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Geography Project

Why is the Middle East an important region? Year 9 Geographers have been studying the physical and human features of the Middle East region including, climate, topography, population, religion and economic development. Throughout the topic, pupils were given the opportunity to reflect on questions they might like to ask to further their learning beyond the classroom. This […]

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Football – Croydon Schools

Mr Wilder and Year 8 Quest pupil Demario Treasure will be representing Croydon Schools on Sunday 5th May in the prestigious ESFA National Cup Final to be held at Stoke FC’s Bet365 stadium, where they meet current holders Liverpool. Mr Wilder’s Croydon District U13s will be hoping they can reach the pinnacle of district football […]

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Footballer Tope Fadahunsi Inspires Quest Students

The Quest Academy recently welcomed Tope Fadahunsi, a notable figure in football playing for Sutton United and owner of Lazone Sports. In an engaging session with students, he emphasized perseverance and the critical role of education in overcoming life’s hurdles. Fadahunsi’s path to success was filled with resilience amidst educational struggles. Relating to students with […]

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Goldsmiths University Visit

Upon arrival at Goldsmiths, University of London, we were greeted by student ambassadors who took us to a lecture room for introductions, and a questions and answers session for the students to ask about university life. They were extremely helpful, and went out of their way to accommodate us right to the end of the […]

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Charity Fundraising Events

On Wednesday 20th and 27th the Livingstone House community action enrichment group hosted two fundraising events. The aim was to raise as much money as possible for their chosen charity – Save The Children. Wednesday 20th saw them host a cake and snack sale in which students sold home baked cakes and shop bought snacks […]

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International Women’s Day Trip to Selhurst Depot

On March 8th, Quest Academy Year 9 students were invited to the Selhurst Depot to experience how women are changing the STEM industry. During this empowering excursion, students delved into the world of transportation and engineering, exploring the pivotal roles women play in these industries. The girls got an insight into the avenues they could […]

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Theatre Visit to “The Play that Goes Wrong”

On Tuesday 19th March, a group of students from years 8 to 12 travelled to the Duchess Theatre to watch the wickedly funny “The Play that Goes Wrong”. After studying both theatre design and slapstick comedy, students had a greater appreciation of theatre creation and the absolute energy that can be created on stage.

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CCF Cadets Recruits Camp

The Quest Academy’s CCF recruits have now completed their basic training and are now correctly known as ‘cadets’. From the 10th-14th February, the cadets attended a Recruits Camp, which allowed them to learn new skills such as navigation, putting up tents, learning how to cook an army ration meal and passing their weapons handling test at […]

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Oliver!

The biggest highlight of the Creative Arts Calendar is of course our Whole School Production, this year, “Oliver!” Students from Year 7 through to Year 13 were involved either as performers, stage managers or designers. Every year, the school production brings students together to unite under a common purpose and gives each student something to […]

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Battlefields Trip – February Half-Term

On Friday 9th February, a coach filled with budding historians set off from school just after 6:30am to begin our exploration of the First World War via a visit to the Battlefields of Belgium. A short coach journey later and we were checking in to the ferry terminal at Dover, with many of us endeavouring […]

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Trip to Tate Modern Gallery

Year 11 students visited the Tate Modern Gallery on Friday, 26th January 2024. It was a fantastic day for the students to be inspired ahead of their exam, as well as having the opportunity to take the necessary photographs needed for their individual projects in various locations. This trip aimed to help spark ideas and […]

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A Level Politics Trip to Parliament

On Monday 22nd January, Quest A-Level Politics students undertook the opportunity to visit Parliament. Our trip started with an extensive tour of the Parliamentary estate, including Westminster Hall – which has been the site of a Royal Palace for the last 1,000 years, and has had the same roof for 650 (without a single screw […]

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