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ParentPay

ParentPay – our new online payment service  We are pleased to announce that we will shortly be accepting payments online for items such as dinner money, school trips and uniform. Using a secure website called ParentPay you will be able to pay online using your credit or debit card. ParentPay will be our preferred method […]

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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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Academy Awards Evening – Celebrating Students Successes of 2017-2018

Wednesday the 12th September and Thursday 13th September provided the new dates for our Academy Awards Evenings. Traditionally an end of year event the move to the start of a new academic year gave the chance to reflect on all the hard work of the previous year, but also use the event in inspire students […]

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“Sylvia” at The Old Vic

On Thursday 13th September 30 Quest students were lucky enough to travel to The Old Vic to watch the musical Sylvia. It was an immensely evocative performance of the life of Suffragette Sylvia Pankhurst and was inspired by modern the hip-hop genre. This performance was the first of four this year and the Quest Academy […]

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