Harrow school, where pupils learn yoga and meditation, named one of ‘the top 10 best in the world’

Grant Williams, reporting for Harrow Online, writes ‘A Harrow school where children are encouraged to take philosophy, yoga, and meditation classes has been shortlisted for a prize of $50,000 (£39,000) at the prestigious World’s Best Schools Prize. Avanti House Secondary School is one of 10 potential winners in the community collaboration category. The awards are made up of five categories, with a shortlist drawn up for each.’

Avanti House, a Hindu secondary school in Stanmore, has been praised for its ‘unique values-based educational model’ in response to the pressures of education and exams. It is the second North London school to be nominated for the ‘World’s Best School’ prize after Barham Primary was shortlisted last year … read full article here