David Benson Named In “Most Influential Londoners” List

David Benson Named In “Most Influential Londoners” List

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”.

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