularly.  Cycling proficiency lessons are offered in Y6. 

BJCFPS have regular school trips, which are educational as well as enjoyable.  Recent trips include the Science Museum, the Bridgewater Hall for a children’s concert and the local park to study insects. Guest speakers are invited into school, ranging from the Young Shakespeare Company to local rabbonim.  
In its most recent Ofsted report in 2009, inspectors noted the school provides “a safe and caring environment” as well as high academic standards.

Admissions: 0161 921 2500


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