Schoolgirl Jodie given Diana Award for caring for auntie battling cancer

Friday, November 27th, 2015.

Jodie receiving her Diana Award from The Lord Major   Caring schoolgirl Jodie Mills has received a top accolade in the name of Princess Diana for her devotion to her auntie while she bravely battled terminal cancer. The 14-year-old regularly travelled by coach from her Newcastle home to Edinburgh on a six-and-a-half hour round trip... Read more »

Writing project taps into Excelsior pupils’ creative flair

Monday, November 23rd, 2015.

 New Writing North’s Emily Wiseman encourages Excelsior’s Marian Horvat to find creative inspiration   A new project will bring the creative writing skills of Excelsior pupils to the fore, injecting fun into learning how to use the written word to express their talent. The New Writing North group – an arts organisation which develops reading... Read more »

Pupils eager to learn more about Excelsior College opportunities

Friday, November 20th, 2015.

Scores of pupils looking to the future packed out an Excelsior College event showcasing the host of opportunities their hard work could seize. Excelsior College Director Claire Goodwill and her teaching team, as well as representatives from Newcastle and Northumbria Universities, were on hand to help give 16-year-old pupils the knowledge they need to make... Read more »

Magpies’ bus stops off at Rainbird to back healthy message

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015.

NUFC Foundation’s Charlotte Dodson and Rainbird youngsters Rainbird Primary pupils received the backing of Newcastle United for the healthy lifestyle they lead – walking a mile every day around the Excelsior school trail. The Premier League’s charity foundation bus pulled up outside the school to find out more about their daily walks and has offered... Read more »

Superheroes out in force as Excelsior supports Children in Need

Monday, November 16th, 2015.

Superheroes, staff dance-offs and a six-hour table tennis marathon topped the bill as Excelsior Academy once again took up the BBC Children in Need challenge. A host of the planet’s biggest and best superheroes walked the corridors of Excelsior Academy and Rainbird Primary raising cash for the event which supports a host of children’s charities.... Read more »

Millionaire fund manager inspires pupils with his rise to the top life story

Monday, November 9th, 2015.

Dr Stewart Cowley with David Whiteoak (left) and Dean Ormston. From sweeping the floors of the Redcar steelworks to working for a top financial institution in Wall Street within a decade – Dr Stewart Cowley’s life story is an inspiration for anyone who wants to strive for a life less ordinary. The millionaire trusted to... Read more »



  • EA Annual Show (TBC)
    28th March 2018
  • Easter Holidays
    2nd April 2018
  • GCSE and A-Level Art Exams
    23rd April 2018
  • Inspiration Day
    27th April 2018
  • Family Fun Day (Theme TBC)
    12th May 2018
  • Year 8 Parent's Evening
    17th May 2018