National Careers Week

This year The Quest Academy embraced National Careers Week. Students in KS3 and KS4 were provided employability skills passports. Throughout the course of the week, students identified various skills that they demonstrated within their lessons and had these evidenced by members of staff. 1In addition to the fantastic work that the students were doing throughout the […]

Year 8 Rugby – end of season report

All in all, the 2016-17 season was a little disappointing for the Year 8 boys’ team. They played some fantastic rugby at times and should be very proud of their efforts but came up short in some close matches. What has been really positive is the increased level of interest from the year group with more boys […]

Year 7 Rugby – end of season report

It’s been a turbulent season for the fledgling Year 7 rugby team, who over the course of their short playing career have demonstrated a serious amount of grit, athleticism and not least rugby talent. Training started early in the Autumn term and the boys were quick to find their feet on the pitch, despite few […]

Golf at Addington Court Golf Centre

Every Monday, Mr Bevan takes a number of students in Years 7-10 to Addington Court Golf Centre for some lessons from experienced golf professional, Alex Macgregor. The students have learnt everything from driving to putting, have played on the course and even had a go at footgolf! The sessions have been thoroughly enjoyable and the […]

Year 7 Boys’ Football

An excellent first season for the Year 7 boys’ football team. After winning the majority of their matches it is evident that they have gelled well together as a team, leaving a positive outlook for their next few seasons here at The Quest Academy.

Under 16s Girls’ Football

The U16 girls’ team often attended fixtures with the bare 11 but demonstrated some excellent hard work and determination during their games. Specifically Lauren Apps who showed great skill and composure on the ball in both the attacking and defensive area throughout the season.

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 […]