Electric car engineers aim for Goodwood chequered flag

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015.

Three young engineers begin their project to build an electric racing car.   Budding Excelsior Academy engineers have embarked on a project to build their own electric car working towards their reward of racing it around one of Britain’s most famous circuits this summer. The three boys and three girls from Year Six have to... Read more »

Excelsior Academy Everest pupils raise funds for Nepal earthquake victims

Thursday, April 30th, 2015.

Excelsior’s Everest explorers pictured with their Sherpa guides at Mount Everest Base Camp and in the Himalayan foothills. Newcastle school pupils touched by the kindness of Nepalese people on their trek to climb Mount Everest have launched their own fundraising effort to help the country devastated by a huge earthquake.  Eight pupils and four teachers... Read more »

Career opportunities brought to Excelsior’s door

Thursday, April 9th, 2015.

Some of the UK’s biggest and best employers brought a host of career opportunities with them to an information morning at Excelsior Academy. Rolls-Royce North East Training Centre, Barclays, the Army, Navy, RAF and NHS were just some of the employers to set up home in the school’s reception area, where they met and talked... Read more »

Parents and pupils enjoy learning together for bright future

Thursday, April 9th, 2015.

Front row left to right: Amber Atkinson, Stephen Robinson, mum Lisa Anderson and daughter Kerrie Anderson. Back row Rosalind Taylor, from the Oral Health Promotion Team at the County Dental Service at Arthur’s Hill and Amii Clark.   A National Lottery funded programme is delivering life lessons to parents and their children in a fun... Read more »

Dennis the Menace prize for comic fan Jack

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015.

Avid reader Jack Ashley scooped a prize to deliver Dennis the Menace, The Bash Street Kids and Billy Whizz straight to his front door for the next three months. The 11-year-old Milburn School pupil was rewarded for his love of the horror fantasy novel series Department 19 when he registered the books he read with... Read more »

Excelsior newshounds make their own headlines for the BBC

Friday, March 27th, 2015.

BBC Radio 3’s Alice Castle records Excelsior’s news bulletin   Budding young Excelsior journalists made their own news and featured in the headlines as they learned the tricks of the trade from a top national journalist during a radio broadcast masterclass. Freelance reporter and media trainer Alice Castle interviewed selected Excelsior Academy and Marden High... Read more »



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