24th August: GCSE Results Day
19th July:Celebration Evening for Year 8
18th July:Celebration Evening for Year 7
5th September: First Day of Term for Students
17th August: A Level Results Day
26th July: Last Day of Term
21st – 23rd July: DoE Silver Expedition
Admission Arrangements

Admission Arrangements

All applications for Paignton Community & Sports Academy (excluding 6th Form) must be made through the Local Authority.

For applications to join the Year 7 intake follow the link below for ‘Secondary School Admissions’:

Secondary School Admissions

All other applications for Years 7-11 should be made by following the link (below) to ‘In Year Admissions’ and completing a TIPs Form.

In Year Admissions


  • Students with a Statement of Educational Needs should speak to the SEN department at the Local Authority.


Once an application has been processed by the Local Authority, all In Year Admissions will be assisted by our Transient Pupil Support Team. For more information on the Transient Pupil Support Team and our procedures, or to contact us directly, follow the link to our page:

Transient Pupil Support