Christmas cheer from Excelsior for the homelessExcelsior Academy pupils collecting supplies for The People's Kitchen

Thursday, December 14th, 2017.

Kind-hearted pupils and the local community collected a bumper pile of food, toiletries and bedding to help those facing Christmas without a roof over their heads. The pupils from Hadrian School responded to teacher Anne Henderson’s appeal for support to help The People’s Kitchen in Newcastle at its busiest time of the year. The charity... Read more »

Enterprising opportunities with Virgin Trains and BITCExcelsior Academy with Virgin Trains and BITC - part of its enterprise advisors network

Thursday, December 7th, 2017.

Excelsior students are learning about the world of work from one of the biggest names in UK business and a business network backed by the Prince of Wales. Virgin Trains and Business in the Community (BITC) are business enterprise advisors to Excelsior Academy, helping develop career opportunities for students. Virgin Trains staff will run information... Read more »

National success for Excelsior-backed careers pilotExcelsior Academy and the Gatsby Benchmarks Programme

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017.

Excelsior Academy and the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) welcomed news that the Government’s new Careers Strategy will centre around the eight Gatsby Good Career Guidance Benchmarks piloted in the North East. In September 2015, Excelsior was one of 16 schools and colleges within the North East LEP area to become the first in... Read more »

Excelsior’s excellence in national spotlight againExcelsior's Saarah Nijaila and Tracey Kelly headlining #SSATNC17

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017.

Assistant Principals Saarah Nijaila and Tracey Kelly headlining #SSATNC17 The success of Excelsior Academy in making a difference to students’ learning through new projects will be in the spotlight at a top national education conference tomorrow. Excelsior will lead a workshop for teachers from across the UK at the SSAT National Conference 2017 in Manchester,... Read more »

Parent View – Ofsted

Monday, November 27th, 2017.

If you are a registered parent or carer of a pupil at the school (including pupils on sick leave or who are temporarily excluded), you can tell us your views about the school by completing Ofsted’s online survey, Parent View, at: Parent View – Ofsted

Sky is the limit for inspirational Anna

Friday, November 24th, 2017.

Anna Cook inspired Excelsior pupils with her life story A leading business woman’s rise to the top to lead a team of 7,000 staff delivering Sky’s customer services inspired dozens of Excelsior Academy pupils thinking about their own futures. Anna Cook is Director of Customer Service at media giant Sky, overseeing its contact with 12... Read more »



  • Christmas Show
    19th December 2017
  • Christmas Holidays
    25th December 2017
  • Inspiration Day
    12th January 2018
  • College Mock Exams
    15th January 2018
  • A-Level Evening (EA College)
    25th January 2018
  • Year 11 Parents Evening
    30th January 2018