Countdown to Activities Week!

Excitement is building across the school as we’re now less than two weeks away from the academy’s very first Activities Week! As part of our Quest 7 Year Journey programme, Quest is committed to ensuring that all students get to enjoy a unique, diverse and meaningful range of additional learning activities that will help them […]

Geography Trip to Stratford

On Friday 10th May, the Year 10 Geography students visited Stratford in London to begin their preparations for the fieldwork requirement of their GCSE exam in 2020. The students visited Stratford to compare the quality of life in two contrasting areas. Their aim for the day was to investigate how and why quality of life […]

A Level Geography Fieldwork in Swanage

Between Friday 28th June and Monday 1st July, the year 12 A level Geography students conducted fieldwork in Swanage, Dorset. After arrival, students went straight to Swanage beach to get familiar with their fieldwork techniques and use the equipment to investigate the effectiveness of the local coastal management. On Saturday the students went to the […]

Liverpool Residential Trip

Liverpool is a city where you can be yourself. It’s a city of creative types, music lovers, culture addicts and friendly faces. Liverpool is a city and metropolitan borough in North West England, with an estimated population of 491,500. Its metropolitan area is the fifth-largest in the UK, with a population of 2.24 million in […]

Galactic Challenge

Key Stage 3 students represented The Quest Academy in the ‘Galactic Challenge’ sponsored by the UK space agency and hosted by the Riddlesdown Collegiate Academy. A total of 10 Croydon schools were in attendance and they were paired to form five teams. The Quest Academy was paired with Riddlesdown to form team ‘Gaius Galactic’. The […]

Girls’ Football vs Royal Russell

On Tuesday 11th June, 15 girls from across Years 8, 9 and 10 represented the Quest Academy against Royal Russell in a couple of friendly football matches. There were two 7 a-side matches which allowed the Quest girls to experience competitive football matches against two strong Royal Russell teams, which featured players from numerous professional […]

Minister of Defence Visits Quest

The Quest Academy was honoured with a visit from Rt Hon Tobias Ellwood MP, Minister of Defence for People and Veterans on the afternoon of Thursday 23rd May. The Minister visited the Academy to see the work of the active and ever-expanding Combined Cadet Force (CCF) contingent, one of the many and extensive extra-curricular activities […]

Art Workshop

The art department had an artist visit this week in conjunction with the Sanderstead Arts Society. Acclaimed artist Benjamin Senior conducted a full day painting workshop with the Year 9 cohort. The day proved to be very productive and gave the GCSE students a fresh insight into alternative approaches to painting. The students were all […]

Year 9 Win the ACLT Charity Football Tournament!

On Sunday 19th May, the Quest Academy year 9 football team represented the school at the KICK OFF @ 3, 7-A-SIDE football tournament, run in partnership with Afro Caribbean Leukaemia Trust (ACLT) and organised by the Police. The day was a great success with the year 9 boys winning the U14 competition after a nail […]

We’ve done the Double! Croydon Cup Champions and C League Champions!

YEAR 7 CROYDON CUP FINAL: QUEST ACADEMY 1-0 HARRIS CRYSTAL PALACE The year 7 Quest Academy football team finished their season off in style last Friday winning the prestigious Croydon Cup for the first time in the school’s history after a hard fought 1-0 victory over Harris CP down @ Whitfgift school. There was not much […]