Painsley GCSE results

In what has been a most challenging year for students and staff across the country, students at Painsley Catholic College have achieved above and beyond their potential.   When the Leadership Group at the College gathered students together prior to Friday 20th March, little did anyone know that it would be the last opportunity to teach, guide and mould the wonderful young people at the College.
Following lockdown, the College continued to ‘live’ teach the students via an IT platform, offering […]

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Painsley Sixth Form celebrates A level results

Painsley Catholic College is celebrating a favourable set of A level results. Worth of note in particular is the fact that 31% of all grades were A*/A grades, which is above the national average. In what has been the most challenging year for all students and staff, Painsley is pleased to report that students have been awarded grades that will allow them to proceed to their next pathway.
“When the students were gathered together prior to Friday 20th March, little […]

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How to Make Your VE Day 75 Great British Bunting #GreatBritishBunting #VEDay75

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On Friday 8 May 2020 Britain will be commemorating the 75th anniversary of VE Day when the guns fell silent at the end of war in Europe.
Due to the coronavirus restrictions most VE Day 75 events and street parties have had to be cancelled or postponed but we still want you to be able to mark the occasion, share your pride in our country and honour the men and women of WW2.
You can make your own special […]

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The Painsley Catholic Academy on Target to Raise £100,000

Painsley Catholic Academy has raised just over £50,000 for Mary’s Meals at the halfway point in the school year.
In September, all fifteen schools within the academy decided to take part in a campaign that they have called ‘20:20 for Mary’.  This campaign aims to motivate each child and staff member to try to raise a target of £20 for the Mary’s Meals charity by February half term, and another £20 by the end of July during 2020.   The overall […]

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Coronavirus – information for parents

Based on the scientific advice of SAGE, the UK Chief Medical Officers are advising anyone who has travelled to the UK from mainland China, Thailand, Japan, Republic of Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia or Macau in the last 14 days and is experiencing cough or fever or shortness of breath, to stay indoors and call NHS 111, even if symptoms are mild.

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Mary’s Meals Founder and Global CEO Visits Painsley

Founder and Global Chief Executive of Mary’s Meals, Magnus MacFarlane- Barrow, took time out of his busy schedule last week to visit Painsley Catholic College in Cheadle.
Magnus addressed all the students at the school along with representative students from its feeder primary schools; St Filumena’s in Caverswall, St Giles’ (Cheadle) St Joseph’s (Uttoxeter), St Thomas’s (Tean), St Mary’s (Leek) and The Faber (Cotton).
All of the schools within the Painsley Catholic Academy are taking part in a fundraising campaign that […]

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Painsley Team wins Engineer of The Year Award

A team of four students from Painsley Sixth Form College won the award for ‘Engineer of the Year’ for the West Midlands region, qualifying for the National Finals of the Big Bang at the NEC in Birmingham next March.
Cameron Lewis, Alexander Mayne, Callum McCready and Tomas Thorley spent six months working on a real-life project for JCB as part of the Engineering Education Scheme (EES) run by the Engineering Development Trust (EDT). The students were asked to design a system […]

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Painsley Catholic College Recognised by Education Minister for High Academic Standards

Painsley Catholic College, Cheadle, has received a letter of congratulations celebrating its high academic standards from Rt. Hon. Nick Gibb MP, Minister of State for school standards.
The College is praised for its students’ success in terms of academic progress from joining the College at age 11, to the completion of their GCSEs.  The excellent rate of progression is well above the national average and places Painsley in the top 12% of state-funded mainstream high schools in England.
Another success measure […]

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Painsley Footballers Celebrate winning County Cup

Footballers at Painsley Catholic College, Cheadle, are celebrating their latest victory which has seen the team win the title and cup for the best team in Staffordshire.
The team has performed consistently well all year and as yet, remains unbeaten.  The County final was played away against Thomas Alleyne’s High School in Uttoxeter and was a close game (1-1) decided on penalties.
“The boys are a great team, highly skilled and with a great understanding of team play.” commented Football Coach […]

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Special Preview of Alton Towers New Dungeons Experience for Painsley Students

Over forty pupils from Painsley Catholic College were treated to a private Alton Towers ‘Dungeon Experience’ before the new 2019 feature and the park was opened to the public.
Work began on transforming what was ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ into the Alton Towers Dungeon in September 2018 and was completed in just six months – 45,000 man hours.   The 23 actors employed as part of the experience wanted to perfect their performances with feedback from their target audience and so invited […]

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