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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Quest6 Taster Sessions

Year 11 students have enjoyed a selection of bespoke Sixth Form taster sessions, enabling them to experience the new subjects and learning experiences that they would enjoy at Quest 6. Students were able to select an individualised programme of sessions, ranging from Psychology to Economics, Chemistry to Geography, French to Drama, where they excelled in […]

Year 12 Students Visit Cambridge University

During October’s Academy Day, all Year 12 students enjoyed the unique and eye-opening opportunity to visit the country’s top university – Cambridge. During the day, students were offered bespoke insights into the work of departments and colleges. Whether it was visiting the lecture halls of the Law Faculty, the bookshelves of one of the rare […]

Trip to Barclays Bank HQ

It was a mild Monday morning as the BTEC business class trekked to East Croydon station and merged in with the 8 o’clock commuters. Their eager faces were beaming as they entered the train as they were to make their own commute to Barclays Bank in Canary Wharf. As they entered the large Barclays tower […]

Best Ever A Level Results – 32% A*s and As

Students at The Quest Academy have achieved a 100% pass rate at A Level with 55% of all grades at A* to B and 32% at A* and A. This represents a 10% increase in A level grades at the A*-C level, and a 19% increase of grades at the highest level. Mohamed Iman has […]

UCL Psychology Summer School

Recently, a select few Year 12 students from around the country stepped through the doors of University College London. Hearing from specialised professors on a range of topics including ‘the importance of early development’ which explored the effect that development has on learning languages. A child’s brain is like a sponge; it is highly neuroplastic […]

Quest6 Trip to Tate Modern

Quest6 students enjoyed the 360 degree views of London from the top of the new extension of the Tate Modern, and completed some useful research for their A level studies. On the walk back to the station they enjoyed walking through Borough Market, sampling food from some of the many stalls. As always, it was […]