22nd – 26th May: Geography Field Trips
29th May – 2nd June: Half Term
15th May: GCSE Exam Period Begins
26th May: ROA Presentations
Year 11 Half Term Revision Sessions
24 May. 2017

Year 11 Half Term Revision Sessions


I would like to take this opportunity to inform you of all the revision opportunities available to students during half term. After the holidays, there are another three weeks of exams and it is very important that students continue their revision. To support a student’s own revision at home, the following sessions have also been […]

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Talent Scout –  Years 4, 5 & 6 can sign up!
17 May. 2017

Talent Scout – Years 4, 5 & 6 can sign up!


Booking for Talent Scout 2017 – NOW OPEN! This free event will take place from 6pm – 7.45pm at Paignton Community & Sports Academy on Friday 9th June. Click on the link at the bottom of this page to book your child onto “Talent Scout 2017”.  Paignton Community & Sports Academy is hosting the event […]

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Summer Exam Period begins 15th May
26 Apr. 2017

Summer Exam Period begins 15th May


The Summer examination period starts on the 15th May and we are behind the students every step of the way to ensure everyone has the opportunity to make sure they reach their full potential. The Academy has put together a great deal of information to help with the all important revision in this pre-exam season.   […]

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Former Student Becomes First Woman to Scale Everest from North and South Sides
23 May. 2017

Former Student Becomes First Woman to Scale Everest from North and South Sides


Mollie Hughes successfully reached the summit of Mount Everest for the second time making her the youngest Briton, the youngest European woman and the first English woman to successfully scale the peak from both the north and south sides. In temperatures as low as minus 40C, the former Paignton Academy student reached the summit with […]

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MADE Project 17th May 2017
23 May. 2017

MADE Project 17th May 2017


On Wednesday, May 17th seventy, Year 7 students took part in the Torbay MADE project. The MADE (Manufacturing Activities Designed to Engage) pilot project is a series of manufacturing focussed activities designed to inspire, motivate and engage young people in STEM learning.  The MADE pilot is in its second year in the Academy and has […]

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PCSA Interact Club’s Rubbish Day Out!
22 May. 2017

PCSA Interact Club’s Rubbish Day Out!


Students and staff from the Academy and Paignton Rotary Club members spent an afternoon conducting a beach clean on Paignton Sands to improve the local environment.  Over 8 bags of rubbish were collected which included random socks, plastic bottles and the rudder from a sailing dinghy. This was a great opportunity for the Interact Club […]

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Year 10 Students win Football County Cup!
19 May. 2017

Year 10 Students win Football County Cup!


Congratulations to our Year 10 Students, Joe Perry and Ewan Howarth, who were part of the U15s Devon County Cup winning team on Tuesday, 16th May. This impressive win came after a 4-1 victory over Elburton Villa. Very well done.

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Students attend Engineering Taster Day
17 May. 2017

Students attend Engineering Taster Day


On Friday 12th May a group of budding Year 10 female engineers took part in an engineering taster day hosted by Noss Marine. The day was very interesting and was filled with lots of thought provoking exercises, team building and fun.  Students were set a variety of hands on challenges including power-boating, yachting and welding. […]

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Brooke Wins Stash of Medals at Athletics Championship!
17 May. 2017

Brooke Wins Stash of Medals at Athletics Championship!


Over the weekend, Year 9’s Brooke Coldwell took part in the County Athletics Championships in Exeter. She began her successful day by winning both heats for 200m and 300m which meant she qualified for both finals.  She then ran 800m and came second with a close PB of 2 minutes, 26 seconds! Boosted by her […]

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Students Launch Deforestation Website
16 May. 2017

Students Launch Deforestation Website


Year 10 Geographers were given an independent research task to investigate deforestation in the Amazon.  The format for the final piece of work was left up to the students.  There were many creative ideas produced, but the following piece of work impressed us greatly. Congratulations to Ben Henderson and Tommy Dusgate for their deforestation website.  Well […]

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History Students Study Haunted Castle!
15 May. 2017

History Students Study Haunted Castle!


As part of the new exciting History GCSE course all of our classes visited Berry Pomeroy Castle in order to investigate it’s local and wider significance.  The students were challenged to independently complete a treasure hunt amongst the ruins and dark recesses of the reputedly most haunted castle in Britain. This trip helped them to […]

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