Laura Hay, Careers Co-ordinator

Welcome to [email protected] Helping¬†to¬†support students¬†to plan their¬†future and career is a high priority for the Academy.¬† We value our students as individuals and place great emphasis on supporting and guiding our young people both personally and academically to ensure that they achieve their full potential.

Mrs Hay has been in charge of the Careers Department for over 10 years and is well versed in advising and developing individuals to ensure personal career success.  Alongside our new Careers Assistant Mrs Atkey and the Academy’s teaching and support staff she will help you to discover your future.

To start you on your journey we suggest you use ‚Äčour¬†Careers ‚ÄčH‚Äčub to explore¬†the¬†exciting career opportunities that are available, enhance your employment skills and¬†build your confidence by learning about interview techniques.

University

Advancing yourself further through learning is important throughout your life. Obtaining a higher education qualification such as a degree, will significantly improve career prospects read on to discover where you learning can take you…

Employment

Most great things begin with a plan. Your career should be no different. A plan will give you something to work towards. It’ll also help you make the most of the opportunities that come your way. They say that looking for a job is a job in itself. Why not start researching now…

Work Experience

Enhancing employment skills is crucial to developing a workforce of tomorrow; one way to update and develop skills of young people is through work experience.  It is also a great tool to see if a career that you have in mind is right for you. Why not give it a try…

Apprenticeships

Ever thought about starting an apprenticeship? Did you know that you can now achieve a degree through an apprenticeship? You could learn and gain new skills whilst earning a wage! There are more than 250 types of apprenticeship covering over 1200 job roles; from engineering to financial advice and Veterinary Nursing to accountancy.

University

Advancing yourself further through learning is important throughout your life. Obtaining a higher education qualification such as a degree, will significantly improve career prospects read on to discover where you learning can take you…

Employment

Most great things begin with a plan. Your career should be no different. A plan will give you something to work towards. It’ll also help you make the most of the opportunities that come your way. They say that looking for a job is a job in itself. Why not start researching now…

Work Experience

Enhancing employment skills is crucial to developing a workforce of tomorrow; one way to update and develop skills of young people is through work experience.  It is also a great tool to see if a career that you have in mind is right for you. Why not give it a try…

Apprenticeships

Ever thought about starting an apprenticeship? Did you know that you can now achieve a degree through an apprenticeship? You could learn and gain new skills whilst earning a wage! There are more than 250 types of apprenticeship covering over 1200 job roles; from engineering to financial advice and Veterinary Nursing to accountancy.

Careers News

Information on the latest news on jobs etc

Discover

The key to a successful career is spending time researching and thoroughly planning.  All too often students rush to make their choices when actually preparation is the key.

The following videos will help you to research different career opportunities.  If the research provides you with too many choices you may find the how to make decisions section of the website helpful.

Discover

The key to a successful career is spending time researching and thoroughly planning.  All too often students rush to make their choices when actually preparation is the key.

The following videos will help you to research different career opportunities.  If the research provides you with too many choices you may find the how to make decisions section of the website helpful.

Past Paignton Community and Sports Academy Students

Hugh Maynard

Hugh Maynard

Actor

Hugh Maynard is an actor, known for Miss Saigon: 25th Anniversary (2016).

Karl-Allen Dobson

Karl-Allen Dobson

Iraq Veteran, Invictus Games Gold Medalist

Karl Allen-Dobson, 35, an Iraq war veteran from Paignton has become a gold medal winner at the Invictus Games in Canada. He came first in the Men’s Road Cycling Time Trial.

Lee Mears

Lee Mears

Former Rugby player for Bath and England

Lee Mears was a hugely successful hooker for England and Bath who retired from the game in 2013.

Mike Williamson

Mike Williamson

ex Newcastle United player, Current Oxford United Defender

Michael James Williamson is an English professional footballer who plays for Oxford United. He is a defender and specialises as a centre-back

Staff at Paignton Commmunity and Sports Academy

Mike Williamson

Mike Williamson

ex Newcastle United player

Mike Williamson was an ex student ….

Mike Williamson

Mike Williamson

ex Newcastle United player

Mike Williamson was an ex student ….

Mike Williamson

Mike Williamson

ex Newcastle United player

Mike Williamson was an ex student ….

Mike Williamson

Mike Williamson

ex Newcastle United player

Mike Williamson was an ex student ….

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