Excelsior visits Nashville teaching bestNashville delegates visit Newcastle

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018.

Excelsior Academy’s Deon Krishnan and North East LEP officials play host to a Nashville teaching delegation who visited the region last year A second North East delegation is visiting schools in Nashville, Tennessee, this week to further learn how a pioneering approach to education in the US is transforming student attainment through industry links. The... Read more »

National Careers Week launches at ExcelsiorFammi Khanom with Andrea Naylor at Excelsior Academy

Monday, March 5th, 2018.

A packed programme of events heralds National Careers Week at Excelsior Academy opening up a world of job opportunities to students. Excelsior is supporting #NCW2018 running from March 5th to March 10th which aims to promote the importance of good careers education in schools. Careers experts will tell Excelsior College students of the support available... Read more »

Excelsior Academy to remain closed on Friday 2nd March 2018

Thursday, March 1st, 2018.

Dear parents and carers Due to the forecast warnings and remaining threat and unpredictability of the weather, we have decided to keep the Academy closed tomorrow on Friday 2nd March 2018. We are expected to be open back to normal on Monday 5th March 2018 at 8.30am. Please keep an eye on the Academy Website... Read more »

Excelsior Academy closed Thursday 1st March 2018

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018.

Due to the snow forecast and issues this will cause for pupils and staff travelling into school, Excelsior Academy will be closed tomorrow Thursday 1st March.

Monster madness grips Rainbird PrimaryRainbird Primary and Hadrian School pupils making sock monsters

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018.

A term-long monster project is sparking the imaginations of youngsters in Rainbird Primary Academy who are designing – and searching for – scary creations. Year 1 pupils worked with Year 8 Hadrian School students to turn their pencil drawings into sock puppet monsters. Rainbird parents will help finish off their designs in another workshop session,... Read more »



  • Inspiration Day
    27th April 2018
  • Family Fun Day (Theme TBC)
    12th May 2018
  • Year 8 Parent's Evening
    17th May 2018
  • Rainbird Book Look Week
    21st May 2018
  • Half Term Holidays
    28th May 2018
  • Year 7 Exams
    4th June 2018