Information for Staff

We have gathered useful downloads and links here to help answer any of your queries, and to streamline starting your employment with us. Most questions can be answered here and in the FAQs.


All employees must complete these documents before they start with us:

New Employee Form – This form requests the crucial information we need before we can employ you e.g. your payroll details and emergency contacts.
New Starter Checklist – This links to the government website where you can complete a tax declaration form online, save it as a PDF and email it to us.
Children Act – This form is a formal statement that you are not barred from working with children or vulnerable adults.

Please refer to the 2019 Staff Handbook for in depth information on working and living at summer school. We will update this to the 2019 version as soon as it is available but we don’t expect to make many changes in staff working arrangements.

You can find useful information on each of our schools below:

Aldenham (Hertfordshire)
Dean Close (Cheltenham)
Duke of York (Dover)
Prior Park (Bath)
Queen Ethelburga’s (York)
Royal Russell (Croydon)
St Lawrence (Ramsgate)

Certificate of Good Conduct

Please follow these links to get more information on how to apply for a police check in your country:


Information on how you will be taxed when you come to the UK.

National Insurance

Information on how to get a National Insurance Number.

DBS Update Service

The Update Service is a convenient and cost efficient way to be DBS checked. You won’t need to fill out the form each year and it costs just £13 a year, rather than £24.80 for each time you start a new contract.

More information and how to apply.

Please visit our FAQs for more information!

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