• David Benson, Principal, Kensington Aldridge Academy

    This isn’t supposed to be a story about Grenfell Tower. It’s supposed to be the story of David Benson, a poster boy for the Teach First mission, who eschewed his high-flying Cambridge-educated family’s vision of him as a lawyer, academic or media guru, and instead worked for over a decade as a teacher in tough

    5.00 Nov. 21st, 2017 | Features

  • Academy in shadow of Grenfell could stay shut until Easter

    The school just yards from the Grenfell Tower blaze in west London will start the next academic year in temporary accommodation and might not return to its home until after Easter. Kensington Aldridge Academy (KAA) has been closed since the fire at the 24-storey housing block on June 12 in which it is thought more

    5.00 Jul. 15th, 2017 | News

  • Teachers' bravery praised as schools unite after Grenfell trauma

    The “guts and bravery” of school leaders have been hailed in the aftermath of the Grenfell blaze, as neighbouring schools opened their classrooms up for pupils left homeless and without a school after the fire. More than 70 people are presumed dead after a huge fire at the a 24-storey housing block in west London

    5.00 Jun. 23rd, 2017 | News