29 January 2019
Ms Avery will attend the i25 award gala dinner in London on 21 March, at which the winner of the award will be announced.
Ms Avery is an educator and administrator of 25 years’ standing. President of the UK Girls’ Schools Association for 2017, she is regularly invited to contribute to UK debate about education for girls, in the media and through seminars: as a panellist and host on female leadership and strategic influence at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst; at two Westminster Education Forums: women in the workplace; next steps for science education and STEM skills provision. She is a governor of three schools and an inspector.
The nomination includes St Mary’s partnership with St Bede’s Inter-Church School, a local state secondary school. This partnership has evolved to include a range of academic, vocational, technical and extra-curricular initiatives for students in both schools.
Ms Avery said: “I am thrilled to be have been shortlisted, and I am thoroughly looking forward to meeting the other nominees at the event in the new year.”
For further information, visit www.stmaryscambridge.co.uk