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CCF Summer Camp

CCF Summer Camp 2019 If there is one thing we have not lacked since we established our Combined Cadet Force, it is confidence in our students; belief in their ability as potential cadets and leaders, belief in their potential and the conviction that  the activities in which they are involved  will lead them to future […]

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“Send My Friend to School” Campaign

The Year 7 students participated in a campaign called ‘Send My Friend to School’ which aims to raise awareness of the inequalities that many children around the world face with education. The students researched the successes and failures of the Millennium Development Goals and the recent Sustainable Development goals. They linked these goals specifically to […]

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Bottle Lid Recycling

Over the last few months, the Humanities department have asked students to collect used bottle lids. Lush (the cosmetics company) will recycle bottle lids and re-use them for the containers for their own products. As not all bottle lids are recyclable, they are normally just put into landfill. There has been a tremendous effort from […]

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GCSE Results Success

Students at The Quest Academy, have achieved another set of excellent GCSE results. 60% of students achieved 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 (5% up on last year) and 15% of all grades in Maths were Grade 7 or better. In […]

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GCSE Results at The Quest Academy

Students at The Quest Academy, have achieved another set of excellent GCSE results. 60% of students achieved 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 (5% up on last year) and 15% of all grades in Maths were Grade 7 or better. In […]

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Over A Third of all Grades A*-B at Quest!

Over a third of all grades achieved at A Level by students at The Quest Academy in Selsdon, South Croydon, were A*, A or B. In Maths, 64% were A*, A or B and in History, 60% of all grades achieved were the top three possible. In addition to overall successes, several students obtained impressive […]

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Activities Week Trip to Brighton

On Wednesday 17th and Thursday 18th July, the year 7s got their first taste of Geography fieldwork with a trip to Brighton! The students travelled by train to Brighton where the first part of the day they  conducted fieldwork with students were investigating the positive and negative impacts of tourism in Brighton. Some of the […]

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Quest Students Enjoy Opera

Students across the Academy went on a trip to the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden to see a version of the largely successful Tosca. Pupils really got into the spectacular performance and were blown away by the venue itself. J Russell The post Quest Students Enjoy Opera appeared first on The Quest Academy.

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Quest’s Year 9 Boys Reach National Semi-Finals

After winning the KICK OFF @3 regional tournament last month, The Quest Academy’s year 9 football team were invited back to the Warren on Sunday to take part in the national tournament featuring winning teams from across the country. The boys represented the Academy with distinction both on and off the pitch and managed to […]

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Visit to Tate Britain

As part of the new experiences offered to our students during enrichment week, a group of year ten students visited Tate Britain. This is an art museum on Millbank in the City of Westminster in London. It is part of the Tate network of galleries in England, with Tate Modern, Tate Liverpool and Tate St […]

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A Level Geography Fieldwork in Swanage

Between Friday 28th June and Monday 1st July, the year 12 A level Geography students conducted fieldwork in Swanage, Dorset. After arrival, students went straight to Swanage beach to get familiar with their fieldwork techniques and use the equipment. They investigated the effectiveness of the coastal management at the coast. On Saturday, the students went […]

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Geography Trip to Stratford

On Friday 10th May, the Year 10 Geography students visited Stratford in London to begin their preparations for the fieldwork requirement of their GCSE exam in 2020. The students visited Stratford to compare the quality of life in two contrasting areas. Their aim for the day was to investigate how and why quality of life […]

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