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17/12/18

Retweeted From Sir John Lawes

Our gratitude to Professor Michael Proctor FRS speaking to our mathematicians ahead of this evening’s Award Ceremony, life as an academic https://t.co/WoTurPwtsr

17/12/18

Retweeted From Sir John Lawes Music

Beautiful Christmas performances from SJL Chamber Choir at St Francis Hospice Concert, St Albans Abbey https://t.co/OliEahbcTr

17/12/18

Retweeted From Sir John Lawes

What a treat in the build up to Christmas, winning members of 7 Lawes along with their Scream Tea Helpers had their Ice Cream Party, thanks to and https://t.co/519A7rWOiz

13/12/18

Retweeted From HarpendenAcademy

This week we had our final cross country run of the year and what a one to finish on! We stopped to appreciate the beautiful sunrise during our run around Rothamsted before appreciating the delicious Simmons treats which Hettie’s dad kindly gifted us all. https://t.co/YMWKo1vTON

13/12/18

Vacancy alert: a number of opportunities across our expanding MAT, including English Teacher. Looking for a new start in the new year, our trust provides an innovative induction programme https://t.co/MBsEZx4B4b https://t.co/UJkoxypbO9

13/12/18

Retweeted From Robert Barclay

Well done, lads! https://t.co/snMwNA2RLw

13/12/18

Retweeted From HarpendenAcademy

What a wonderful Christivity from our Key Stage 1 & EYFS children. You were all superstars! https://t.co/Huhv223osf

12/12/18

Retweeted From SJL PE Faculty

Excellent afternoon of indoor rowing for all the SJL rowing squads. County Champions at U16 Boys and U16 Girls and a whole host of individual champions as well. See the newsletter for full details. https://t.co/HxoeklyRUI

12/12/18

Retweeted From SRA Primary

Primary Teachers! Book now to secure a place on this inspirational workshop - 'Primary Coding and an Introduction to Affordable Robotics' - an introduction to teaching coding and an opportunity to learn to use affordable robotics ! https://t.co/AoWHrZIcSI

12/12/18

Retweeted From SJL Oxfam

Staff Strictly 2018 Blog Post https://t.co/GCFD0z32rj via

12/12/18

Retweeted From SRA Art

Here is a truly incredible pencil drawing of ice cubes created by Kiran in Y11... her drawing skills are simply out of this world! https://t.co/9pwvA0LKU0

12/12/18

Retweeted From Robert Barclay

David Jones - Technical Director ensuring the quality of food into and out of presents about his career to Y11 and Y10 “Education gets you to the boarding gate; Application gets you a first class seat” https://t.co/ZhJsk8HFJ5

10/12/18

Retweeted From SRA Secondary

Our latest news is now available! https://t.co/XNRENJY4qD https://t.co/gSYXP0AJby

10/12/18

Retweeted From SRA Secondary

So lucky! The Football Foundation have chosen us to receive a bespoke football, designed for the centenary of the end of WW1 by Turner prize winning artist Mark Wallinger as part of the campaign. Can't wait for it to arrive! https://t.co/PSYQpirBAL

09/12/18

Retweeted From HarpendenAcademy

On Saturday our very own Harpenden Academy elves wrapped almost 200 gifts, generously donated by HA families to make Xmas day full of joy & hope for children who are currently living in care. The children (and parents) worked tirelessly all morning to wrap and label the gifts https://t.co/JxnAv23F5H

07/12/18

Retweeted From Sir John Lawes

Huge congratulations to the whole production team and our amazing actors, an outstanding first night https://t.co/swG7iBzOey

07/12/18

Retweeted From Robert Barclay

Have you got your tickets to our Christmas Concert yet? https://t.co/DXqfEkKLeH

07/12/18

Retweeted From TiH Support

New job: Receptionist in Harpenden, Herts - https://t.co/hWBoibbQRT

07/12/18

Retweeted From Sir John Lawes

Latest vacancies: exciting opportunity to join a fast paced Reception team. Ideal opportunity for a professional, welcoming and highly organised person. Part-time and term-time only https://t.co/NJxWUMtTyJ https://t.co/tqV1q8iOE8

07/12/18

Retweeted From Sir John Lawes

This week's newsletter... https://t.co/RHkZ9qO0Sc https://t.co/tET5PTTvKE

06/12/18

Retweeted From Sir John Lawes

Latest vacancy: looking for change for New Year? Vacancy to join dynamic & award winning Faculty - seeking enthusiastic candidate looking to make a difference to engaging young minds https://t.co/J43aeP0yQE https://t.co/Cfg7qP5IjW

05/12/18

Retweeted From SRA Primary

We are hiring!#jobhunt https://t.co/0P7ILvAlSv

05/12/18

Retweeted From SRA Secondary

We are hiring!#jobhunt https://t.co/RPMbJjSo3J

04/12/18

Scholars’ alumni in action. Great to see former students supporting young minds of the future https://t.co/o6GiKLKAZC

04/12/18

Retweeted From HarpendenAcademy

We are very proud of our team of 7 children who won the Primary School BritishGo Championship in Birmingham on Saturday. The children showed great sportsmanship and determination and retained their title! Well done! https://t.co/hrrMFpfKZV

04/12/18

Retweeted From Sir John Lawes

It is beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Sir John Lawes. Immense thanks to Croft Farm, Wheathampstead for their generous donation of this year’s beautiful tree, which can be seen adorning Reception. https://t.co/vOExhuM1ms

04/12/18

Retweeted From SJLdrama

Cupid has joined us on set https://t.co/Y9si1v8FAg

04/12/18

Retweeted From SJLmfl

Let the judging commence - excellent French advent calendars - well done everyone https://t.co/IemdhNsVBx

01/12/18

Retweeted From SJL Oxfam

Thank you to everyone who supported us yesterday, and well done to all our dancers, you performed brilliantly! We have raised close to £1500, final figure to come.

29/11/18

Retweeted From Robert Barclay

Christmas has officially arrived at RBA with our spectacular tree and lights in the Refectory. It really lifts the spirits on these cold, wet and dark evenings. On this note Christmas lunch tickets now on sale £3.60 from the kitchens. https://t.co/DbvfwLGyO4

28/11/18

Retweeted From Sir John Lawes

Stop the glorification of 'busy', it's good to take a break https://t.co/Go5N9AuOFh

28/11/18

Retweeted From Sir John Lawes

Diary reminder: Post 16 Information Evening will be held Wednesday, 16 January 2019. Presentation booking form must be returned Thursday, 13 December 2018. See school website for further information https://t.co/yx5FYckPZP https://t.co/fK432C6MF5

28/11/18

Vacancy alert: looking to start the new year with a change? have an exciting opening for an English Teacher (maternity cover). See website for full details https://t.co/6iDhScFnb1 https://t.co/7yPhfNJaPb

24/11/18

Retweeted From SRA Secondary

Our latest news is out now! Our latest news is out now! https://t.co/wt7LOnESVr https://t.co/eN7pT62lzo

24/11/18

Retweeted From James Heale

Really enjoyed working with the SLT today on Level 5 Leadership behaviours and high performance teams. Thanks for your energy! https://t.co/R1eZXKp9Z8

23/11/18

Retweeted From Robert Barclay

Rav leads the presentations at the Scholars’ Education Trust SLT Conference this morning. https://t.co/Cnp4Q3ALt0

23/11/18

Retweeted From Robert Barclay

Thanks Dave - we had a memorable day focussed on Differentiation and making the magic happen! https://t.co/fpZESJAROU

23/11/18

Retweeted From Sir John Lawes

Vacancy alert: looking to join an award winning science team, SJL are seeking an enthusiastic Science Technician to support their https://t.co/4Eb8Vi1g55 https://t.co/tZC8ibTjkK

23/11/18

Vacancy alert: one of our primary schools has two exciting openings for support roles. have opportunities for Teaching Assistant p/t and Wrap Around Care Assistant, see website https://t.co/9bNjYoGD18 https://t.co/VM4kaYBnjN

Executive Team

Scholars’ Education Trust

Position Name
Chief Executive Officer Claire Robins OBE, BA, MEd, NLE
Deputy Chief Executive Officer Matt Gauthier
Chief Operations Officer Hazel Wale FISBL

 

Claire Robins OBE - Chief Executive Officer

Claire Robins

Claire taught at a number of schools in Hertfordshire before becoming head of SJL in 2006.  In 2008, Sir John Lawes became a National Support School and Claire was made a National Leader of Education, since when she has led on school to school support work with several local schools, leading to the setting up of the Scholars' Education Trust (Sir John Lawes Academies Trust), of which she is CEO, in 2011. 

Claire has sat on the Regional Schools’ Commissioner’s Head Teacher Board for the NWLSC region since its inception and is also on the board of the Harpenden Secondary Education Trust, which is setting up a new secondary free school (Katherine Warington School) in Harpenden.  She is a founding trustee of HertsCam Network, a group which aims to improve teaching through teacher leadership and also a member of the Executive Committee of UCET (The Universities’ Council for the Education of Teachers).  Claire was awarded an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List in June 2018 for Services to Education.

Matt Gauthier - Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Matt Gauthier

Matt taught Business and Economics at a number of schools in Hertfordshire before being appointed deputy head at Sir John Lawes School in 2007.  Matt was appointed Head of Francis Bacon School in 2011 after it was placed in an OFSTED category and led its transformation into Samuel Ryder Academy, Herts’ 1st all-through school.

As Deputy CEO, Matt is now supporting other schools in the Trust, mentoring newly appointed head teachers and providing leadership and strategic guidance, particularly over data and curriculum.  Matt is a board member of the Alban Teaching School Alliance, Governor and Chair of the Resources Committee at the local Pupil Referral Unit (PRU), as well as a member of the St Albans Strategic Partnership Executive Group.

Hazel Wale FISBL - Chief Operations Officer
Hazel

Hazel has worked in education for a number of years achieving her SBM qualification in 2004 followed by the NPQH in 2008.  She is a NASBM Fellow and was awarded NASBM School Business Manager of the year in 2015. 

Hazel was part of the original EIP team that supported Samuel Ryder and is now responsible for our central provision that encompasses SBMs, finance, payroll, governance, IT, attendance, HR and PR/marketing. Hazel’s expertise has led to her being frequently approached to speak at local and national conferences and to provide consultative support for a number of schools.  Hazel is a key member of the school to school support team. 

ScholarsEdTrust Retweeted @Sir John Lawes Music - 17th Dec 2018
Beautiful Christmas performances from SJL Chamber Choir at St Francis Hospice Concert, St Albans Abbey https://t.co/OliEahbcTr
ScholarsEdTrust Retweeted @HarpendenAcademy - 13th Dec 2018
This week we had our final cross country run of the year and what a one to finish on! We stopped to appreciate the beautiful sunrise during our run around Rothamsted before appreciating the delicious Simmons treats which Hettie’s dad kindly gifted us all. https://t.co/YMWKo1vTON
ScholarsEdTrust Retweeted @HarpendenAcademy - 13th Dec 2018
What a wonderful Christivity from our Key Stage 1 & EYFS children. You were all superstars! https://t.co/Huhv223osf
ScholarsEdTrust Retweeted @SJL PE Faculty - 12th Dec 2018
Excellent afternoon of indoor rowing for all the SJL rowing squads. County Champions at U16 Boys and U16 Girls and a whole host of individual champions as well. See the newsletter for full details. https://t.co/HxoeklyRUI
ScholarsEdTrust Retweeted @SRA Primary - 12th Dec 2018
Primary Teachers! Book now to secure a place on this inspirational workshop - 'Primary Coding and an Introduction to Affordable Robotics' - an introduction to teaching coding and an opportunity to learn to use affordable robotics ! https://t.co/AoWHrZIcSI
ScholarsEdTrust Retweeted @SRA Art - 12th Dec 2018
Here is a truly incredible pencil drawing of ice cubes created by Kiran in Y11... her drawing skills are simply out of this world! https://t.co/9pwvA0LKU0
ScholarsEdTrust Retweeted @Robert Barclay - 12th Dec 2018
David Jones - Technical Director ensuring the quality of food into and out of presents about his career to Y11 and Y10 “Education gets you to the boarding gate; Application gets you a first class seat” https://t.co/ZhJsk8HFJ5
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