23rd – 27th January: Year 12 Army Work Experience
30th January to 3rd February: Year 10 PPE Exams
26th January: Year 8 Parents’ Evening
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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Students Helping our Community
20 Jan. 2017

Students Helping our Community


Students from Paignton Community and Sports Academy’s Personalised Learning Provision have been volunteering with Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust to support their conservation efforts at Hopes Nose in Torquay. Students have been clearing shrubs which helps the local wildlife and manages this Site of Specific Scientific Interest (SSSI) for everyone to enjoy.  Students are completing […]

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Ten Tors Training in Winter Conditions
19 Jan. 2017

Ten Tors Training in Winter Conditions


On Saturday, the Academy Ten Tors teams braved freezing conditions and snow on the ground to continue their training for the 2017 event. Both our 35 and 45 mile teams took part in a challenging route around Princetown, honing their navigation skills and developing their teamwork ready for the challenge. Mr Cook, Head of Outdoor Education, […]

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Local Volunteering Opportunities Available
18 Jan. 2017

Local Volunteering Opportunities Available


This week 6th Form, Aspire, students were invited to a presentation to hear about the volunteering opportunities available to them. Rachael Macloughin, shared her experience of volunteering, which led to her current employment within the Torbay Community Development Trust. Based in Torquay the organisation promotes the benefits of volunteering and offer a wide range of roles […]

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PCSA’s “Good” News Published
17 Jan. 2017

PCSA’s “Good” News Published


We thought that you would like to read the article in the Herald Express today reporting on our recent ‘Good’ OFSTED Inspection.  Please click the link below: Herald Express News Article  

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Careers in Sport
17 Jan. 2017

Careers in Sport


Since its inception in 2008, Careers in Sport has become the go-to organisation for young people embarking upon their sporting career. The website,  contains a number of key elements involving the world of work: With the help of organisations such as the Premier League, the Football Association, Rugby Football Union, English Cricket Board, Radio 5 […]

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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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