“Mood Music” Theatre Workshop and Visit

On Tuesday 15th May, thirty Year 10s were able to participate in a drama workshop focusing on the play Mood Music. This was followed by a trip the day after to the Old Vic to watch the aforementioned play. The play was a complex story about intellectual property and psychological angst; it certainly challenged them. This trip […]

“Wicked” Theatre Trip

On Wednesday 9th May 2018 thirty students from a mixture of Years 8, 9 & 10 were able to attend a matinee of the hit musical Wicked. The students had a fantastic time and it benefited their musical and dramatic cultural knowledge. To make the event all the sweeter the seats we were given were more than […]

Monday July 9th Inset day

We write to give advance notice of the date of our final inset of the Academic Year 2017/18. The Quest academy will be closed to students on Monday the 9th July 2018. School will re-open again at the normal time on Tuesday, 10th July 2018.

Quest’s Corporal Donnelly Leads the Colours

On Tuesday, 2nd May, Trinity School held its Biennial Inspection. The three sections were inspected by Colonel Denison and we are very proud and very grateful that Corporal Donnelly of The Quest Academy was chosen to lead the colours for the army section during the opening ceremony. Lt Mcleod Contingent Commander  

The Quest Academy Joins Network for Highest Performing Schools

The Quest Academy has been recognised for its excellence by becoming a member of the SSAT Leading Edge network, a national group of exclusively high-performing secondary and special schools. Leading Edge supports schools in collaborating to raise achievement, develop innovative new ideas and share practical strategies within the network and across the school system to benefit all students. […]

The Faraday Challenge

On 17th April, a team of six students from Quest, aged 12-13 years old, took part in the Faraday Challenge Day. This is for of students across the UK who are interested in either Science, Design & Technology, Mathematics or Engineering. Six teams of six students, aged 12-13 years, compete against one another to see who […]

Remote Living Training

The wild and varied terrain of Pippingford Park provided an exciting base for the range of activities that Quest cadets undertook during their remote living training. The primary objective was for the cadets to experience living in a remote environment, to establish a base and learn basic survival skills. We were blessed with glorious spring […]

First Give Workshop

The winning groups from each Year 8 class were able to work with a facilitator from First Give on their presentation skills to help them for the final in April. The facilitator worked with each group and gave them personalised feedback to make sure they enter the final fully prepared. By the end, each group […]

First Give

“Helping a generation of young people to give their time and talent to improve their community” This year, Year 8 have been given an opportunity to raise awareness for the different social issues that have an effect on all of them as young people living in Croydon. Each class have chosen a charity to support […]

Jack Petchey – “Speak Out” Challenge

On 5th February, 25 Year 10 students were selected to take part in a workshop to improve their public speaking skills sponsored by the Jack Petchey Foundation. All of the students learnt how to compose a speech and deliver it effectively, drawing on body language, rhetorical devices and audience engagement. At the end of the […]