Visit to the National Theatre

Nine Year 10 students took the journey to the National Theatre for Academy Day. We arrived early for our tours and waited patiently to start. We were greeted by an enthusiastic guide who introduced himself and gave us all neon/reflective jackets to wear throughout our tour as a matter of health and safety. Our exploration started […]

Quest Students Go to Cambridge University

On Academy day, Year 12s were taken off to explore the University of Cambridge in order to catch a glimpse at the potential next stage of their academic journey. The students were wowed by the amazing architecture – yes, it is just like Hogwarts – as well as learning about what the day-to-day life is […]

Day Trip to France

A group of 28 students met at school 5.45a.m. to set off to France on Academy Day. We travelled by coach from Folkestone to Calais on le shuttle through the Eurotunnel, arriving with an early stop at the hypermarket for breakfast. Having set ourselves up with refreshments and some early shopping, our second stop was at […]

Academy Day Trip to the Maritime Museum

The Year 8 students got a first-hand experience of understanding what the transatlantic slave trade was about and the impact that it had on the countries that were involved. Students were given access to the Museum’s unique and rare collection of original account books and logs from slave ships, and inventories. They were also able […]

Visit to The National Army Museum

The National Army Museum is the British Army’s central museum. It is located in the Chelsea district of Central London, adjacent to the Royal Hospital Chelsea, the home of the “Chelsea Pensioners”. Twenty-five Year 7 students enjoyed the walk past this beautiful building in the crisp Autumn sunshine accompanied by Mr Barragan, Miss Jones and […]

Theatre Workshop with the Old Vic

On the 4th October, 30 Year 10 GCSE Drama students were lucky enough to go and watch ‘The Girl from the North Country’ at the Old Vic in Waterloo. This was preceded by a 2-hour workshop led by the Old Vic at The Quest Academy where the students engaged in a practical workshop around the themes […]

Academy Day Trip to Hampton Court Palace

A group of students from Year 8-10 went to the home of Henry VIII for a history filled day that included haunted galleries, fascinating exhibits and even a spot of archaeology with genuine artefacts from the palace (some of which were over a thousand years old)! We explored the palace as a whole for over […]

The Quest Academy is in Top 15% of Schools in England

It was announced today that The Quest Academy  has achieved a Progress8 score of 0.49, which puts the school in the top 15% of schools nationwide and 6th (out of 23 schools) in Croydon. The Government’s success measure, “Progress 8 (P8)”, which was introduced last year, aims to capture the progress a pupil makes from […]

GCSE Geography Field Trip

On Monday 2nd October 2017, our Year 11 GCSE Geography class took a trip to Calshot Spit and Lepe beach on the Southampton coastline! The aim of this field trip was to collect data for their Geography write-up, which they will be completing back at school. The day included taking a 2 and a half […]

National Poetry Day

On Thursday 28th September, the Quest Academy celebrated National Poetry day, opening students’ eyes to the wide variety of fantastic poems on offer. All teachers were asked to select and display their favourite poem on the door of their classroom as they welcomed students in. It was great to see such a range of poems […]