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 […]

Year 9 Football Success vs. Shirley High

Congratulations to the Year 9 football team who beat Shirley High in a thrilling game on Wednesday afternoon. In a game that swung one way and the next Quest came through 4-3 after extra time to move into the 2nd round of the Croydon Cup. Quest took the lead after only 15 seconds with a goal […]

Year 7 Boys Football vs The Archbishop Lanfranc Academy

Quest’s Year 7 boys secure a 4-1 victory against The Archbishop Lanfranc Academy on Thursday 23rd November. All of the boys played well and every player had some game time. The Quest Academy boys had 90% of the play and had about 20 shots on goal to their opponents who had 2 shots only. The […]

Croydon District Cross Country

Quest students from Years 7 to 10 participated in the Croydon District cross-country event on Wednesday 11th October 2017. The course was very hard with hills, rain and wind – the juniors running 3km, 4km and 5km courses in the woods. Our best results were: Girls – Year 7 (3km) – Sasha Atkinson 24th (12.17 […]