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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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  • 24/01/20

    Foundation Stage Weekly Newsletter

    Puffins and Penguins Weekly Newsletter, 24th January 2020
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  • 23/01/20

    Share a Story

    Today, Puffins and Penguins hosted a wonderful Share a Story event. It was fabulous to see so many families taking time out to enjoy stories together. We had a variety of stories available, some of the favourites included; Little Red Riding Hood, The Tiger Who Came to Tea and Giraffes can’t Da...
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  • 23/01/20

    Teddy Bear Hospital

    In our current learning experience, we are finding out about who helps us in our community. Yesterday, Puffins and Penguins classes welcomed a group of final year medical students from Plymouth University who are currently based in Torbay Hospital. We rotated around different activity stations wh...
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  • 23/01/20

    Unit 4 Visit the Houses of Parliament

    On Wednesday 22nd January, Unit 4 visited the Houses of Parliament as part of their ‘Does My Vote Count?’ Learning Experience. It was a fantastic trip, which included a tour around the Palace of Westminster, a workshop on campaigning, and a surprise Q and A with our MP Kevin Foster (he m...
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  • 20/01/20

    Lego League

    On Friday 17th January, a group of children from Preston Primary School took part in the Institute of Engineering and Technology’s First Lego League regional final. It was a fantastic experience for all involved and the children were fabulous ambassadors to our school. They competed not only a...
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  • 17/01/20

    Foundation Stage Weekly Newsletter

    Puffins and Penguins Weekly Newsletter, 17th January 2020
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  • 14/01/20

    Preston Leading the Way

    Teachers from schools across Torbay visited Preston's Innovation Lounge today. They came to see how we use iPads and digital technology to help improve children's writing. The children explained how innovations in teachers' marking impacts on the quality of their writing. It was great to...
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  • 10/01/20

    Foundation Stage Weekly Newsletter

    Puffins and Penguins Weekly Newsletter, 10th January 2020
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  • 09/01/20

    Unit 3 Step Back in Time!

    The Unit 3 Kent's Cavern trip with Starlings and Swifts Year 4 was a huge success today. The children had a wonderful time and really impressed the tour guide with what they already knew about the Stone Age. We are looking forward to taking Sparrows and Swifts Year 3 tomorrow. It is...
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  • 09/01/20

    What Makes Preston Primary School Unique?

    What makes Preston Primary School unique? As a staff we have spent time discussing what makes Preston Primary unique. We have distilled our long list down to three things: We are constantly striving to be innovative in our curriculum ideas and design. This ensures a fun, exciting curriculum...
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  • 09/01/20

    Unit 4 (Year 5 and 6) Spring 1 2020 Newsletter

    'Does My Vote Count?'
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  • 09/01/20

    Unit 3 (Year 3 and 4) Spring 1 2020 Newsletter

    'How was life different in the Stone Age?'
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Address
Preston Primary School Academy
Old Paignton Road
Torquay
Devon
TQ2 6UY

Phone
01803 607075