Harry Potter World Trip

On Academy Day, 41 excited students boarded a bus to be transferred schools… to Hogwarts! Year 7 and 8 students went on a fantastic tour to see ‘Behind the Scenes’ of the Harry Potter franchise: visiting the Great Hall, Dumbledore’s office and The Cupboard Under the Stairs where Harry’s journey began. Students and staff were […]

Quest6 Taster Sessions

Year 11 students have enjoyed a selection of bespoke Sixth Form taster sessions, enabling them to experience the new subjects and learning experiences that they would enjoy at Quest 6. Students were able to select an individualised programme of sessions, ranging from Psychology to Economics, Chemistry to Geography, French to Drama, where they excelled in […]

The Quest Moves Forward With Ofsted “Good” Rating

We are delighted to report that The Quest Academy has been rated ‘Good’ in all respects by Ofsted inspectors who visited the school on 3rd and 4th June 2015. The inspector’s report commends the Academy’s “strong track record of good achievement for its students” and “increasing rates of student progress”, which are “consistently rapid compared […]

Year 9s win £1,000 for “Lives Not Knives”

Year 9 pupils have taken part in a competition with First Give (previously YPI), to win £1,000 for their chosen charity. Heats took place earlier in the academic year and four groups of Year 9 pupils were selected to take part in the final, which took place on Monday 19th January. Each team presented compelling arguments to support their chosen […]

The Quest Academy Spelling Bee!

On Friday 12th December students in Stepping Stones/Literacy took part in a Spelling Bee. Students were given 40 ‘tricky’ words to learn. Mrs Zaufal very kindly gave up her time to judge the competition. All the students did really well and at one point it seemed we would all still be there at Christmas! However, […]

Merry Christmas from The Quest Academy!

FYI: The deadline for Sixth Form Applications is 15th January 2015. Tadi Mungate took Maths, Economics and Chemistry at A Level in Quest’s Sixth Form, and achieved two As and a C. He also took AS Level Physics. He is now at Queen Mary University, studying mathematics, with a view to working as a computer […]

Forestdale Visits Quest

On Wednesday 15th October, we welcomed all of Forestdale’s Year 6 students. They had a Science lesson, delivered by Dave Ashmore, Assistant Principal, on light and reflection and were able to use some of the Academy’s new facilities. They also had a full tour round the new building and asked lots of questions about moving […]

Quest Receives Healthy Schools Award

Quest students and Pastoral Manager, Louise Stotesbury have attended an awards ceremony held at Selsdon Park Hotel, in recognition of the Academy achieving the “Healthy Schools Award”. In order to obtain the award, the Academy had to complete an audit to demonstrate that it is actively working towards addressing the health & well-being priorities of the Croydon Children […]

Head Boy Spends Week at No. 10

Azhar Chaudry, Head Boy, has spent a week at No. 10 Downing Street in the Prime Minister’s Office. 17-year old Azhar, who has long held political ambitions, emailed No. 10 last December enquiring into the possibility of a work experience opportunity. He says, “I didn’t really expect a response and after six months of waiting, […]

BBC London Visits Quest

The Quest Academy was delighted to welcome a reporter and cameraman from BBC London News on 10th June. Head of PE, Richard Houghton was filmed taking a Year 7 football class and interviewed about his role, which is the same as that once held by Roy Hodgson, England Manager, when he taught at Monk’s Hill (one of […]