Digital Media Day

On Wednesday 18th October the entire Year 11 cohort were able to continue their development in their Digital Media course. The day was spent planning and creating the TV adverts that they will be filming later this year. There was a professional working atmosphere throughout and the staff and students enjoyed the experience overall. G Kensit

GCSE Results 2018

Students at The Quest Academy in Selsdon, have achieved another set of excellent GCSE results. 65% of all results were Grade 4+ or C+ with a larger number of subjects than ever before seeing their cohorts meet or surpass this figure. Six out of ten students achieved five GCSEs between grades 9 and 4 including […]

100% Pass Rate at The Quest Academy for 4th Year Running

Students at The Quest Academy have achieved a 100% pass rate at A Level for the 4th year running, meaning that every single Year 13 student passed every one of their A Level subjects. 81% of all results achieved were A* to C at A Level or equivalent. In addition to overall successes, 7 individual […]

Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

My experience at the Royal Society Summer Exhibition in 2018 was wonderful. Firstly, we passed a stall about Mars and finding any type of life on Mars. They talked about sending new equipment up into space, specifically technology that is able to detect different gases in Mars’ atmosphere. The presenter also kindly let us use […]

Principal’s Commendation for Year 7 Species Work

Ladies and gentlemen a new species has arrived by the name of the Buttabit! Year 7s had to put on their creative thinking hats and bring their new knowledge on adaptations and habitats to life. They were set a Science homework task where they had to design their own species and a suitable habitat for […]

The Quest Academy Retains Ofsted “Good” Rating

The Quest Academy has once again been rated ‘Good’ in all respects by Ofsted inspectors and has improved since the last inspection in June 2015. The inspector’s report, which follows a visit to the academy in June 2018, commends the Academy’s strong and effective leadership for maintaining, “the good quality of education in the school […]

Accelerated Reader Programme

This term, after undertaking their initial reading tests, students in years seven to ten selected new reading books from the school library at their recommended reading level and are now involved in a rigorous reading programme that will accelerate their literacy progress and have a significant impact on their academic progress throughout the whole school. […]

The Quest Academy Joins Network for Highest Performing Schools

The Quest Academy has been recognised for its excellence by becoming a member of the SSAT Leading Edge network, a national group of exclusively high-performing secondary and special schools. Leading Edge supports schools in collaborating to raise achievement, develop innovative new ideas and share practical strategies within the network and across the school system to benefit all students. […]

Best GCSE Results in Quest Academy’s History

Students at The Quest have surpassed even their own high expectations and achieved the best results in the Academy’s history. 63% of all students achieved at least five good GCSE passes (grade 4 or above for English and Maths and grade C or above in other subjects). 70% of all grades were awarded a C […]

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 […]