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 […]

National Careers Week

This year The Quest Academy embraced National Careers Week. Students in KS3 and KS4 were provided employability skills passports. Throughout the course of the week, students identified various skills that they demonstrated within their lessons and had these evidenced by members of staff. 1In addition to the fantastic work that the students were doing throughout the […]

Year 8 Rugby – end of season report

All in all, the 2016-17 season was a little disappointing for the Year 8 boys’ team. They played some fantastic rugby at times and should be very proud of their efforts but came up short in some close matches. What has been really positive is the increased level of interest from the year group with more boys […]

Year 7 Rugby – end of season report

It’s been a turbulent season for the fledgling Year 7 rugby team, who over the course of their short playing career have demonstrated a serious amount of grit, athleticism and not least rugby talent. Training started early in the Autumn term and the boys were quick to find their feet on the pitch, despite few […]

Golf at Addington Court Golf Centre

Every Monday, Mr Bevan takes a number of students in Years 7-10 to Addington Court Golf Centre for some lessons from experienced golf professional, Alex Macgregor. The students have learnt everything from driving to putting, have played on the course and even had a go at footgolf! The sessions have been thoroughly enjoyable and the […]

Year 7 Boys’ Football

An excellent first season for the Year 7 boys’ football team. After winning the majority of their matches it is evident that they have gelled well together as a team, leaving a positive outlook for their next few seasons here at The Quest Academy.

Under 16s Girls’ Football

The U16 girls’ team often attended fixtures with the bare 11 but demonstrated some excellent hard work and determination during their games. Specifically Lauren Apps who showed great skill and composure on the ball in both the attacking and defensive area throughout the season.