Helping hand for children at Hoppings fun fair school

Friday, June 24th, 2016.

Excelsior Academy students helped children with their reading, writing and drawing skills in the school which opens every summer at the famous Hoppings fun fair. The croquet building at Newcastle’s Exhibition Park doubles up as a classroom for up to 120 showmen’s youngsters who study while their families work the famous rides and attractions at... Read more »

Najeeb and Anam appointed to Excelsior Academy top pupil posts

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016.

Newly appointed Head Boy Najeeb Kalandari and Head Girl Anam Rauf – ably supported by their deputies Sophie Watson and James Stephenson – are already looking to make a positive contribution to school life at Excelsior Academy. They were installed into the top posts after a rigorous application and interview process and will act as... Read more »

Sports Week pulls no punches for Excelsior pupils

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016.

Pulling on boxing gloves or being put through their paces with hula hoop aerobics aren’t usually at the centre of PE lessons for Excelsior Academy pupils. But 400 Year 7, 8 and 9 youngsters threw themselves into these and a host of other activities during Sports Week as the academy continued to introduce pupils to... Read more »

Young engineers’ Caribbean Eco Hotel praised in top competition

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016.

A futuristic island hotel offering tourists a dream eco-friendly break in the Caribbean Sea won high praise from competition judges for young Excelsior Academy engineers. The Eco Hotel featuring bio domes powered by wind, wave and solar power drew plaudits from industry assessors in the Go4SET competition – developing employability skills while changing perceptions about... Read more »

Mozart meets Excelsior as pupils star in famous opera

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016.

The sound and spectacle of one of Mozart’s most famous operas filled Excelsior Academy as pupils turned opera singers alongside London stars. The story of love and betrayal in the 18th Century was brought to life by Diva Opera cast members who worked with eager pupils from Excelsior Academy and some of its surrounding primary... Read more »

Excelsior hits the right note with Music Mark

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016.

Excelsior Academy is celebrating its membership of a leading national musical organisation in recognition of the outstanding access its pupils have to music. The academy is now officially a member of Music Mark, the subject association for music education, supporting over 12,000 instrumental and classroom music teachers. Music Mark is an official endorsement of the... Read more »



  • Rainbird Reception and Nursery Open Evening
    25th June 2018
  • Inset Day
    29th June 2018
  • Year 12 Mock Exams
    2nd July 2018
  • Year 10 Parents Evening
    10th July 2018
  • Year 11 Prom
    12th July 2018
  • Year 10 Work Experience
    16th July 2018