The Queen and Prince Phillip visited Krishna Avanti Primary School in Harrow which played host to her Majesty’s Jubilee celebrations in March 2012. The royal couple were taken on a tour of the site and greeted by members of the local community. They enjoyed a verse in Bengali chanted by Year 1 children as Ravin Gantra, chairman [...]
60,000 people gathered in Wembley Stadium to welcome India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his first visit since his inauguration. 'Namaste Wembley!' was a cultural epic which featured many British-Indian artists and performers, one of which were students of Krishna Avanti Primary School!
Dear pupils, parents/carers and staff, The Trustees and Senior Leadership team of the Avanti Schools Trust are delighted to welcome the students, parents and school staff from the south-west Steiner schools at Bristol, Exeter and Frome into the Avanti family of schools. You will all know that Avanti currently runs secondary and primary schools in [...]
As we get closer to the date of transfer we feel it would be helpful to set clarify how we anticipate the schools will operate during the spring and summer terms of 2020 and how we intend to undertake the promised curriculum review. Post transfer and pre-curriculum review New names for each school When the [...]
The AST Board of Trustees, subject to formal agreement with the Department for Education, has agreed to become the ‘incoming trust’ for the three SW Steiner Academies (Bristol, Frome and Exeter). The Chair of the AST Board, Professor Mike Younger, states: ‘I am pleased to report that the AST Board has decided to progress ahead [...]
Avanti Schools Trust and Hertfordshire County Council Hertfordshire County Council has announced that Avanti Schools Trust has been chosen to run the new non-faith primary schools and secondary school in Bishops Stortford. Avanti Schools Trust (AST) is delighted to have been selected as the Multi-Academy Trust that, in partnership with Hertfordshire County Council, will maintain [...]
From the moment we walked through the door on our first day at Avanti House Primary School we were immediately greeted with a smile by one of our mentors. We were made to feel welcome by all members of staff and the children as we were taken on a tour around the school. For the [...]
The challenges of the new GCSE grading system and the tougher examinations certainly did not stop the students from year 11 from achieving an excellent set of examination results across all the subjects. They have achieved some of the highest grades with excellent performances enabling them to take the next steps at Avanti House [...]
Great news! Our temporary site for Avanti Fields Secondary School has been announced! The site is a former educational facility and will be great for the needs of our school community! Former Bede Island Campus, Narborough Road/Upperton Road, Leicester, LE3 0BT. To see details of our consultation please click here.
We had a great time at the Avanti Schools Trust annual conference this year with a whole spectrum of activities and talks centred around our key note speakers theme, The Future of Education by Sugata Mitra. Here are some our best bits.