First Day in the new Archbishop Lanfranc Academy buildings

On Tuesday 5th September, the new Year 7 students arrived at the brand new academy building to take their first lessons. The final cleaning operations were undertaken to welcome the students on their first day at high school. It is anticipated that the state of the art 21st century facilities will offer every opportunity for […]

Spanish Spelling Bee

Huge congratulations to Year 7 students Dimitar, Milcho and Alishba for reaching the London final of the Modern Foreign Language Spelling Bee competition. All three students performed brilliantly and we are incredibly proud of their achievements.

Cycle Trial

Cycle Trial   The Quest Academy hosted a Rollaepaluza event for Quest and Archbishop Lanfranc students on Thursday 27th April. Year 7 and 8 students went head-to-head over 250m on static bikes connected to electronic displays. There was a great competitive, yet supportive atmosphere and students had a fantastic time. The fastest time of the […]

Jack Petchey Speak out challenge

Jack Petchey Speak Out Challenge Safeel Sadiq represented the academy at the regional championships of the Jack Petchey Speak Out Challenge. She was one of the fifteen students from the Croydon area to be chosen to compete in the prestigious public speaking competition. Safeel had the crowd cheering as she spoke persuasively about modern day […]

Year 9 Girls Sporting Success

The Year 9 teams came second in the basketball league and second in the netball league. Hard work and determination has paid off this year, seeing the girls come from last to second in both sports. This represents a great achievement. The netball and basketball teams comprised of the following girls: Beyonce, Faith, Aissatou, Andrea, […]

Disneyland Paris 2017

Disneyland Paris 2017 In the February half term break, a group of fifteen students accompanied by two teachers traveled to Disneyland, Paris. The group held fundraising events including a talent show to help fund the trip and they participated in a maths seminars while in Disneyland. However, most of the time was spent enjoying a […]

World Book Day

World Book Day   Last week students were encouraged to do something ‘booky’ for World Book Day. We had a variety of exciting activities on offer to celebrate and the children took part in a variety of ‘booky business’:   Book reading at lunchtime – over eighteen students each day came along to hear an […]

The National Portrait Gallery

Art Trip to the National Portrait Gallery Year 11 & 12 art students visited the NPG on Friday 3rd March 2017. Pupils took part in a workshop ‘Think like an artist’ looking at how artists push boundaries, think creatively and question the world around them.  

Year 9 Girls Basketball Success.

The Year 9 team beat Harris South Norwood by 13-12, having gone in to the third quarter 11-10 ahead, courtesy of Aissa’s three pointer. An incredibly tense game, the girls came out on top. The team consisted of: Davidia, Andrea, Faith, Rachel, Cate, Aissato, Halle and Sienna

Primary Schools Girls Football Tournament

Twelve academy girls led the tournament for primary school children. The year 10 students were: Renee,Maitri, Courtney and Immani. The Year 9 girls were: Kishany, Beyonce, Aissatou, Faith,Arulini, Andrea, Cate and Taylor. More than twenty schools used The Academy’s 3G pitch to hold the football tournament on Friday 3rd March. The teams came from the […]