“A Doll’s House” lectures

On Monday, the 6th Form English students attended an informative and eye opening series of lectures on A Doll’s House, one of their core texts. It gave students an in depth look at what life was like at university: a range of lecturing styles from the erudite to the zany; hand cramp from scribbling so […]

Year 13 UCAS day

Year 13 students had a really productive day where students used innovative software, league tables and research skills to apply to five courses from five different Universities. They had tutorials in small groups with expert help and advice where career prospects and University life was discussed. Students discovered how different all the Universities are. They […]

Year 12s Visit PwC

A group of Year 12 students recently visited PwWc. Student, Ryan Pearman writes about the day.   The trip to PwC was very enjoyable yet very informative. They gave us an insight into many different options we could take to reach our destination in life. I felt motivated knowing that there is always a route […]

History Trip to Ypres

Between Friday 6th and Saturday 7th October, over 40 Year 8-12 students visited Northern France and Ypres as part of a poignant tour of the World War One battlefields. During the course of our visit students were able to reflect on the causes, course and consequences of the conflict, particularly relevant currently as the country […]

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 […]

100% Pass Rate At The Quest Academy for 3rd Year Running

Students at The Quest Academy have achieved a 100% pass rate at A Level for the 3rd year running and 100% Level 3 BTEC Pass or better, meaning that every single Year 13 student passed every one of their A Level and BTEC subjects. 76% of all results achieved were A* to C, at A […]

Year 12 ICT Trip to Croydon Tech City

Eight intrepid explorers set off for the annual Croydon Tech City event at the Conference Hall on Wednesday 14th June. Croydon Tech City is in its fifth year and is now the UK’s fastest growing digital, creative and technical startup cluster (38% growth between 2011-2014; ONS Business Register). As part of London Technology Week, Croydon Tech […]

Quest6 Visits Royal Naval College, Greenwich

Year 12 students are currently partaking in Futures Fortnight, a range of engaging and exciting activities to assist them making informed decisions about the careers they would like to pursue after Year 13, and the most suitable post-18 pathway to achieve this goal. As part of this programme, last week students visited the UCAS Conference […]

Year 12 student in K+ university programme

K+ is a two-year programme of events, activities and academic workshops created to help support university application and provide the skills needed to reach potential as an undergraduate student. Year 12 student, Ibtissam Adem, took part in January. He says, “Being part of the K+ programme has offered me a number of valuable opportunities, such […]

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 […]