Excelsior stars in national public health campaign

Thursday, September 17th, 2015.

Excelsior pupils collect the Healthy Schools Gold Award – July 2015   The stunning success of Excelsior Academy in raising educational standards and nurturing the social development of its pupils takes star billing in a new national campaign. Public Health England hailed Excelsior as the national example of how education can help tackle inequalities in... Read more »

Pearl of Africa youngsters light up Excelsior

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015.

The colour and vibrancy of African culture is lighting up Excelsior Academy as pupils learn song and dance routines from talented Ugandan youngsters touring the UK. The Pearl of Africa charity performance in the school tonight is the culmination of a day of workshops headed up by a touring choir of 14 children drawn from... Read more »

St George’s success for talented Farzana

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015.

Excelsior Academy success story Farzana Islam has continued her academic rise to the top with her appointment into a senior role at Edinburgh’s St George’s School for Girls. She has been appointed by her fellow boarders at the top private school as Deputy Head of Boarding, a position which reflects her popularity and standing with... Read more »

New Excelsior College Director relishing the move from east to west

Monday, September 14th, 2015.

Claire Goodwill – Excelsior College Director   It’s a big decision to leave a job you love, where you’ve built your reputation over the past 17 years and begin afresh in a new working environment. But that’s exactly what Claire Goodwill, Excelsior Academy Sixth Form College’s new Director, has chosen to do as she begins... Read more »

Excelsior Academy Examination Results 2015

Thursday, September 10th, 2015.

Excelsior Academy was rated GOOD in every category in a full OfSTED inspection in 2013 and again after a “no notice” inspection in November 2014. We provide unique opportunities that no other local maintained school can match. The 2014/2015 academic year was a particularly successful year for Excelsior which ended once again with our best ever... Read more »

Record results for Excelsior Academy GCSE pupils

Thursday, August 20th, 2015.

Talented Excelsior Academy pupils achieved the school’s best ever GCSE results on a day of unprecedented success. Attainment and progress are at the highest ever levels at the Newcastle school with 68% of pupils achieving A* to C grades in Maths and more than half of students taking English scoring A* to C grades. The... Read more »