Night at the museum for students

Friday, October 20th, 2017.

Young life stories told through rapping, audio and poetry will place talented Excelsior Academy pupils at the heart of a huge cultural celebration in Newcastle tomorrow night. The work of the creative pupils who comprise the Young Writers City at Excelsior group will take centre stage alongside a host of DJs and performance artists at... Read more »

Gold award for caring Gillian

Friday, October 20th, 2017.

Excelsior Academy’s caring health and well-being advisor Gillian Gordon has received gold standard recognition of her work supporting students and staff. Gillian is the trusted expert at Excelsior Academy who students and staff turn to for guidance on a whole range of personal issues. Her caring manner and in-depth knowledge saw her honoured with a... Read more »

Excelsior rewarded for STEM commitment

Thursday, October 12th, 2017.

Excelsior Academy’s clear and sharp focus on promoting the huge range of career opportunities STEM subjects open up to young people has won praise from a leading national organisation. STEM Learning has recognised the work of teachers at Excelsior who are working with the organisation’s STEM Ambassadors programme to increase pupils’ awareness of the career... Read more »

Excelsior’s best honoured at glittering awards event

Friday, October 6th, 2017.

Outstanding pupils from across Excelsior Academy took the limelight at an inspirational annual awards ceremony honouring academic and personal achievement. Scores of parents, friends, governors and teachers packed the sports hall to see pupils from Rainbird Primary through to Excelsior College presented with awards recognising a year of excellence. The awards mark the start of... Read more »

Pupils’ poetry stars on the buses

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017.

Thousands of passengers are reading the powerful words of Excelsior Academy pupils describing life on Tyneside as they journey on Stagecoach North East buses. The ground-breaking Young Writers City at Excelsior creative project has linked up with the leading bus company to showcase students’ work on buses across Newcastle. Poetry describing life from the experiences... Read more »

Excelsior in North East learning delegation to USA

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017.

Excelsior College Assistant Principal Deon Krishnan is part of a top North East delegation visiting the USA this week to learn about a pioneering programme to boost attainment in schools. Deon is representing Excelsior Academy as part of the North East Local Enterprise Partnership’s delegation to schools in Nashville, Tennessee. The North East has been... Read more »



  • Remembrance Service
    9th November 2017
  • Inset Day
    17th November 2017
  • GCSE Mock Exams
    27th November 2017
  • Rainbird Book Look Week
    4th December 2017
  • Christmas Family Fun Day
    9th December 2017
  • Christmas Show
    19th December 2017