Ryan secures Oxford University place

Thursday, August 17th, 2017.

Former Excelsior Academy pupil Ryan Dornan is celebrating securing his place to study at Oxford University following stunning A Level success. Ryan, 18, is the first pupil from Excelsior to study at an Oxbridge university after gaining A* grades in maths and further maths, an A in economics and a B in politics. This confirms... Read more »

Record exam success for hard-working Excelsior students

Thursday, August 17th, 2017.

Excelsior Academy students and staff are celebrating record breaking A Level and vocational exam success, opening the door to exciting future career opportunities for its hard-working young achievers. The academy’s sixth form Excelsior College achieved a 100% pass rate for all its A Level students and a 100% pass rate for all its vocational qualification... Read more »

Excelsior teachers’ SSAT Lead Practitioner awards

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017.

Three Excelsior Academy teachers are celebrating joining an exclusive club of top practitioners recognised for their professional skills and expertise. Excelsior English teacher Fiona Duncan, Rainbird Primary’s Kimberley Ward and Vicky Baggaley, Excelsior College Subject Development Leader for Business and Enterprise, are all officially Excelsior’s first group of SSAT Lead Practitioners. The Schools, Students and... Read more »

Future scientist Rebecca among region’s best

Thursday, July 13th, 2017.

Rebecca Cather pictured with Excelsior science teacher Arran Stephenson and Northumbria University’s Dr Antonio Portas Excelsior Academy science student Rebecca Cather was heralded as one of the North East’s brightest young physicists at a top ceremony. The North East’s physicists of the future were recognised at an inaugural award ceremony celebrating young people’s achievements. The... Read more »

Excelsior Young Writers City raise roof at Sage Gateshead

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017.

The Young Writers City at Excelsior students A stunning catalogue of artistic work by the Young Writers City at Excelsior project was brought together and played out to a packed house last night in a fabulous show at Sage Gateshead. Singing, acting, rapping, poetry and videos capturing many months of work with the New Writing... Read more »

Pole position for Excelsior F1 designers

Friday, July 7th, 2017.

Excelsior’s design team (l to r): Samia Khanom, Abdulmohaimen Almaghtuf, Amani Nashih and Marika Dankowska with their model racing car A place on the starting grid of the regional final of the prestigious Nissan F1 in Schools competition awaits talented Excelsior Academy racing car designers. They wowed judges in the keenly fought local heat of... Read more »