Quest Netball v. Shirley High

Quest’s Year 10 netball team played Shirley High on 13th November. The Shirley girls were much taller and more physical and gave our girls a good game of Netball. The final result was 12-6 to Shirley. Despite the loss, the Quest team played with determination, sportsmanship and remained focussed throughout the game. Particular congratulations go to […]

Sports Leadership

A group of 13 Sports Leaders travelled to Riddlesdown Collegiate on 12th November to lead a Pentathlon event coordinated by David Smith from CSSP. There were 13 primary schools with pupils that had a range of disabilities. The leaders delivered a station each to every school and collated points to work out the placings. At the end […]

Year 9 Netball Win

The Year 9 netball team played their first game of the season on 6th November against Harris Academy Crystal Palace. They played brilliantly resulting in a 17-1 win! Player of the match was Daniella Buchanun. Congratulations to all involved.

Sandown Ski Centre Trip

A group of 33 students along with Mr Ashmore and Mr Bevan took the short trip across Surrey to Esher to have a go and skiing. The vast majority of the group had never skied before so there was a feeling of excitement and nerves as we arrived for our session. After getting our skis […]

Velodrome Visit

Herne Hill Velodrome hosted the track cycling at the 1948 London Olympics – 70 years on it hosted another sporting spectacular! Despite the cold and wet, 15 Quest students experienced riding track bikes (very different from normal bikes) round steeply banked curbs – their Olympic Cycling career is just beginning.

eQUESTrian enrichment

Thursday 19th July marked the end of the eQUESTrian enrichment at Kingsmead Stables, Warlingham. The students have done 30 weeks of lessons and in that time have learnt about stable management as well as developing their riding skills. In their final lesson, students demonstrated their skills as a lead rider and mastered a 3 loop serpentine […]

Sports Leadership

On Thursday 22nd March 2018, a group of 9 students studying GCSE PE at The Quest Academy travelled to Crystal Palace Park National Sports Centre to volunteer, amongst others, to lead the groups participating in the London Youth Games. Once there, we split into pairs, and one group of 3, and were allocated a school […]

Sports Day 2018

For the 6th year in succession, we awoke to yet another beautiful day for sports day, the sun was shining with a light breeze which made conditions perfect for an action packed day of sport. As in previous years, the day started with a multi-sports festival in which every student from Years 7-10 and 12 […]

SEP Summer Event

On Tuesday 3rd July, The Quest Academy hosted this year’s Selsdon Education Partnership (SEP) Summer Event. All of the students from Courtwood, Forestdale, Gilbert Scott and Red Gates Primary Schools (nearly 1000 students) spent time working with older students from The Quest Academy, taking part in World Cup Football based activities. The proceedings kicked off with […]

Step Into Dance

Since The Quest Academy first opened, we have been part of the Step into Dance programme, run in conjunction with The Jack Petchey Foundation and The Royal Academy of Dance. This year we have had our largest dance group and performed one our most difficult dance routines yet. The group performed at the Spring Sharings […]