The Quest Academy

Visit to Cambridge University

On academy day, Year 12 visited Cambridge University. It was an opportunity for our students to visit one of the most successful and prestigious universities in the world and get an insight into the types of degrees they could study there. It also gave the students an understanding of what it may be like, being […]

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Alumni Destinations

The most rewarding part of being the Director of Sixth Form is on A Level results day seeing the joy when students open their results and the excitement of meeting their University offers. The second most rewarding part of my role is when students remain in contact with me and even when they pop back […]

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My Quest Journey and First Give

Within their My Quest Journey class, Year 8s are participating in the First Give programme. Each class has selected their charity to raise money for and have begun the process of raising money with their own events and activities around the school. The charities selected are: The South-East Cancer Hub, The Whitgift Foundation, Lives Not […]

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Football Roundup

Boys’ Football The year 7A team started their campaign with a successful 5-0 win in the Croydon Cup 1st round /B League double header against Archbishop Tennisons. Sadly, they were knocked out of the National Cup in the 1st round after narrow 1-0 defeat to Greenshaw. The year 7B team have played two league games but […]

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Rugby Round Up

Despite the awful weather conditions that seem to be never ending, the commitment and skills shown by the boys’ rugby team has been enough to brighten even the darkest of days! They have started the academic year positively and put in place good foundations for what should be a successful year for Quest Rugby. Year […]

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Netball Roundup

Year 7 Netball This term the year 7 have played one game, which was against Harris South Norwood. They won 2-1.  Player of the Match awarded by Harris South Norwood was Cayla-Rae Batchelor! Teachers Player was Monique Spencer. Well done. Next fixtures are: Away to Tenison’s 23rd January; Home to Lanfranc 4th February; Away to […]

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Day Trip to France

On Wednesday 16th October, 35 students and 4 members of staff arrived at school at 5:15am bleary-eyed but full of excitement as we were off to France for the day! After a quick coach journey, a ride on the shuttle under the English Channel and another short coach journey, we arrived at our destination: Boulogne-Sur-Mer and […]

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Quest Academy Visits Skills London 2019

The UK’s biggest jobs and careers event returned to London ExCeL arena on 15th and 16th of November this year. Skills London targets 15-24 year olds and brings them together with hundreds of employers from public, voluntary and private sectors, apprenticeship providers, careers advisors, and both higher and further education institutions. Simply put it is […]

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Autumn Term – Netball Roundup

Year 7 Netball This term the year 7 have played one game, which was against Harris South Norwood. They won 2-1.  Player of the Match awarded by Harris South Norwood was Cayla-Rae Batchelor! Teachers Player was Monique Spencer. Well done. Next fixtures are: Away to Tenison’s 23rd January; Home to Lanfranc 4th February; Away to […]

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“Of Mice and Men”

This term, Year 8 English have been studying Steinbeck’s seminal novel ‘Of Mice and Men’ which examines life in 1930’s America during the Great Depression. One of the key themes of the novel is racial discrimination which Steinbeck portrays so vividly through the treatment of Crooks, the only black character in novel. In conjunction with […]

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Welcome to our New Recruits

The Quest Academy cadets enjoyed their first success in passing their drill test on 9th December. Under the first class teaching of Lt Pearce and Sergeant Donnelly, these cadets have learnt and practised drill weekly since they joined the cadet force on 18th November. So far this term, they have learnt how to wear and […]

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Personalised Mugs Now Available

Do you have a special person or people in your life – a colleague, your child’s teacher, your child/ren, your parents, husband, wife or partner or  a friend – and would like to show them you appreciate them? Why not support the Technology Department and order a personalised mug today?  The mugs are now on […]

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