Quest “Cook Off”!

On June 13th and 14th the staff took part in a staff cook off to find out who was the champion chef of The Quest Academy. There was a great response from staff members and students who wanted to help create a range of dishes. All teams were given the same ingredients (chicken, pepper, onion, […]

Art at the Quest

Please click the gallery images below to see some of Quest’s art students’ latest creations.

Royal Navy at HMS Excellent Phoenix Damage Repair Instructional Unit

On Thursday, 4th June, Trinity and The Quest CCFs were hosted by the Royal Navy at HMS Excellent and The Phoenix Damage Repair and Instructional Unit. The Royal Navy Firefighting School training team in HMS Excellent provided us with training in fire prevention and firefighting aboard ship. We learnt about the particular conditions aboard ship […]

Quest Student Reaches Grand Final of “Speak Out”

Idorenyin Akpan, who won the Croydon regional final of Jack Petchey’s “Speak Out” competition on 27th April, has been selected for the Grand Final of the Jack Petchey Speak Out event, which will take place on 3rd July. Idorenyin is one of just 15 students who has been selected for the Grand Final out of […]

Quest Hosts Jack Petchey Step into Dance Spring Sharings

On 3rd May, Quest hosted the Jack Petchey “Step Into Dance Spring Sharing”, in which a number of schools participated. Congratulations to all who took part. A gallery of photos can be viewed on the Step Into Dance website.  


The Quest Academy hosted a Rollapaluza event for Quest and Archbishop Lanfranc students on Thursday 27th April. Year 7 and 8 students went head-to-head over 250m on static bikes connected to electronic displays. There was a great competitive, yet supportive atmosphere and students had a fantastic time. The fastest time of the day was posted by […]

Quest Student Wins Jack Petchey’s Croydon Regional Final 2016-17

We are thrilled to congratulate Quest student, Idorenyin Akpan on her success at the Croydon “Speak Out” Challenge! Regional Final, which was hosted by The Quest Academy on Thursday 27th April. Idorenyin’s public speaking performance was voted on by an independent judging panel comprising of Donald Forde, Head of Crystal Palace Football Club Foundation; Simon de […]

Imperial War Museum Visit

Over the next three weeks, all Year 8 students will be visiting the world-famous Imperial War Museum. This Wednesday, our first cohort of students travelled up to Central London to explore an array of exciting, interactive and though-provoking exhibits which bought their current scheme of learning on World War One to life. Students enjoyed exploring […]

Year 7 Residential Trip to Kingswood Activity Centre

We left The Quest with the sun shining and spend 1½ hours to get to our destination where we were met by the team that would be looking after us. Once settled and unpacked, we made our way to our first activity: team building and leadership. Two groups did ‘Night Line’ and one group did […]

“First Give” Final

Students at The Quest Academy have won £1,000 for their chosen charity, KAS Youth Hub. 2nd and 3rd places also won £250 for Centre Point, the homeless charity, and Sense, the deaf and blind charity, respectively. The First Give Programme is delivered through a fully resourced scheme of work that is interactive and student-led. Over eight […]