Digital Literacy project

In 2021, Jersey College for Girls, Channel Islands, embarked on a journey regarding their use of technology. Assistant Headteacher for Digital Learning at the College, Miss Ruth Lea, discusses how the Digital Literacy project has resulted in improved learning for all students involved as well as reduced paper consumption. “Inspired by how the College had […]

Four lessons for professional learning

Aldenham School, Hertfordshire, has developed its ‘Teaching Partners’ programme to help drive continual improvement in classroom practice. Assistant Head (Learning), Luke Harding, draws four lessons from Aldenham’s experience of designing professional learning for teachers. I once worked with a headteacher who gave great assemblies inspired by the poetry of Robert Frost. Every year, she’d find […]

Learning to live with VAT

With VAT on school fees a cloud on the horizon, VAT specialist, Rupert Moyle, takes a look at some of the potential implications and outlines some of the things to consider when looking at ways to minimise exposure. “Independent schools are currently exempt from charging VAT on school fees. They are “eligible bodies” in VAT […]