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

“Wise Children” At The Old Vic

On Tuesday 16th October 2018 thirty GCSE Drama students were lucky enough to travel to the Old Vic to watch a production of a fascinating play called ‘Wise Children’ which dealt with some complex issues in a highly engaging style. They were able to take notes in preparation for their written component of the exam. We […]

Sandown Ski Centre Trip

A group of 33 students along with Mr Ashmore and Mr Bevan took the short trip across Surrey to Esher to have a go and skiing. The vast majority of the group had never skied before so there was a feeling of excitement and nerves as we arrived for our session. After getting our skis […]

Year 12 Cambridge University Visit

Despite only just recently commencing their Quest 6 studies, all students from the Lower Sixth Form travelled by coach to Cambridge to gain an insight into life as an undergraduate at this iconic and world-renowned University. First stop was a visit to the Faculty of Law and a guided tour of the library and lecture […]

My Academy Day Trip to Windsor

I really enjoyed the trip to Windsor Castle on Academy Day. I liked that everything was so well organised and it was fun to learn new things about England. The journey was quite long but it certainly paid off. We went to see all the different swords and guns they used in Queen Victoria’s time. […]

Velodrome Visit

Herne Hill Velodrome hosted the track cycling at the 1948 London Olympics – 70 years on it hosted another sporting spectacular! Despite the cold and wet, 15 Quest students experienced riding track bikes (very different from normal bikes) round steeply banked curbs – their Olympic Cycling career is just beginning.

Academy Awards Evening – Celebrating Students’ Successes of 2017-2018

Wednesday 12th September and Thursday 13th September provided the new dates for our Academy Awards Evenings. Traditionally an end of year event, the move to the start of a new academic year gave the chance to reflect on all the hard work of the previous year, but also use the event to inspire students to […]

“Sylvia” at The Old Vic

On Thursday 13th September 30 Quest students were lucky enough to travel to The Old Vic to watch the musical Sylvia. It was an immensely evocative performance of the life of Suffragette Sylvia Pankhurst and was inspired by the modern hip-hop genre. This performance was the first of four this year and the Quest Academy […]

“The Riot Act”

On Thursday 13th September the new year 7 intake at The Quest Academy were delighted and enlightened by the engaging ‘Riot Act’ theatre-in-education performance group. The theatre group returned to the school to bring their unique and personal take on road safety and awareness to the 160 strong audience of students and staff. Over the course […]

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 […]