Our Core Values

Sholem Aleichem College fosters awareness of all aspects of Jewish life with a particular emphasis on Yiddish language and literature, Hebrew and Jewish culture ‘veltlekhe yidishkayt’ — a secular approach to Jewish history, traditions and customs, ethics and values. Our purpose is to cultivate a passionate Jewish identity and a sense of belonging to the world-wide Jewish community with strong ties to the Australian Jewish community and the State of Israel.

The College aims to endow our children with a basis for lifelong learning through excellence in numeracy, literacy, oracy and social adaptability. We provide a broad range of educational experiences that acknowledges individual differences in a compassionate coeducational environment. Our goal is to help each student realise his or her potential, building confidence, motivation and self-discipline. We foster well-rounded development by actively involving our children in an exceptional music education program, as well as providing outstanding opportunities for development through the performing and creative arts, sciences and sport. The College also provides a trilingual language program – English, Yiddish and Hebrew.

The College aspires towards the best possible educational environment, which enables excellence in learning and teaching.

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