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Rhys to the Rescue in Extraordinary Cup Semi Final
30 Mar. 2017

Rhys to the Rescue in Extraordinary Cup Semi Final


Rhys Moseley was once again the star man for the Year 9 Football Team with four superb goals in an incredible extra-time South Devon Cup semi-final victory over Newton Abbot. His early driving run and crisp shot was saved well by the goalkeeper allowing Jamie Hooper to pounce on the rebound and put Paignton ahead, […]

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Gifted & Talented Students Trip
30 Mar. 2017

Gifted & Talented Students Trip


22 talented athletes, dancers and sports performers from PCSA travelled to Plymouth for a day of sports science ,testing and education at the University of St Mark & John. The students took part in a range of tests looking at acceleration, reaction, power and body composition.  The data collected gave each of them an individual […]

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Comic Relief Football Match
30 Mar. 2017

Comic Relief Football Match


In aid of Comic Relief, staff at PCSA took part in a fiercely contested football match with Waterleat Road playing against arch rivals Borough Road!  The match finished a thrilling 6-3 to Borough Road. Borough Road was led by Sixth Form manager Scott Chatterton and assistant managers Sam Alfieri, Aaron Wellington and Brandon Hunt.  They […]

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Opportunity for Students from National Citizen Service
29 Mar. 2017

Opportunity for Students from National Citizen Service


NCS is a flagship government initiative, which has been piloted by a range of organisations. The programme is now being expanded, with approx. 60,000 places available across England in 2013 and 90,000 in 2014.  Community Action South West will be delivering to 150 young people in Exeter and East Devon, 90 in the Torquay area […]

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Famous Five Bake for Charity!
24 Mar. 2017

Famous Five Bake for Charity!


In aid of Comic Relief, five students: Elise Warren, Hollie Yates, Katie Scott, Tamsin Rowe and Izzy Ryman, have been baking all week with friends and family to ensure they had plenty of cakes ready for a break-time sale. The sale was a success as hundreds of students at Waterleat Road came to savour and […]

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Careers Advice
24 Mar. 2017

Careers Advice


The National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work. Use the App, to complete a skills check, look at job profiles or gain advice about your CV and job applications. Download the National Careers Service App to help explore your future.

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Year 11 Outdoor Education Students test their First Aid Skills
24 Mar. 2017

Year 11 Outdoor Education Students test their First Aid Skills


On Thursday, the British Red Cross visited the Academy to deliver a lifesaving First Aid Course to Year 11 students. The Outdoor Education students learnt a variety of skills including; how to assess a casualty, resuscitation techniques and how to deal with life threatening bleeds, broken bones and burns.  This was a great opportunity for students […]

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Year 11 Revision Resources
23 Mar. 2017

Year 11 Revision Resources


The Academy has put together a great deal of information to help with the all important revision in this pre-exam season. Please follow the link for general information for Students and Parents here: Year 11 Revision For more subject specific information please visit our custom made Revision Hub : PCSA Revision Hub Mr Virgo and the […]

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Dance and Drama Students put through their paces!
22 Mar. 2017

Dance and Drama Students put through their paces!


Years 9 and 10 Dance and Drama students were treated to a wonderful workshop based on the hit Musical Film, ‘Into the Woods’. Pupils were put through their paces by Polly who visited the Academy from ‘Doorstep Theatre Arts’ and used a mixture of dance, acting and movement skills to create characters and perform to […]

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Boys will be Brilliant!
22 Mar. 2017

Boys will be Brilliant!


On 27th February ten Year 10 students from PCSA were welcomed into Kings Ash Academy as part of the ‘Boys will be Brilliant’ project. The boys spent time supporting Kings Ash students from Years 3 and 4 with a range of tasks as part of ‘Dream Week’ including work based on the title ‘Who do I […]

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