Richmond Cheder

Message from Head Teacher
Chaim Golker

Richmond Cheder is a warm and friendly Sunday morning Cheder that provides a fun and engaging way for our children to learn about their Judaism. 

Our aim is to provide a Jewish education that will enable our children to leave Cheder with a solid grounding of Jewish practice and fluency in Hebrew reading. We hope to impart the next generation with a love of Judaism and a positive sense of Jewish identity. Our staff bring high quality, hands-on learning that caters for children of all ages. 

We pride ourselves on our high staff-to-student ratio, including one-to-one Hebrew Reading teachers. We run special events around the Jewish festivals and periodic outings to bring Jewish education to life. 

 

Most importantly, parents tell us that all the children walk out with big smiles on their faces and look forward to coming each week!

Please contact our Head Teacher to find out more information about the Cheder. 

Chaim Golker     

richmondcheder@gmail.com 

Ages

Classes range from nursery (ages 4+) until our Bar & Bat Mitzvah class and Religious Studies GCSE class (ages 14-16). 

When

Sunday morning: 9:30am- 12:30pm

Timetable

9:30 – 10:00 – Assembly & Parsha
10:00 – 11:00 – Lesson 1 & Hebrew Reading
11:00 – 11:30 – Break & Snack
11:30 – 12:30 – Lesson 2

Calendar

We follow local school terms, as closely as Jewish festivals allow, ensuring that there is minimal disruption to the children and their school holidays. For the academic year 2020-2021, we will be operating on 32 Sundays. 

Curriculum

Our curriculum is designed to impart Jewish knowledge and Hebrew Reading in a fun, engaging and interactive manner. Each class will acquire Jewish knowledge which is age appropriate and will build on their prior knowledge on the topic. We pride ourselves on the quality and experience of our teaching staff and enjoy a high staff-to-student ratio, including a 1-1 Hebrew Reading Teacher.

Nursery – Year 2 Class

Hebrew Alphabet
Jewish Blessings
Shabbat and Festivals

Year 3-5 Class

Hebrew Vocabulary
Jewish General Knowledge
Jewish Prayers

Bar & Bat Mitzvah Class

Advanced Hebrew Reading
Hebrew Textual Skills
Jewish Philosophy
Advanced General Knowledge

Religious Studies GCSE Class

Follows AQA GCSE Curriculum
Religious Perspectives on Contemporary Issues
Exam Technique Preparation