Excelsior rewarded for STEM commitment

Thursday, October 12th, 2017.

Excelsior Academy’s clear and sharp focus on promoting the huge range of career opportunities STEM subjects open up to young people has won praise from a leading national organisation. STEM Learning has recognised the work of teachers at Excelsior who are working with the organisation’s STEM Ambassadors programme to increase pupils’ awareness of the career... Read more »

Excelsior’s best honoured at glittering awards event

Friday, October 6th, 2017.

Outstanding pupils from across Excelsior Academy took the limelight at an inspirational annual awards ceremony honouring academic and personal achievement. Scores of parents, friends, governors and teachers packed the sports hall to see pupils from Rainbird Primary through to Excelsior College presented with awards recognising a year of excellence. The awards mark the start of... Read more »

Pupils’ poetry stars on the buses

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017.

Thousands of passengers are reading the powerful words of Excelsior Academy pupils describing life on Tyneside as they journey on Stagecoach North East buses. The ground-breaking Young Writers City at Excelsior creative project has linked up with the leading bus company to showcase students’ work on buses across Newcastle. Poetry describing life from the experiences... Read more »

Excelsior in North East learning delegation to USA

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017.

Excelsior College Assistant Principal Deon Krishnan is part of a top North East delegation visiting the USA this week to learn about a pioneering programme to boost attainment in schools. Deon is representing Excelsior Academy as part of the North East Local Enterprise Partnership’s delegation to schools in Nashville, Tennessee. The North East has been... Read more »

Silver awards beckon for Excelsior explorers

Monday, September 18th, 2017.

Navigating the rolling hills and deep valleys of the Lake District was the challenge for Excelsior College explorers on a dry run preparing for their Duke of Edinburgh’s Silver Award. A 30-mile trek from St John’s in the Vale through to Applethwaite in the Lake District tested the resilience, leadership and teamwork of the nine... Read more »

Apprenticeships with home building giant for James and Thomas

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017.

Former Excelsior College students James Tams and Thomas Young are taking their first steps into the world of work this week as apprentices with leading UK home builder Keepmoat Homes. They started as an apprentice bricklayer and joiner respectively working on The Rise development – a  £265m regeneration of the Scotswood area of Newcastle’s west... Read more »



  • Christmas Show
    19th December 2017
  • Christmas Holidays
    25th December 2017
  • Inspiration Day
    12th January 2018
  • College Mock Exams
    15th January 2018
  • A-Level Evening (EA College)
    25th January 2018
  • Year 11 Parents Evening
    30th January 2018