13th – 17th February: Half Term Holiday
23rd February: Year 9 Options Evening
11th February: Bronze DoE Training
9th – 17th March: Year 11 PPEs
2nd March: World Book Day
Important Information: Year 11 PPEs: 9th – 17th March 2017
09 Feb. 2017

Important Information: Year 11 PPEs: 9th – 17th March 2017


Year 11 will be taking their PPEs (Pre-Public Exams) from the 9th to 17th March 2017.  This is an  opportunity for the students to have crucial exam practice in a formal situation prior to their GCSE exams.  It is essential that Year 11 start their revision for these exams now.  It is important that the students take these […]

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Year 9 Option Choices
24 Feb. 2017

Year 9 Option Choices


It is an important time for Year 9 pupils as they choose their Option Subjects. When a student enters Year 10, they begin a new phase of their education called Key Stage 4, where they will have to choose subjects for deeper study for the next two years. The PowerPoint which was presented during our Options […]

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Year 9 Literacy Leaders Support Younger Students
23 Feb. 2017

Year 9 Literacy Leaders Support Younger Students


Our current ‘Literacy Leaders’, Tallulah Harrison, Issy Roper, Elise Warren, Ella McAnuff, Tamsin Rowe, Catherine Scott, Hollie Yates, Will Arthur, Issy Ryman, Courtney Sedgebeer, Sophie Chapman, Holly Appleby and Seana Lye have been particularly reliable in their teaching; they meet up with their Year 7 readers twice a week, help them choose books and accompany […]

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Bryony Vass is Combat Athletic Champion!
23 Feb. 2017

Bryony Vass is Combat Athletic Champion!


Bryony Vass from 8P5 proudly showed off her winning medal today.  She recently competed in a Combat Athletics Competition specialising in Muay Thai.  It was a local competition at Hybrid Gym in Paignton.  Bryony is currently a purple and white belt and is working towards her brown belt. Muay Thai is referred to as the […]

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Year 9 Students visit Marjons
21 Feb. 2017

Year 9 Students visit Marjons


On Thursday, 9th February a group of Year 9 students attended an Aim Higher Information Day hosted by Marjons University. The day allowed students to explore the campus, develop an understanding the different styles of learning and teaching at University and the wide range of subjects that can be studied. Students were able to ask current […]

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Music At The Edge Provide Live Music Session
10 Feb. 2017

Music At The Edge Provide Live Music Session


Part of the Brixham Youth Enquiry Service, Music at the Edge, came into school and spoke to Year 7, 8 and 9 about the information, support and activities they are running from their Brixham based community. They hold workshops, music recording sessions and gigs throughout the week aimed at young people and adults which helps […]

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Girls Claim County Championship Crown!
10 Feb. 2017

Girls Claim County Championship Crown!


Year 7 girls took part in the Devon Futsal Championships, held in the PCSA Hub this week, where a field of seven teams contested the County Championship finals. The first game against Hele’s School was a tough encounter with both sides nervous and not wanting to make any mistakes, the game ended 0-0 and a […]

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County Standard Table Tennis
09 Feb. 2017

County Standard Table Tennis


Eight of Paignton’s finest table tennis players travelled to Plymouth for the County Schools Table Tennis Championships.   The best in Devon assembled for a full day of thrilling competition, with well over 30 tables hosting matches in different age groups.  The winners were assured a spot at the National Finals later in the year. […]

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PCSA Students Dance with Distinction!
09 Feb. 2017

PCSA Students Dance with Distinction!


PCSA’s Year 8 girls – Emily Carpenter, Carys Trengrove and Daisy Benney – have recently all achieved a distinction in their Grade 4 Ballet exam.  This is a fantastic result as they had to obtain at least 80/100 in the 3 disciplines of the exam: theory, technical and performance. All three girls attend Miss Jenny’s […]

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KS3 Year 7 Pirate Project Homework
09 Feb. 2017

KS3 Year 7 Pirate Project Homework


This half term the Year 7s have been studying the life of Pirates, in particular the Golden Age and challenging the stereotypes of that era.  As part of their home learning they were encouraged to create eye-catching and imaginative projects displaying the three specific key areas of new knowledge and understanding of this fascinating topic. […]

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