Archive for: October 2017

  • David Benson Named On List Of London’s Most Influential People

    Date: October 20th 2017

    The Evening Standard newspaper has named Kensington Aldridge Academy Principal David Benson in its list of educationalists amongst the most influential people in London 2017.

    David Benson, Principal of Kensington Aldridge AcademyThe Progress 1000 accolade states: “Head of the school at the foot of Grenfell Tower, Benson was on the scene of the fire and kept the school running after the tragedy. He had to explain the events to pupils, arranged for them to sit their exams elsewhere and organised therapeutic support and counselling. He has praised the resilience shown by his pupils throughout the ordeal, saying he is proud and inspired by them and described them as “brilliant, lovely and sparky”.