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 »

Catwalk parade for dazzling Excelsior fashions

Friday, July 10th, 2015.

The creative flair of dozens of Excelsior Academy pupils and surrounding Newcastle primary schools captivated family and friends at a dazzling fashion show. Pupils aged from four to 18 designed and modelled their own stunning creations, drawing on science fiction, Alice in Wonderland, African fashion and the beauty of the undersea world to wow the... Read more »

Excelsior plays host to top enterprise in education event

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015.

A top national conference linking teachers with enterprise business leaders set up home in Excelsior Academy for the day – creating a buzz in the school corridors and on Twitter. The Enterprise Education Conference North East – Enterprise for All event brought together leading figures in primary, secondary and tertiary learning with enterprise providers, sharing... Read more »

Sophie’s artwork helping bridge the gap

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015.

Making the leap from primary school to secondary school can be a little daunting – but the imagination and artistic skills of schoolgirl Sophie Clark are making the journey as smooth as possible. Ten-year-old Sophie created the idea of a diary-style school book to hold all the information she, her friends and parents would want... Read more »



  • Year 11 Exams
    18th June 2018
  • Rainbird Reception and Nursery Open Evening
    25th June 2018
  • Inset Day
    29th June 2018
  • Year 12 Mock Exams
    2nd July 2018
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    10th July 2018
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    12th July 2018