Excelsior Young Writers City raise roof at Sage Gateshead

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017.

The Young Writers City at Excelsior students A stunning catalogue of artistic work by the Young Writers City at Excelsior project was brought together and played out to a packed house last night in a fabulous show at Sage Gateshead. Singing, acting, rapping, poetry and videos capturing many months of work with the New Writing... Read more »

Pole position for Excelsior F1 designers

Friday, July 7th, 2017.

Excelsior’s design team (l to r): Samia Khanom, Abdulmohaimen Almaghtuf, Amani Nashih and Marika Dankowska with their model racing car A place on the starting grid of the regional final of the prestigious Nissan F1 in Schools competition awaits talented Excelsior Academy racing car designers. They wowed judges in the keenly fought local heat of... Read more »

Learning from pharmacy best at University of Sunderland

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017.

High-achieving Excelsior College students were given an invaluable insight into a career in pharmacy by world-leading practitioners at the University of Sunderland. The eight students took part in a range of pharmacy taster sessions in the highly acclaimed university laboratories under the expert guidance of its pharmacy team. The experience day took students through workshop... Read more »

Twitter alight for Excelsior Les Miserables stars

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017.

Excelsior’s Les Miserables cast The cast of Excelsior Academy’s stellar Les Miserables production earned a standing ovation from top teachers and created a buzz on social media into the bargain. Staff from more than 40 North East schools were at Northumbria University for the Teach First Summer Institute opening ceremony. As part of the planning... Read more »

Double Head Boy and Head Girl

Monday, June 26th, 2017.

Excelsior Academy has chosen its new Head Boy and Head Girl – and they are so good they named them twice! James Stephenson and Rene Kotlar are joint Head Boys while Stephanie Downs and Rudeyna Nashih are joint Head Girls after the interview panel decided they couldn’t choose between them for the top roles. A... Read more »

Creativity flows on National Writing Day

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017.

Young Excelsior Academy writers shared their window on the world with thousands of fellow story tellers in a UK-wide celebration of creative writing. National Writing Day enthuses people to take time to look out of a window and write about what they see and think. Excelsior pupils’ short stories were shared on social media together... 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