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GCSE Geography Revision Resources
04 Apr. 2014

GCSE Geography Revision Resources


There are some good revision resources on www.paigntononline.com (our VLE) for Year 11 GCSE Geography students. Just click the link below: Geography Revision Remember your exam takes place on TUESDAY, 13th MAY.

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Careers Guidance and Advice
01 Apr. 2014

Careers Guidance and Advice


Not sure Where to go/ What to do? Help is at hand!     *  Email: careers@paigntonacademy.org to book an appointment. *  Log onto the careers section of the schools website to do a little bit of self research, click the link: Careers Education *  Pop along to the careers office situated next door to […]

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LINK7 Dancing to a Different Drum!
31 Mar. 2014

LINK7 Dancing to a Different Drum!


LINK7 students today had the delight of learning African Dancing and quickly picked up rhythms and dance moves.  The students performed in front of each other and learnt a great deal about Africa from all their lessons today. The students had an amazing day and everyone had the chance to come out of their shell […]

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Footballers Flourish in First Aid
28 Mar. 2014

Footballers Flourish in First Aid


For the last three weeks as part of their studies the 6th Form Torquay United Development Group has been undertaking their Emergency First Aid at Work qualification. After successful training involving theory, resuscitation, bandaging, slings and the recovery position all of the class were then assessed in a number of situations. Congratulation to all the boys who […]

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Sensational Comeback for PCSA Footballers!
28 Mar. 2014

Sensational Comeback for PCSA Footballers!


With a few players dropping out at the last minute, PCSA’s 1st Football Team travelled to Churston with twelve men and paid for this as they found themselves 3-0 down to a very talented Churston Grammar School team.  After relentless pressure on the Churston’s team back four, Paignton were awarded a penalty which Louis Slough […]

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Ali Northcott runs for Sport Relief
26 Mar. 2014

Ali Northcott runs for Sport Relief


Student, Ali Northcott, completed a sponsored three mile run in aid of Sport Relief at Dartmouth Leisure Centre on Sunday, 23rd March. Ali finished the run in 30 minutes despite having a ‘stitch half way through!  She did so well she wished that she had done six miles. Well done to Ali and  all the […]

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6th Form Students: Hong Kong this Summer?
24 Mar. 2014

6th Form Students: Hong Kong this Summer?


We have received this information from the British Council: The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office London is offering 6th form students (year twelve and thirteen) the chance to do a summer course at a Hong Kong University. For students to get the chance to have this amazing experience, they are asked to conduct research […]

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PCSA Girls WIN Devon Netball Challenge Cup
24 Mar. 2014

PCSA Girls WIN Devon Netball Challenge Cup


The Sixth Form Academy Netball Team made up of Year 10 girls with the addition of Linnea Byrne and Alli Northcott won the Devon Netball Challenge Cup last week competing against 6th Form College age students.  The girls played brilliantly all afternoon and an absolute credit to the Academy. As the tournament progressed the girls […]

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Sports Literacy Pupils’ Sky Sports Visit
24 Mar. 2014

Sports Literacy Pupils’ Sky Sports Visit


This year’s Sports Literacy Project pupils from Year 9 embarked on an ‘all-expenses-paid’ trip to London last weekend as specially invited VIP guests of Sky Sports. The group, who have been studying a variety of literacy skills used within sports media, were given the opportunity to take part in the live Sky Sports TV show, […]

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NUT Day of Action
24 Mar. 2014

NUT Day of Action


There is to be a ‘Day of Action’ by members of the National Union of Teachers on Wednesday, 26th March 2014. The Academy will remain open to all students on this day.

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