Excelsior arts judged gold standard

Thursday, May 21st, 2015.

Gold standard performers from left to right: Taylor Webster, Milan Kroka, Sophie Watson, Tracey Kelly and Dzikamai Mudamburi.   The stunning art, dance, drama and musical skills of Excelsior Academy pupils have landed a gold standard seal of approval from the country’s flagship arts programme. Artsmark – Arts Council England’s programme to help schools celebrate... Read more »

Nepal earthquakes fundraising target hit

Monday, May 18th, 2015.

Excelsior Academy fundraisers have reached their target of raising £500 to support people in Nepal devastated by two large earthquakes and scores of aftershocks. Pupil Dean Martin set up a Just Giving page with a target of £500 to go to charity Help Rural Nepal which provides better health and education facilities in the remote... Read more »

Excelsior Academy’s Sixth Form Best Honoured For Success

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015.

Special award winners; Andrew, Shabir and Jamie.   Newcastle sixth form pupils’ hard work, enthusiasm and achievement was rewarded in historic surroundings which once hosted an awards ceremony for American civil rights leader Martin Luther King. Top students from Excelsior Academy’s Sixth Form College were honoured at the annual achievement and celebration event in the... Read more »

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 »



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    29th June 2018
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    2nd July 2018
  • Year 10 Parents Evening
    10th July 2018
  • Year 11 Prom
    12th July 2018
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    16th July 2018