On Thursday 13th October, King’s Leadership Academy Warrington was visited by Baron Nash for its official unveiling ceremony. The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the schools system toured the Academy accompanied by specially invited guests.
Upon his arrival, the King’s Combined Cadet Force met Baron Nash with a Guard of Honour as he entered the building where he also had the chance to enjoy an exceptional performance by the King’s Choir.
During his time at King’s, Baron Nash undertook a variety of activities including meeting students, observing parts of lessons, talking to staff and Governors as well as touring the impressive new facilities. The visit concluded with a special address to visitors and friends of the Academy.
Founder & Chief Executive of The Great Schools Trust, Sir Iain Hall, officially welcomed visitors to this momentous occasion followed by Year 10 student Billy Vernon, who demonstrated fantastic public speaking skills. Guests applauded as Lord Nash officially unveiled the King’s Leadership Academy opening plaque to mark the occasion. Baron Nash, who has a national overview of academies and schools, praised out ethos and achievements. This adds further encouragement to continue on our journey developing students into successful citizens in tomorrow’s world.
The visit of Baron Nash was an ideal opportunity for us to demonstrate the difference we are already making with the young people and families in our community through our ‘ASPIRE’ philosophy. We were delighted that Baron Nash was able to join us in celebrating the achievements and opening of this growing success story, .We are proud to demonstrate how education can transform communities and create opportunities for young people across Warrington and beyond.
Special thanks also goes to Conlan Construction, the Educational Funding Agency and Turner Townsend. King’s would particularly like to thank Governors and Parents who have supported us throughout our long journey into our new building.