4th – 10th January 2017: Year 9 Exams
8th December: Community Christmas Lunch
7th/8th December: Academy Panto at Palace Theatre – 7.00pm
5th – 9th December: Year 11 Work Experience
13th/14th December: Students’ Christmas Lunch
16th December: Last Day of Term
3rd January 2017: Spring Term Begins
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Old and Young Come Together for Community Lunch
09 Dec. 2016

Old and Young Come Together for Community Lunch


On Thursday, 8th December, the academy held the much loved annual Community Christmas Lunch. Students and staff alike helped out with welcoming, and serving lunch, to the elderly who live in the local community – Tweenaway Court and Whitley Court. Our guests were greeted by Father Christmas and his Elf, had a wonderful home cooked […]

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Early Christmas Cheer for Year 9 Football Team!
09 Dec. 2016

Early Christmas Cheer for Year 9 Football Team!


The Year 9 Football Team began the festive season with yet another superb display on Wednesday, 7th December, as they swept through to the last 32 of the U14 ESFA National Cup with a comprehensive 3-1 victory over Penryn College, Cornwall. A cracker of a volley into the top corner from Dejay Bolton was early reward […]

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PCSA’s 10th Anniversary Pantomime Performance – Aladdin
08 Dec. 2016

PCSA’s 10th Anniversary Pantomime Performance – Aladdin


PCSA has come a long way in 10 years, and once again the Academy presented a wonderful Christmas Pantomime performance of Aladdin at the Palace Theatre, featuring a cast of over 50 students from across all year groups. For some of these students it was their very first chance to ‘tread the boards’ and what […]

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Rugby Year 8s Triumph at Churston
08 Dec. 2016

Rugby Year 8s Triumph at Churston


On Tuesday, 29th November the Year 8 Rugby Team put in a performance that England Coach, Eddie Jones, himself would have been pleased to have seen  when they won 66-24 against Churston Grammar School. The boys showed their dominance from the first whistle and scored within the first five minutes.  ‘Big’ Ben (Heal) who captained […]

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Six Academy Students Selected for Cross Country Championships
07 Dec. 2016

Six Academy Students Selected for Cross Country Championships


The Academy is pleased to have six students selected to run in the Devon Schools Cross Country Championships on Saturday, 21st January 2017.  This is the next level of the competition after the Area Trials at Stover School in November and is the qualification round for the South West Schools Championships.  Students who win this […]

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PCSA Interact Club Plant Bulbs for End Polio Now
06 Dec. 2016

PCSA Interact Club Plant Bulbs for End Polio Now


The Academy’s Interact Club, as part of their charitable role, are raising the profile of one of their chosen charities, ‘End Polio Now’.  Alongside an estimated £600 raised from a non-uniform day, students took part in planting crocus bulbs.  Chris Cook said: “What is brilliant about this is that whatever money we raise for End Polio Now, Paignton […]

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2 Million Children Bikeability Trained
06 Dec. 2016

2 Million Children Bikeability Trained


Since the launch of the Bikeability Programme almost 10 years ago, just over 2,000,000 children have taken part in Bikeability training. Paignton Community & Sports Academy is one of around 350 registered Bikeability schemes, dedicated to ensuring that young people have the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge of cycling safely on the road. […]

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BTEC Dance Students Perform and Teach Primary Children
02 Dec. 2016

BTEC Dance Students Perform and Teach Primary Children


The Year 10 Dance class welcomed Year 4 students from White Rock Primary School on Thursday 1st December into the Dance department. The Year 10 dancers performed ‘Revolting Children’ from Matilda for the visitors and then worked in pairs with small groups of younger students. The BTEC group taught the Year 4 children performance material […]

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Brown, Worden and Dorothy Save the Day for Year 7 Rugby Game!
02 Dec. 2016

Brown, Worden and Dorothy Save the Day for Year 7 Rugby Game!


A combined Year 7 A and B Rugby teams played against Torquay Boys’ Grammar School on the 1st of December and the rapid progress of the B team players was evident.  The first half saw the team go down by three tries despite huge efforts from the team who had put in a huge number […]

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PCSA host Athletics Festival
01 Dec. 2016

PCSA host Athletics Festival


On Thursday, 24th November, almost 240 Year 5 and 6 children took part in a Sports Hall Athletics Festival in the sports hub at PCSA.  There were 8 different schools taking part in this exciting Festival; including, Oldway, Curledge Street, Collaton St Mary, Roselands, Sacred Heart, Kings Ash, Stoke Gabriel and Preston primaries. The Festival […]

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