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 »

Hard work pays off with A Level success for Excelsior pupils

Monday, August 17th, 2015.

Astrophysics, Medicine, Sports Management, Adult Nursing, Graphics and Design and Maths are just some of the degree courses Excelsior Academy students will study next term at university after a day of A Level success. The sixth formers at Excelsior College gained above target performance in one, two and three A* to B grades in A... Read more »

Laidlaw Schools Trust cements healthy status

Friday, July 17th, 2015.

Excelsior, Thomas Walling Primary and Atkinson Road Primary Academies are all celebrating their re-accreditation as official Healthy Schools. All three academies in the Laidlaw Schools Trust were rewarded for their promotion of a healthy lifestyle to their hundreds of pupils with certificates at a ceremony in Newcastle’s Novotel. The schools’ action plans were formally approved... Read more »



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