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Sir David Carter Opens Our New School Building

Staff, students, members of our community and invited guests gathered at President Kennedy School today to officially open and celebrate our new school building.

We were delighted to be joined by VIP guests including the National Schools Commissioner, Sir David Carter who officially opened the building, together with Christine Quinn the Regional Schools Commissioner, The Lord Mayor of Coventry, Rt. Hon Geoffrey Robinson MP, John Dishman, Pro Vice Chancellor of Coventry University, Cllr G Duggins Leader of Coventry City Council (and ex President Kennedy student), Cllrs Rachel Lancaster, Joe Clifford, David Kershaw and Gary Crookes and David Moorcroft OBE to name just a few.

Sir David delivered a speech focused on the importance of education and how outstanding schools such as President Kennedy School are making an impact both in the local community and across Coventry as it works with other schools within The Futures Trust.

Guests were treated to dance and singing routines from our Performing Arts students and teacher Laura Morris spoke about how the school's facilities now mirrored its outstanding and World Class status. Students Eesha Gupta, Harry Gilsenan and Mya Birdee spoke movingly about the school's journey and how the new building is already making a positive impact on their learning  and those of their classmates.