Welcome to Excelsior Academy
Excelsior Academy is unique, and is Newcastle's newest secondary school. Our schools within our school model means we are able to provide our pupils with more attention and greater care, and this shows in our academic results. Opened in 2008, Excelsior has become Newcastle's most improved secondary school since 2009 and this year's exam results have been our best ever. We prepare our pupils for life after education through our specialism in Business Enterprise and we are able to offer fantastic education and learning experiences because of the generous support of our sponsor. Examples of his investment in the education of our children includes a £350 contribution to each pupil towards extracurricular activities in addition to any national funding they're entitled to, the opportunity of a full scholarship to attend 6th form at Merchiston School in Edinburgh, and the opportunity of a generous bursary to Newcastle, Northumbria or Leeds Universities. All benefits provided by our sponsor are exclusive to Excelsior pupils and are in addition to other funding available to them. In April 2012 Excelsior students became the first in the country to register their own business, Excel 5.
The addition of our Primary School, Rainbird, means that Excelsior is the first All Through School or Academy in Newcastle. Our Primary pupils have access to the same high quality teaching and exceptional purpose built accommodation and resources as enjoyed by pupils in the Secondary and Sixth Form phases.
How to apply
If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact Excelsior Academy directly.