The Quest Academy

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 […]

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Trip to Houses of Parliament

Politics students from Quest 6 made an inspiring and informative visit to Parliament on Monday 12th November to gain an insight into the political and legislative process. After a full tour of the palace of Westminster, students met with the academy’s local MP, Sarah Jones, for a wide-ranging discussion about national and local issues such as […]

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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. The post Year 9 Netball Win appeared first on The Quest Academy.

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National Maritime Museum

Year 8 spent an exciting day in Greenwich visiting the National Maritime museum. They had the opportunity to explore many different exhibitions from the ‘Battle of Trafalgar’ to ‘Pacific Encounters’ and even discover the challenges of extreme environments and climate change in the new ‘Polar Worlds’ exhibition. Following this, the students embraced the rain and […]

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Theatre Design Workshop at V&A

On the 18th October the Year 11 Drama GCSE cohort were able to travel to the Victoria & Albert Museum for a workshop on theatre design. They were able to explore the exhibition called ‘Censorship in the theatre’ and then were asked to create their own costume using the appropriate resources supplied. The day was about […]

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All Aboard HMS Belfast!

On Wednesday 17th October, 50 Year 7 students set off on a slightly overcast yet pleasant day to visit the historic World War Two light-cruiser HMS Belfast. Moored in the shadow of the imposing Tower Bridge and directly opposite the Tower of London, the floating museum offers an immersive and interactive insight into Britain’s maritime […]

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Digital Media Day

On Wednesday 18th October the entire Year 11 cohort were able to continue their development in their Digital Media course. The day was spent planning and creating the TV adverts that they will be filming later this year. There was a professional working atmosphere throughout and the staff and students enjoyed the experience overall. G Kensit […]

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“Wise Children” At The Old Vic

On Tuesday 16th October 2018 thirty GCSE Drama students were lucky enough to travel to the Old Vic to watch a production of a fascinating play called ‘Wise Children’ which dealt with some complex issues in a highly engaging style. They were able to take notes in preparation for their written component of the exam. We […]

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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 […]

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Year 12 Cambridge University Visit

Despite only just recently commencing their Quest 6 studies, all students from the Lower Sixth Form travelled by coach to Cambridge to gain an insight into life as an undergraduate at this iconic and world-renowned University. First stop was a visit to the Faculty of Law and a guided tour of the library and lecture […]

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My Academy Day Trip to Windsor

I really enjoyed the trip to Windsor Castle on Academy Day. I liked that everything was so well organised and it was fun to learn new things about England. The journey was quite long but it certainly paid off. We went to see all the different swords and guns they used in Queen Victoria’s time. […]

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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. The post Velodrome Visit appeared […]

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