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Goldsmiths University Visit

Upon arrival at Goldsmiths, University of London, we were greeted by student ambassadors who took us to a lecture room for introductions, and a questions and answers session for the students to ask about university life. They were extremely helpful, and went out of their way to accommodate us right to the end of the […]

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A Level Politics Trip to Parliament

On Monday 22nd January, Quest A-Level Politics students undertook the opportunity to visit Parliament. Our trip started with an extensive tour of the Parliamentary estate, including Westminster Hall – which has been the site of a Royal Palace for the last 1,000 years, and has had the same roof for 650 (without a single screw […]

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A Level Geography Trip to Minehead

Day 1 After a 4 and a half hour journey we arrived at Nettlecombe Court. After getting settled, we headed into Minehead to be introduced to place geography in the field. Having looked at narratives, 8 ways of thinking and mood mapping we undertook mood mapping in 2 locations in Minehead. Back at the centre […]

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Certificates Ready for Collection

Year 11 and Year 13 Summer 2023 Certificates are now ready for collection. Certificates are available for collection from Reception from 9:30am – 4:30pm. If you are unable to collect your certificates and would like to nominate someone to collect them on your behalf, please email exams@thequestacademy.org.uk to let us know who will be collecting […]

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Trip to Roehampton University

We arrived at the main entrance and were taken to the Portrait Room, where we enjoyed a talk about Roehampton University, and all the courses on offer. The ambassadors introduced themselves and we were so surprised to see one of our Quest students helping out and chatting about what she studies at the university. Frankie […]

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Quest6 Successes

Quest6 students have secured a wide range of exciting destinations now that their school careers have come to an end. From degree courses in Architecture to Acting and Business Management to Biomedical Sciences; apprenticeships ranging from marketing to chemical analysis; and jobs in ecommerce to retail, the students are excited about embarking on new beginnings. […]

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Thames Water Microbiology Laboratory

Year 12 biologists were invited to visit the Thames Water microbiological laboratory in Reading, which plays the vital role of testing water from taps, pipes and reservoirs for bacteria and other microorganisms. Supplying 2.6 billion litres of fresh water, through 32,000 pipes to 15 million customers, the analysis of coliforms using membrane filtration and mass […]

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FCA Visit

During activities week, the Science and Maths departments collaborated to take year 12 students to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in Stratford. This was a great experience for them as the FCA is the conduct regulator for around 50,000 financial services, firms and financial markets in the UK. Students attended a workshop on early careers […]

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A Level Results Day 2022

Students at The Quest Academy in Selsdon, South Croydon, have performed exceptionally well in their A Levels and BTECs, despite being the first cohort in three years to sit public exams. In addition to overall successes, several students obtained impressive sets of results. The academy’s top achiever, Rachel Ayanwale achieved a tremendous A*AA in Biology, […]

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Art Exhibition

A collection of 2D and 3D Fine Art sketchbooks and work from Year 10, 11, 12 and 13 students was put on display for all to see. Year 11 and 13 students’ work comprises their final outcomes for GCSE and A Level Fine Art alongside a selection of portfolio pieces from Year 10 and 12 […]

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Medical Presentation

On Wednesday 23rd March, students had the opportunity to have a session with Dr Elissa Abi Raad. Dr Elissa has completed her Foundation 1 and Foundation 2 and is currently working at Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust. She specialises in General Practice and Emergency Medicine. The session was aimed at any year 10- 13 students who have […]

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University of Surrey Visit

Quest6 students enjoyed a day at the University of Surrey last week, finding out more about University and Apprenticeship options. Everyone learned something new and, as ever, the students were a credit to the academy.

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