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Esther Baskeyfield and Lily Clarke become two of the County’s first Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Ambassadors.

Undergoing a day of training in Rugeley with other young people from Staffordshire, the girls learnt about ways to promote and support the Award within their own schools and clubs.
The girls are planning to raise the profile of the Award in school by updating the DofE noticeboard, establishing a social media presence and regularly contributing to the newsletter.  They’ll also be able to support other students by checking their log books, giving advice and providing practical support on expedition […]

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Gold Standard for Painsley from UNICEF

Painsley Catholic College is the first secondary school in Staffordshire to be accredited as ‘Gold’ by UNICEF UK as a result of the college’s continued commitment to the Rights Respecting School (RRS) programme.
UNICEF UK is the world’s leading organisation working for children and their rights. The Rights Respecting Schools Award is granted to schools that show commitment to promoting and realising children’s rights and encouraging adults, children and young people to respects the rights of others.
Gold is the highest accolade given […]

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Careers Convention – Thursday, 29th November 6pm – 8pm

Careers Convention – Thursday, 29th November 6pm – 8pm
An evening not to be missed!
Years 8 – 13 are invited to attend our forthcoming Careers Convention which is to be held at the Painsley Sixth Form College, Attlee Road, Cheadle.
This evening is a chance for students and parents to have first-hand access to representatives from over 60 exhibitors which represent a whole host of careers/further and higher education and apprenticeship schemes. Some of these include interior design, dentistry, sport, electricity, […]

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Painsley Student Wins at her First Horse of the Year Show

Painsley Catholic College student, Emily Bettany (14) from Staffordshire, is celebrating some fantastic results at the recent Horse of the Year Show in Birmingham which took place from 3rd October to 7th.   This is the first time that the young rider has attended the show and promises not to be the last.
On the Saturday Emily was asked to ride a pony for another member of her team and was delighted to win the championship in the main arena at […]

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Music Mark Awarded to Painsley Catholic College

Miss Bennett, Mrs Reardon-Davies and some of the many students at Painsley Catholic College who enjoy taking part in Music

Cheadle based Painsley Catholic College is delighted to have been awarded the Music Mark Award, which allows the school membership of this organisation.
Music Mark is an organisation who lobbies for, and champions, a government supported, high quality, music education provision for all school aged children and young people which addresses diversity, equality and inclusion at its core.
Painsley Catholic College was […]

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Open Evening Wednesday 19th September, 7pm in the College Hall

You are warmly invited to visit Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent’s Number 1 school (2017 Real Schools Guide).  You will meet the Principal, staff, students and take a tour of the College to see our excellent facilities, including our recent £1 million teaching block, in action.
For further details please contact the College.

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Outstanding Academic Achievements for Painsley Catholic College

Painsley Catholic College is celebrating a set of truly outstanding GCSE results with 92% of the Year 11 students at the non-selective academy achieving the new standard pass (grade 4) in English and 88% of the candidates achieving grade 4 or above in maths. Furthermore, the College is delighted with the fact that over one third of the students achieved a grade 7 or above in English and maths (a grade 7 is the equivalent of the old grade […]

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First Set of A-Level Results mark Painsley’s New Sixth Form as One of the Best in the Country

The average grade achieved by a student was a B, which is a remarkable achievement. Other noteworthy results include the fact that 7% of students achieved A* grades, 25% A*/A and 54% A*/B with 100% of students achieving A*-E grades. It is difficult to pick out individual subjects but results are especially favourable in Maths, Physics, English Literature, Religious Studies, Psychology, Geography, History, Economics and Textiles. The College is delighted that all subjects have performed brilliantly.
Some of […]

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GDPR – How will it affect our college and what will the changes mean for students and parents?

The GDPR is new legislation regarding the maintenance and protection of your personal data by those who have a lawful basis to process it.  Painsley Catholic MAC’s lawful basis is ‘Public task’.  This is because the processing is necessary for our official functions.  For processing of additional data we will always ask your consent e.g. photography consent, trip consent etc.  This is normally done at the start of the school year.
The new regulation means that you have greater control […]

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