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Each year applications must be made before 31st October for all Year 7 admissions and 15th January for Primary Reception admissions. Here is a checklist to help you meet all the requirements.
 
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Jewish primary schools in London have been recognised as among the nation’s best in 2015, according to a new government report which says faith schools are “dramatically over-represented” in the league tables. Read more 

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Gesher is a new educational project aimed at transforming the lives of Jewish primary aged children (aged 4-11) with special educational needs.  Our vision is to create a school by 2017 that allows 56 children to access a Jewish primary special school.



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Application deadlines

For school applications for September 2017, the recording of Shabbat morning synagogue attendance runs between 2 May 2016 and 9 January 2017 at United Synagogues. For applications made outside the usual round, parents should contact their synagogue in order to make the necessary arrangements.

The application deadline for primary school reception places for September 2017 is 15 January 2017. The application deadline for secondary school places for September 2017 is 31 October 2016. Please contact independent schools for their handing in of application deadlines.

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Age Group: 4 - 11
Headteacher: Mrs Susy Stone MA
The Sternberg Centre for Judaism
80 East End Road
Finchley
London
N3 2SY
Phone: 020 8349 4980
Fax: 020 8349 4959

Akiva School is a voluntary-aided co-educational school based in Finchley, London. The school moved into a new building in 2008 and is located on the site of the Sternberg Centre for Judaism benefitting from its facilities. The school caters for 420 pupils and each year 60 children are admitted into Reception

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Age Group: 4 - 11
Headteacher: Marc Shoffren
Friern Barnet Lane
Whetstone
London
N20 0LP
Phone: 020 8343 9988

The school aims to provide an outstanding general and Jewish education including Modern Hebrew to Jewish families from across the community, as well as local families of other religions or none.  

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Age Group: 3 - 11
Headteacher: Rabbi Freeman
Parkside
Dollis Hill
London
NW2 6RJ
Phone: 020 8450 4377
Fax: 020 8830 6202

Avigdor Hirsch Torah Temimah School is a strictly orthodox, voluntary-aided, boys school located in Dollis Hill, London. The school has 182 pupils on roll and has 25 places on offer for its Nursery class.

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Age Group: 3 - 11
Headteacher: Mrs Helena Cohen
373 Edgware Road
London
NW9 6NQ
Phone: 020 8905 9590
Fax: 020 8200 7130

Beis Yaakov Primary School is a strictly orthodox, voluntary-aided, girls school and has approximately 480 pupils on its roll.

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Age Group: 4 - 11
Headteacher: Rabbi Jonathan Spector
261 Hale Lane
Edgware
Middlesex
HA8 8NX
Phone: 020 8238 2746
Fax: 020 8440 2438

Beit Shvidler Primary School (formerly known as Edgware Jewish Primary School) is a co-educational school in Edgware, Middlesex. The school opened with a Nursery and Reception class in September 2006 and became voluntary-aided in January 2011. There is an intake of 30 children per year.

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Age Group: 3 - 11
Headteacher: Rabbi N Lieberman
Kingsbury Synagogue
Hool Close
London
NW9 8XR
Phone: 020 8204 4078
Bnos Beis Yaakov is a strictly orthodox independent girls school, which opened in 2010. There is a high staff to pupil ratio with a maximum of 20 girls per class. From September 2017 the school will also offer a Year 6 class.
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Age Group: 3 - 11
Headteacher: Mrs Jagger (Acting)
Wentworth Avenue
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS17 7TN
Phone: 0113 293 0578
Fax: 0113 293 0578

Brodetsky Primary School is a voluntary-aided co-educational school in Leeds, West Yorkshire. Established in 1959 the school offers extensive classroom space and large grounds. The school caters for a total of 259 children, with 45 places on offer for Reception.

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Age Group: 2 - 11
Headteacher: Rabbi Yehuda Pearlman
Legh Road
Salford
Manchester
M7 4RT
Phone: 0161 921 2500 Nursery: 0161 921 2512
Fax: 0161 921 2510

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. 

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Age Group: 3 - 11
Headteacher: Mrs Claire Simon
Parr Lane
Bury
Lancashire
BL9 8JT
Phone: 0161 766 2888

Bury and Whitefield Jewish Primary School is a voluntary-aided school in Bury, Lancashire. It was established in 1984 and is co-educational with 200 pupils on its roll. There are 30 places available for Reception each year.

 
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Age Group: 3 - 11
Headteacher: Marion Johnson
28 Calderwood Road
Newlands
Glasgow
G43 2RU
Phone: 0141 570 7060
Fax: 0141 570 7061

Calderwood Lodge is voluntary-aided co-educational school situated in Newlands on the south side of Glasgow and comes under the authority of East Renfrewshire Council.  It has around 150 pupils and also has a Nursery attached taking 60 children in the morning and afternoon, with options available for 'wrap-around' care.

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Age Group: 3 - 11
Headteacher: Mrs Karen Cohen
Hugo Gryn Way
Shenley
Hertfordshire
WD7 9BL
Phone: 01923 855 631
Fax: 01923 853 722

Clore Shalom is a voluntary-aided co-educational primary school based in Shenley, Hertfordshire. It was established in September 1999 and caters for 240 children with 30 pupils in each year.

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Age Group: 3 - 11
Headteacher: Mrs Lenna Rosenberg
Fullwell Avenue
Barkingside
Ilford
Essex
IG6 2JN
Phone: 020 8551 1097
Fax: 020 8551 2070

Clore Tikva School opened in 1999 and is a voluntary-aided co-educational school based in Ilford, Essex. The school roll is approximately 450 children.

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Age Group: 4 - 11
Headteacher: Jo Sassienie
79 Creighton Avenue
Muswell Hill
London
N10 1NR
Phone: 020 8883 9527

Eden Primary is the first Jewish school of any kind in the London Borough of Haringey. It is a one-form state primary, and is independent of any synagogue authority. It is, however, open to all of them. The school opened with a reception class for 30 children in September 2012.

 

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Age Group: 3 - 11
Headteacher: Mrs Yvonne Baron
20 Daws Lane
Mill Hill
London
NW7 4SL
Phone: 020 8906 2983

Etz Chaim Jewish Primary School is a modern orthodox Jewish, one form entry primary school in Mill Hill, London. The school is an academy and was one of the first ‘Free Schools’ to be established in the United Kingdom in 2011. Etz Chaim opened to Nursery and Reception classes in September 2011.

 

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Age Group: 5 - 11
Headteacher: TBC
TBC
London
TBC
Phone:

Gesher is a new educational project aimed at transforming the lives of Jewish primary aged children (aged 5-11) with special educational needs.  Our vision is to create a school by 2017 that allows 56 children to access a Jewish primary special school. 

Gesher will be an independent Jewish special primary school, based in the London Borough of Barnet, for children who will have learning potential and experience difficulties with:

•Social Interaction
•Communication
•Literacy
•Motor Skills
•Attention

 

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Age Group: 3 - 11
Headteacher: Mr Alan Shaw
8-10 Shirehall Lane
Hendon
London
NW4 2PD
Phone: 020 8202 7704
Fax: 020 8202 1605

Hasmonean Primary School is a co-educational voluntary-aided school based in Hendon, London. Established in 1947, it caters for a total of 263 children with 30 children per year.  

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Age Group: 3 - 11
Headteacher: Mr Steven Isaacs
Watling Street
Radlett
Hertfordshire
WD7 7LQ
Phone: 01923 855 857
Fax: 01923 853 399

Hertsmere Jewish Primary School is a voluntary-aided co-educational school located in Radlett, Hertfordshire. The school was established in 1998 and has 60 Reception places. The school's mission is to deliver an exceptionally high standard of Jewish and secular values-based education for all its pupils.

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Age Group: 4 - 11
Headteacher: Mrs Alexis Gaffin
87-91 Elstree Road
Bushey
Herts
WD23 4EB
Phone: 020 8955 8938 (term time) 020 8950 0604 (holidays)
Fax: 020 8950 8462

The Immanuel College Preparatory School enables children, at a formative stage in their lives, to experience the joy and excitement of learning in a school which celebrates individual strengths and talents and allows pupils to develop the confidence, motivation and ambition that are the hallmarks of the school.

The Immanuel College Preparatory School opened in September 2011 to pupils in Reception. Thereafter, the school will grow annually until it comprises all years from Reception to Year 6.

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Age Group: 3 - 11
Headteacher: Rabbi J Ebrahimoff / Mandy Berkman
46 Green Lane
Hendon
London
NW4 2AH
Phone: 020 8203 2299
Fax: 020 8202 1142

Independent Jewish Day School is a voluntary-aided, co-educational school based in Hendon, London. Established in 1979, the school caters for 220 children and has a Reception intake of 28 pupils. The school also has a Nursery which caters for 26 children.

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Age Group: 3 - 11
Headteacher: Miss Alyson Burns
Norrice Lea
Hampstead Garden Suburb
London
N2 0RE
Phone: 020 8455 0909
Fax: 020 8209 0726
Early years
Kerem Early Years Unit
18 Kingsley Way
Hampstead Garden Suburb
London
N2 0ER
Phone: 020 8455 7524

Kerem School is an independent school based in Hampstead Garden Suburb, London. It opened in 1948 along with its nursery, formally known as Kerem House Nursery. The Early Years Unit (as it is now called) caters for Nursery and Reception children. The school (Years 1-6) is located within the premises of Norrice Lea Synagogue and caters for boys and girls. The school has approximately 250 pupils.

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Age Group: 3 - 11
Headteacher: Mr Steve Langford
250 Alcester Road
Moseley
Birmingham
B13 8EY
Phone: 0121 449 3364, Nursery: 0121 442 4438
Fax: 0121 449 3364

King David Primary School is a voluntary-aided co-educational school based in Birmingham. The Orthodox Jewish school has approximately 250 pupils on roll and admits 30 pupils into its Reception class each year. There is also a Nursery which admits 39 pupils each year.

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Age Group: 4 - 11
Headteacher: Mrs Rachel Rick
Beauclair Drive
Liverpool
L15 6XH
Phone: 0151 235 1420
Fax: 0151 737 1752

King David Primary is a voluntary-aided co-educational school in Liverpool. It has a pupil roll of 420 children with 60 places for Reception. As a United Synagogue day school it has a commitment to the practice of modern Orthodox Judaism and a regard for Israel in Jewish Life.

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Age Group: 3 - 11
Headteacher: Mrs Stacey Rosenberg (Acting)
Wilton Polygon
Bury Old Road
Crumpsall
Manchester
M8 5DJ
Phone: 0161 741 5090
Fax: 0161 720 9499

King David Primary School is a voluntary aided co-educational school. It is part of the King David Campus in the Cheetham Hill area of Manchester, and most pupils are from the surrounding areas of Prestwich, Whitefield, Salford and Bury.

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Age Group: 5 - 18
Headteacher: Mrs Sora Kopfstein
1011 Finchley Road
London
NW11 7HB
Phone: 020 8455 7483
Fax: 020 8209 0994
Early years
Tuffkid Nursery
3 Western Avenue
London
NW11 9HG
Phone: 020 8201 8488

Kisharon Day School is the only Jewish special needs school in North West London. The school can accommodate 28 children and caters for a wide range of educational needs, from moderate learning difficulties and autistic spectrum disorders to more severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties. 

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Age Group: 5 - 13
Headteacher: Rabbi Clive Baddiel
135 Clapton Common
Stamford Hill
London
E5 9AE
Phone: 020 8800 1044
Fax: 020 8809 7324

Lubavitch House School is a strictly orthodox, voluntary-aided, boys school and has approximately 122 pupils on its roll. It was established in 1959 and is part of a network of international institutions which operate on the principles of the Lubavitch movement. 

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Age Group: 4 - 11
Headteacher: Mrs F Sudak
107-115 Stamford Hill
Stamford Hill
London
N16 5RP
Phone: 020 8800 0022
Fax: 020 8809 7324

The Lubavitch Ruth Lunzer Girls' Primary school is a strictly orthodox, voluntary-aided, girls school located at the Lubavitch Foundation headquarters building in Stamford Hill. The school was established in 1959 and has approximately 146 pupils on its roll. It is part of a network of international institutions which operate on the principles of the Lubavitch movement.

 

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Age Group: 3 - 11
Headteacher: Mrs Jillian Dunstan
68 Hale Lane
Mill Hill
London
NW7 3RT
Phone: 020 8959 6089
Fax: 020 8906 2353

Mathilda Marks-Kennedy Jewish Primary School (MMK) is a co-educational voluntary-aided school established in 1959. The school has a pupil roll of 215 children and the intake for Reception is 28 pupils. The vast majority of pupils live in very close proximity to the school.

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Age Group: 3 - 11
Headteacher: Mr Stuart Fink
Abbots Road
Edgware
Middlesex
HA8 0QS
Phone: 020 8906 9992
Fax: 020 8906 9993

Menorah Foundation School is a strictly orthodox, co-educational school located in Edgware, Middlesex. The school is voluntary-aided and has approximately 306 children on its roll.

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Age Group: 3 - 11
Headteacher: Mrs Jackie Menczer
The Wohl Campus
1-3 The Drive
London
NW11 9SP
Phone: 020 8458 1276
Fax: 020 8209 2140

Menorah Primary School is a strictly orthodox, voluntary-aided school founded in 1944 and located in Golders Green, London. The school is mixed but lessons are taught in single sex classes and there are approximately 447 pupils on the school roll. 

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Age Group: 3 - 11
Headteacher: Ruth Gafson
Cannon Lane
Pinner
Middlesex
HA5 1JF
Phone: 020 8868 2001
Fax: 020 8429 8419

Moriah was established in 1998 as a one-form entry mixed voluntary- aided primary school catering for up to 236 pupils in the London Borough of Harrow. It is a modern Orthodox school – one of the United Synagogue’s network of schools. Classes from Reception up to Y6 can take a maximum of 30 pupils each. The Nursery (Gan) caters for 26 pupils and is staffed by a teacher and two nursery nurses.

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Age Group: 4 - 11
Headteacher: Mrs Kate Baum
170 Roehampton Lane
Putney
London
SW15 5PU
Phone: 020 8123 8075

Mosaic Jewish Primary School is an outstanding cross communal, mixed school, which opened in September, 2013. It relocated to its permanent site in 2015 where it will continue to grow by two classes each year until 2019.

 

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Age Group: 3 - 11
Headteacher: Mr Bill Pratt
21 Andover Place
Maida Vale
London
NW6 5ED
Phone: 020 7328 2802

Naima Jewish Preparatory School is an independent co-educational school based in Maida Vale, London. It was founded in 1983 and has a roll of 175 children with class sizes of around 22 children.

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Age Group: 2 - 11
Headteacher: Mr Anthony Wolfson
48-50 Finchley Lane
Hendon
London
NW4 1DJ
Phone: 020 8202 5646
Fax: 020 8203 7568

Established in 1999 as an Independent Selective Orthodox Jewish School for over 200 children aged 2-11.  The school has a Play Group (age 2) , Pre-Kindergarten (age 3) Kindergarten (age 4) and classes from Reception to Year 6 (age 5-11).   

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Age Group: 3 - 11
Headteacher: Mrs Sarah Simmonds
8-10 Forty Avenue
Wembley
Middlesex
HA9 8JW
Phone: 020 8908 9491
Fax: 020 8908 5071

Noam Primary School is an independent orthodox school located in Wembley. The school was established in 1999 and has approximately 150 children on its roll, with 24 places available for Nursery and Reception.

 

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Age Group: 4 - 11
Headteacher: Mr Michael Woolf
St Anns Road North
Heald Green
Cheadle
Cheshire
SK8 4RZ
Phone: 0161 282 4500
Fax: 0161 282 4501

North Cheshire Jewish Primary School is a voluntary-aided, co-educational school located in Cheadle, Cheshire, and has approximately 262 children on its roll. 

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Age Group: 3 - 11
Headteacher: Judith Caplan
180 Willesden Lane
Willesden
London
NW6 7PP
Phone: 020 8459 3378
Fax: 020 8451 7298

North West London Jewish Day School (NWLJDS) was established in 1945 and is a co-educational voluntary-aided school based in Willesden, London. The school takes a maximum of 280 pupils with an intake of 35 children for both Nursery and Reception.

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Age Group: 4 - 11
Headteacher: Mr Joel Sager
Hendon Lane
Finchley
London
N3 1SA
Phone: 020 8343 3568
Fax: 020 8343 4804

Pardes House Primary School is a strictly orthodox boys school located in Finchley, London. The voluntary-aided, one-form entry school was founded in 1954, and has over 300 boys on its roll.

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Age Group: 4 - 11
Headteacher: Sara Keen
41 Dunstan Road
Golders Green
London
NW11 8AA
Phone: 020 8209 1805
Fax: 020 8711 3514

Rimon Jewish Primary School is a one-form entry contemporary modern orthodox primary school which opened in Golders Green in September 2012.  It is a "Free School" which means that although it is state aided, the school has far more control over what it teaches and how it teaches it.   

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Age Group: 3 - 11
Headteacher: Phil Bunn and Jill Howson
Glengall Road
Edgware
Middlesex
HA8 8TE
Phone: 020 8958 8599
Fax: 020 8905 4853
Rosh Pinah Primary School was founded in 1956 by the Late Rev Saul Amias Z’L and is Voluntary-Aided in the London Borough of Barnet.  The school is located in the heart of the thriving Edgware Jewish community. Rosh Pinah is two-form entry and admits 60 children into Reception each year.  
 
The Nursery has places for 60 children. It follows the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum enhanced with additional services which include specialist music, specialist gymnastics and Ivrit teaching.
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Age Group: 4 - 11
Headteacher: Mrs Hayley Gross
31 Stanhope Road
Finchley
London
N12 9DX
Phone: 020 3115 1900

Sacks Morasha Jewish Primary School is a vibrant voluntary-aided Jewish primary school based in Finchley, London. The school opened in 2008 and now has 175 pupils on its roll with a Reception intake of 30 children. Sacks Morasha aims to provide a modern Orthodox Jewish environment for children, which demonstrates a commitment to Torah values and the teaching of Ivrit as a living language, with a strong positive attitude towards Israel and Jewish life.

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Age Group: 3 - 11
Headteacher: Gareth Thomas (Interim)
75 Cazenove Road
Hackney
London
N16 6PD
Phone: 020 8806 6048
Fax: 020 8442 4722

Simon Marks Jewish Primary School is a voluntary-aided co-educational school based in Hackney, London. The school has 185 pupils on the school roll and an intake of 30 children for Reception.

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Age Group: 3 - 11
Headteacher: Juliette Lipshaw
Shakespeare Drive
Kenton
Middlesex
HA3 9UD
Phone: 020 8204 1550
Fax: 020 8905 0260

Sinai Jewish Primary School is a co-educational voluntary-aided school based in Kenton, Middlesex. The school is three-form entry, admitting 90 children into Reception each year and 60 children into Nursery. It opened in 1981 and is the largest Jewish primary school in Europe.

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Age Group: 3 - 11
Headteacher: Interim Head: Mrs Teff, Menahel: Rabbi E Patcas
Mowbray Road
Edgware
Middlesex
HA8 8JL
Phone: 020 8958 5162

Tashbar Primary is a strictly orthodox independent Jewish day school with over 200 boys from Nursery to Year 6. The school was established in 2005 and is located in the heart of the burgeoning Edgware Jewish community.

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Age Group: 2 - 11
Headteacher: Andrea Elliker
Forest Road
Ilford
Essex
IG6 3HB
Phone: 020 8498 1350
Fax: 020 8551 4295

Ilford Jewish Primary School is a voluntary-aided co-educational school in Ilford, Essex. It was established in 1970 and has almost 400 pupils on the school roll with a pupil intake of 45 children for Reception.

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Age Group: 3 - 11
Headteacher: Ms Kirsten Jowett
154 Chase Road
Southgate
London
N14 4LG
Phone: 020 8882 6487
Fax: 020 8882 7965

Wolfson Hillel Primary School is a co-educational voluntary-aided school based in Southgate, London. Established in 1992 the school draws pupils from many surrounding areas including Barnet, Woodside Park, Muswell Hill, Finchley and Borehamwood. The school caters for a total of 478 pupils, with 60 children in Reception.

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Age Group: 4 - 11
Headteacher: Mrs Caroline Field
Hillside Avenue
Borehamwood
Hertfordshire
WD6 1HL
Phone: 020 8736 5580

Yavneh Primary School is a modern orthodox Jewish, two form entry Free school in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire.  The school is part of the Yavneh Academy Trust and is on the Yavneh College campus.  Yavneh Primary opened its Reception classes in September 2016.

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Age Group: 4 - 11
Headteacher: Rabbi Pinchos Rosenberg
2-4 Amhurst Park
Stamford Hill
N16 5AE
Phone: 020 8800 8612
Fax: 020 8802 2479

Yesodey Hatorah School is a strictly orthodox independent school which was established in 1942. The boys and girls departments are located on different sites, both in Stamford Hill.

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Age Group: 4 - 11
Headteacher: Mrs Devora Luria
153 Stamford Hill
Stamford Hill
N16 5LG
Phone: 020 8800 8612
Fax: 020 8802 8412

Yesodey Hatorah School is a strictly orthodox independent school which was established in 1942. The boys and girls departments are located on different sites, both in Stamford Hill.

 

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