Art at the Quest

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

Year 12 student in K+ university programme

K+ is a two-year programme of events, activities and academic workshops created to help support university application and provide the skills needed to reach potential as an undergraduate student. Year 12 student, Ibtissam Adem, took part in January. He says, “Being part of the K+ programme has offered me a number of valuable opportunities, such […]

The Quest Academy Literacy Drive

Young people often find reading useful in helping them to improve their lives and to solve the problems that they face.  Whether a child reads for these reasons, to investigate a problem, to explore an issue or simply for pleasure, it impacts massively on their ability to learn effectively. Year 7 and 8 students have […]

Year 12 Students Visit Cambridge University

During October’s Academy Day, all Year 12 students enjoyed the unique and eye-opening opportunity to visit the country’s top university – Cambridge. During the day, students were offered bespoke insights into the work of departments and colleges. Whether it was visiting the lecture halls of the Law Faculty, the bookshelves of one of the rare […]

GCSE Results 2016

Students at The Quest Academy – Coloma Trust, in Selsdon, have achieved 58% A*-Cs in their GCSEs. The Government’s new success measure, the “Progress 8 (P8) Score” measures Quest’s success at 0.16, demonstrating that students at The Quest Academy have, on average, achieved over 1/10 of a grade more progress, per subject, than the national […]

Best Ever A Level Results – 32% A*s and As

Students at The Quest Academy have achieved a 100% pass rate at A Level with 55% of all grades at A* to B and 32% at A* and A. This represents a 10% increase in A level grades at the A*-C level, and a 19% increase of grades at the highest level. Mohamed Iman has […]

Quest Students Exhibit Artwork

Vladislav Fanukov and Morisha Baskar both had AS work selected and exhibited in the Croydon Music and Arts Top Young Artists’ Exhibition, which opened at the Clock tower café on 16th November, running until Friday 27th November. Schools and colleges throughout the borough were invited to submit AS and A2 work for the exhibition, and the best […]

Quest6 Students Visit to Royal Veterinary College

On Wednesday 11 November, a small group of Quest6 students took the opportunity to visit the Royal Veterinary College as part of their Night at the Vet College programme. Whilst there, they had the chance to see a dissection of ewe, close up and in person, as well as examine bones from growing animals, discuss […]

Year 7s Model Cells

Year 7 students went above and beyond expectations when completing their first homework in science this year. When asked to make a 3D model of a cell by their science teachers, no-one expected the range of ideas that returned a week later. Special mention must go to Nicole Atti Pulgarin in 7.3 when she brought […]

GCSE 2015 Results

A number of students at The Quest Academy have exceeded all expectations by achieving strings of A*s and As at GCSE. Tara Nelson, who is also a talented pianist, achieved 8 A*s, 2As at GCSE, a B in AS Maths and a Distinction at Level 2 BTEC. Natalia Rojas achieved 3 A*s, 5As and 3Bs whilst […]