Mentors helping guide Excelsior pupils to university places

Friday, March 27th, 2015.

Excelsior pupil Jakaria Ahmed learns about university life from student mentor Ewelina Gliniecka.   10 February 2015 Student mentors from one of the world’s premier universities are helping pupils at Excelsior Academy turn their dreams of higher education into reality. Newcastle University undergraduates are demystifying university life as part of the three-year Inspiring Minds mentoring... Read more »

Twickenham Six Nations game reward for Excelsior’s rugby playing designers

Friday, March 27th, 2015.

Rugby pals Harry Hope, Dominic Baird and Harry Exley sport the new strips they designed   Talented young rugby players with an eye for design were given the ultimate audience to view their handiwork at the home of English rugby union. Dominic Baird, 12, was amongst 100 youngsters from secondary schools across the country who... Read more »

Excelsior writers explore the mysterious tale of Harris Burdick

Friday, March 27th, 2015.

Talented Excelsior novelists who lit up a regional literary competition photographed with teacher Natalie Bryce. Top storyteller Linturuas Balciunas pictured third left.   Young Excelsior writers delved deep into their imaginations to fill in the pages of a literary mystery left blank for more than 60 years. The pupils scooped six of the top 20... 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