Today (Monday 19 January) Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cambridge officially opened the new Kensington Aldridge Academy.
Her Royal Highness toured the academy, met Principal David Benson, students and staff, and sat in on a geography and an R.E. lesson. The Duchess then enjoyed a short presentation from students in the theatre before unveiling a plaque to commemorate her visit.
Principal David Benson said: “”Students, staff and parents were thrilled that Her Royal Highness was able to visit us today and officially open the school. We are providing much needed new secondary school places to our community, and are proud of the start we have made. Over 600 applications for next year, reflecting our growing reputation. Today was an important and exciting chapter in our history”