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The Quest Academy

The Quest is an 11-18 Academy in South Croydon. It is a positive, rich and innovative learning envir

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Sophie Hollis Completes London Marathon for Meningitis Research 22/04/2024

In an incredible feat of determination and compassion, Sophie Hollis, a former Achievement Coordinator at The Quest Academy, completed the London Marathon in a remarkable 3 hours, 56 minutes, and 39 seconds. 🏅 Sophie dedicated her run to raising funds for the Meningitis Research Foundation in memory of her sister, Kate, who tragically passed away from Meningococcal Septicaemia. Join us in supporting Sophie's cause by visiting her JustGiving page and making a donation today.

Sophie Hollis Completes London Marathon for Meningitis Research In an inspiring display of determination and compassion, Sophie Hollis, an Achievement Coordinator at The Quest Academy who left last Autumn, crossed the finish line of the London Marathon yesterday, clocking in at an impressive 3 hours, 56 minutes, and 39 seconds. Sophie's sister, Kate, tragical

Girls Rugby trip to Twickenham 22/04/2024

🏉🌞 What a thrilling experience! Ms. Grove and Miss Martin took 13 students from years 7 to 11 to watch England Women’s Six Nations: England vs Ireland at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday 20th April. With the sun shining and an incredible atmosphere, the girls enjoyed a fantastic match with England securing a remarkable 88-10 victory! Plus, a special treat with Sophie Ellis-Bextor's halftime performance of “Murder on the Dancefloor”!

Girls Rugby trip to Twickenham On Saturday 20th April, Ms Grove and Miss Martin took 13 students from years 7 to 11 to watch the England Women’s Six Nations: England vs Ireland at Twickenham Stadium. The sun was shining, the atmosphere was amazing and this was only beaten by the excellent result! England beat Ireland 88-10! We

Charity Fundraising Events 04/04/2024

Livingstone House's community action group hosted two amazing fundraising events for Save The Children. From a delicious cake sale to a fun movie night showing 'Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget', students raised over £160. Kudos to Lia J, Zac R, and Arhan M for their baking skills!

Charity Fundraising Events On Wednesday 20th and 27th the Livingstone House community action enrichment group hosted two fundraising events. The aim was to raise as much money as possible for their chosen charity - Save The Children. Wednesday 20th saw them host a cake and snack sale in which students sold home baked cakes an

Theatre Visit to “The Play that Goes Wrong” 04/04/2024

Students from years 8 to 12 enjoyed a hilarious trip to the Duchess Theatre to watch "The Play That Goes Wrong"! Combining theatre design and slapstick comedy, they gained a deeper appreciation for the energy and creativity of stage productions.

Theatre Visit to “The Play that Goes Wrong” On Tuesday 19th March, a group of students from years 8 to 12 travelled to the Duchess Theatre to watch the wickedly funny “The Play that Goes Wrong”. After studying both theatre design and slapstick comedy, students had a greater appreciation of theatre creation and the absolute energy that can

International Women’s Day Trip to Selhurst Depot 04/04/2024

Quest Academy Y9 students had an empowering experience at Selhurst Depot, exploring women's impact on STEM industries! From tours and workshops led by female leaders to hands-on activities, they gained insight into engineering and transportation. Plus, they left with tote bags of goodies and a newfound enthusiasm for the future!

International Women’s Day Trip to Selhurst Depot On March 8th, Quest Academy Year 9 students were invited to the Selhurst Depot to experience how women are changing the STEM industry. During this empowering excursion, students delved into the world of transportation and engineering, exploring the pivotal roles women play in these industries. Th

CCF Cadets Recruits Camp 01/04/2024

We're proud to announce that The Quest Academy's CCF recruits have completed their basic training and are now officially 'cadets'! 🎉 From Feb 10-14, they honed their skills at Recruits Camp, excelling in navigation, tent setup, weapons handling and more. Plus, they emerged victorious in the Tug-Of-War against the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force!

CCF Cadets Recruits Camp The Quest Academy's CCF recruits have now completed their basic training and are now correctly known as ‘cadets’. From the 10th-14th February, the cadets attended a Recruits Camp, which allowed them to learn new skills such as navigation, putting up tents, learning how to cook an army ration mea...

Oliver! 01/04/2024

🎭The highlight of our Creative Arts calendar was this year's whole school production, "Oliver!" From Year 7 to Year 13, our students came together as performers, stage managers, and designers, showcasing their talent and dedication. James C (7S2) shines as Oliver, supported by Aimee S and Nagnouma C (Y12). It's truly inspiring to see our students unite and excel in such a challenging production! 🎭

Oliver! The biggest highlight of the Creative Arts Calendar is of course our Whole School Production, this year, “Oliver!” Students from Year 7 through to Year 13 were involved either as performers, stage managers or designers. Every year, the school production brings students together to unite under a ...

Photos from The Quest Academy's post 18/03/2024

Last week, The Quest Academy welcomed Year 9 students and parents to the Y9 Options Fair. We had a great turnout, and students and their families had the opportunity to speak to subject specialists about their option choices.

Battlefields Trip – February Half-Term 29/02/2024

During half term, a group of students embarked on a poignant exploration of the First World War, traversing the Battlefields of Belgium. From immersive visits to the Passchendaele Memorial Museum and In Flanders Field Museum to somber moments at Tyne Cot cemetery, they delved deep into the wartime experiences. A surprising twist awaited in Dunkirk, where the vibrant Carnival celebration added a unique layer to their historical journey. With solemn reflections and joyful encounters, the trip highlights the benefits of learning through experience, leaving lasting memories for all.

Battlefields Trip – February Half-Term On Friday 9th February, a coach filled with budding historians set off from school just after 6:30am to begin our exploration of the First World War via a visit to the Battlefields of Belgium. A short coach journey later and we were checking in to the ferry terminal at Dover, with many of us endeavo

The Collegiate Trust 19/02/2024

The Quest Academy is currently recruiting various teaching & non-teaching staff to join our dedicated team of professionals who are committed to delivering exceptional education for all students.

The Collegiate Trust Exceptional Education for All

Exam Invigilator 05/02/2024

The Quest Academy is looking to appoint an Exam Invigilator ASAP. Please click the link to download the ‘Candidate Information Pack’.

Exam Invigilator The Quest Academy is looking to appoint Exam Invigilators.

Student Learning Facilitator 05/02/2024

The Quest Academy has an exciting opportunity to join the Student Inclusion Team as a Student Learning Facilitator. Successful candidates will facilitate the learning of students by providing mentoring support, support in lessons and covering the lessons of absent teachers. They will be part of a vital team, helping to ensure all students have full and consistent access to our phenomenal curriculum. Full details here:

Student Learning Facilitator The Quest Academy has an exciting opportunity to join the Student Inclusion Team as a Student Learning Facilitator in this growing school. Successful candidates will facilitate the learning of students by providing mentoring support, support in lessons and covering the lessons of absent teachers. Th

Trip to Tate Modern Gallery 31/01/2024

A fantastic day for Y11s who visited the Tate Modern last week. The trip aimed to help spark ideas and discussion, and develop creativity on the theme of “Power”. A successful trip all round!

Trip to Tate Modern Gallery Year 11 students visited the Tate Modern Gallery on Friday, 26th January 2024. It was a fantastic day for the students to be inspired ahead of their exam, as well as having the opportunity to take the necessary photographs needed for their individual projects in various locations. This trip aimed

Teacher 29/01/2024

If you are a teacher who passionately believes in the power of education to transform lives, The Quest Academy would very much welcome an application from you.

Teacher We are looking to add capacity to our teaching staff and, due to the nature of our curriculum, this could be in any subject area. If you are a teacher who passionately believes in the power of education to transform lives, and who wants to join an Academy and Trust with a proven track record of deli

Teacher of Geography 29/01/2024

The Quest Academy has an unmissable opportunity for an enthusiastic and skilled Teacher of Geography to join its vibrant Humanities Faculty. For full details and how to apply, click here:

Teacher of Geography The Quest Academy has a fantastic opportunity for a high-quality Teacher of Geography to join its vibrant Humanities Faculty. The successful candidate will join an inspirational group of teachers, and have all the support and encouragement needed to help the academy's wonderful students excel. The Q

A Level Politics Trip to Parliament 23/01/2024

A-Level Politics students enjoyed a fascinating trip to Parliament, with an extensive tour of the estate, including Westminster Hall, St Stephen’s Chapel, and the galleries. They also met Sarah Jones MP, who gave insight into careers in politics. https://thequestacademy.org.uk/news/a-level-politics-trip-to-parliament/

A Level Politics Trip to Parliament On Monday 22nd January, Quest A-Level Politics students undertook the opportunity to visit Parliament. Our trip started with an extensive tour of the Parliamentary estate, including Westminster Hall – which has been the site of a Royal Palace for the last 1,000 years, and has had the same roof for...

"Oliver!" comes to The Quest 23/01/2024

The Quest Academy is proud to present an amazing performance of Oliver - The Musical! Tickets cost £3/£5 and are available now through ParentPay.

"Oliver!" comes to The Quest The Quest Academy presents Lionel Barts' "Oliver!" It is that time of Year again where you can “Consider Yourself” blessed with an amazing performance from some of our most talented students! As ever, a dedicated group of students has been working hard since September to put on yet another spect...

Book a Tour 11/01/2024

The Quest Academy is a disciplined community where participation, leadership and service are encouraged to help inspire curiosity, confidence and moral purpose. Book a tour today!

Book a Tour Please call the Academy Office on 020 8657 8935 or use the form below if you would like to book a tour.

Timeline photos 31/12/2023

Quest Primary 2023 - a year where our school community continued to grow. Our pupils had the opportunities to make memories and enjoy new experiences, enhance friendships, learn more each day, and develop and become the best versions of themselves guided by a team of nurturing staff. Thank you to everyone who has been a part of our journey in 2023 and for all the support you show our school - Happy New Year.

Jack Petchey's Speak Out Challenge 26/12/2023

Recently, 60 Y10 students took part in workshops as part of Jack Petchey’s Speak Out Challenge. Students were positive about the experience, and the judges were impressed by their creativity and confidence. One of these students will be chosen to represent Quest Academy in the regional final on March 7th.

Jack Petchey's Speak Out Challenge On Thursday 20th November and Friday 1st December, 60 of our Year 10 students got to take part in workshops developing their speech writing skills. There were some great passionate speakers on several subjects and the workshop leaders found it difficult to choose some overall winners. One of t

Rewards Evening 26/12/2023

On Dec 13, we hosted our inaugural rewards event of the year, dedicated to acknowledging the exceptional commitment and conduct of our students. Congratulations to all recipients! Let’s keep aiming high, showing up, and embodying all that Quest stands for.

Rewards Evening On Wednesday, December 13th, we were thrilled to host our inaugural rewards event of the year, a vibrant celebration dedicated to acknowledging the exceptional commitment and conduct of our students. This event was an ode to those who've demonstrated stellar attendance, with 97% or more, and exhibit

Year 7 Geographers - Map Skills 26/12/2023

At The Quest Academy, we promote active learning to help students become lifelong learners. Y7 geographers have been looking at map skills, so as part of this topic, students created their own treasure maps!

Year 7 Geographers - Map Skills This half term Year 7 have been looking at map skills. This is a very important skill for students to learn and is one that features throughout the Geography curriculum. Within this topic we have focused on scale, grid references, height on a map, field sketches and map symbols. As part of this topi

Christmas Jumper Day 14/12/2023

Last week, Quest staff & students participated in Christmas Jumper Day and raised £136.70 for Save the Children charity. The Christmas spirit was not just limited to jumpers - people sported Christmas socks, hats, cardigans, and even a dinosaur! Thank you to all who took part and also donated money to this worthy cause!

Christmas Jumper Day On Thursday 7th December, Quest staff and students took part in Christmas Jumper Day to raise money for Save the Children and what a range of Christmas attire there was to be seen! We had Christmas hats, dinosaurs, Christmas socks, Christmas cardigans and much more! In total, we raised £136.70 whi

Photos from Quest Primary School's post 12/12/2023
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Trick shot Tuesday 🎯 Mr Bevan showing off his golf skills 🏌️‍♂️Can you do better?
Ms Cherrett with a healthy smoothie recipe for Foodie Friday. What ideas have you come up with in the kitchen?
🎯Trick shot Tuesday 🧙‍♂️ Mr Wilder with a lovely touch(NB we don’t advise kicking footballs in your kitchen!) See if you...
Workout Weds. Mr Torrance busy in his garden! 5 exercises, 20 reps each and repeat 4 times! Send us your workouts today!
🎯 Trick-Shot Tuesday 🎯 Mr Torrance is back with some more rugby skills! Grab yourself any type of ball & send us in your...
💃TikTok Thursday 💃Thursday is our TikTok day,One teacher gave themself away. At their back there is a clue,Can you guess...
Rugby Skill Challenge Mr Torrance has set the 5 metre passing challenge 🎯Can you recreate this challenge or send us your...

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