Etz Chaim Jewish Primary School

Etz Chaim Graduates

We want our Etz Chaim graduates to be:

  • Young people with exemplary character traits (middot)
  • Confident communicators who are able to express their views and ideas and able to listen to and respect the views of others
  • Sophisticated readers and writers
  • Critical thinkers and problem solvers
  • Self-confident individuals with strong social skills
  • Resourceful and resilient; able to persevere to achieve their goals
  • Equipped for an ever-changing world with the skills to become independent thoughtful learners who can also work well with others
  • Able to find, evaluate and apply information for themselves as confident users of modern communication and technology
  • Able to appreciate the need to protect the environment and actively take responsibility for the world around them
  • Well-informed about safety, healthy eating, the benefits of exercise and the value of a healthy life-style.
  • Passionate about their Judaism
  • Well-versed in Jewish text and tradition
  • Respectful of those who belong to other religions or none
  • Young people with the skills and knowledge needed to be able to lead a full Jewish life
  • Able to explore their own personal relationship with Hashem and to express it in various ways
  • Eager and enthusiastic to be involved in Jewish communal life
  • Deeply connected to Israel and the Jewish people