Trip to the Science Museum

Science Museum Visit During the Autumn Term Academy Day, Year 7 pupils had the opportunity of exploring scientific phenomenon outside the classroom by going to the science museum. The group explored three different floors full of fascinating science which ranged from maths to space to machines. The students were sorry to leave the museum after […]

Year 7 Boys Football vs The Archbishop Lanfranc Academy

Quest’s Year 7 boys secure a 4-1 victory against The Archbishop Lanfranc Academy on Thursday 23rd November. All of the boys played well and every player had some game time. The Quest Academy boys had 90% of the play and had about 20 shots on goal to their opponents who had 2 shots only. The […]

Academy Day Trip to “Oxygen”

Our Year 7 and 8 students enjoyed a fantastic experience at Oxygen, a trampoline centre.  The experience of catching a tram and double decker bus was all a part of the adventure. When we arrived, students received free bounce socks and were given a safety talk.  They were then free to bounce, bounce and bounce…..  […]

Year 13 UCAS day

Year 13 students had a really productive day where students used innovative software, league tables and research skills to apply to five courses from five different Universities. They had tutorials in small groups with expert help and advice where career prospects and University life was discussed. Students discovered how different all the Universities are. They […]

Year 12s Visit PwC

A group of Year 12 students recently visited PwWc. Student, Ryan Pearman writes about the day.   The trip to PwC was very enjoyable yet very informative. They gave us an insight into many different options we could take to reach our destination in life. I felt motivated knowing that there is always a route […]

Year 7s Excel with Cell Models

Cell Membrane, Vacuole, Cytoplasm and Nucleus; these are some of the key structures found in cells that Year 7 studied this Autumn term. Every single living organism is made up of cells. One of their homework assignments this term was to bring their new knowledge to life by making a 3D model of a cell. The students were told that […]

The Quest Academy Strikes “Gold” For Staff Development

The Quest Academy has been awarded a “CPLD Gold” award, placing it in a select group of just 7 schools nationally that have achieved the top status. The CPLD Quality Mark is the country’s premium quality mark for guiding and accrediting the provision of outstanding Continuous Professional Learning and Development for all staff working in […]

GCSE Drama Students Visit Donmar Warehouse

On the 16th November, 24 Year 10 and 11 GCSE Drama students travelled to the Donmar Warehouse in London to watch the play ‘The Lady from the sea’. It was a powerful one-act drama which gave the students a lot of talking points and elements to think about. This exercise was particularly useful since students […]

Gifted & Talented Students Visit Glyndebourne World Premiere

On Saturday, 11th November, a group of our creative team of gifted and talented students attended the world premiere of Glyndebourne’s latest youth opera, ‘Belongings’.  ‘Belongings’, composed by Lewis Murphy, explores the experiences of young people forced by war to flee their homes. Contemporary global concerns are very much the subject matter of Belongings which […]

Croydon District Cross Country

Quest students from Years 7 to 10 participated in the Croydon District cross-country event on Wednesday 11th October 2017. The course was very hard with hills, rain and wind – the juniors running 3km, 4km and 5km courses in the woods. Our best results were: Girls – Year 7 (3km) – Sasha Atkinson 24th (12.17 […]