24th August: GCSE Results Day
21st – 23rd July: DoE Silver Expedition
17th August: A Level Results Day
5th September: First Day of Term for Students
26th July: Last Day of Term
19th July:Celebration Evening for Year 8
18th July:Celebration Evening for Year 7
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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Year 11 Leavers’ Prom 2017
05 Jul. 2017

Year 11 Leavers’ Prom 2017


With exams over and Summer fast approaching, the final event of the Year 11 calendar saw the PCSA Year 11 Prom take place at the wonderful Lupton House – a Grade II* listed building set in beautiful parkland.  The sun was shining, the outfits sparkled and students dressed to impress. Over 130 students attended the […]

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PCSA Shortlisted for ENTHUSE Celebration Award
04 Jul. 2017

PCSA Shortlisted for ENTHUSE Celebration Award


This year’s ENTHUSE Celebration Awards will be presented at a prestigious event at the House of Commons on 20 July 2017 and the Academy has been shortlisted for an ENTHUSE Award for STEM Secondary School of the Year. The ENTHUSE Celebration Awards were set up to celebrate the impact of continuing professional development (CPD) on […]

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Career of the Week: Architect
03 Jul. 2017

Career of the Week: Architect


This week we look at:   Further Information For further information click on the links below: Next Steps Architects Registration Board Royal Institute of British Architects Prospects  

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DofE Silver Expedition Success!
03 Jul. 2017

DofE Silver Expedition Success!


DofE Silver Expedition Success! Year 10 Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) students have just completed their Silver Assessed Expedition in the Black Mountains of Wales. The seven students completed their practice expedition last month in the South Hams in preparation for this assessed expedition in Wales.  The expedition was a three day journey in which […]

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New Head Girl and Head Boy Appointed
03 Jul. 2017

New Head Girl and Head Boy Appointed


Congratulations to Harry Thompson and Taiga McFarlane, who have been appointed as Head Boy and Head Girl, and Max Dorothy and Katie Gower who have been appointed as Deputies.  Senior Prefects are Steven Roblin, Sam Ripley, Lauren Ballinger and Leah Perry. In line with Academy tradition,  after a rigorous interview process with CEO of Bay […]

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Talent Scout 2017
03 Jul. 2017

Talent Scout 2017


Paignton Community and Sports Academy once again played host to Sports Torbay’s Talent Scout event, utilising its fantastic facilities, expertise of Academy staff and pulling together local club coaches in order to enable the event take place. There were a wide range of activities for children in Torbay to choose from, including, Table Tennis, Hockey, […]

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Open Events -Tuesday 11th & Thursday 13th July!
29 Jun. 2017

Open Events -Tuesday 11th & Thursday 13th July!


This is an invitation to all parents of Year 4 and 5 primary students to come and visit the Academy at either our Open Morning or Open Evening this July. It is a great opportunity to come with your child and have a look around the Academy’s Waterleat Road Centre, taking in the brilliant sports […]

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