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Sports News! Last week was a very busy week for the PE department with rugby, netball and football fixtures all taking place. The year 11 boys football team unfortunately lost to Moorside and Blythe after two very interesting games of football. The boys should be proud of their achievements over the 5 years representing Painsley and have shown a great attitude throughout. We wish them well as they continue their footballing journeys and look forward to seeing some of them representing the...

Painsley Catholic College has been reaccredited as a World Class School for 2023

We are delighted to announce that Painsley Catholic College has been reaccredited as a World Class School for 2023.  The World Class School Quality Mark (WCSQM) was first achieved by Painsley in 2017 and since then, the school has maintained very high standards in order to gain reaccreditation. WCSQM is a charity concerned with developing the skills, competencies and characteristics young people need to thrive in an ever-changing global economy.  It provides schools with recognition beyond an Ofsted inspection grade as...

Multi Academy Celebrates Being Better Together with Day of Spiritual Development.

Multi Academy Celebrates Being Better Together with Day of Spiritual Development.

Almost 500 members of staff from 15 Catholic schools across Staffordshire came together for the first time for a special day of celebration and spiritual development. The Painsley Catholic Academy comprises thirteen primary schools and two secondary schools, as well as two sixth forms and a teaching school hub. The multi academy was expanded in 2018 but with the impact of having to maintain ‘bubbles’ over the past few years...

Quality Award and Centre of Excellence Status for Geography Department

We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded the Secondary Geography Quality Mark as well as being recognised as a Centre of Excellence for fieldwork by the Geographical Association.  The Secondary Geography Quality Mark is awarded on the basis of the written portfolio evidence including student work, lesson plans, resources and fieldwork.  It is a prestigious award that recognises high-quality geography in secondary schools.  The department gained the additional accreditation as a ‘centre for excellence for its extensive fieldwork provision, running trips for...

Painsley Students Get Caught Reading

Over the summer holidays, to promote the importance of reading for pleasure, Painsley students were challenged to 'get caught reading'. There was a fantastic response to this competition, and we received almost 100 entries. The photographs showcased the students reading in a range of unusual and exotic locations. Below are ten photos that have been shortlisted. The winner will be announced soon. Which do you think should win?         

Painsley Students Achieve Above and Beyond!

In what has been another challenging year for students and staff across the country, students at Painsley Catholic College have achieved above and beyond their potential. Year 11 have been through two years of disruption to education and a third year of uncertainty as to whether examinations would proceed. Throughout the lockdown and during periods of self-isolation, the College continued to ‘live’ teach the students via an IT platform, offering a full timetable to all Year groups.  Indeed, Painsley continued to...

First Ever T Level Results – 100% at Merit or Above!

FIRST PAINSLEY CATHOLIC COLLEGE T LEVEL COHORT CELEBRATES STUDENT ACHIEVING 60% DISTINCTION AND 100% MERIT OR ABOVE 100% of Students achieve at least a Merit, while 60% achieved a Distinction at the end of their two years of study. In 2020 Painsley Catholic College became one of the first providers across the country to offer the brand new T Level Two years on, Painsley Catholic College is celebrating the first cohort of T Level students to get their results This...

A level and BTEC Results the Best Ever!

2022 has been a highly successful year for Painsley Sixth Form College in so many ways.  We were rated as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in May 2022.  The inspectors praised our enrichment, careers provision and quality of education.  Following this success, we have now achieved our best ever results! As the first cohort to receive grades via examinations since 2019, our sixth form students have made us and themselves extremely proud. They have achieved outstanding grades and many have secured places...

Rewards Programme

This year we have had 177 students who met the criteria of achieving platinum on every report, 300+ achievement points and no behaviour points. These students names were put into a raffle and selected randomly by a Year 10 class.  We are extremely grateful to the sponsors who have donated items towards the Rewards’ Programme.

Donations

Dimension Family Pass £10.00 WH Smith Voucher – The Avenue Dentistry Stoke City Tickets x 2 Stoke City Tickets x 2 Stoke City Tickets x 2 Wildflower Hair Dressing, Cheadle -...

Painsley celebrates Outstanding Quality of Education

We are delighted to share the results of our recent Ofsted Inspection with the quality of teaching and our Sixth Form receiving ‘outstanding’ judgements. This is the College’s first full inspection since becoming an academy back in 2012 and comes after what has been a difficult couple of years for all schools and colleges with the challenges of the COVID pandemic. Mrs Rachel Waugh, who has been the Principal at Painsley since 2018 said, “I would like to thank the staff for...
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