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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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  • 23/07/21

    Civic Award

    Many of our Year 6 pupils have been working extremely hard to achieve their Civic Award this year. The children have demonstrated our school values and have shown what amazing citizens they are. They have shared their achievements with assessors, and received their certificates t...
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  • 23/07/21

    Foundation Stage Newsletter

    Dear Parents, We would like to take this opportunity to say it has been a privilege supporting your child in their first school year. What a wonderful fun filled year it has been, so much fun and laughter. To see all the children grow in confidence has been a true delight. We wish them luck on th...
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  • 22/07/21

    Year 6 Residential

    Yesterday, Year 6 returned from their residential trip in Dittisham. A brilliant time was had by all, and the children returned with memories that will last them a lifetime. Not only did the children experience activities such as canoeing and zip-lining, which tested the children’s nerves, but...
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  • 22/07/21

    Eco Committee Update

    We would like to introduce you to Preston Primary School’s new Eco-committee. The Eco-team is all about raising awareness of environmental issues and making our planet a better place to live. The committee works hard to improve the school environment. Last year’s committee came up wit...
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  • 21/07/21

    Year 4 Residential

    Year 4 returned from residential yesterday, and the children were an absolute delight whilst away. After a tricky year with school closures and Covid-19 guidelines, we were so lucky to be able to take them to the Spirit of Adventure, Dittisham, site overnight. The children all behaved perfectly...
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  • 15/07/21

    New Seating Stand Completed!

    Wonderful news! Our new seating stand on our school field is now complete. Just in time for the diggers and lorries to turn up next Friday afternoon to start laying the astro turf pitch. So, by September, classes will be able to play and participate in sport every day, whatever the weather. They wil...
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  • 15/07/21

    Future Skills and Digital Award

    A big thank you to two of our parents who have donated Year 6 Leavers’ Awards on behalf of their companies. Thank you to Mr Bidmead for the Future Skills Award presented on behalf of Space Group. This award recognises the skills of collaboration, communication, critical thinking, and creati...
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  • 08/07/21

    Online Safeguarding Alert

    Online safety experts have alerted us, via the Torbay Safeguarding Hub, to an extremely dangerous website and app called ‘Monkey’, which allows users to have video calls with strangers. The platform markets itself as ‘an alternative to Omegle, with a TikTok vibe’. E...
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  • 07/07/21

    Beach Trips For The Whole School!

    Today we have had our last Beach Trip. Over the past few days, the whole school has visited Preston Sands. It has been marvellous to see our children playing and digging and smiling and laughing together. Our School Beach Hut has been very useful as a base for our equipment (especially the biscuits...
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  • 05/07/21

    Year 2 Sleepover

    On Friday 2nd July, our Year 2 children had the opportunity to join us for a sleepover in the school grounds. They had a wonderful time! The children enjoyed toasting marshmallows over the campfire and eating their hot dogs. They were fascinated to watch Mrs Braddon use our outdoor cooking equipment...
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  • 02/07/21

    Foundation Stage Newsletter

    Puffins and Penguins Newsletter, 2nd July 2021
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  • 29/06/21

    Lego League Regional Competition

    On Friday 25th June, a group of Unit 4 children took part in the Institute of Engineering and Technology’s First Lego League remote regional competition. It was an excellent experience where the children got the chance to collaboratively code robots around Lego challenges. They used their crit...
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Address
Preston Primary School Academy
Old Paignton Road
Torquay
Devon
TQ2 6UY

Phone
01803 607075