Sports Leadership

On Thursday 22nd March 2018, a group of 9 students studying GCSE PE at The Quest Academy travelled to Crystal Palace Park National Sports Centre to volunteer, amongst others, to lead the groups participating in the London Youth Games. Once there, we split into pairs, and one group of 3, and were allocated a school […]

Sports Day 2018

For the 6th year in succession, we awoke to yet another beautiful day for sports day, the sun was shining with a light breeze which made conditions perfect for an action packed day of sport. As in previous years, the day started with a multi-sports festival in which every student from Years 7-10 and 12 […]

SEP Summer Event

On Tuesday 3rd July, The Quest Academy hosted this year’s Selsdon Education Partnership (SEP) Summer Event. All of the students from Courtwood, Forestdale, Gilbert Scott and Red Gates Primary Schools (nearly 1000 students) spent time working with older students from The Quest Academy, taking part in World Cup Football based activities. The proceedings kicked off with […]

Step Into Dance

Since The Quest Academy first opened, we have been part of the Step into Dance programme, run in conjunction with The Jack Petchey Foundation and The Royal Academy of Dance. This year we have had our largest dance group and performed one our most difficult dance routines yet. The group performed at the Spring Sharings […]

Year 9 Football Success vs. Shirley High

Congratulations to the Year 9 football team who beat Shirley High in a thrilling game on Wednesday afternoon. In a game that swung one way and the next Quest came through 4-3 after extra time to move into the 2nd round of the Croydon Cup. Quest took the lead after only 15 seconds with a goal […]

Year 7 Boys Football vs The Archbishop Lanfranc Academy

Quest’s Year 7 boys secure a 4-1 victory against The Archbishop Lanfranc Academy on Thursday 23rd November. All of the boys played well and every player had some game time. The Quest Academy boys had 90% of the play and had about 20 shots on goal to their opponents who had 2 shots only. The […]

Croydon District Cross Country

Quest students from Years 7 to 10 participated in the Croydon District cross-country event on Wednesday 11th October 2017. The course was very hard with hills, rain and wind – the juniors running 3km, 4km and 5km courses in the woods. Our best results were: Girls – Year 7 (3km) – Sasha Atkinson 24th (12.17 […]

Sports Presentation Evening

Thursday 22nd June saw Quest’s second annual sports presentation evening which was well attended by students and parents from all year groups. Harlequins rugby player, Josh Ibuanokpe, was in attendance; he gave a speech, presented the awards and posed for photographs at the end. We were treated to a brilliant performance from our Year 7 […]

Quest Hosts Jack Petchey Step into Dance Spring Sharings

On 3rd May, Quest hosted the Jack Petchey “Step Into Dance Spring Sharing”, in which a number of schools participated. Congratulations to all who took part. A gallery of photos can be viewed on the Step Into Dance website.  

Rollapaluza!

The Quest Academy hosted a Rollapaluza event for Quest and Archbishop Lanfranc students on Thursday 27th April. Year 7 and 8 students went head-to-head over 250m on static bikes connected to electronic displays. There was a great competitive, yet supportive atmosphere and students had a fantastic time. The fastest time of the day was posted by […]