Paignton Academy

Torbay, United Kingdom

Location: Torbay, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11 - 16 years

About Paignton Academy

Paignton Academy is a 1400 student secondary school ( The Academy is situated in Torbay and is part of the beautiful English Riviera. It is within easy reach of stunning beaches with golden sands, rolling countryside and Dartmoor. It is also a short drive away via new South Devon link road which brings a host of benefits including easy access to the Historic City of Exeter and its surrounding areas.

Paignton Academy is the head office of Bay Education Trust ( which currently includes three academies; Paignton Academy, Kings Ash Academy (a 400 pupil primary school and Curledge Street Academy (also a 400 pupil primary school Both primary schools are within easy walking distance of the secondary and for several years the schools have worked well together.

The Bay Education Trust is serving the needs of over 2000 young people in Paignton. We adhere to our fundamental values and have a clear vision that blends into our mission statement that we will succeed in achieving Better Educational Standards Together. The successful delivery of our strategic objectives will lead to the achievement of our goals by 2021.

Bay Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  

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Address: Waterleat Road Centre, Waterleat Road, Paignton, Devon, TQ3 3WA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1803 403005
What people say about us

“Good conduct is the hallmark of the school. Pupils are respectful to their teachers and so good relationships result.”

- OFSTED, Nov 2016
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