Calliostoma modestulum is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Calliostomatidae. The height of the shell attains 13 mm. This species occurs in the Atlantic Ocean off Argentina, the Falkland Islands and Tierra del Fuego at depths between 66 m and 251 m. Sinai Jewish Primary School is a large three form entry voluntary aided modern orthodox Jewish primary school, under the auspices of the United Synagogue and is situated in Kenton in the London Borough of Brent.
The Michael Sobell Sinai School started life as the Bayswater Jewish School, founded by members of the Bayswater Synagogue for the children of “poorer brethren”. Originally based at St James’s Terrace, Harrow Road, the school opened its doors in 1866 at 1 Westbourne Park Villas. Eleven years later it moved to a new building in Harrow Road in 1879, and by the year 1903 it had accommodation large enough for and educated 419 pupils. In 1902, 222 of its pupils took part in the Paddington Children’s Coronation Procession.
The new Michael Sobell Sinai School (MSSS) opened in September 1981 with the pupils and staff coming from Solomon Wolfson and Yavneh schools to form the new nucleus of the school. There was far too little space to serve the pupils and staff of the already expanding school, and so the first ten-year plan was developed, and the school started to grow, with a new music room and computer suite, a dedicated learning block for Years Five and Six, a gymnasium, and a purpose-built block housing the school’s nursery and reception classes.
With the appointment in April 1996 of Mrs Vivienne Orloff as Headteacher and Joanna Walker as Deputy Headteacher in 1997, the school grew into the largest Jewish primary school in Europe. After leading the school for over 15 years, in December 2011 Mrs Vivienne Orloff retired. In 2005, the Michael Sobell Sinai school was chosen for one of the first national “short Ofsted inspections”, for which only the top schools were chosen. On 25 September 2008, Michael Sobell Sinai School pupils interviewed the NASA astronaut Gregory Chamitoff through a live satellite link up while he was aboard the Space Shuttle.