1st May: Bank Holiday
6th / 7th May: Ten Tors Challenge
25th/28th April: Geography Field Trips
15th May: GCSE Exam Period Begins
Week Beginning 8th May: Year 9 Exams
Summer Exam Period is almost here!
26 Apr. 2017

Summer Exam Period is almost here!


The Summer examination period starts on the 15th May and we are behind the students every step of the way to ensure everyone has the opportunity to make sure they reach their full potential. The Academy has put together a great deal of information to help with the all important revision in this pre-exam season.   […]

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Game, Set and Match!
28 Apr. 2017

Game, Set and Match!


210 Year 3 and 4 children were ‘served’ up an ‘ace’ opportunity to take part in a tennis festival at PCSA in the sports hub. Spurred on by a revival in British tennis success in recent years and Wimbledon just a couple of months away, the children took ‘advantage‘ of the opportunity to learn and develop […]

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Torbay Netball League Support Charlie & Imogen in Netball Nationals!
28 Apr. 2017

Torbay Netball League Support Charlie & Imogen in Netball Nationals!


Year 11’s Imogen and Charlie Plumridge play for TTNC Spartans U16 squad and they have made it through to the National Clubs Competition in Essex this weekend.  This is a huge achievement – no team from Devon for the last 40 years has secured a place in the National Tournament. Torbay Netball League have kindly […]

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Former Student presents to Law Students
26 Apr. 2017

Former Student presents to Law Students


Former Paignton Community & Sports Academy student Vicky Lees recently visited the Academy and delivered a presentation to Aspire Law students. Vicky is a Graduate member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, working towards a qualification as a Fellow, specialising in Family Law.  On completion of her Law with Business Studies Honours Degree (BSc) and […]

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Aspire ICT Students have a visit from Torbay Hospital
25 Apr. 2017

Aspire ICT Students have a visit from Torbay Hospital


Year 12 ICT students were really fortunate to be visited by Dr Nicholas Peres, one of the leaders of the use of Virtual Reality (VR) within healthcare. Students were given a talk into the current and future uses of VR within healthcare and were allowed to experiment with the use of Google Cardboard and the […]

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Year 12 Augmented Reality Trip to Thorpe Park
25 Apr. 2017

Year 12 Augmented Reality Trip to Thorpe Park


Year 12 ICT students visited Thorpe Park to look at the creation of the new Derren Brown Ghost Train ride. The ride is one of the first of its kind to use Augmented Reality, to really create a scary experience!  Students were able to test all rides at the park with the brave few taking […]

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PCSA Seeks Former Students!
24 Apr. 2017

PCSA Seeks Former Students!


The Academy, in conjunction with Future First, Alumni Programme, would like to contact all past students (who attended the present Academy, Paignton Community & Sports College, Paignton Boys School and Paignton Girls School) Alumni Programme Future First has developed a process for helping schools develop sustainable alumni communities- engaging both this year’s leavers and former students […]

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21 Apr. 2017

Letter from Mr S Kings, CEO of Bay Academy Trust


Please click the link below to read a letter from Mr Kings, the new Chief Executive Officer of the Bay Education Trust. Letter from S Kings April 2017    

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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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