15th July: Sports Day
29th June: Year 10 Celebration Evening
4th July: Start of the new timetable
7th/8th July: Induction Days New Year 7 Pupils
5th July: Induction Evening for New Year 7 Parents
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PCSA Students Predict EU Referendum Election Results!
24 Jun. 2016

PCSA Students Predict EU Referendum Election Results!


Paignton Academy students’ own EU referendum vote that was held on Wednesday was an exact reflection of the nations vote yesterday with 52% voting out and 48% voting to remain! All PCSA students were given the chance to vote on whether to remain or leave the European Union and it was an extremely close call […]

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Student, Tyler Fenton, Becomes Twirler of the Year!
24 Jun. 2016

Student, Tyler Fenton, Becomes Twirler of the Year!


Paignton Academy students, Tyler Fenton and Harrison Snell recently took part in the BBTF (British Baton Twirling Federation) championships in Southampton. Tyler won the award of Twirler of the Year! Well done to both girls who took part.

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23 Jun. 2016

Behaviour Centre Restorative Support TA


PERMANENT 31 hours/week, 39 weeks per annum Grade D Point Range 14 – 17 £16,481 – £17,547 per annum Actual pro rata salary depends on length of service (e.g. with basic year service £11,856 per annum) The Academy is looking to appoint a Behaviour Centre Restorative Support Teaching Assistant to staff the Behaviour Centre Provision […]

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Faculty of Creative Arts Present School for Sketches Comedy Night
23 Jun. 2016

Faculty of Creative Arts Present School for Sketches Comedy Night


The Academy Theatre Company presented an hilarious evening of comedy  sketches  on Wednesday 22nd June, superbly directed by Peter Hubble.  The talented cast were made up of KS3 and KS4 pupils and had the audience enthralled with their comic timing and characterisation.   The evening was opened and closed by the Academy Band who played ‘Shine’ […]

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PCSA EU Referendum Vote Result
23 Jun. 2016

PCSA EU Referendum Vote Result


All PCSA students were given the chance to vote on whether to remain or leave the European Union this morning. It was a nail biting count! Year 7 students counted and recounted, and KS3 students had one vote between in and out. When Year 10 votes were added to the result there was a dramatic […]

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Safeguarding is Everybody’s Responsibility
23 Jun. 2016

Safeguarding is Everybody’s Responsibility


To understand the concepts of safeguarding and child protection, 6th Form students (pictured) have successfully completed online qualifications in Safeguarding and Channel General Awareness. Working through the modules students were made aware of how to spot the signs and symptoms of abuse and how to deal with any concerns that they may have for the […]

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PCSA Hold GCSE Art Exhibition
23 Jun. 2016

PCSA Hold GCSE Art Exhibition


Paignton Academy showcased this years GCSE artwork on Tuesday evening. They hosted an exhibition featuring the current students art and invited friends, family and students to have a private view. Sian Dale said “The student’s hard work is really evident in the quality of the work” Artwork by Kerry Gluning:

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Year 11 GCSE Art Exhibition Tonight!
21 Jun. 2016

Year 11 GCSE Art Exhibition Tonight!


We are inviting you, your family and friends to attend the private view of our GCSE work from the Class of 2016, from 6pm until 8pm in the VLC at Borough Road. Year 11 come and celebrate your success and hard work. Year 10 come and see the end result and be motivated. Year 9 […]

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New Head Girl and Head Boy Appointed
21 Jun. 2016

New Head Girl and Head Boy Appointed


Congratulations to Jack Gay and Annabelle Cairns, who have been appointed as Head Boy and Head Girl, and Bethany Thompson and Lewis Round who have been appointed as Deputies. In line with Academy tradition, a rigorous interview process with our Principal, Miss English and the Year Team, the Academy has successfully appointed four Year 11 senior students […]

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Principal, Jane English, Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
20 Jun. 2016

Principal, Jane English, Receives Lifetime Achievement Award


Staff and students at Paignton Academy are extremely proud and happy to report that Principal, Jane English, has been announced as a Silver Teaching Award Winner in the category, The Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Pearson Teaching Awards 2016.  Jane was successfully chosen from thousands of nominations! Jane has fully deserved this accolade as […]

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