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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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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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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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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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BTEC Sport Pizza Revision – Wednesday 16th July
15 Jul. 2014

BTEC Sport Pizza Revision – Wednesday 16th July


The BTEC Sport Year 11 cohort is invited to PE1 on Wednesday, 16th July from 3:05pm.  Pizza will be the reward for pupils who turn up and revise in preparation for the BTEC online exam which will take place on Thursday, 17th July between 9 – 10am. Pupils have been working extremely hard within lessons and […]

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Students complete Bronze DofE Assessed Expedition
14 Jul. 2014

Students complete Bronze DofE Assessed Expedition


This week 14 students completed their Bronze DofE Expedition on Dartmoor.  They walked over 24km over two days carrying all of their own food, tents and equipment as they had to be self-sufficient. The weather was challenging with hot sunshine mixed with heavy rain so students experienced a range of conditions and had to adapt […]

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Head Boy and Head Girl Selected!
10 Jul. 2014

Head Boy and Head Girl Selected!


On the 7th July some of our  new Year 11 pupils made their way over to the Waterleat Road Centre to take part in the interview process for the Head Boy, Head Girl and Senior Prefect positions.  These students were selected for interview after submitting a letter of application which was read by several members of the Academy’s Leadership […]

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Devon Cup Final Decided by Penalties
09 Jul. 2014

Devon Cup Final Decided by Penalties


The Academy’s Under 16 Football squad can be extremely proud of their attitude and application in the Devon Cup Final which was held on Thursday, 3rd July. Unfortunately Paignton came runners up after losing by penalties to Eggbuckland Community College after a 0-0 draw after full and extra time.  It was an excellent final in which […]

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