23rd – 27th May: Post 16 Outdoor Education Expedition
30th May – 3rd June: Half Term Holiday
27th May: Record of Achievement Day
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PIXL GCSE Mathematics Resources
27 May. 2016

PIXL GCSE Mathematics Resources


PIXL have released some documents which will help you to revise prior to the Mathematics examination on Thursday, 9th June. Click on the links below to access the documents (which are password Protected): Edexcel H May 2016 P2 QP Edexcel F May 2016 P2 QP Best Guess Foundation Best Guess Higher v2  

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GCSE Geography: Controlled Assessment Resources
09 May. 2016

GCSE Geography: Controlled Assessment Resources


If you are currently working on your Geography Controlled Assessment on Dawlish Warren you can find the resources you need on paigntononline.  Please click below to be directed to the site: Geography Controlled Assessment : Dawlish Warren

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Prom Tickets on Sale NOW!
27 May. 2016

Prom Tickets on Sale NOW!


Year 11 pupils have the chance to celebrate the end of their exams in style at the YEAR 11 PROM! This fantastic event will be held at the Livermead Cliff Hotel on the 15th of July, from 6:30 until 11.oo pm. Tickets are £25 each (discounts available with Vivo vouchers and 10 Revision Sessions attended). Bring your vouchers […]

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Outdoor Education Students complete their Bronze DofE Award
24 May. 2016

Outdoor Education Students complete their Bronze DofE Award


Congratulations to the Year 11 Outdoor Education students for completing their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE). As part of their BTEC Outdoor Education course students also competed skills, physical, volunteering and expedition sections for their Bronze Award.  The expedition section required students to complete a walk over two days where they needed to be […]

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GCSE Geography: Dawlish Warren Field Trip
24 May. 2016

GCSE Geography: Dawlish Warren Field Trip


During April 2016, all of the Year 10 Geographers took a trip to Dawlish Warren to investigate the coastal systems and management taking place. This visit and the data they collected forms the basis for their Controlled Assessment, which is worth 25% of their GCSE grade.  Whilst we were there, they were able to see […]

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Raising Aspirations through Higher Education
24 May. 2016

Raising Aspirations through Higher Education


Raising Aspirations through Higher Education – My Digital Journey (RAHE) is an interactive and digital outreach project, aligned with the Devon Collaborative Outreach Network (DCON). www.devonoutreachnetwork.co.uk RAHE’s aim is to ensure that you and your child/children have a clear route for accessing digital resources and activities about the variety of exciting opportunities that are available […]

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Athletics Trials – Monday, 16th May 2016
24 May. 2016

Athletics Trials – Monday, 16th May 2016


A small number of highly talented Paignton Community & Sports Academy athletes were invited to attend this year’s South Devon Athletics Trials, which were held at Stover School in Newton Abbot. On Monday, athletes had the chance to impress, and be selected to represent the County in the next round, held at Exeter Arena on […]

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Institution of Engineering and Technology
23 May. 2016

Institution of Engineering and Technology


A group of Year 7 students attended Plymouth University to take part in a IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology) Faraday Challenge Day, with Laura Hay and Martyn Walker.  The activities were STEM based, so students had to create a product using their programming skills and then pitch the final product to a panel of […]

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23 May. 2016

Computing and Digital Media Careers


On Wednesday, 18th May the Academy took a group of Year 9 Computer Science enthusiasts to the University of Plymouth. The day included a variety of activities and talks that showed pupils the different branches of  computing  and the variety of  new and developing technologies linked to the subject.  The day was enhanced by seeing Computing and Robotic engineering projects and products that had been created by third year […]

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Courageous County Cup Final Effort from Academy Year 8 Football Team
19 May. 2016

Courageous County Cup Final Effort from Academy Year 8 Football Team


The Year 8 Football Team produced a heroic performance in their U13 Devon County Cup Final on Wednesday, 11th May but eventually finished Runners-Up to an extremely strong Bideford College side. In a thrilling match, Paignton took an early lead through Dejay Bolton but were pegged back after a defensive clearance which unfortunately ricocheted past […]

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Changes to Apprenticeships
19 May. 2016

Changes to Apprenticeships


Apprenticeships have changed.  It’s certainly worth finding out more when there are up to 28,000 vacancies online at any time, in sectors ranging from nuclear to fashion, and from banking to defence. Some employers even fund degrees for their apprentices. Visit www.getingofar.gov.uk for useful information and advice.

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