Quest6

Trip to Barclays Bank HQ

It was a mild Monday morning as the BTEC business class trekked to East Croydon station and merged in with the 8 o’clock commuters. Their eager faces were beaming as they entered the train as they were to make their own commute to Barclays Bank in Canary Wharf. As they entered the large Barclays tower […]

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Best Ever A Level Results – 32% A*s and As

Students at The Quest Academy have achieved a 100% pass rate at A Level with 55% of all grades at A* to B and 32% at A* and A. This represents a 10% increase in A level grades at the A*-C level, and a 19% increase of grades at the highest level. Mohamed Iman has […]

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UCL Psychology Summer School

Recently, a select few Year 12 students from around the country stepped through the doors of University College London. Hearing from specialised professors on a range of topics including ‘the importance of early development’ which explored the effect that development has on learning languages. A child’s brain is like a sponge; it is highly neuroplastic […]

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Quest6 Trip to Tate Modern

Quest6 students enjoyed the 360 degree views of London from the top of the new extension of the Tate Modern, and completed some useful research for their A level studies. On the walk back to the station they enjoyed walking through Borough Market, sampling food from some of the many stalls. As always, it was […]

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Year 12 Trip to Greenwich

All Year 12 students enjoyed an action-packed visit to the Royal Borough of Greenwich for a range of educational activities to support their ongoing university and apprenticeship applications. Students took part in the UCAS Conference, where they had an opportunity to meet representatives from over 100 different universities from across the country. A range of […]

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“Cosmonauts” at the Science Museum

As part of Academy Day, students from Year 7 to Year 13 visited the once-in-a lifetime exhibition at the Science Museum on the dramatic story of how Russia turned the dream of space travel into a reality, becoming the first nation to explore space. Supporting learning in both our History and Science courses, students were […]

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Quest Sixth Formers Visit University of Sussex

On Friday 11th December the Quest6 A level physics class took a trip to the University of Sussex physics department for a special lab day. Once there, they had a tour of the facilities and met research scientists who are working on calculating the spin of a neutron to establish why the universe contains more […]

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Quest6 Students Visit to Royal Veterinary College

On Wednesday 11 November, a small group of Quest6 students took the opportunity to visit the Royal Veterinary College as part of their Night at the Vet College programme. Whilst there, they had the chance to see a dissection of ewe, close up and in person, as well as examine bones from growing animals, discuss […]

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Quest Students Achieve 100% at A Level

Students at The Quest Academy have achieved a 100% pass rate at A Levels. Nearly three-quarters (73%) of all grades were A* to C and 33% were A* to B. A number of students deserve a special mention: Quest’s Head Boy, Azhar Chaudhry achieved A*, A and B (economics, German and history) and will go […]

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The Quest Moves Forward With Ofsted “Good” Rating

We are delighted to report that The Quest Academy has been rated ‘Good’ in all respects by Ofsted inspectors who visited the school on 3rd and 4th June 2015. The inspector’s report commends the Academy’s “strong track record of good achievement for its students” and “increasing rates of student progress”, which are “consistently rapid compared […]

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Easter Holiday Revision Programme

The Easter Holiday revision programme, for Year 11s and Quest6 Sixth Form students is now available to download. Simply click here or click the link below to download a PDF of the programme.    

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Quest Sixth Form Entrepreneurial Workshop

On Monday March 16th, eighteen Quest 6 students participated in a workshop aimed at inspiring young talent to start up their own businesses in Croydon. The workshop was run by the young start-up talent entrepreneurial initiative; a group aimed at “encouraging 16-25 year olds to start their own business. The process is a chance for […]

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