Te Jewish community was like many other communities based in the City Centre for many years, and had a school on the corner of Hope Place and Pilgrim St (left).  However, the community moved  to the suburbs, including Allerton and Childwall. The old buildings became part of the Unity Theatre (synagogue) and Liverpool John Moores Univeristy (school).  The new King David High School opened in September 1957 and the King David Primary School in 1964. There is also a Kindergarten in Harold House, on an adjacent site on Dunbabin Rd. My family lived in Childwall from the late 1950s, and our neighbour, Sam KAUFMAN, taught Hebrew at the High School.  He and his family also taught us a great deal about how good it is to have Jewish neighbours! 

King David_1973

2007 is the High School’s Golden Jubilee - 50th Year.  The Celebration to mark the anniversary included an address by the school’s first headteacher, now aged 92. The Primary School has some more years to wait for theirs. Both buildings closed their doors in July 2011, to be relocated in a new Campus on Childwall Rd.

Former staff and pupils have sent in photos and anecdotes to remember King David Primary School

King David_2007

Headteachers at the Primary School (above) have included John WIENER, Mrs KINGSTON (retired about 1993) and Mrs SPENCER who retired in 2007.

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