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    Preston
    Primary School
    Academy

    School News

    Please find a selection of our latest curriculum innovations at Preston Primary School. To meet our vision for Preston, every member of staff is encouraged as a leader to take curriculum risks, for children. Our assemblies, Learning Experiences, Enrichments and Clubs are all designed to give every child opportunities to grow into robust and happy lifelong learners.

    Our Vision: An outstanding coastal school known for an innovative curriculum, that delivers excellent outcomes for children.

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    • 26/02/19

      Location, Location, Location!

      On Monday 25th February, the children of Unit 3 enjoyed a visit from local estate agents Woods Bryce Baker. The two ladies were very helpful and informative, and the children learnt a lot about estate agency as a career. The children enjoyed being able to ask questions about the job, what it involve...
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    • 25/02/19

      World Book Day

      On Thursday 7th March, we will be celebrating World Book Day. This is an opportunity for the children to share their love of reading and dress up as their favourite character from a book if they wish. All pupils will receive a World Book Day book token.
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    • 14/02/19

      Code Breakers

      The Unit 3 outcome on Wednesday 13th February for ‘Code Breakers’ was a brilliant success. The children have really enjoyed being immersed in the world of Bletchley Park and the code breakers this half term, and have worked hard on creating wonderful outcomes for their parents and pupils...
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    • 14/02/19

      Unit 2 Experience the Explorer Dome

      Today the Owl classes welcomed ‘The Explorer Dome’. Dave and Amy were our guides and took us on an adventure through the galaxies. We learned about stars, planets and Greek legends. The children listened beautifully and showed perfect Preston values throughout. Dave remarked “What...
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    • 13/02/19

      Unit 4 Visit The National Marine Aquarium

      On Tuesday 12th February, Unit 4 had their trip to the National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth. Following the children’s’ study of sharks this half term, children were able to put their knowledge to the test and see many species of shark (both local and not so local) up close. The staff at...
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    • 13/02/19

      Book Fair

      Thank you for all your support at the Book Fair. This was a great opportunity to update your libraries at home and encourage the children's love of reading. We can confirm that with the commission from the books sold we have over £200 to spend on new books for school.
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    • 08/02/19

      Foundation Stage Weekly Newsletter

      Penguins and Puffins Weekly Newsletter 8th February 2019
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    • 08/02/19

      Unit 3 Goes Batty!

      Children from Unit 3 took part in a bat day with the Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat Project on Thursday. The day was part of the school’s journey to achieving a Bat Buddy School Award, an initiative set up by the Devon Wildlife Trust to get schools on board with helping to protect bats in our loc...
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    • 07/02/19

      People Who Help Us

      Puffins and Penguins enjoyed dressing up to celebrate their learning on ‘People Who Help Us’. The children looked fabulous in their outfits and they had a fun day taking on the role of a hero. It has been wonderful to see such enthusiasm and creativity from the children during this learn...
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    • 06/02/19

      Book Fair

      To foster our love of reading, we are holding a Book Fair in the school hall for you to purchase books for your children. From this we will receive a commission to spend on books for school. You have three opportunities to come in and look at the books in the hall: Thursday 7th February (tomorrow...
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    • 06/02/19

      Baby News!

      We want to share some exciting news. One of our teachers, Mrs Yeo, gave birth to George at the weekend. George and Mum are doing well. George arrived safely weighing 7lb 9oz.
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    • 01/02/19

      Foundation Stage Weekly Newsletter

      Puffins and Penguins Weekly Newsletter 1st February 2019
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    Address
    Preston Primary School Academy
    Old Paignton Road
    Torquay
    Devon
    TQ2 6UY

    Phone
    01803 607075