24th July 2015: Last day of Summer Term
2nd September 2015: First day of Autumn Term
20th August 2015: GCSE Results Day
13th August 2015: Post 16 Results Day
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Ten all-time Records Broken!
24 Jul. 2015

Ten all-time Records Broken!


Ten students at Paignton Community and Sports Academy have entered the record books after impressive performances at their Annual Sports Day.   The all-time sports day records at the Academy date back to 1975.  This year saw the 40 year anniversary of the sports day records and the oldest record broken in 2015 was the Year […]

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Required: PE and Sport Apprentice
24 Jul. 2015

Required: PE and Sport Apprentice


The Academy is seeking applications for a new PE and Sport Apprenticeship during the next Academic Year. The successful applicant will support class teachers in delivery of PE, including resourcing sessions and supporting the learning of students.  They will also support the development of PE and Sport with local primary schools and support the delivery of […]

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23 Jul. 2015

Open Event Winners


  Thank you to everyone who attended our Open Evening Event on Wednesday 15th July 2015. Primary students visited different subject areas taking part in activities where they were rewarded with stickers.  They had to collect 6 stickers to enter the competition. We are pleased to announce the Winning schools for the Student Competition.  All […]

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10 New Records Set and Flamingos Crowned Sports Day Champions 2015
22 Jul. 2015

10 New Records Set and Flamingos Crowned Sports Day Champions 2015


On Friday 17th July, Paignton Community & Sports Academy held its 2015 Sports Day.  It was the time of year when Meerkats, Kangaroos, Flamingos and Cheetahs battled it out to see who would be this year’s winning house. All students had the opportunity to qualify for the finals day during core PE lessons leading up […]

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New Head Boy and Head Girl Appointed
22 Jul. 2015

New Head Boy and Head Girl Appointed


In line with Academy tradition, a rigorous interview process with our Principal, Miss English and the Year Team, the Academy has successfully appointed four Year 11 senior students to take on the most respected and coveted positions within the Academy.  These posts of Head Boy, Deputy Head Boy, Head Girl and Deputy Head Girl required […]

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Year 11 English GCSE: Speaking and Listening Examinations
20 Jul. 2015

Year 11 English GCSE: Speaking and Listening Examinations


All Year 11 students will take their Speaking and Listening examination during the weeks commencing the 7th and 14th September.  Students have been fully prepared during lesson time for this but you can help your son/daughter to do well by: Encouraging your son/daughter to practice regularly over the Summer break. Listening to their presentation. Asking […]

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Academy hosts Devon Games
15 Jul. 2015

Academy hosts Devon Games


Paignton Academy was proud to host the Devon Youth Games on Sunday, 12th of July.  The games saw over 1200 competitors from all over the county compete for the Devon title.  Many of our students were part of the Torbay teams with a strong showing in Tag Rugby, Badminton and Netball.  Torbay as a team […]

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PCSA welcomes Evita!
15 Jul. 2015

PCSA welcomes Evita!


An alpaca herd has arrived to brighten up Torbay this summer!  Thirty five life-sized resin glass fibre models are being transformed into works of art by schoolchildren to become part of a trail around Torbay.  Alpacas were chosen because in the new  national curriculum it has become a requirement to study a South American country. […]

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13 Jul. 2015

‘Once in a Lifetime’ experience for all 15 – 17 year olds


The National Citizen Service (NCS) brings together thousand of 15 – 17 year olds to take part in exciting challenges and new opportunities during the summer. If you want to: Build your CV Meet Inspirational People Take on New Challenges Make a Difference click the link below to find out more: NCS    

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Academy Students are Finalists at Cavanna Homes’ Property Challenge
10 Jul. 2015

Academy Students are Finalists at Cavanna Homes’ Property Challenge


Our enterprising students Katie Gower, Abby Shepherd, Archie Cole, Jake Brown and Mia Evans were just pipped at the post in a competition to come up with the best plans for a development of sustainable and affordable homes. They were among students from across the county taking part in the finals of the Cavanna Property […]

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