Message from the Principal

Leibler Yavneh’s vision is to be Melbourne’s pre-eminent Jewish Day School: developing the characters, enriching the intellects, and engaging the souls of outstanding, Torah and Israel-committed youth. Character, intellect, soul and commitment are the central tenets of our school providing a truly holistic education of the highest order. These ideals underpin and effectively engage our students in their learning and the exceptional education afforded by our teaching and learning team. Every staff member at Leibler Yavneh reflects these central tenets in their daily interactions providing excellent adult role models for our students.

In a nurturing environment we challenge our students from Early Learning to Year 12 to be thinkers by engaging them in a broad curriculum delivered by passionate and expert teachers. Our students are inspired and supported to explore our dynamic world and to understand their commitment to the Torah and Israel through the study of a diverse range of subjects including Judaism, the core disciplines and the Arts.

The success of our education is reflected in our students’ achievement in the VCE, their participation in co-curricular opportunities and their commitment to serving the wider community. The students at Leibler Yavneh consistently excel in the VCE and our College is regularly among the top-rated non-selective Independent Schools in the state. Our students are motivated to extend themselves beyond the classroom by our impressive Inter-School Sport and Debating programs, vibrant Music and Performing Arts programs, inspiring Student Leadership opportunities and an extensive Informal Jewish Education program.

The students and families of Yavneh realise the benefits of a close, caring community that is open to change and innovation. At our school the staff is able to develop genuine relationships with students and families – so important for the wellbeing of every student. Being valued and actively supported, equips students to face challenges with strength and optimism. Through a Yavneh education children become lifelong learners as families and staff work in close partnership for the betterment of every individual. Together we develop independent thinkers who value scholarship and their Jewish way of life, and who are well equipped to tackle our rapidly changing world.

Cherylyn Skewes