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 »

New IT learning base named to honour former Excelsior principal

Friday, April 15th, 2016.

A new IT facility bearing the name of Excelsior Academy’s former executive principal is now open for sixth form students to enjoy – providing them with instant access to the latest learning technology. The Marshall Suite – named after recently retired executive principal Phil Marshall – boasts 30 new computers and will be staffed full-time... Read more »

Excelsior sports leaders put youngsters through Olympic paces

Friday, April 15th, 2016.

Sports leaders from Excelsior Academy headed Olympic-themed athletics sessions with local primary school pupils to encourage them to keep fit and teach them the importance of exercise. The Excelsior pupils selected for their leadership qualities and sporting excellence worked with dozens of children at ten Newcastle primary schools which feed into Excelsior over a three-week... Read more »

Excelsior Year 10s crowned City Cup champions

Thursday, March 24th, 2016.

A stunning five goal haul from Excelsior Academy’s Year 10 boys football team saw them lift the prestigious City Cup. The team banished all thoughts of a 6-3 defeat at the hands of local rivals Walker in the league earlier this season – the only blemish on Excelsior’s league record this year – to run... 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