Academy is recognised as one of the highest performers in England

The Quest Academy has been presented with a national award for outstanding key stage 4 results. The award is based on 2019 data provided by the Department for Education (DfE).

The Quest was among the best performing non-selective secondary schools in the country, receiving an award for being in DfE Band 2 for student progress at key stage 4.

The SSAT Educational Outcomes database compares all state-funded schools in England and the highest performing schools in a range of key measures are awarded SSAT Educational Outcomes Award.

Sue Williamson, Chief Executive of SSAT said, “Congratulations to The Quest Academy on winning an SSAT Educational Outcomes Award. This success is down to the superb learning and teaching, outstanding support and inspirational leadership of students, staff, parents and governors. You have made a huge difference to the lives of the young people in your school. Thank you.”

In 2019, The Quest Academy reported an excellent set of GCSE results with 60% of students achieving at least five GCSE passes (Grades 9-4). Over a third of all students had a Grade 5 or better in both English and Maths and 15% of all grades in Maths were Grade 7 or better. In total, 75% of students passed (Grade 4 or above) English and 63% in Maths. Based on these results, The Quest Academy currently has a Progress 8 score of +0.3 (where a score of 0 represents national average). The Quest Academy has delivered progress above the national average every year since the Progress 8 marker was introduced.

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