17th January 2017: Academy Council Meeting (Students)
14th January 2017: DoE Silver Training
4th – 10th January 2017: Year 9 Exams
Year 10 PPEs Commence on Monday, 30th January
10 Jan. 2017

Year 10 PPEs Commence on Monday, 30th January


Year 10 will be taking their PPEs (Pre-public exams) during  week beginning the 30th January 2017.  This will be an opportunity for the students to have crucial exam practice in a formal situation for their GCSE exams.  It is essential that Year 10 start their revision for these exams now. It is important that the students take […]

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Student Writes War Poetry
16 Jan. 2017

Student Writes War Poetry


In Year 8 English, during the Autumn Term, we studied War Poetry.  One student, Amber Bowden, has, in her own time, written her own poem inspired by some that we read in class. Soldier I am a soldier, I feel no pain. I am going to try not to cower in fear.   I am […]

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PAFC 6th Form Squad moving through the gears!
16 Jan. 2017

PAFC 6th Form Squad moving through the gears!


On Wednesday, 11th January the PAFC squad made the long trip to Cornwall College worthwhile by returning to Paignton with 3 points and a 4-0 victory to their name. A brace each from Sam Alfieri and Jake Powell, both with a goal either side of half time ensuring the squad have moved up to 2nd […]

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Girls’ Football Going From Strength to Strength!
16 Jan. 2017

Girls’ Football Going From Strength to Strength!


Paignton Academy entered two teams into the recent U12s Girls’ South Devon Futsal Competition, with both teams doing exceptionally well. The teams included Trinity, Ocean, Sylvia, Laila, Jess, India, Kayleigh, Katie, Hana, Phoebe, Lindsay, Kaitlin, Jemma and Alfie.  There were goals, goals, goals as PCSA 1 won all their games and won the whole tournament […]

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Year 7 Boys Perform Well At Area Futsal Finals
16 Jan. 2017

Year 7 Boys Perform Well At Area Futsal Finals


On Thursday, the 4th of January, fourteen boys from Year 7 participated in the South Devon Futsal Finals.  The boys competed against some excellent teams within the local area, and registered some really pleasing results in the process. Wins against Spires College and Newton Abbot College were the highlight of the teams’ campaigns, which saw […]

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Powell, Hughes and Ward Win Titles
10 Jan. 2017

Powell, Hughes and Ward Win Titles


The 6th Form Sport group took on the 18 hole Cayman Golf course for their end of term competition.  After 8 weeks of instruction and tuition the group were split into three ability groups.  Harry Ward led the way in the top seeded group winning by just one shot and this was celebrated on the […]

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PCSA Seeks Former Students!
09 Jan. 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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Year 9 Cup Campaign concludes after close contest
09 Jan. 2017

Year 9 Cup Campaign concludes after close contest


The Academy Year 9 Football Team bowed out of this year’s National Cup with their heads high after a narrow defeat to a strong St Peters College team from Exeter. A tentative start saw the boys concede from a corner as St Peters made their physical presence count early on, but an outstanding solo strike […]

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Aspire Open Evening – Post 16 Education at PCSA
06 Jan. 2017

Aspire Open Evening – Post 16 Education at PCSA


Aspire offers young people many exciting Post 16 opportunities, so please come along to our Open Evening on Thursday, 19th January if you are considering continuing your education after Year 11. Paignton Academy’s Aspire Open Event offers students and parents the opportunity to come and meet with staff, view our facilities and find out more […]

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6th Form Sport Group Coached at Cayman
05 Jan. 2017

6th Form Sport Group Coached at Cayman


The Year 13 6th Form Sport Group have had the pleasure of being coached by PGA professional. Dan Leins. at the Cayman Golf course, as one of their taught BTEC units. Over a number of weeks the students have been given feedback on the course in the video analysis room on how to improve their […]

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