Avanti Primary School Visit

Ilford North Conservative Candidate Lee Scott and Secretary of State for International Development Priti Patel visited Avanti Primary School in Barkingside on Friday.

Avanti is the only Hindu voluntary aided school in East London. 

Headteacher Deborah Watson gave a guided tour of the school, and explained the schools "Three pillars", Educational Excellence, Character Formation and Spiritual Insight, drawn from the teachings of the Indian Saint, Sri Chaitanya.

Lee and Priti met a spoke to several  pupils, all of whom asked if an Avanti secondary school could be opened in Redbridge.  Parents, who Lee and Priti also met, reiterated that request.  Lee Scott promised, if elected, to do all he could with Redbridge Conservative Leader Paul Canal, to support the pupils and parents ambitions. 

Avanti Primary School