Year 13 UCAS Personal Statement Clinic

Over 30 Year 13 students attended St. Mary’s University and Goldsmiths University on the 10th October and the 17th October.  Students had the privilege to work on their personal statements with experienced university and Aimhigher (NCOP) staff on a one-to one basis. They all took the opportunity to do a mock interview as well; naturally […]

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. Nine year 11 students attended SOAS University in London on Tuesday 2nd October “Goal setting event” and action planning to enable smooth progression to 6th Form and Higher Education. We arrived […]

Trip to Bloomberg HQ

On Wednesday 7th November, Year 13 Btec Business and IT students, accompanied by Mr Mckenzie and Ms Lipscombe, were given a very special opportunity to visit Bloomberg headquarters based in Central London. Bloomberg is one of the largest international Media, Technology and Finance companies in operation. Students were exposed to state-of-the-art technologies with sustainability and given […]

Trip to Houses of Parliament

Politics students from Quest 6 made an inspiring and informative visit to Parliament on Monday 12th November to gain an insight into the political and legislative process. After a full tour of the palace of Westminster, students met with the academy’s local MP, Sarah Jones, for a wide-ranging discussion about national and local issues such as […]

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 […]

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 […]

Leap Into Liverpool!

Liverpool is a city with an abundance of history. It has the largest collection of galleries and museums outside London, which means that it is the perfect place to choose for an educational/residential school trip. The mercantile architecture situated on its striking waterfront is a concrete reminder of its past. The famous Albert Docks dating […]

“A Doll’s House” lectures

On Monday, the 6th Form English students attended an informative and eye opening series of lectures on A Doll’s House, one of their core texts. It gave students an in depth look at what life was like at university: a range of lecturing styles from the erudite to the zany; hand cramp from scribbling so […]

Year 12s Visit PwC

A group of Year 12 students recently visited PwWc. Student, Ryan Pearman writes about the day.   The trip to PwC was very enjoyable yet very informative. They gave us an insight into many different options we could take to reach our destination in life. I felt motivated knowing that there is always a route […]

Year 13 UCAS day

Year 13 students had a really productive day where students used innovative software, league tables and research skills to apply to five courses from five different Universities. They had tutorials in small groups with expert help and advice where career prospects and University life was discussed. Students discovered how different all the Universities are. They […]