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Uniform Website now Live!
04 Jul. 2014

Uniform Website now Live!


The website for Academy Uniform  is now live – you will need to register to order items for September 2014 from SWI Schoolwear – please click on the link below: SWI Schoolwear (Please note that if your son/daughter already attends the Academy you will not need to order a Blazer or Tie) If you are […]

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New 6th Form Courses & Opportunities for September 2014
10 Jun. 2014

New 6th Form Courses & Opportunities for September 2014


Here at PCSA, we offer all students the chance to study a Level 2 qualification that will get you into the world of work.  We work closely with local employers and will even help you to get an apprenticeship.  Included in our employers that we are working closely with for apprenticeships and work experience, include […]

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Exeter University Summer Residential
25 Jul. 2014

Exeter University Summer Residential


The Exeter Year 12 Residential ran from 15th – 18th July 2014, and was based on the University of Exeter Streatham Campus.  Throughout the week students had the opportunity to attend a range of academic sessions and get involved in a busy evening programme as well. Ben White, who is studying A Levels in Mathematics, Financial Studies […]

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Ex-Students complete Foundation Degrees
25 Jul. 2014

Ex-Students complete Foundation Degrees


The following students, who attended our 6th Form, have successfully completed their respective Foundation Degrees: Louie Houlahan:  FdA Business Ilan Strul:  FdSc Sport and Exercise Science Cheyenne Cudlipp:  FdSc Law Danielle Fenton FdSc Law Many congratulations to you all – we look forward to hearing of your future successes.

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Summer Safety suggestions for Parents, Guardians and Carers
25 Jul. 2014

Summer Safety suggestions for Parents, Guardians and Carers


Devon and Cornwall Police have sent us some useful information for parents, guardians and carers on helping you to keep your sons and daughters safe this summer and beyond.   Simply click on this button to download the document.       They have also asked us to inform you that there is a local website with […]

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YEAR 11 ENGLISH SPEAKING AND LISTENING EXAMINATIONS
24 Jul. 2014

YEAR 11 ENGLISH SPEAKING AND LISTENING EXAMINATIONS


Year 11 students are reminded that Speaking and Listening Examinations will take place from the 22nd September 2014.  You will be given an appointment time. These appointments cannot be changed. You need to have prepared a 3 – 4 minute talk on a topic of your choice.  This will be followed by the examiner asking […]

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Flying Theatre Company visit Academy
23 Jul. 2014

Flying Theatre Company visit Academy


On Wednesday 16th July, PCSA was visited by the Flying Theatre Company.   They performed a comedy for students in Years 8 and 9 and, even though the performance was almost exclusively in French, most people were able to follow what was happening and the response afterwards was overwhelmingly positive. They really enjoyed the opportunity to hear colloquial French. Some […]

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Year 11 Leavers’ PROM
23 Jul. 2014

Year 11 Leavers’ PROM


On a warm and sunny evening in July, there was a traffic jam outside the Livermead Cliff Hotel in Torquay.   Buses, camper vans, Ferraris, limos and even a vintage fire engine were causing the hold-up.   There had been a competition for the best mode of transport at the Paignton Community & Sports Academy […]

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Open Evening Competition Winners
22 Jul. 2014

Open Evening Competition Winners


It was a pleasure to meet all of the parents and pupils who attended our Open Evening last week.   We hope you enjoyed meeting our staff, talking to our fantastic pupils and touring our impressive facilities.   We know these visits are crucial to ensure you make an informed and appropriate choice concerning your secondary school […]

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Devon School Games Grass Track Cycling
22 Jul. 2014

Devon School Games Grass Track Cycling


Our Year 7 and 8 Teams recently did really well in the Devon Schools Grass Track Cycling Competition.  They competed in Plymouth at the Life Centre and raced in a heat and a final where they came 7th out of all the schools in Devon, which is fantastic. Students competing included: Olivia Mayer, Thomas Dusgate, William Needs, Ethan Moore, Morgan […]

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Students play in International Football Tournament
22 Jul. 2014

Students play in International Football Tournament


Fifteen of our new Year 11 students, who are in the Academy Football Team, are travelling to Copenhagen, Denmark on the 23rd July to play in an International Football Tournament. The Tournament is played in a similar way to the World Cup, with our Team having been drawn in a group with four teams from Sweden, […]

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Paignton Community and Sports Academy Students Praised by Ofsted
21 Jul. 2014

Paignton Community and Sports Academy Students Praised by Ofsted


Principal Jane English is delighted with the many positive comments received by Ofsted in their recent inspection at Paignton Community and Sports Academy. Jane English commented, “It was very pleasing to hear the inspection team feedback how impressed they were with our students, their conduct, the atmosphere in the Academy, the high quality of teaching […]

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