Sir David Evennett visits King Henry School



Rt Hon Sir David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, paid a visit to King Henry School in Erith last Friday (1st March).  


King Henry School, formerly Erith School, merged with Townley Grammar on the 1st September 2018 to form a new Multi Academy Trust – the Odyssey Trust for Education. 


Sir David, who has been a longstanding supporter of both schools, was greeted by senior members of staff then given a tour of the school, which included a visit to a Year 7 drama class and a look at the new building works.


He then met with pupils on the Student Council to speak about his role as a Member of Parliament, and to answer a range of questions from why he became involved in politics to Brexit. Following the Q&A, Sir David chatted with Executive Headteacher, Desmond Deehan, about the Trust’s plans for the school.




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