Crest Boys' Academy

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Crest Boys' Academy
Crest Boys' Academy Logo.png
Crest Boys' Academy Logo
Motto Excellence in Education for All
Established 2009 (2009)
Closed 2014 (2014)
Type Academy
Executive Principal Phil Hearne
Principal Director of Academies Fiona Deegan
Director of Wellbeing Madalitso Mkoloma
Interim Vice Principal Neil Sykes
ConsultantVice Principal Pauline Harris
Founders E-ACT
Location Crest Road
Neasden
Greater London
NW2 7SN
England Coordinates: 51°33′47″N 0°14′29″W / 51.56297°N 0.24147°W / 51.56297; -0.24147
DfE number 304/6908
DfE URN 135974 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Gender Boys
Ages 11–19
Houses Pythagoras, Galellio, Armadeus, Newton
Colours Black, Purple and White
Website School homepage

The Crest Boys' Academy' (formerly John Kelly Boys' Technology College) was a secondary school with academy status located in Neasden in the London Borough of Brent.

The school was founded as John Kelly Boys' Technology College in 1958 and is set in pleasant and extensive grounds. The school is served by a number of bus routes (332, 245, 182, 16) and is local to Neasden and Dollis Hill Underground stations.

John Kelly Boys' Technology College turned into an academy on 1 September 2009, and became Crest Boys' Academy (sponsored by E-ACT). The school is situated next to Crest Girls' Academy, and both schools share a sixth form.

A recent Ofsted report in June 2013 placed the school in special measures claiming it offered an inadequate standard of education. The Academy has recently undergone a restructure with both new teaching and leadership appointments to drive forward standards. The Crest Boys' Academy has now merged with the Crest Girls' Academy and Crest Sixth Form and is now The Crest Academies. The Crest Academies moved into an all new £40,000,000 building in September 2014.

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