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04/04/20

Some excellent news in difficult times. Congratulations to Mr Gauthier on his shortlisting for Headteacher of the Year! https://t.co/AUUNn4sIp8

03/04/20

Retweeted From Rennie Grove Hospice Care

We need support from the community now more than ever. A HUGE thank you to School in for donating 70 face shields for our nurses to use. 💜

03/04/20

Retweeted From Sir John Lawes

The next two weeks are officially the Easter holidays and so staff will not be setting work over that time, may we take the opportunity to wish the entire SJL community a safe and happy Easter. https://t.co/itaMaAknqY

03/04/20

Retweeted From Sir John Lawes

After their appearance on ⁦⁩ this morning, the D&T team are working hard to break the 100 mask target. Delighted to have support from our friends ⁦⁩ today! https://t.co/igCLaKl2IW

03/04/20

Retweeted From Priory Academy

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02/04/20

Retweeted From SRA Primary

It has been so lovely seeing what all of you have been up to during your time at home. I love the tie-dye T-shirt’s that Jayden (Year 6) and his little sisters made! Keep sending all your lovely photos to your teachers! 🎨📚 https://t.co/MO4Hh0n6AI

02/04/20

Retweeted From HarpendenAcademy

Year six writers sharing thanks with NHS staff for their amazing work - please share with anyone you know in the NHS https://t.co/jace4FyMuI

02/04/20

And designs now shared with and https://t.co/FMzBwntsa4

01/04/20

Retweeted From SRA_Maths

And we still want to help. Just email us and we will explain, encourage, break things down into smaller steps, point towards useful resources, encourage, yes and encourage again :-) https://t.co/GogBwjDLXk

01/04/20

Retweeted From SRA - English

Reading lists for all key stages. Might be helpful for anyone in need of reading inspiration! 📚 https://t.co/LOVtIFTlkx

01/04/20

Retweeted From @MariaBatetSole

Thank you for this wonderful postcard. https://t.co/TOQkzJunLg

01/04/20

Retweeted From SRA Primary

Look at this Sister Act! Well done Arabella showing your french learning of the body parts. Great to see Lottie joint in too! https://t.co/uT5rCGVrfi

01/04/20

Retweeted From Sir John Lawes

Wellbeing Wednesday: do more of what you enjoy https://t.co/5SN4a1jUKT

01/04/20

Retweeted From SJLdrama

A costume designer in the making? We love how Betsy Way has included material swatches with her design 🧚‍♀️ https://t.co/FA0waztGQg

01/04/20

Retweeted From Sir John Lawes

Thank you to our D&T Faculty https://t.co/QG0oV5SXdj

01/04/20

Retweeted From SRA_Maths

Thanks to everyone who contacted us with answers to Puzzle Of The Week last Friday. Lots of engagement, but the twitter poll was too much of a give-away! So, we will be back this Friday, but no poll - question at 11am, answer at 12.30pm. See you then...

01/04/20

Retweeted From HarpendenAcademy

Bring your scooter to school day https://t.co/rNNjAg2DfM

01/04/20

Retweeted From Sir John Lawes

Thank you to all our St Albans & Harpenden Secondary Head teacher colleagues for coming together virtually today, to discuss how schools are approaching the current difficult situation. It's great to have such a supportive local educational community!

01/04/20

Retweeted From HarpendenAcademy

We have been doing Just Dance to get warmed up this morning! https://t.co/FbzgO1nypY

01/04/20

Retweeted From Sir John Lawes

Delighted that SJL’s minibuses (along with many of their drivers) are now signed up to volunteer for the NHS! https://t.co/IBk28hN6ZR

30/03/20

Retweeted From David Carter

Would be great to think at this moment in time that we could smash the record for the number of cards sent out. Just imagine receiving one from a colleague, a pupil or a parent https://t.co/z8o3cNGq7U

30/03/20

Retweeted From Robert Barclay Academy (RBA)

Huge thanks to Mr Rome in DT. He came in to school today and knocked up safety visors for Lister Hospital. We have also donated our mini-bus too https://t.co/bEkB03kzhV

25/03/20

Scholars’ Education Trust would like to say thank you to the teaching/support staff across the trust during this difficult time. Join a profession that makes a difference, we have vacancies for September 2020 https://t.co/jYksKmETkt . . https://t.co/fceawxpCcM

24/03/20

Retweeted From SJL History

Why everyone should wash their hands!! https://t.co/WFolV4xbPg

23/03/20

Retweeted From Sir John Lawes

To allow some familiarity during this time, we will continue to deliver our Thought and Word of the Week to the SJL community. Thought for the Week: Valuing friendship and relationships Word of the Week: Scope https://t.co/4dhKwcyz1p

23/03/20

Retweeted From HarpendenAcademy

Even on our last day of school on Friday the children in Kerr class and Austen class enjoyed sharing their favourite poems with each other https://t.co/Z3Jzt4PC10

21/03/20

Retweeted From Universities UK

❗️ UUK and UCAS have written a letter to applicants following government's announcement of further details on arrangements for students whose exams have been cancelled 👉 The letter https://t.co/b4a5vaq5Gn

20/03/20

Retweeted From Sir John Lawes

With the cancellation of this year’s Spring Concert, proudly bring you their Spring Music Mash https://t.co/o2t6pxOAcS https://t.co/VgDHHYa4KK

18/03/20

To the whole SET community: We are receiving the news about the government’s proposals for schools and examinations at the same time as you are and we will obviously need more detail before we can issue a confident response. Please bear with us!

17/03/20

Retweeted From Robert Barclay Academy (RBA)

The school is closed to years 9 & 10 only, tomorrow. Years 7, 8, 11, 12 & 13 are expected to be in as normal. Please do not send in students who are displaying a high temperature and/ a new, continuous cough. Thank you for your continued support.

16/03/20

Retweeted From HarpendenAcademy

Second group out completing level one bikeability. https://t.co/VXl26jKedf

16/03/20

Retweeted From HarpendenAcademy

Year six bikeability commences... https://t.co/7GdpCw5J6D

16/03/20

It is with sadness that we have taken the decision to cancel the Scholars’ Education Trust Concert that would have been taking place tomorrow, 17 March 2020, at Alban Arena. See attached letter. . . https://t.co/0nIplyM6cq

14/03/20

Retweeted From Jonathan Mountstevens

Need something positive to think about after a tough week at school? from and with might be just the thing you need for recognition and great CPD. More information at https://t.co/a7XMhfhAEy. Application deadline 23rd March. https://t.co/TZYvBGpGM4

13/03/20

Retweeted From Sir John Lawes

Thanks to eminent education commentator and keynote speaker at this year’s staff conference. Thought provoking discussion around learning and knowledge transfer. “Success must precede struggle” https://t.co/0yJFqWdcZZ

12/03/20

We are hiring! Looking to join an inspirational education trust with schools across Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire. See website for vacancies https://t.co/YnvSrgkvem . . https://t.co/9Z8KGMRTPR

11/03/20

Retweeted From MyNewTerm

., situated in , are seeking a well-qualified and engaging Teacher of Geography to join their enthusiastic department. 📜Permanent | Full-Time 🗓️Closing Date: Midday, Monday 23rd Mar, 2020 Apply online⬇️ https://t.co/wGELeNC08q

11/03/20

Retweeted From MyNewTerm

., situated in , are looking for an enthusiastic Senior Site Assistant to join their site estates team. 📜Permanent | Full-Time 🗓️Closing Date: Midnight, Thursday 12th Mar, 2020 Apply online⬇️ https://t.co/vJxaTsAEA4

11/03/20

Retweeted From Forum Strategy

Which is why exists and is a growing and exciting movement of CEOs leading trusts of all shapes and sizes. Our roundtables have been influencing policy for a while now -from funding for governance training to helping Ofsted shape summary evaluations. More to come... https://t.co/A8G4oYZMQD

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

Claire Robins OBE - Chief Executive Officer

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

Matt Gauthier - Deputy Chief Executive Officer

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

Hazel Wale FISBL - Chief Operations Officer

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 @Rennie Grove Hospice Care - 3rd Apr 2020
We need support from the community now more than ever. A HUGE thank you to School in for donating 70 face shields for our nurses to use. 💜
ScholarsEdTrust Retweeted @Sir John Lawes - 3rd Apr 2020
The next two weeks are officially the Easter holidays and so staff will not be setting work over that time, may we take the opportunity to wish the entire SJL community a safe and happy Easter. https://t.co/itaMaAknqY
ScholarsEdTrust Retweeted @SRA Primary - 2nd Apr 2020
It has been so lovely seeing what all of you have been up to during your time at home. I love the tie-dye T-shirt’s that Jayden (Year 6) and his little sisters made! Keep sending all your lovely photos to your teachers! 🎨📚 https://t.co/MO4Hh0n6AI
ScholarsEdTrust Retweeted @HarpendenAcademy - 2nd Apr 2020
Year six writers sharing thanks with NHS staff for their amazing work - please share with anyone you know in the NHS https://t.co/jace4FyMuI
ScholarsEdTrust Retweeted @SRA_Maths - 1st Apr 2020
And we still want to help. Just email us and we will explain, encourage, break things down into smaller steps, point towards useful resources, encourage, yes and encourage again :-) https://t.co/GogBwjDLXk
ScholarsEdTrust Retweeted @SRA - English - 1st Apr 2020
Reading lists for all key stages. Might be helpful for anyone in need of reading inspiration! 📚 https://t.co/LOVtIFTlkx
ScholarsEdTrust Retweeted @SRA Primary - 1st Apr 2020
Look at this Sister Act! Well done Arabella showing your french learning of the body parts. Great to see Lottie joint in too! https://t.co/uT5rCGVrfi
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