24th/25th November: KS4 Outdoor Education Practice Expedition
5th – 9th December: Year 11 Work Experience
1st December: Year 11 Parents’ Evening
3rd December: Ten Tors Training
24th November: Winter Dance Performance
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BTEC Dance Students Perform and Teach Primary Children
02 Dec. 2016

BTEC Dance Students Perform and Teach Primary Children


The Year 10 Dance class welcomed Year 4 students from White Rock Primary School on Thursday 1st December into the Dance department. The Year 10 dancers performed ‘Revolting Children’ from Matilda for the visitors and then worked in pairs with small groups of younger students. The BTEC group taught the Year 4 children performance material […]

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Brown, Worden and Dorothy Save the Day for Year 7 Rugby Game!
02 Dec. 2016

Brown, Worden and Dorothy Save the Day for Year 7 Rugby Game!


A combined Year 7 A and B Rugby teams played against Torquay Boys’ Grammar School on the 1st of December and the rapid progress of the B team players was evident.  The first half saw the team go down by three tries despite huge efforts from the team who had put in a huge number […]

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PCSA host Athletics Festival
01 Dec. 2016

PCSA host Athletics Festival


On Thursday, 24th November, almost 240 Year 5 and 6 children took part in a Sports Hall Athletics Festival in the sports hub at PCSA.  There were 8 different schools taking part in this exciting Festival; including, Oldway, Curledge Street, Collaton St Mary, Roselands, Sacred Heart, Kings Ash, Stoke Gabriel and Preston primaries. The Festival […]

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Year 11 Photographs are Ready!
30 Nov. 2016

Year 11 Photographs are Ready!


The recent Year 11 large group photography is now online on the Tempest Groups website.  Please note this service is for viewing images only, ordering takes place via the order forms that will be given to the school shortly. Instructions to find and view the school photographs are below. Go to: www.tempest-groups.co.uk   Simply type the school […]

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Year 11 Parents’ Evening: Thursday, 1st December 2016
30 Nov. 2016

Year 11 Parents’ Evening: Thursday, 1st December 2016


Just a reminder that a  Year 11 Parents’ Evening will be held at Borough Road on Thursday, 1st December between 3.30 pm and 6.30 pm. Letters have been sent out to all Parents giving full details.

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Activities Week 2017
29 Nov. 2016

Activities Week 2017


We are very pleased to be able to offer an Activities Week again in 2017 as part of the Academy calendar.  For the week of 26th – 30th June 2017 the normal Academy timetable will be suspended for all students in Years 7-10 and staff will spend the week participating in a variety of activities […]

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Students Witness England Victory at Twickenham
28 Nov. 2016

Students Witness England Victory at Twickenham


On Saturday, 26th of November 53 students and 6 members of staff embarked on what was set to be a truly memorable visit to Twickenham Stadium, to watch an undefeated England team take on a highly rated Argentina outfit. Not even an early 7:15am Saturday meet time could deter a group of rugby hungry students, […]

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Panto Tickets on Sale Now!
28 Nov. 2016

Panto Tickets on Sale Now!


It is nearly Panto time again!  This year’s Panto is ‘ALADDIN’ and the students from years 7 – 11  have worked really hard since the first week of September for 5 hours a week after school to rehearse for the show.   If you would like to see the production, which promises, yet again, to […]

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Year 7 B Team Impress in Close Contest
28 Nov. 2016

Year 7 B Team Impress in Close Contest


With an abundance of players in Year 7, the Academy is now able to field two rugby teams.  The B team were able to admirably compete against Churston Ferrers Grammar School A Team and win a nail biting encounter by 6 tries to 5.  A ‘Man of the Match’ performance from Matthew Burrows and good […]

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