The Quest Academy Literacy Drive

We started our new literacy drive in November 2016 and continue to promote reading at all levels for a variety of purposes. Year 7 and 8 students were been issued with ‘Artemis Fowl’ or another appropriate text selected by their English teacher. Some Year 7 students read ‘Fantastic Mr Fox’. ‘The World’s Worst Children’ or ‘Quiet Power’ […]

Gifted and Talented at Quest

More than sixty students, identified as showing special potential in P.E, Science and Mathematics attended the visit from representatives from The Royal Institute of Science on 10th February. Their mission was to consult with and support our best athletes by providing them with an exercise and nutrition programme to enhance their performance. Students consulted with […]

Year 12 ICT Trip to Croydon Tech City

Eight intrepid explorers set off for the annual Croydon Tech City event at the Conference Hall on Wednesday 14th June. Croydon Tech City is in its fifth year and is now the UK’s fastest growing digital, creative and technical startup cluster (38% growth between 2011-2014; ONS Business Register). As part of London Technology Week, Croydon Tech […]

Crystal Palace Park Visit

On Wednesday, 28th June, Year 8 Quest Academy students visited the wonderful sporting facilities at Crystal Palace. We circumnavigated the impressive stadium with its wonderful running track and enjoyed “elevenses” at the cafeteria in the sports centre. Santino Di Paolo won the first merit of the day for finding the first dinosaurs on the Dinosaur […]

Sports Presentation Evening

Thursday 22nd June saw Quest’s second annual sports presentation evening which was well attended by students and parents from all year groups. Harlequins rugby player, Josh Ibuanokpe, was in attendance; he gave a speech, presented the awards and posed for photographs at the end. We were treated to a brilliant performance from our Year 7 […]

Quest6 Visits Royal Naval College, Greenwich

Year 12 students are currently partaking in Futures Fortnight, a range of engaging and exciting activities to assist them making informed decisions about the careers they would like to pursue after Year 13, and the most suitable post-18 pathway to achieve this goal. As part of this programme, last week students visited the UCAS Conference […]

Quest “Cook Off”!

On June 13th and 14th the staff took part in a staff cook off to find out who was the champion chef of The Quest Academy. There was a great response from staff members and students who wanted to help create a range of dishes. All teams were given the same ingredients (chicken, pepper, onion, […]

Art at the Quest

Please click the gallery images below to see some of Quest’s art students’ latest creations.

Royal Navy at HMS Excellent Phoenix Damage Repair Instructional Unit

On Thursday, 4th June, Trinity and The Quest CCFs were hosted by the Royal Navy at HMS Excellent and The Phoenix Damage Repair and Instructional Unit. The Royal Navy Firefighting School training team in HMS Excellent provided us with training in fire prevention and firefighting aboard ship. We learnt about the particular conditions aboard ship […]

Quest Student Reaches Grand Final of “Speak Out”

Idorenyin Akpan, who won the Croydon regional final of Jack Petchey’s “Speak Out” competition on 27th April, has been selected for the Grand Final of the Jack Petchey Speak Out event, which will take place on 3rd July. Idorenyin is one of just 15 students who has been selected for the Grand Final out of […]