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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. They investigated the effectiveness of the coastal management at the coast. On Saturday, the students went […]

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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 […]

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Galactic Challenge

Key Stage 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 challenge […]

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Year 7 Football Team Win 11-1

The year 7 Quest Academy footballer’s ran out convincing winners in their home league match against St Joseph’s B on a cold afternoon in Croydon. Goals from Carlo Beckford and Nathan Nutakor as well as hat-tricks for Rizgar Bedir, Alfie Paine and Subby Noiki ensured a convincing 11-1 victory. A special mention must go to […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Gifted & Talented – Greatest Leader Project

The challenge for the group of Year seven students identified as gifted and talented in humanities is to produce a project of their own design based on the life and history of Winston Churchill. In order to achieve this, they visited Chartwell to see the recently opened National Trust property’s new permanent exhibition, ‘A History […]

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CCF Cadets Camp

The Quest Cadets capture ground to gain a precious victory at Junior Brecon For four days, our cadets undertook taxing and challenging training in the field and threw their bodies to the ground learning the skills of ambush and capturing the enemy. Their first attempt to capture the enemy after the hard work of learning […]

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Year 7 Football – Croydon Cup Semi-Final

Result: Whitgift 1-2 Quest Academy (AET) The Year 7 Quest Academy football team made history before the Easter holidays by reaching the prestigious Croydon Cup final for the first time in the school’s history winning 2-1 after extra time against Whitgift. Quest travelled across the borough in a much anticipated clash against one of the […]

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