JFS A GSG School
- Head: Mrs Deborah Lipkin
- T 020 8206 3100
- F 020 8206 3101
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.jfs.brent.sch.uk
- A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 11 to 19
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Brent
- Pupils: 2,070
- Religion: Jewish
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Current Ofsted grade: Requires improvement on 7th September 2014
- Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 5th May 2009
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
The new school building was designed to be light and airy, to have learning at its heart, and to have the synagogue placed where it would be the first thing visitors would see. The latter is certainly the jewel in...
What the school says...
JFS is a co-educational inclusive, modern, orthodox Jewish school that strives to produce well-educated, faithful and proud Jews who will be responsible and contributing members of society. JFS is a truly wonderful school. This is clear from our stunning annual public examination results which see us consistently placed in the top five schools in the country outside the independent sector. ...Read more
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Excellent performance by Girls taking Government & Politics at an English Comprehensive School (GCE A level)
- Best performance by Girls taking Art & Design at an English Comprehensive School (Applied GCE AS level Double Award)
- Best performance by Boys taking Home Econ: Child Dev at an English Comprehensive School (GCSE)
- Excellent performance by Boys taking Religious Studies at an English Comprehensive School (GCSE)
Cambridge Pre-U - an alternative to A levels, with all exams at the end of the two-year course.
What The Good Schools Guide saysThe new school building was designed to be light and airy, to have learning at its heart, and to have the synagogue placed where it would be the first thing visitors would see. The latter is certainly the jewel in the school’s crown, with beautiful stained glass windows and a library and study area in the gallery. It’s in constant use, both for services and ‘Lunch and Learn’ sessions.
Simon Appleman is holding the fort while a new head is appointed. Debby Lipkin, a schools improvement specialist who was acting as consultant at the school, is executive head for the 2016/17 school year.
Consistently in the top one per cent nationally of non-selective schools, JFS continues to achieve pretty stunning results. In 2016, 81 per cent of A levels at A*-B. At GCSE, 50 per...
Special Education Needs
In addition to the special needs listed, we have experience of Genetic and Related Disorders: Triple X, F.D; and Medical and Related Needs: Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. 09-09
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class|
|HI - Hearing Impairment|
|MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty|
|MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment|
|Natspec Specialist Colleges|
|OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability|
|Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|PD - Physical Disability|
|PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty|
|SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health|
|SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication|
|SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|