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20/06/19

We are hiring! Looking for a new opportunity for September? Scholars have teaching and support vacancies available for the new academic year https://t.co/pISrCNglw3 . https://t.co/rA7PnQIa8R

20/06/19

Retweeted From Priory Academy

A group of our Y9 girls are attending the Women in Engineering conference in Cambridge today. https://t.co/su6pbbCHia

19/06/19

Retweeted From Priory Academy PE

We had an excellent afternoon at the KS2 football finals. The Year 6s are Champions!! Unfortunately the Year 5s just lost out in a penalty shoot out. We are extremely proud of both teams, all the players gave it their all and everyone represented Priory superbly. Well done 🏆👏

19/06/19

Retweeted From SRA Primary

Year 6 are busy in rehearsals for their end of year musical! 🎼🎼🎭 https://t.co/ibf3h8VDwr

19/06/19

Retweeted From HarpendenAcademy

Y4 are enjoying an engaging workshop delivered by Transport for London and paid for by FOHA. We have been learning about transport with a focus on travelling on the Thames. Today we have become engineers designing our own prototype for a new boat. https://t.co/H0Yjw8SCT6

18/06/19

Retweeted From Priory Academy PE

It's an exciting day tomorrow for Priory PE. Both Y5 and 6 football teams have qualified for their grand finals. Both matches take place at Creasy Park, Dunstable, with the first game kicking off at 1:30. LET'S GO PRIORY 🏆

18/06/19

Retweeted From Robert Barclay PE

Yr7 and 8/9 boys also win the overall boys combined at today’s District Quad Athletics Competition https://t.co/hT2tcxADZp

16/06/19

Retweeted From Robert Barclay

Happy Father’s Day to all the dads in the ! On this day, would your family benefit from the challenge below? https://t.co/fk7rFhbDnL

16/06/19

Retweeted From SJLmfl

Happy Father’s Day from the market town of Saint Valery! https://t.co/6lx2SZ1Iw3

15/06/19

schools supporting each other as always! https://t.co/uez2c2T6De

13/06/19

Retweeted From Sir John Lawes

Hot off the press! Summer Prom concert tickets are now available to buy on ParentPay https://t.co/bksAtBoYRq The Summer Prom is a celebratory climax to the academic year, not to be missed https://t.co/RFQhsyQSDd

12/06/19

Vacancy alert: exciting opportunities to join friendly wrap around care team. See website for further details https://t.co/eOrI22ETF1 . . . https://t.co/zm0XYYu5U3

11/06/19

Retweeted From Sir John Lawes

Save the date! SJL is proud to be celebrating 80 years, 1939-2019. We are excited to announce the date of our 80th Celebrations as Sunday, 22 September 2019. More details will follow... https://t.co/hODjKQlu0k

10/06/19

Retweeted From Sir John Lawes

Congratulations to who has been awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours for services to Apprenticeships. We are lucky to have worked with Anna and privileged to have her speak every year at our Higher Apprenticeship Evenings

07/06/19

Retweeted From SRARugbyAcademy

That’s right it’s our brand new scrum machine. Thanks https://t.co/1fyCHjL9jy

07/06/19

Retweeted From SRARugbyAcademy

Exciting times today at SRA Our new acquisition for the rugby academy has arrived, but what is it? https://t.co/Qcoqixn9bc

06/06/19

Great first day - so much to think about and discuss. Can’t wait for tomorrow!

06/06/19

A bit of a late start but finally in our seats for Really looking forward to being challenged and inspired as every year!

06/06/19

Vacancy alert: looking for a teaching opportunity for September? are seeking an enthusiastic Teacher of English to join their increasingly successful department https://t.co/FSQp33AjMt . . . # Englishteacher https://t.co/8LZdgBIfkT

06/06/19

Vacancy alert: possess a positive and hardworking attitude? are seeking a Site Manager to manage their premises. See website for full application information https://t.co/P9P0r4ugJC . . . https://t.co/EBlCQz3P4l

05/06/19

Retweeted From HarpendenAcademy

Super scientists in year six exploring the law of the conservation of mass! https://t.co/KKemqpioJp

05/06/19

Retweeted From Sir John Lawes

Great opportunity for our students to go along and look at the work of local artists https://t.co/u8LHGHcl62

04/06/19

Vacancy alert: have an exciting part-time opportunity, seeking a Caretaker to join their team https://t.co/Y7PEvE7b0W . . . https://t.co/dZjIIAcCTz

30/05/19

Well done to the staff from and who are finalists in this year’s Herts Advertiser School Awards!

30/05/19

Retweeted From Sir John Lawes

Congratulations to Miss Gillot, Mrs Kelly and Mrs O’Leary - all finalists in this year’s Herts Advertiser School Awards!

24/05/19

Retweeted From Sir John Lawes

The latest newscast is out now with highlights from the first half of this Summer Term https://t.co/Yy3BBFyBM6

22/05/19

Retweeted From HarpendenAcademy

Mrs Watson loves creating chemical reactions but what is she making? All will be revealed next half term! KS2 staff have been enjoying their training ready for Science next half term. https://t.co/iSD9ArxTgx

21/05/19

Retweeted From HarpendenAcademy

EYFS went on a trip to today to our ducks that we hatched in their forever home. https://t.co/jwZajoA4Tu

17/05/19

Looking for an exciting new opportunity, or to take the next step in your career? Scholars' has a number of vacancies across the Trust including teaching and non teaching roles https://t.co/mvSMjOe9dW . . . https://t.co/ek3SCqtdOE

17/05/19

Retweeted From SRA Secondary

Our latest newsletter is out now! https://t.co/2D1OSsONDC https://t.co/mobinUFYD9

17/05/19

Retweeted From Sir John Lawes

This week's newsletter out now... https://t.co/MzX1fCQAfv https://t.co/5AVx5CObD7

16/05/19

Vacancy alert: possess a positive and hardworking attitude? are seeking a Site Manager to manage their premises. See website for full application information https://t.co/LtcBfx3pYs . . . https://t.co/lZu7XF38pp

15/05/19

Retweeted From Sir John Lawes

Vacancy alert: do you have excellent production skills? Looking to join a Media Faculty with excellent facilities including film studio and a suite of Macs? SJL seeking Media Teacher for maternity cover https://t.co/lZp2UJMFpb . . . https://t.co/5FCZIwZus4

15/05/19

Retweeted From SRA Secondary

Teachers! As part of our ongoing expansion, some fab new roles have opened up - please see our website for more details! https://t.co/ra8ZOZeeOO

15/05/19

Retweeted From RBA Careers

Year 10 Food & Nutrition students at HQ today learning about careers in Food (and related services) and applying the theory of the course to real life. https://t.co/A4b6ZFSW5u

14/05/19

Spreading the word about the great work ! https://t.co/xGUcLjVyyg

14/05/19

Retweeted From HarpendenAcademy

Our project is finished! Thanks to for the grant to help transform our playground wall. https://t.co/nvbTxILrvq

14/05/19

Retweeted From SRA Secondary

Are you an experienced Office Manager or a School Admin assistant looking for your next step? An exciting new role has opened up at SRA as Office Manager! Please see our website for more details https://t.co/AA2SIePimA

14/05/19

Retweeted From Sir John Lawes

Revision tip: stay hydrated! Do not forget to take a break to have a drink during revision sessions https://t.co/J0awrTShCM

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 @Priory Academy PE - 19th Jun 2019
We had an excellent afternoon at the KS2 football finals. The Year 6s are Champions!! Unfortunately the Year 5s just lost out in a penalty shoot out. We are extremely proud of both teams, all the players gave it their all and everyone represented Priory superbly. Well done 🏆👏
ScholarsEdTrust Retweeted @SRA Primary - 19th Jun 2019
Year 6 are busy in rehearsals for their end of year musical! 🎼🎼🎭 https://t.co/ibf3h8VDwr
ScholarsEdTrust Retweeted @HarpendenAcademy - 19th Jun 2019
Y4 are enjoying an engaging workshop delivered by Transport for London and paid for by FOHA. We have been learning about transport with a focus on travelling on the Thames. Today we have become engineers designing our own prototype for a new boat. https://t.co/H0Yjw8SCT6
ScholarsEdTrust Retweeted @Priory Academy PE - 18th Jun 2019
It's an exciting day tomorrow for Priory PE. Both Y5 and 6 football teams have qualified for their grand finals. Both matches take place at Creasy Park, Dunstable, with the first game kicking off at 1:30. LET'S GO PRIORY 🏆
ScholarsEdTrust Retweeted @Robert Barclay - 16th Jun 2019
Happy Father’s Day to all the dads in the ! On this day, would your family benefit from the challenge below? https://t.co/fk7rFhbDnL
ScholarsEdTrust Retweeted @SJLmfl - 16th Jun 2019
Happy Father’s Day from the market town of Saint Valery! https://t.co/6lx2SZ1Iw3
ScholarsEdTrust Retweeted @Sir John Lawes - 11th Jun 2019
Save the date! SJL is proud to be celebrating 80 years, 1939-2019. We are excited to announce the date of our 80th Celebrations as Sunday, 22 September 2019. More details will follow... https://t.co/hODjKQlu0k
ScholarsEdTrust Retweeted @Sir John Lawes - 10th Jun 2019
Congratulations to who has been awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours for services to Apprenticeships. We are lucky to have worked with Anna and privileged to have her speak every year at our Higher Apprenticeship Evenings
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