22nd – 26th May: Geography Field Trips
26th May: ROA Presentations
29th May – 2nd June: Half Term
15th May: GCSE Exam Period Begins
Tennis-tastic!
15 May. 2017

Tennis-tastic!


It was racquets at the ready, and tennis balls everywhere, when 210 Key Stage 1 children visited Paignton Community and Sports Academy for an afternoon of tennis. Seven primary schools took part in a wide range of tennis activities, including, tennis volleyball, tennis squash, footwork relays and racquet relays. Year 7 and 8 sports leaders took […]

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Key Stage 3 Students receive First Aid Training
15 May. 2017

Key Stage 3 Students receive First Aid Training


Last week, all pupils at Key Stage 3 were provided with the opportunity to take part in interactive workshops within their PE lessons to develop vital CPR skills. The workshops, delivered by the PE Department, utilised practical resources kindly donated by the British Heart Foundation and enabled all pupils to develop their knowledge of how […]

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Apprenticeships
12 May. 2017

Apprenticeships


Have you thought about starting an Apprenticeship?  You get paid to learn and get new skills.  You’d also work towards a qualification that enables you to progress in your career. Apprenticeships are the gold standard for work-based learning. There are more than 250 types of Apprenticeship you can do, covering over 1,200 job roles.  Areas […]

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Dawlish Warren Field trip 2017
12 May. 2017

Dawlish Warren Field trip 2017


During the last week in April and first week in May, the Year 10 Geographers were taken to Dawlish Warren to look at coastal processes and coastal defences.  The data they collected formed part of the material needed for their exams in Year 11. It was an interesting time to visit Dawlish Warren as the […]

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South Devon Cup Final
12 May. 2017

South Devon Cup Final


There was an agonising defeat for the Year 9 Football Team in the South Devon Cup final at Torquay United’s Plainmoor earlier this week. Paignton dominated for large spells against their counterparts from the Torquay Boys’ Grammar School  – they were certainly the better side in the first half – but their opponents were more […]

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PAFC Squad Finish First Season with a Flourish!
12 May. 2017

PAFC Squad Finish First Season with a Flourish!


It’s been an excellent first season for the Plymouth Argyle F.C 6th Form Squad.  The students put together some impressive results in the second half of the season with the highlight being an outstanding 3-1 win against South Devon on the final match day of the season; goals from Rob Heaps, Jamie Hodge and captain […]

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6th Form Sport Students Experience Million Pound Sports Science Lab
12 May. 2017

6th Form Sport Students Experience Million Pound Sports Science Lab


Last week Aspire’s  Year 12  Sport students visited Plymouth Marjon University to use the state of the art Sports Science Lab facility.  The trip enabled the students to access over £1 Million of equipment and use the facilities to undertake a range of fitness tests and experiences.  The students spent the day compiling data and […]

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Anti Bullying Campaigners “Beat the Bullies”
12 May. 2017

Anti Bullying Campaigners “Beat the Bullies”


Year 8 have been studying about how to create a full marketing campaign within their English lessons with the topic being anti bullying. We were delighted at how hard the students worked, producing leaflets, posters, videos and presentations on the subject.  This resulted in the winners from each group delivering their presentation to the rest […]

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Olympic Silver medallist visits PCSA!
12 May. 2017

Olympic Silver medallist visits PCSA!


On Thursday, 4th of May, Paignton Community and Sports Academy was delighted to welcome Olympic Silver medallist Annie Vernon through the doors of the Academy, to deliver a series of workshops to the students of the Sky Sports Living for Sport programme. Upon arrival, Annie was taken on a tour of Waterleat Road by two […]

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Year 8 Girls’ Rounders Match Report
09 May. 2017

Year 8 Girls’ Rounders Match Report


Recently, our Year 8 girls played St Cuthbert Mayne School in two rounders fixtures.  For a first game of the year the girls played really well and represented the school in a fantastic manner.  Both teams did themselves proud, which some fantastic hits and good fielding. The teams included: Lauren W, Arwen H, Rosie J, Amber B, Louise M, Maisie M-J, Courtney […]

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