The Quest Academy


Contact Details

 Farnborough Avenue
 South Croydon
 Surrey CR2 8HD
Telephone: 020 8657 8935

School Type

Phase: Secondary and Sixth Form (ages 11-18)
Type: Sponsor-Led Academy
Religious Denomination: None
Admissions Policy: Non-selective
Established: 2010
History: This school arose from Selsdon High School
Trust: The Collegiate Trust
Sponsor: The Collegiate Trust

Staff and Pupils

Principal: Mr Thomas Beecham (since March 2023)
Previous Headteacher: Andy Crofts
Numbers of Teachers / Assistants*: 55.6 / 9.1
Non-teaching Staff*: 11.8
Number of pupils: 960
Pupils Per Teacher: 17.3
Sex: Mixed (50% boys / 50% girls)
Eligible for free school meals (FSM): 39.30% (high)
FSM pupils at 10 nearest schools: 30.4%
Local child deprivation rate: 13.5% (4km radius)
Proportion of ethnic minority pupils: 71.3%
Ethnic minority pupils at 10 nearest schools: 63.6%
Distance to 10th nearest school: 4.2km

Location and Administration

Region: London
Authority: Croydon
Constituency: Croydon Central
Electoral Ward: Selsdon and Addington Village
School Number: 3066910

Inspections and Reports

Ofsted Report: 12th March 2024 (view record)
Ofsted Rating: Requires improvement

External Links

DfE Record: View record
School Performance Table: View record
The Schools Guide: School indicators | Staff indicators

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