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History Revision: 23rd December
12 Dec. 2014

History Revision: 23rd December


To help with your History GCSE a Revision Session will take place on: Tuesday, 23rd December between 10.00 am and 1.00 pm  in the VLC. Refreshments will be provided! If you have any questions please see your History Tutor.

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Christmas Concert: 18th December 2014
09 Dec. 2014

Christmas Concert: 18th December 2014


The Faculty of Creative and Expressive Arts invite you to their Annual Christmas Concert on Thursday, 18th December at 6.00 pm, which celebrates Christmas through Music. The Concert will take place in the Performing Arts Centre at Waterleat Road. Tickets are £2.00 which includes mince pies and mulled wine: they can be purchased at either […]

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Academy welcomes Elderly  Neighbours
17 Dec. 2014

Academy welcomes Elderly Neighbours


On Wednesday 10th December the Academy hosted our Annual Community Christmas Lunch for 30 elderly residents, from two local care homes.  The residents enjoyed a sumptuous lunch provided by Lyn Davies and her team. Entertainment was provided by members of our Choir who sang beautifully, led by Mr Eastman.  We also had a “special” visitor […]

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Information for Parents, Carers and Guardians
15 Dec. 2014

Information for Parents, Carers and Guardians


Devon and Cornwall Police have requested that we make information available to all Parents, Carers and Guardians to help you keep your sons and daughters safe over the festive season.  You can download it here: Winter Safety advice for Parents

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Accelerated Reader Rewards Trip – George’s Marvellous Medicine…
15 Dec. 2014

Accelerated Reader Rewards Trip – George’s Marvellous Medicine…


Fourteen students were selected by Mrs Hunt and her team to be eligible for a rewards trip to see George’s Marvellous Medicine at the Northcott Theatre.  The students selected were those who had made the best start on the reading programme designed to improving comprehension and decoding skills.  These are the students who have completed […]

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Year 8 Ethics Revision
12 Dec. 2014

Year 8 Ethics Revision


With Year 8 exams coming up the week we return after the Christmas holiday, here are some of the things to help you with your Ethics exam.  There are two after school revision sessions on Tuesday 16th December 2014 and Tuesday 6th January 2015 in W31 and W30.  Each student will have access to bespoke […]

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Whiteoak brace seals Devon Cup Win
12 Dec. 2014

Whiteoak brace seals Devon Cup Win


Paignton made the long journey to Colyton Grammar School on Thursday, 11th December and returned with an impressive 2-0 win. The boys played a difficult pitch that lacked width but right throughout continued to be composed on the ball and tried to play football on the floor. After a frustrating first half the boys  persisted and were well rewarded in […]

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Jack and the Beanstalk
12 Dec. 2014

Jack and the Beanstalk


Once again the Academy presented a wonderful Christmas Pantomime at the Palace Theatre, featuring a cast of 42 students from across all year groups.  For some of these students it was their very first chance to ‘tread the boards’ and what a superb opportunity  it turned out to be. The entire cast sang, danced and acted like […]

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Ten Tors Trainees take to the Coast!
09 Dec. 2014

Ten Tors Trainees take to the Coast!


Last Sunday, the Year 10 students hoping to make our 35 mile Ten Tors team took to the South Devon coastal path as part of their training.  The coastal path serves as good training ground for moorland walking due the steep hills and uneven terrain.  On Sunday the weather was fantastic with blue skies and light […]

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200+ Trained and Counting
09 Dec. 2014

200+ Trained and Counting


The Academy is delighted to have trained more than 200 young people this term on the Level 2 and 3 Bikeability Course.  Funded through the Department for Transport, the Academy has employed a team of nationally qualified instructors to give students the confidence, skills and knowledge to cycle safely on the road. The training has […]

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