A reception was held at Kensington Wade on 2nd February to thank supporters and friends. It was attended by more than 100 people, including Guests of Honour:
The Rt Hon. the Lord Willetts
The Lord Nash, Schools Minister
Wang Yongli Minister Counsellor, Embassy of the PR China in the UK
Councillor Mrs Elizabeth Rutherford, Mayor of Kensington and Chelsea.
At the reception, the Chairman, Professor Hugo de Burgh, thanked all those who had helped in a multitude of different ways, while he and Adrian Richardson were working to set up the school.
He introduced the Founding Head, Mrs Laura Marani, and the Head Mistress, Mrs Joanna Wallace.
Minister Counsellor Wang Yongli presented the school with a gift of early years books.