25th August: GCSE Results Day
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1st / 2nd September: Non Pupil Days
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Torbay Summer Holiday Programme – available to book now!
04 Jul. 2016

Torbay Summer Holiday Programme – available to book now!


TORBAY SUMMER HOLIDAY PROGRAMME 2016 Choose your own adventure MONDAY 25TH JULY – FRIDAY 26TH AUGUST FOR AGES 0 -17 YEARS *NEW* for Summer 2016: Design & Make your own Skirts or Shorts, Design and Make your own Teddy bear clothes, Jewellery Making, Leather Workshop, Netball Tots/Mini/High 5, Radio & Media Workshop, Skateboard Lesson, Woodcraft. […]

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Year 11 Leavers’ Prom 2016
22 Jul. 2016

Year 11 Leavers’ Prom 2016


With exams over and summer fast approaching the final event of the Year 11 calendar saw the PCSA Year 11 Prom take place at the wonderful Livermead Cliff Hotel.  The sun was shining, the outfits sparkled, pupils dressed to impress and arrived in style. The traffic slowed to drop off the pupils in an array […]

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E-Safety News Update
22 Jul. 2016

E-Safety News Update


With the summer holidays starting today, young people are looking forward to having more free time.  For some, this will be spent using the internet to keep in touch with friends, catch up with the latest apps and online trends, and playing their favourite games. We have brought together some useful information for parents, guardians and carers on […]

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French excitement for Year 7 Students!
21 Jul. 2016

French excitement for Year 7 Students!


On Thursday, 30th June, Le Bistro de Dan Ro-Ro came to PCSA to perform their latest show for our Year 7 students… and it went down a storm!  It was mainly in French but, even though the students didn’t always understand every word, they found it highly entertaining thanks to the visuals and humour. They were […]

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Striker surprises Soccer Students!
18 Jul. 2016

Striker surprises Soccer Students!


Some pupils couldn’t believe their luck last week when a former professional footballer dropped in to pay them a surprise inspirational visit. Christian Roberts, who scored over 70 goals for Cardiff City, Exeter City, Bristol City, Swindon Town and Wales during his glittering football career, was passing through Torbay in his new role as a […]

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18 Jul. 2016

BTEC Music Concert: Monday 18th July


There is a Summer Music Concert hosted by the Year 10 BTEC students at Borough Road Centre in the Drama Studio on Monday, 18th July from 4pm to 5pm. Please come and support the students  – tickets are £1 and can be on the door or at Borough  Road Reception.

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Careers and Raising Aspirations
18 Jul. 2016

Careers and Raising Aspirations


On Thursday, 14th July, Year 9 pupils attended an inspiring presentation about university and how to make choices.  After the performance one group of pupils were invited to attend a workshop which delved further into the understanding of cost and degree choices; pupils were required to demonstrate facts about university through different genres and the short time to create the pieces […]

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PCSA Students Complete Bronze Crest Award
14 Jul. 2016

PCSA Students Complete Bronze Crest Award


On the 11th April 2016, 14 pupils from year 7, 8 & 9 embarked on a 10 week Bronze CREST award project. The pupils were required to pick their own project and work independently throughout to meet the aims of their project. These pupils have developed valuable skills during the 10 weeks they have been participating […]

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Dance and Music Students go Backstage
14 Jul. 2016

Dance and Music Students go Backstage


On Friday, 8th July, Year 11 Dance and Music students were treated to a backstage theatre tour at the Princess Theatre, Torquay. Technical Manager and Stage Manager Martin Jenkins  provided students with VIP access to the stage, technical areas, dressing room and backstage in the wings, the lighting box and were even allowed a go at the […]

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6th Form Construction Students Visit Site of Plymouth’s Tallest Building
08 Jul. 2016

6th Form Construction Students Visit Site of Plymouth’s Tallest Building


Aspire’s 6th Form Construction students were the given the exciting opportunity of visiting the site of what will be Plymouth’s tallest building. Students received a tour and an insight into the project by the Site Manager, from Kier Construction. At 78m high, the 22 storey building will tower above the city providing a mix of cluster […]

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