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Autumn Term – Netball Roundup

Year 7 Netball This term the year 7 have played one game, which was against Harris South Norwood. They won 2-1.  Player of the Match awarded by Harris South Norwood was Cayla-Rae Batchelor! Teachers Player was Monique Spencer. Well done. Next fixtures are: Away to Tenison’s 23rd January; Home to Lanfranc 4th February; Away to […]

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Quest Academy Visits Skills London 2019

The UK’s biggest jobs and careers event returned to London ExCeL arena on 15th and 16th of November this year. Skills London targets 15-24 year olds and brings them together with hundreds of employers from public, voluntary and private sectors, apprenticeship providers, careers advisors, and both higher and further education institutions. Simply put it is […]

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Day Trip to France

On Wednesday 16th October, 35 students and 4 members of staff arrived at school at 5:15am bleary-eyed but full of excitement as we were off to France for the day! After a quick coach journey, a ride on the shuttle under the English Channel and another short coach journey, we arrived at our destination: Boulogne-Sur-Mer and […]

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Welcome to our New Recruits

The Quest Academy cadets enjoyed their first success in passing their drill test on 9th December. Under the first class teaching of Lt Pearce and Sergeant Donnelly, these cadets have learnt and practised drill weekly since they joined the cadet force on 18th November. So far this term, they have learnt how to wear and […]

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Year 9 Introduction to University

We arrived at Goldsmiths University and were greeted by the University ambassadors. The day began with a welcome presentation, followed by team building, ice breakers, and lots of fun activities and some basic information about higher education. Topics covered included the benefits of going to University, connections between what they study now and what they could […]

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A Taste of University

This conference was an insight for year 10s to experience the teaching environment at Roehampton University. They attended three taster sessions: Criminology, Drama/Theatre and Human Rights. This was led by senior members of staff, who introduced them to subjects taught at university in an accessible and interactive manner. This gave the students an insight into […]

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NCOP – UCAS and University Preparation

The Quest Academy is part of the National Collaborative Outreach Project (NCOP), which involves a number of students from Years 9 to Year 13. This term, ten year 11 students attended Goldsmiths University in London on Tuesday 31st October 2019. The event was about equipping students with skills which come in useful during the last […]

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Year 11 and 12 Drama Workshop

This workshop was led by Sabi Perez, a graduate from RADA, an actor, teacher and workshop leader. The workshop looked at fear and nerves and when it comes to making spontaneous choices. Students used a variety of games and exercises that slowly open up. They had to acknowledge and examine these moments eventually performing entirely improvised scenes […]

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Personalised Mugs Now Available

Do you have a special person or people in your life – a colleague, your child’s teacher, your child/ren, your parents, husband, wife or partner or  a friend – and would like to show them you appreciate them? Why not support the Technology Department and order a personalised mug today?  The mugs are now on […]

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Christmas Lunch at The Quest Academy

Wednesday 18th December – Christmas lunch with all the trimmings Christmas lunch is priced at £3.00 for all students, so please ensure you have topped up your lunch account to avoid disappointment.  Please note our menu will be limited on this day however Pasta King and sandwiches will still be available. Click to download the […]

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Visit to Cambridge University

On academy day, Year 12 visited Cambridge University. It was an opportunity for our students to visit one of the most successful and prestigious universities in the world and get an insight into the types of degrees they could study there. It also gave the students an understanding of what it may be like, being […]

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Visit to the Unicorn Theatre

On Tuesday 19th November a group of 60 Year 8 students visited the Unicorn Theatre to watch a production of The Canterville Ghost. For many it was their first time attending a theatre and everyone enjoyed themselves immensely – fostering a further love and respect for performance. Mr J Russell

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