Demi’s Whitley Bay Ink

Monday, June 19th, 2017.

An A* Fine Art A Level comes in handy when starting your working career as an apprentice tattooist – as former Excelsior College student Demi Patten will testify. Her artistic flair is called upon everyday as she creates the colourful designs requested by customers at Custom Coast Tattoos in Whitley Bay. Demi, 19, is an... Read more »

Gifted Ryan offered Oxford University place

Thursday, June 15th, 2017.

Former Excelsior Academy pupil Ryan Dornan has been offered a place to study at one of the world’s top universities. Benwell-born Ryan, 18, is the first pupil from Excelsior to secure the chance to study at Oxford University after impressing alumni during an interview process. Oxford University was rated the world’s top university for 2016-17... Read more »

Kind-hearted Nikita qualifies as peer mentor

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017.

Excelsior College’s Nikita Mills is helping young people overcome difficulties in their lives by becoming a trained peer mentor for local charity Children North East. Caring Nikita wanted to channel her life experiences and empathetic nature into helping others struggling to deal with personal issues. She is now qualified as a Level 2 Peer Mentor... Read more »

Excelsior Election Day: The Big Vote

Thursday, June 8th, 2017.

Excelsior College sixth form pupils cast their votes Pupils cast their votes on who they think should lead the UK as General Election fever gripped Excelsior Academy. They carefully studied the three main parties’ pitches to grab young voters through online promotions and YouTube videos before placing their ‘X’ on a voting slip next to... Read more »

Fammi gains higher level apprenticeship at Virgin Money

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017.

Fammi Khanom has gained a higher level apprenticeship in IT and digital solutions at Virgin Money. Out of 300 applicants in the UK, Fammi and nine other individuals successfully passed and secured a position at Virgin Money in Gosforth. Fammi and the other successful individuals will be working with the company for the next four... Read more »

Samantha runs five kilometres for charity

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017.

Kind-hearted Samantha Dixon ran five kilometres to raise money for a children’s cancer charity. She completed the fundraiser at Gosforth Park Racecourse on Sunday 21st May after six weeks spent training with the help of trainee PE teacher Daniel Burke. The target for the cancer run was to raise £200,000 for North of England Children’s... 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