Principal’s Commendation for Year 7 Species Work

Ladies and gentlemen a new species has arrived by the name of the Buttabit! Year 7s had to put on their creative thinking hats and bring their new knowledge on adaptations and habitats to life. They were set a Science homework task where they had to design their own species and a suitable habitat for […]

The Quest Academy Retains Ofsted “Good” Rating

The Quest Academy has once again been rated ‘Good’ in all respects by Ofsted inspectors and has improved since the last inspection in June 2015. The inspector’s report, which follows a visit to the academy in June 2018, commends the Academy’s strong and effective leadership for maintaining, “the good quality of education in the school […]

Staff Cook Off 2018

Staff Cook Off 2018 proved again to be a huge success with two heats providing us with some exciting and tasty meals and some more comical cooks made the event so much more entertaining. We had some near disasters with oil, some stealing of plates and some fierce attempts to try and distract other teams […]

Accelerated Reader Programme

This term, after undertaking their initial reading tests, students in years seven to ten selected new reading books from the school library at their recommended reading level and are now involved in a rigorous reading programme that will accelerate their literacy progress and have a significant impact on their academic progress throughout the whole school. […]

Step Into Dance

Since The Quest Academy first opened, we have been part of the Step into Dance programme, run in conjunction with The Jack Petchey Foundation and The Royal Academy of Dance. This year we have had our largest dance group and performed one our most difficult dance routines yet. The group performed at the Spring Sharings […]

“Mood Music” Theatre Workshop and Visit

On Tuesday 15th May, thirty Year 10s were able to participate in a drama workshop focusing on the play Mood Music. This was followed by a trip the day after to the Old Vic to watch the aforementioned play. The play was a complex story about intellectual property and psychological angst; it certainly challenged them. This trip […]

“Wicked” Theatre Trip

On Wednesday 9th May 2018 thirty students from a mixture of Years 8, 9 & 10 were able to attend a matinee of the hit musical Wicked. The students had a fantastic time and it benefited their musical and dramatic cultural knowledge. To make the event all the sweeter the seats we were given were more than […]

Monday July 9th Inset day

We write to give advance notice of the date of our final inset of the Academic Year 2017/18. The Quest academy will be closed to students on Monday the 9th July 2018. School will re-open again at the normal time on Tuesday, 10th July 2018.

Quest’s Corporal Donnelly Leads the Colours

On Tuesday, 2nd May, Trinity School held its Biennial Inspection. The three sections were inspected by Colonel Denison and we are very proud and very grateful that Corporal Donnelly of The Quest Academy was chosen to lead the colours for the army section during the opening ceremony. Lt Mcleod Contingent Commander  

The Quest Academy Joins Network for Highest Performing Schools

The Quest Academy has been recognised for its excellence by becoming a member of the SSAT Leading Edge network, a national group of exclusively high-performing secondary and special schools. Leading Edge supports schools in collaborating to raise achievement, develop innovative new ideas and share practical strategies within the network and across the school system to benefit all students. […]