It has today been announced that Rob Jones, the Headmaster of Gloucestershire independent school Rendcomb College, has been appointed to the influential Society of Heads’ Educational Committee.
Rob, who has led Rendcomb College through recent innovative changes, such as taking the decision to reduce fees, re-think the school’s approach to homework and who is currently developing an outdoor education and leadership programme for pupils, joins the committee which exists to advise other schools on current issues in education.
Recent topics that the committee has advised on are the changes to A-levels and GCSEs.
Speaking about his appointment, Rob said: “I am delighted to be asked to join such an important committee and look forward to playing my part in helping the member schools.
“This committee discusses and advises on the big issues in education and I know that this opportunity will help in my leadership of Rendcomb College.”
More than 120 well-established independent schools across England, Wales and overseas make up the membership of the Society of Heads and the association represents its members in all educational matters at both local and national levels.