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23 Mar. 2015

Year 7 Revision Help


The Academy has put together a information for Year 7 students to help with revision for their exams which start on Monday, 20th april 2015. To access the information please click the button below. Remember: if you attend the revision sessions and take advantage of all the help provided by Academy staff you will achieve, and maybe even […]

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12 Mar. 2015

GCSE Students: Need help with Revision – look no further ……….


The Academy has put together a great deal of information for you to help with the all important revision in this pre-exam season. As well as the Subject Revision Hub and individual subject information on paigntononline, our custom made VLE, you can find the following information by clicking the button at the end of this […]

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Science Week 2015
26 Mar. 2015

Science Week 2015


Students from Years 7, 8 and 9 took part in this year’s Science Week during March. During the week students took part in a number of activities during lessons to show off their team-work and scientific skills. One of the main activities was the ‘Build a Bridge Challenge’ in which students worked in small teams: […]

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Geography Revision Help
25 Mar. 2015

Geography Revision Help


SDME Examination: May 19th: Worth 25% of your exam. Topic 1: Aid and Development. The resources on the VLE will help you to complete your first practice paper to be completed over the Easter holidays – simply follow the link below: VLE Aid and Development

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Year 10 Exercise Challenge for Comic Relief
23 Mar. 2015

Year 10 Exercise Challenge for Comic Relief


On Friday, 13th March,  four brave Year 10 students took on the challenge of continually exercising for an hour to raise money for Comic Relief. Students, Lauren Palmer, Abi Jones, Katrina Lewis – Thomas and Ben Holmes Brown worked tirelessly on the treadmill and rower to complete their challenge.  Two of the students had a bit of fun by dressing […]

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Final Site Visit for Year 11 Trainees
23 Mar. 2015

Final Site Visit for Year 11 Trainees


The Year 11 Construction Trainees have had their final visit of the Hayes Road Building Site.  The visits have proven to be a valuable tool in assisting learners with the knowledge and experience of all aspects of Construction from witnessing the demolition phase through to observing the completion phase last week. A special thanks must […]

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Year 10 through to the South Devon Final
16 Mar. 2015

Year 10 through to the South Devon Final


TheYear 10 Football Team made the South Devon Final by an impressive and well deserved 3-1 win over Churston Grammar School. Paignton Academy took the lead when Owen Coldwell’s inch perfect corner was met by Brandon Hext.  Although Paignton looked comfortable and had the majority of possession and chances, Churston did start to create opportunities and managed […]

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Celebrating exam success in Years 8 & 9
16 Mar. 2015

Celebrating exam success in Years 8 & 9


Twelve students from Year 8 and Year 9 enjoyed a celebration lunch with the Principal to commend their recent outstanding exam results.  In the recent examinations all twelve students had exceeded their targets in four or more subjects.  This is an excellent achievement and one which will prepare them for further future success in the Academy. […]

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16 Mar. 2015

Students visit Theatre Royal, Plymouth


Last week the Drama Department took Year 10, 11 and 6th Form students to see “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” at the Theatre Royal in Plymouth.  It was a truly phenomenal production: the students said it was ‘superb’ and ‘amazing’ and stated they had never never seen anything like it before. If you […]

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Year 7 Football Team Semi-Final Success!
12 Mar. 2015

Year 7 Football Team Semi-Final Success!


The Year 7 Football Team won a tricky tie away at Teignmouth School to secure their place in the Final of the South Devon Cup. The boys conceded an early goal on an extremely bobbly and steeply-sloping playing surface, but demonstrated terrific tenacity, team-spirit and tremendous technique to overcome their talented opponents with Man of […]

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