My Experience At CCF Summer Camp

What has been the most nerve-wracking, yet exciting day of your life? For me, it was the first day of army cadet camp. “What’s so scary about that?” Well, not only was I doing this after moving to a new school, but I was also the only girl in camp. On the day of arrival, […]

Quest Academy Achieves STARS Accreditation

The Quest Academy has been accredited with the STARS kitemark for its efforts to promote safer, more active travel to and from school. A letter from STARS stated… “We would like to thank you and your school for all your help and support over the past year in promoting active, safer and responsible travel within your […]

The Quest Academy CCF – Fantastic Feasts and Where to Find Them

Barbequing fresh food in the open air at dusk before your own made basher and enjoying the relaxing company of your fellow cadets after overcoming trepidation at new experiences has got to be one of summer’s greatest pleasures. On 8th July, three cadets from The Quest Academy deployed to Oakhampton Camp with Trinity School cadet […]

Best GCSE Results in Quest Academy’s History

Students at The Quest have surpassed even their own high expectations and achieved the best results in the Academy’s history. 63% of all students achieved at least five good GCSE passes (grade 4 or above for English and Maths and grade C or above in other subjects). 70% of all grades were awarded a C […]

100% Pass Rate At The Quest Academy for 3rd Year Running

Students at The Quest Academy have achieved a 100% pass rate at A Level for the 3rd year running and 100% Level 3 BTEC Pass or better, meaning that every single Year 13 student passed every one of their A Level and BTEC subjects. 76% of all results achieved were A* to C, at A […]

The Quest Academy Literacy Drive

We started our new literacy drive in November 2016 and continue to promote reading at all levels for a variety of purposes. Year 7 and 8 students were been issued with ‘Artemis Fowl’ or another appropriate text selected by their English teacher. Some Year 7 students read ‘Fantastic Mr Fox’. ‘The World’s Worst Children’ or ‘Quiet Power’ […]

Gifted and Talented at Quest

More than sixty students, identified as showing special potential in P.E, Science and Mathematics attended the visit from representatives from The Royal Institute of Science on 10th February. Their mission was to consult with and support our best athletes by providing them with an exercise and nutrition programme to enhance their performance. Students consulted with […]

Year 12 ICT Trip to Croydon Tech City

Eight intrepid explorers set off for the annual Croydon Tech City event at the Conference Hall on Wednesday 14th June. Croydon Tech City is in its fifth year and is now the UK’s fastest growing digital, creative and technical startup cluster (38% growth between 2011-2014; ONS Business Register). As part of London Technology Week, Croydon Tech […]

Crystal Palace Park Visit

On Wednesday, 28th June, Year 8 Quest Academy students visited the wonderful sporting facilities at Crystal Palace. We circumnavigated the impressive stadium with its wonderful running track and enjoyed “elevenses” at the cafeteria in the sports centre. Santino Di Paolo won the first merit of the day for finding the first dinosaurs on the Dinosaur […]

Sports Presentation Evening

Thursday 22nd June saw Quest’s second annual sports presentation evening which was well attended by students and parents from all year groups. Harlequins rugby player, Josh Ibuanokpe, was in attendance; he gave a speech, presented the awards and posed for photographs at the end. We were treated to a brilliant performance from our Year 7 […]