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Grade Buster, Amazon Vouchers and Student Ambassador Uniform costs for Haute Vallee School (FOI)

Grade Buster, Amazon Vouchers and Student Ambassador Uniform costs for Haute Vallee School (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 25 November 2021.
Prepared internally, no external costs.



How much has it cost Haute Vallee School in 2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020, 2020-2021,2021-to date, for Amazon vouchers and / or any other vouchers / gifts to pay to children for academic / behaviour achievements.


How much has it cost Haute Vallee School for Grade Busters or other educational organisations to deliver GCSE revision to students?


How much has it cost Haute Vallee School to purchase student ambassador uniform? And any other uniform for students? If purchases have been made, why have these been made?



The table below shows the amount spent on vouchers by the school broken down by academic year:

​Academic Year

​Cost of Vouchers

​2017-2018 ​£536.40
​2018-2019 ​£1,540
​2019-2020 ​£504.95
​2020-2021 ​£1,465
​2021 to date £175 ​


In the academic year 2020 to 2021, the school has contracted Grade Busters to deliver GCSE revision sessions.

The Department have determined that the costs payable to Grade Busters are commercially sensitive, therefore Article 33(b) of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 has been applied in order to preserve commercial interests.


Student Ambassador blazers were purchased at a cost of £127.00.

£419.00 has been spent on purchasing school uniform which is loaned to students who arrive at school not adhering to the uniform policy.

Article applied

Article 33 (b) - Commercial Interests

Information is qualified exempt information if –

(b) its disclosure would, or would be likely to, prejudice the commercial interests of a person (including the scheduled public authority holding the information).

Public Interest Test

Whilst we accept that the public may have an interest in the cost of Government of Jersey contracts, we believe that details of the contract value are commercially sensitive and that the release of this data could affect the negotiation of future contract values.

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