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Year 11 Exams are in Full Swing!!
11 May. 2015

Year 11 Exams are in Full Swing!!


The Summer examination period is now upon us and we are behind the students every step of the way to ensure everyone has the opportunity to make sure they reach their full potential.   Pre-exam Power Points will take place at 8.30am before the morning exams and 12.40pm before the afternoon exams.  It is essential […]

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Academy presents ‘A Night at the Oscars’
29 May. 2015

Academy presents ‘A Night at the Oscars’


On Monday, 11th May the Academy’s Creative and Expressive Arts students presented their Red Carpet Productions show, ‘A Night at the Oscars’, which was a very impressive show which was thoroughly enjoyed by all who attended. Here are some video clips from the show:

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Student of the Month: April
22 May. 2015

Student of the Month: April


Every month in the Academy students from each Year Group are nominated by staff to become ‘Student of the Month’.  During April 40 pupils were nominated for the accolade across the Academy and I am delighted to share the details of the 6 winners: Leon Qiriaqi 7G1 We had a member of the public contact us to say how wonderful, well-mannered and […]

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22 May. 2015

Calling all Year 10 English Students


ALL Year 10 students will have their mock Speaking and Listening exam after half-term.  The exams will take place: Week commencing 8th and 15th June. To help your son/daughter to do well in this exam you can: Listen to their presentation (it needs to be between 3 and 4 minutes long on a topic of […]

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History Revision Session: 29th May
20 May. 2015

History Revision Session: 29th May


 GCSE History Exam – Crime and Punishment:  Monday, 1st June – 9.00am  GCSE History Exam – American West: Wednesday, 10th June – 9.00am To help with revision and preparation to ensure you reach, or exceed, your predicted grade for your exams a History Revision Session will take place on: Friday, 29th May between 10.00 am and 1.00 pm  in […]

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Cavanna Homes Property Development Challenge 2015
20 May. 2015

Cavanna Homes Property Development Challenge 2015


On Monday, 11th May fifty, Year 7, 8 and 9 students took part in this fast moving Enterprise Challenge. Working in teams of five, each team became a small property development company asked to purchase a prime site for development of affordable and sustainable housing. Each team had to make decisions about company names, design […]

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“Singing Europe” 2013-2015: Comenius Students visit Poland
20 May. 2015

“Singing Europe” 2013-2015: Comenius Students visit Poland


Academy students left Paignton for Poland on Saturday, 16th May.  Here is Mrs Browning’s blog: Sunday, 17th May “The flight on British Airways was a smooth one, efficient and on time.  On disembarking we needed a British newspaper for one of our props for the play and struck up a conversation with one of the […]

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The Academy’s brilliant Literacy Leaders!
18 May. 2015

The Academy’s brilliant Literacy Leaders!


This year’s Year 9 has produced a team of excellent Literacy Leaders who help students in Year 7 with their reading skills.  They were trained to teach reading skills to the younger students, by Mrs Hughes in the Autumn Term, in their own free time and have been mentoring and teaching the Year 7s once […]

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Two great opportunities from the Media Department
14 May. 2015

Two great opportunities from the Media Department


There is now an exciting opportunity to be involved in the Academy Film Club.  Not only will you enjoy some of the latest DVD releases screened on the VLC’s impressive HDTV quality LARGE media projector, you will also have the option / opportunity of making your very own Film Production.  You will be able to edit it in the Borough […]

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Academy Athletes perform at South Devon Athletics Trials
14 May. 2015

Academy Athletes perform at South Devon Athletics Trials


A small, but talented, group of athletes from Paignton Community and Sports Academy attended this year’s South Devon Athletics Trials at Torre Valley North in Torquay on Tuesday 12th May. Academy students took part in all disciplines including; Long Jump, High Jump, Shot Putt, 100m, 200m and 800m.   Stand out performances included: *  Charlie Plumridge winning […]

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14 May. 2015

SIMS Learning Gateway update


SIMS Learning Gateway homework page is now working.  Please continue to log on as usual to monitor your child’s homework, if you need a reminder of username or password please click on the button on the school website and an email will be sent to the appropriate person. Please be aware that a change has […]

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