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21 Apr. 2017

April Newsletter Now Available


To find out all the latest news, important dates for your diary and information from Paignton Community & Sports Academy please read our April Newsletter – now available to download – just click on the link below: http://www.paigntonacademy.org/principals-newsletters/

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20 Apr. 2017

Student Represents the West in Rowing Regatta


On Saturday, 22nd April, Alice Middleton has been chosen to represent the West Region for Rowing at the Annual Junior Inter-Regional Regatta (JIRR) in Nottingham.  To be chosen for this national event to represent the region is a great achievement. Alice competed in the JIRR time trial in Totnes on the 4th February and was […]

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The Great PCSA Bake Off: Staff v Students
20 Apr. 2017

The Great PCSA Bake Off: Staff v Students


At the end of March Year 7 students led by Kayleigh Brewer, Cailin Cudd and Grace Williams took on the staff in a bake off and cake sale.   The staff and students made (and bought!) some amazing and delicious sweet treats raising oodles of cash for both Cancer Research and the Lymphoma Association.  The final count of £205.34 shows […]

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PCSA Students Interview International Footballers
20 Apr. 2017

PCSA Students Interview International Footballers


On Friday, 24th March, the Year 9 Sports Literacy Group were given the unique opportunity of interviewing some of the ESFA’s finest footballing talent. Having already impressed with their fine questioning skills while at Breeze FM, the group showcased their talents further by asking a series of sport and literacy related questions to the England […]

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Students watch England at Wembley
20 Apr. 2017

Students watch England at Wembley


On Sunday, 26th March, 43 students from four different year groups embarked an exciting visit to Wembley Stadium to watch the England National Football Team compete in a World Cup qualifier against a stubborn Lithuanian side. Armed with more sweets than Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory, the group set off from Borough Road on the morning […]

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Principal Jane English Retires
03 Apr. 2017

Principal Jane English Retires


It has been a momentous year for Jane English, who has finally come to the end of her time as our Principal.  Her retirement has come after 35 years at the Academy where she first arrived as a PE teacher in 1982.  Over this period she has worked for the Local Authority, been heavily involved […]

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Students Shine at Torbay Performing Arts Festival
31 Mar. 2017

Students Shine at Torbay Performing Arts Festival


Congratulations to the Academy Band who played at the Torbay Performing Arts Festival on Wednesday, 29th March and gave a highly enjoyable and accomplished performance. Issy Roper, Erin Kingsley, Oliver Woodcock, Harry Thompson , Danile de Jong and Cole Ford entertained the audience with drumming, singing, guitar and keyboard talents and received many congratulatory comments […]

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Rhys to the Rescue in Extraordinary Cup Semi Final
30 Mar. 2017

Rhys to the Rescue in Extraordinary Cup Semi Final


Rhys Moseley was once again the star man for the Year 9 Football Team with four superb goals in an incredible extra-time South Devon Cup semi-final victory over Newton Abbot. His early driving run and crisp shot was saved well by the goalkeeper allowing Jamie Hooper to pounce on the rebound and put Paignton ahead, […]

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Gifted & Talented Students Trip
30 Mar. 2017

Gifted & Talented Students Trip


22 talented athletes, dancers and sports performers from PCSA travelled to Plymouth for a day of sports science ,testing and education at the University of St Mark & John. The students took part in a range of tests looking at acceleration, reaction, power and body composition.  The data collected gave each of them an individual […]

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