London Youth Games

On Thursday 16th March, Mr Bevan took a group of six Year 10/11 students to help at the London Youth Games Rugby finals. The students supported with the running of the primary school event, they were a credit to the academy and worked incredibly hard all day. The students who attended were: Daniel Ankomah, Bryant […]

Year 8 Netball

The Year 8 Girls netball team have had a particularly successful season. They have played every fixture in the league except one. The other school were unable to arrange a date to suit. The squad have been committed to training regularly and have even dealt with a few injury problems meaning some change to their positions. […]

“I Love You, Mum” – DSM Foundation Play

On Friday 10th February, Quest students were invited to attend a performance of ‘I Love You, Mum – I Promise I Won’t Die’ in the main hall. The play is based on the story of local teen Daniel Spargo-Mabbs, whose life was cut short aged 16 when he took the drug MDMA at a rave. […]

Academy Day Ice Skating Trip

On Thursday 9th February, 80 excited students from KS3 opted for the ice skating trip to Streatham Ice Rink for their Academy Day. After a short journey on public transport,  the students and staff organised their skates and hit the ice. Plenty of falls, trips, laughs and even student vs teacher races to create a very enjoyable and […]

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 […]

New Recruits Camp February, 2017

Across the country, we felt the biting cold of seasonal snow showers and brisk winds. For our new recruits, this simple but effective additional factor to the challenges cadets undertake made this an even more momentous occasion that united our contingent and made for memories that will last for a lifetime. The weekend began with […]

Explosive Food – The Royal Institute of Science

On Friday, 10th February, Dan from The Royal Institute of Science gave an interactive session on food and nutrition and its potential to improve an athlete’s performance. He showed Quest students how food is essential to our survival and how our bodies process it. Students who had shown great aptitude in maths, science and PE […]

Trip to HMS Belfast

With so much to see and do on HMS Belfast, our students found much to fascinate them. They had donned their walking shoes to see all that was going on along the Thames as we walked from London Bridge to the battleship. We took time to see everything that the battleship had to offer and […]


Congratulations is due to all students and staff who took part in the production of “Hairspray”! It was a fantastic performance. Andy Crofts, Principal, says, “The students showed their passion for production and with the hard work of everyone involved pulled off a great show – well done. We are indebted to all the staff and […]

Quest Students Attend Lord Rowan Williams Lecture

On Friday evening, Year 12 and 13 students were given the opportunity to attend a lecture by Right Reverend Rowan Williams, hosted by Whitgift School. The Most Reverend and Right Honourable The Lord Williams of Oystermouth is one of the world’s most preeminent and significant 21st Century theologians. Spending much of his early career as […]