Croydon Youth Theatre

Drama students from Years 8 & 9 performed at the Croydon Youth Theatre (CYTO) on Tuesday 20th March following 5 weeks of rehearsals. The students created a devised piece around the word “community”. This project was organised by the Eastside Educational Trust.  The cast did themselves and the Quest proud with a skillful performance considering the […]

Donmar Warehouse Production – “The York Realist”

On Thursday 15th March the Year 11 GCSE Drama class, alongside a handful of talented Year 9 GCSE Drama students travelled to the Donmar Warehouse to a watch a matinee show of the play, “The York Realist”. Written in 2001, the play explores a love story between two men that come from different parts of […]


On 9th March, senior cadets from The Quest Academy undertook a night exercise followed by a training session in reconnaissance and attacking an enemy on 10th May. For our cadets it was their first opportunity to apply the skills that they have learnt in weapons handling, navigation and field craft. Students applied these skills admirably […]

World Book Day at Quest

Where would you find Little Miss Neat having a conversation with Hermione Granger and the Lady of Shallot? The Quest Academy World Book Day dress up, of course! Staff were encouraged to come as their favourite literary characters and invite students to discuss theirs throughout the day. The students were fully engaged with it; learning […]

Quest Receives Prestigious Educational Outcomes Award!

The Quest Academy has received an SSAT Educational Outcomes award putting it in the top 20% of schools nationally for progress in the 2017 end of Year 11 examinations. The award is offered to high performing state-funded schools, based on an analysis tool that combines Department for Education and Ofsted sources as well as students’ […]

New Recruits Camp 2018

This year’s New Recruits camp was our biggest and most successful to date, including students from Years 9 and 10. With more challenge, more variety of activities, input from increasingly experienced NCOs and our own senior cadets, Lance Corporal Ryan Donnelly and Olivia Bull, this year’s cadets each gave a committed performance. Team work, problem […]

“High School Musical” Success!

From the Director… So the third musical and all I was focused on was producing a product worthy of public consumption. The only way for this to happen is to make sure you have the right people. I have been blessed this year having the expert guidance and help from Abby, Alysia, Holly, Felix and […]

Ferrari “Under The Skin” Exhibition

For Academy Day 30 students from Years 7 to 10 accompanied Mr Trehearn, Mr Pyke and Mr Bevan to the Design Museum, in High Street Kensington, to see the Ferrari ‘Under The Skin’ Exhibition. As well as learning about the design processes involved in beautiful car design, students also heard about the history of this […]

Visit to The National Army Museum

From dressing up in a range of army uniforms to learning about the army’s participation in a range of conflicts, new recruits from Years 7 and 9 enjoyed lots of new experiences during their visit to The National Army Museum in Chelsea. Some students enjoyed learning about the rifles used in different areas of combat, […]

Visit to Tower of London

During the Spring Term Academy Day trip, students from years 7-10 had the opportunity of exploring the Tower of London. The students got to explore the sights of several beheadings, see the armour and the dragon in the White Tower and express their fascination with England’s torturous past! After playing ‘spot the raven’ and trying […]