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

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Career of the Week: Pharmacist
17 Jul. 2017

Career of the Week: Pharmacist


This week we look at: Further Information For further information click on the links below: Next Steps Health Careers Prospects Royal Pharmaceutical Society

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Year 6 Induction Days are a Huge Success!
13 Jul. 2017

Year 6 Induction Days are a Huge Success!


On Thursday 6th and Friday 7th July all of the new Year 7 students who are joining us in September had a wonderful opportunity to experience life at Paignton Academy for two full days. The students were able to make new friends, learn about the school, attend a club and experience a wide variety of lessons.  […]

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Students’ Success at MADE Finals 2017
13 Jul. 2017

Students’ Success at MADE Finals 2017


On Tuesday June 11th 2017 six Academy students presented at the Torbay MADE Finals held at the Riviera International Conference Centre in Torbay. MADE stands for Manufacturing Activities Designed to Engage, and engage it did with our Year 8 students Beth Davis, Daisy Linch, Jasmine McNally, Abbey Saunders, Torin Stanyer and Robert Twelves. MADE, now […]

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Activities Week 2017
12 Jul. 2017

Activities Week 2017


As the sun shone, pupils at Paignton Community and Sports Academy enjoyed a wealth of sessions during Activities Week. Years 7, 8, 9 and 10 took part, with over 1,000 pupils and staff engaging in 102 activities over 5 days.  Students learnt to fish, ski, snowboard, race in a Grand Prix and even how to […]

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Students enjoy French Show
11 Jul. 2017

Students enjoy French Show


On Thursday, 22nd June, Le Bistro de Dan Ro-Ro came to PCSA to perform their latest show for our Year 7 students… and it went down a storm!  The show was mainly in French but, even though the students didn’t always understand every word, they found it highly entertaining thanks to the visuals and humour. […]

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Torbay Summer Holiday Programme 2017 – Available to book now!
11 Jul. 2017

Torbay Summer Holiday Programme 2017 – Available to book now!


The summer activities are now available to book on our website.  We will be running sessions from Monday 31st July to Friday 25th August for children aged 2-17 years. We have some new and exciting activities on offer this summer including Indoor Go Karting at Raceworld in Exeter, Skiing and snowboarding at Plymouth Ski Centre, Cayman […]

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Year 11 Prom Photographs now Ready!
11 Jul. 2017

Year 11 Prom Photographs now Ready!


Students and parents are now able to purchase Year 11 Prom photographs from main reception at Borough Road.  They cost 50p each and will be laminated: A4 size. A book of thumbnails photos are currently in main reception so the students and parents can preview before they buy.    Thank you for a great night […]

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Lifesaver Nathan
10 Jul. 2017

Lifesaver Nathan


Nathan Smith, of Year 11 helped saved a man’s life last weekend whilst working at a local hotel. When he noticed a gentleman was choking, Nathan used his first aid knowledge to successfully perform the Heimlich manoeuvre and save his life. Well done Nathan, we are all very proud of you.  You are a credit […]

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Career of the Week: Social Worker
10 Jul. 2017

Career of the Week: Social Worker


This week we look at: Further Information For further information click on the links below: Next Steps Skills for Care HCPC Prospects British Association of Social Workers

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Wimbledon 2017
10 Jul. 2017

Wimbledon 2017


On the 8th July, the Academy saw eight students head to the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, for the Wimbledon Championships. After an early start and a good trip to London, they entered the Tennis Club by ‘Murray Mound’, or for older readers, ‘Henman Hill’! With Tickets for Court 1, the students watched […]

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