At The Jefferson School we are reimagining education — one engaged, motivated child at a time.




The Jefferson School inspires a love for learning through an innovative academic environment focused on exploration, discovery and active participation for students in preschool through grade 8.


The vision of The Jefferson School is to develop influential life-long learners by promoting independent thinking, collaboration and creative problem solving with a respect for people and our environment.

A car free day is being planned for London in September in which over 12 miles of roads in central London will be closed to cars. More than half of London's boroughs are organizing events for the day with many planning 'Play Streets' which see local roads closed off to through traffic to encourage children to play outside.

Developing a framework for a socially just school through literature and writing goes beyond the classroom to lessen apathy, enhance relationships and solidify student ownership.

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David Ross explains how no-collar and new collar opportunities do not require a four-year degree, rather vocational training, certifications and the right mix of in-demand skill sets.

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