Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

My experience at the Royal Society Summer Exhibition in 2018 was wonderful. Firstly, we passed a stall about Mars and finding any type of life on Mars. They talked about sending new equipment up into space, specifically technology that is able to detect different gases in Mars’ atmosphere. The presenter also kindly let us use […]

Sports Leadership

On Thursday 22nd March 2018, a group of 9 students studying GCSE PE at The Quest Academy travelled to Crystal Palace Park National Sports Centre to volunteer, amongst others, to lead the groups participating in the London Youth Games. Once there, we split into pairs, and one group of 3, and were allocated a school […]

Sports Day 2018

For the 6th year in succession, we awoke to yet another beautiful day for sports day, the sun was shining with a light breeze which made conditions perfect for an action packed day of sport. As in previous years, the day started with a multi-sports festival in which every student from Years 7-10 and 12 […]

Churchill War Rooms Visit

On a glorious Thursday morning, eighteen Year 8 students set out for The Churchill War Rooms in London. This concealed pocket of history lay untouched from the end of World War Two until 1984 when it was re-opened to the public as a museum. It offered students an insight into the world beneath the pavements, […]

Trip to Kensington Palace

For Summer Academy Day, 40 Year 10s enjoyed a trip to Kensington Palace. The weather was exceptional for the entire day and pupils enjoyed walking around Kensington Gardens on the way to the Palace. Upon arrival pupils were in awe of the size of the rooms and traditional architecture. Moving through the Palace the pupils […]

Year 9 Poetry Workshop

In the spring term, Miss Jones-Alleyne provided Year 9 students with the grand opportunity to take part in a hip-hop style, spoken word poetry workshop to ignite some lyrical inspiration for their own poetry in their English lessons. Led by the charismatic spoken word artist, GhettoGeek (Thomas Owoo) and assisted by fellow spoken word artist, […]

Year 11 Prom

This year the Year 11s had their summer graduation prom at the Bickley Manor Hotel. The event was well attended by staff and students. The weather was fantastic and this with a sensational DJ made the evening perfect. At the event students voted for their prom king and queen, Lauren Apps and Ibrahim Ismail.  

Year 11 Visit to CNBC Studios

Studio cameras and lights are not only for Hollywood Actors. Three lucky Year 11 Creative Media students, and their equally lucky Creative Media teacher, received a metaphorical golden ticket into the fast paced and exciting world of Television and Entertainment. Students were given a tour around the CNBC Studios and even got to experience the […]

Leap Into Liverpool!

Liverpool is a city with an abundance of history. It has the largest collection of galleries and museums outside London, which means that it is the perfect place to choose for an educational/residential school trip. The mercantile architecture situated on its striking waterfront is a concrete reminder of its past. The famous Albert Docks dating […]

SEP Summer Event

On Tuesday 3rd July, The Quest Academy hosted this year’s Selsdon Education Partnership (SEP) Summer Event. All of the students from Courtwood, Forestdale, Gilbert Scott and Red Gates Primary Schools (nearly 1000 students) spent time working with older students from The Quest Academy, taking part in World Cup Football based activities. The proceedings kicked off with […]