Northumberland county call-up for rising star Gabriel

Monday, May 23rd, 2016.

Talented Excelsior Academy footballer Gabriel Klempar capped off a memorable season with a call-up into the Northumberland Schools Under 15 squad. The central midfielder with an eye for goal was one of the final 20 selected for the prestigious squad after impressing in trials. His selection is the icing on the cake for Gabriel who... Read more »

Excelsior pupils get front row seats for Angelina Jolie BBC speech

Monday, May 16th, 2016.

Budding journalists from Newcastle’s Excelsior Academy were VIP guests today at a BBC keynote speech by Hollywood star and UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie, broadcast live to millions across the globe. The six students were in a specially invited audience at BBC Broadcasting House in London to hear her talk about the global refugee crisis.... Read more »

Excelsior superheroes combine power to help Cash for Kids

Friday, May 13th, 2016.

Superman, Batman, Spiderman and a host of Marvel superheroes all danced to the tune of Metro Radio’s Cash for Kids charity in a fun-packed fundraising event. Youngsters from Rainbird Primary Academy joined with Excelsior College students, dressed as their favourite big screen characters to raise money for the popular charity. Cash for Kids responds to... Read more »

Careers opportunities looking great at Excelsior

Thursday, May 5th, 2016.

Excelsior Academy is delivering careers guidance to every pupil aged 3 to 19 as part of a pioneering pilot scheme which could shape national education policy. Excelsior welcomed employers to its latest careers fair opening up a host of opportunities that exist for its pupils in the world of work. And youngsters in Rainbird Primary... Read more »

Double joy for Excelsior’s football champions

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016.

Excelsior’s Year 10 boys football team is celebrating a league and cup double to cap a remarkable season. Fresh from winning the City Cup, the lads are set to be crowned Under 15 City League champions after a six-game unbeaten run powered them to the top of the table. The Excelsior team has remained undefeated... Read more »

Young, gifted, talented – and heading to Excelsior

Monday, April 25th, 2016.

Excelsior Academy is making the leap from primary to secondary school a lot less daunting for talented youngsters. Science and maths classes after school for children identified as having a special aptitude are helping to dispel the mystery and uncertainty which most youngsters feel about making the move to secondary school. Excelsior College science teacher... Read more »



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