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All the latest PCS Sports News PCS Sports News All the PCS sports stories in one place, click here for the latest
Amazing Artwork Ella's Amazing Artwork A selection of the History homework produced by Ella in Y7
Ski Blog 2014 Ski Blog 2014 Read blogs from the PCS Students about their skiing adventures
PCS Dancers PCS Dancers Showed off their amazing skills at the Congress Theatre
Play Premiere Play Premiere Author Stephen Plaice has written a play for Y11 students
Holocaust Memorial Day HMD 2014 On January 27 we held our annual Holocaust Memorial Ceremony
Cambridge Place Cambridge Place Haydn Francis has won a place at the University of Cambridge
Fantastic Photography Fantastic Photography Jake has won some photography awards. Congratulations Jake!
Mikey’s Masterpiece Mikey’s Masterpiece Mikey has created the incredible 'Croc Dock'
Downland Visit Downland Visit Y11 Drama group visited to interview a panel of the residents
Southern Schools Book Award SSBA 2013 On Jan 10th students went to the SSBA Presentation Ceremony

Afasic Afasic PCS students showcase some of their work on the Cheeky Chatter section

RRSA We Did It! PCS was awarded Level One Rights Respecting Schools status by UNICEF

Christmas Cakes Christmas Cakes A gallery of wonderful seasonal cake creations

The Big Vote The Big Vote Well done to Carl and to the voters who helped us gain a Gold Democracy Award

Spelling Bee Spelling Bee Y7 best spellers participated in the first ever PCS Spelling Bee

Write for Rights Write for Rights Thank you to all mentor groups for the beautiful cards and messages

Oliver! Oliver! It was so uplifting to watch such energy and creativity

Global Warming Video Global Warming Video This video was made by Y10 students Abi, Olivia and James

Dance Awards Dance Awards Huge congratulations to Crystal who recently won two dance trophies

Geography Gameshow Geography Gameshow Y7 students watched Neal draw a map of the world from memory
GCSE Certificate Evening 2013 GCSE Certificate Evening Former students returned on Thursday 28th November
Takeover Day Takeover Day Students took on a variety of roles throughout the school
Children In Need Children In Need Students donned their onesies and raised a massive £780
Autumn Concert Autumn Concert Was a fantastic event and truly embraced our inclusive ethos
Diabetes UK Big Collection Diabetes UK Ellie and Danielle raise money and awareness in the local community

Chess Wizardry Chess Wizardry Visit from international Chess Master and renown author and coach

London Trip 2013 London Trip 2013 30 Year 10s got the chance to go to London for a day & see the sights
Dog Agility Dog Agility Lucas represents Great Britain in Holland for Dog Agility Training
Book Character Head Book Character Head Some of these pieces can be found in our Library and at reception
Extreme Reading Extreme Reading Our winner of the Competition is Year 7 student Dan

Mark Lowery Visit Mark Lowery Author of the hilarious Socks are not Enough and Pants are Everything
Trevor Mann cake sale cake sale By Students to raise money for the Trevor Mann Baby Unit

PCS Prom 2013 History in the making! Congratulations to students who achieved our best ever GCSE results
PCS Prom 2013 Home is where the Art is A celebration of students creative achievements outside school
PCS Prom 2013 Beach Clean Took place on 18th July and was attended by 18 enthusiastic pupils
Achiever Award Achiever Award Former pupil Daniel Bird confirmed as Science City Achiever

PCS Prom 2013 PCS Prom 2013Was held on Thursday 28th June at Pelham house in Lewes
Drumming Up Support Drumming Up SupportA drumming workshop led by Dan Tully, a local musician
Blacklands 2013 Blacklands 2013Students enjoyed another exhilarating and adventurous trip
Latin Dance Marathon Latin Dance MarathonMarta Scott taught us dance styles such as Samba, Salsa & Conga
Master Chef 2013 Master Chef Challenge Y10 Food Tech students visited the Culinary Arts Centre
Science Museum Trip 2013 Science Museum Trip 2013 Students had an a very scientific and fun day out

Maths Challenge Maths Challenge Well done to all our certificate winners

Consultation for Trust Status Trust Status Consultation Please click here to see all the relevant documentation

Boulogne 2013 Boulogne 2013 50 students and 6 staff arrived in Boulogne for a fun packed day of activities
Paris 2013 Paris 2013 59 students in Y8 were lucky enough to enjoy the delights of Paris
10 Little Ducklings 10 Little Ducklings Our annual visitor returns accompanied by 10 ducklings
Ellie Wallace Visits Parliament Parliament Visit Ellie was invited to attend a Lobby with Members of Parliament

Just Different Just Different Toby Hewson visited PCS to speak to the students in year 9

London Trip London Trip 60 PCS students travelled to London for a very eventful and interesting day
D of E Selection Event D of E Y9 students impress with over 60 students completing the Selection Event
Drama Productions Year 10 productions Galleries from the recent plays - Fairground and The Dome
Children's Centre Visit Children's Centre Mrs Clifton's Y10 class visited and had a tour of the Centre
Spanish Evening Spanish Evening Spanish students visited Olé Olé Tapas Restaurant in Brighton
Oxford Trip Oxford Trip Students visit Oxford University and find it inspiring
Aladdin Stars Aladdin Stars Brothers Kyle & Danny Woolven took part in the show

Betsy Visits Betsy Visits 7B4 were lucky enough to be visited by Betsy the Gritter
Spring Concert Spring Concert Another fantastic performance, well done to everyone involved
Pevensey Castle Pevensey Castle Y10 Historians visited for their GCSE project History Around Us
Wonderment Wonderment Amazing Year 11 drama performances stuns audience
Fantastique En France! Fantastique En France! Y9 & 10 students during a 3 day study trip to northern France
Architectural Brilliance Architectural Brilliance Y9 students designed and constructed a variety of beach huts
Y11 Drama Productions Y11 Drama Productions View the gallery & read the reviews of these two great shows
Maths Quiz 2013 Maths Quiz 2013 The annual quiz took place to mark the end of Maths In Action week
Jane Mcloughlin Visit Jane Mcloughlin Visited PCS to talk to Y8 students as part of World Book Day
EBACC Day EBACC Day On March 5th Y8 pupils were invited to attend an EBACC training day
My Love Sonnet My Love Sonnet Nathan James tells of his football passion for the Seagulls
Red Nose Day 2013 Red Nose Day 2013 PCS students had a lot of fun and also raised an amazing £1166.32
Art Attack 2013 Art Attack 2013 Fabulous art from Y8 Libby & the Y10 Art Enrichment group
Chess Tournament Chess PCS join 2000 other schools in the world's largest ever tournament
Science Club Science Club Y7 & 8 students have been enjoying doing fun experiments
Maths Revision Maths Revision Well done to Y11s who came into school for extra Maths revision
GCSE Music Concert GCSE Music Concert It was a wonderful afternoon and a delight to hear so much talent.
Geography Taster Day Geography Taster Day 20 Y8 geographers had an exciting day at Sussex University

Cheese & Wine Evening Cheese & Wine Evening Provided a great social event for parents and carers of y7/8 students
Café Culture Café Culture Homemade Bagels and Doughnuts for the Café Culture Project

Cake Sale Cake Sale Y8 students sell cakes to raise money for LASCO

Citizenship Action Citizenship Action Y7/8 students join members of the W.I. in community workshops
Celebrating Diversity Competition Diversity Comp Mentor group wins breakfast feast thanks to Ellie and Sophie's poster
Onatti Theatre Co Onatti Theatre Co Performed an amusing story called 'Ecris -Moi' (Write to me)
Geography Trading Game Geography Trading Game Y8 students took part in the Trading Game on the 24th January
Snow Sports 2013 Snow Sports 2013 See the photo gallery from the latest fantastic PCS ski trip
Heart Start Heart Start BHF provides lifesaving techniques & equipment to students
Leanne Peace Leanne Peace Friends & family tied ribbons to the tree in Leanne's memory

Cooking Under Pressure Cooking Under Pressure Connor Harwood created this fantastic creation...

Celebrating Diversity Week Celebrating Diversity Week For the first time in PCS history students ran a CTM & launched a competition

Sonneteers 8b1 Become Sonneteers! Come and see 8b1’s work in the flesh at the end of Main Street
Ghanaian Culture Ghanaian Culture Y1 citizenship began their lesson to raise awareness of Ghana
HMD 2013 HMD 2013 On 25th of January we held our annual Holocaust Memorial Ceremony
PCS Bake Off PCS Bake Off Y11 students completed a novelty cake project and made these!
Southern Schools Book Award SSBA Students attend the SSBA Presentation Evening at Roedean school
Public Services trip Public Services trip Miss Barry took a group of Year 9 students to the Sealife Centre

Boccia Community Cohesion Boccia Community Bringing different generations together through a fun activity
Master Chef Challenge Master Chef Challenge The Year 9 BTEC Hospitality Students recently all took part in...

Bonne Année 2013! Bonne Année 2013! Y9 GCSE French students completed their first spoken controlled assessment

Christmas Concert & Lunch Christmas Concert Well done to all the students who entertained us in a wonderful evening
The Wizard Of Oz The Wizard Of Oz Congratulations to the cast and crew of WIZARD OF OZ, it was fabulous!
Food For Thought Food For Thought Kyle & Danny Woolven take part in Seaford Musical Theatre Show
ABC Books ABC Books Year 9 Graphics have been designing ABC creative books for young chldren
Ecojam Ecojam PEG hosts a second successful EcoJam making winter food for the birds
CREST Silver award CREST Silver award A select group of have been chosen to embark on the accredited CREST awards
Diabetes Awareness Diabetes Awareness Yr8 students Ellie Wallace & Chloe Stenning raised over £1000

GCSE Certificate Evening Certificate Evening On 29th November PCS held its event for outgoing GCSE Y11 students

Hospitality Trip Hospitality Trip Y11 Hospitality took a tour of establishments & businesses in the city

Year 10 DT GRAPHICS Year 10 DT GRAPHICS Y10 designs for mask making project

Art Work of the Week Art Work of the Week Y10 designs for mask making project

Magnetism Magnetism Y9 students are investigate the properties of magnets & the idea of illusion

Shine a light on PCS Shine A Light PCS is Secondary School of the Year at the Shine a Light Awards

Y10 Child Development Homework Fashion Homework Courtney Skinner & Caitlin Deller produced outstanding, detailed work

Geography Game Show 2012 Geography Game Show Host Neal Nichols from Massachusetts comes to PCS

Take Over Day 2012 Take Over Day An event that gives young people the opportunity to work with adults

Movember 2012 Movember 2012 Hats off to all the hirsute PCS Staff who supported Movember

Elise Ilet Elise Ilet Elise Ilet amazing art work book based on a project called Word & Image

Exploring History Exploring History Y7 History classes meeting with older members of the community

Operation Christmas Child Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes are filled with gifts to be sent to children across the globe

Brighton Museum Trip Brighton Museum Trip Year 7 students descended on the Brighton Museum for a day

Tea Cakes Tea Cakes Harry Tenant Yr11 recent assessed practical effort

ICT Poetry ICT Poetry The ICT Alphabet by Chloe Harwood, informative, colourful & creative

Chloe Hobdell Chloe Hobdell Has created this 3D image of the opening scene of the novel

The Goodbye The Goodbye Poem written by Abigail Dunkerton, age 12, reviewed by Mr Hill

Artsmark gold award We've got GOLD! PCS has achieved Artsmark gold award for the third time

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Former students wins Achievers awards Former Students Win 3 of the winners are former Peacehaven Community School students

GCSE Art GCSE Art A gallery of Yr 11 art students mock GCSE final pieces

Sussex Uni Visit Sussex Uni Visit Students took part in a Real Time Social Media workshop

Glyndebourne Opera Co. Glyndebourne Opera Co. In the summer over 20 students performed at the Birley Centre

Thorpe Park Visit Thorpe Park Visit Y10 Leisure & Tourism students test out the services for themselves!

Art Work of the Week Art Work of the Week Art students display their amazing talents & work here

Autumn Music Concert Autumn Music Concert Stunning performances from our extremely talented students

Y10 Art Attack Portraits & Expression Y10 students produce amazing art work with these self portraits

Y10 Art Attack Y10 Art Attack Amazing Subtractive Tonal Studies & homework sketch books

PCS Olympics PCS Olympics A variety of stories from the sensational sporting Summer of 2012
GCSE Results Day GCSE Results Day We are delighted with the success achieved by so many students

Summer Music Concert Summer Music Concert Students perform a fantastic musical extravaganza

Peacehaven Youth Mayor Peacehaven Youth Mayor Mouhammed Bacha has been promoted to Youth Mayor for Peacehaven

Blacklands 2012 Blacklands 2012 Campers took part in all activities with a smile & enthusiasm
Stage Model Stage Model Maya Larsen produced this fabulous stage set

Teatime Treats Teatime Treats Teatime treats from Y10 GCSE Food Technology students

BHASVICTORS SUCCESS! BHASVICTORS SUCCESS! Three of our ex-students were winners of media and film awards

Year 9 Shows Year 9 Shows 2012 Y9 groups worked on a theatre in education show for our Y7 students to watch

Glyndebourne 2012 Glyndebourne 2012 Students were keen to have their own say for the story & the choreography

Pocket Science Festival 2012 Pocket Science Festival During which we made our own wind turbines to power electrical items

Battlefields Trip 2012 Battlefields Trip 2012 PCS students visit the WWI battlefields of the Ypres Salient in Belgium

PCS Prom 2012 PCS Prom 2012 The students arrived in style in their glittering prom dresses & smart suits

Baguettes in Boulogne! Baguettes in Boulogne! Well done to the students who behaved impeccably & were a joy to be with

Blood Brothers Trip Blood Brothers Trip Students enjoyed London on their recent visit to the Phoenix Theatre

Salters Chemistry Festival Salters Chemistry Festival The team’s skills in logical and analytical thinking led them to success

King of The Swingers! King of The Swingers! Year 7 Art Enrichment students have been working on a Jungle Book project
Peacehaven Torch Peacehaven Torch Olympic torch bearer Freddy Mouland raises Peacehaven's own torch
Reading Matters Reading Matters Focus on reading, a week where students brought along their books to share
CSI Peacehaven CSI Peacehaven Although it looks like a scene from CSI it's actually a car maintenance course
Fantastic Fieldwork Fantastic Fieldwork Our year 10 Geographers enjoyed a recent trip to Seven Sisters Country Park
Quakers Completely Quackers We've had some reduckulous behaviour from our new residents
Pie in your eye Pie in your eye And quality cake - recent FT stories
Eau Eau Seven Eau Eau Seven An extravaganza of everything James Bond as part of the Brighton Festival
Robot Wars Robot Wars PCS students thoroughly enjoyed the robot wars workshops
Rhys took part in the annual 10 mile charity walk Freddysmile Rhys Thompson took part in the annual 10 mile charity walk
Pop Shock 2012 Pop Shock 2012 Another amazing concert full of extremely talented vocalists & musicians
Fashion Show 2012 Fashion Show 2012 This year's fashion show was amazing spectacle of incredible designs
Yr 10 Drama Productions Yr 10 Drama Productions The Drama Hall was packed with not a single spare seat in the house...
Designer Tables Designer Tables Year 11 PCS students design & build their own fabulous tables
GCSE Art GCSE Art Work A small selection of the yr11 portfolio and exam work

Enrichment Day Enrichment Day Students participate in an array of activities

Puppet Exhibition Puppet Exhibition Students display their works of art within the community

Herstmonceux Trip Herstmonceux Trip Students visit the Herstmonceux Observatory Science Centre
Blacklands 2011 Blacklands 2011 A taster of the photographs from the 2011 trip

GCSE Music ConcertGCSE Music Concert A tremendous showcase of talent and a fantastic success
Snow Sports 2011Snow Sports 2011 Click here to read the blog and see the gallery from this years trip
An Evening Of ReflectionsAn Evening Of Reflections Yr 11 drama students performed two plays

PCS Fashion Show 2011PCS Fashion Show 2011 Absolutely fabulous click here for photos & video

Christmas Concert 2010Christmas Concert 2010 Click here for full details and to see the gallery

Community Christmas LunchCommunity Xmas Lunch We were delighted to welcome our senior friends from the local community
The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe Click here for full details and to see the gallery

Rock ShockRock Shock Students rock out, click here for full story and photos
Pop ShockPop Shock Click here to see the photos & watch the videos of our Stars
Paris Trip 2011 Paris Trip 2011 Take a look at the photos from the lastest PCS trip to Paris
PCS Prom 2011 PCS Prom 2011 Click here to take a peak at our glamorous galleries

Youth Award Art Display Youth Award Art Display Click here for the amazing gallery of art work

17 Gallery 17 Click here for the gallery of the latest Yr10 drama production

Take a tour around the school Around the school Click here to take a tour of the Schools grounds

For the Attention of Years 8's

Please remember that your Options forms must be in on Tuesday 22 April (the first day back after the holidays).

Happy Easter!

Easter Letter
Best wishes for a happy Easter, letter from Ms Bassett.

Y11 Easter holiday revision timetable

Date Subject Time Teacher Room
Monday 7th April Art 10am-3pm Ms Elliot & Ms Mulvie Art 1 & Art 2
Monday 7th April Music By appointment Mr Willis MU3/MU4
Tuesday 8th April Music By appointment Mr Willis MU3/MU4
Tuesday 8th April Resistant Materials 9.30am-3pm Mr Bowden DT2
Tuesday 8th April Citizenship 10am-1pm Ms Benzie HU3
Wednesday 9th April Resistant Materials 9.30am-3pm Mr Bowden DT2
Tuesday 15th April Graphics 9am-4pm Mrs Bottani DT1
Wednesday 16th April English 9.45am-1pm Miss Bliss English corridor
Thursday 17th April Graphics 9am-4pm Mrs Bottani DT1

Please note that:
• Students must sign in and sign out of school at reception
• Students may wear their own clothes to revision sessions
• Students should not use their mobile phones or music devices in the sessions
• There will not be any food facilities so students need to bring their own lunch if they are coming in for the day

PCS Student is Flag Bearer

Congratulations to Ellen who has been chosen to be a flag bearer at the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 qualifiers match between England and Montenegro at the Amex Stadium in Brighton on Saturday 05 April 2014, kick-off at 12:55 with live coverage on BBC2 from 12.45.

Easter Reading List

Easter Reading List
Click here for the full Easter Reading List

Ebooks borrowed through PCS Library can be read on any PC, tablet (including Kindle Fire), or mobile phone and on any ebook reader except Kindle. You will need to log on to your account using your PCS library log on - phcs.lib.overdrive. If you need a reminder of this please email

World Premiere Play at PCS!

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The White Cat – is written specially for our students by local author Stephen Plaice who is a dramatist working in opera, theatre and film. In the last decade he has become one of Britain's leading librettists and book writers for musical theatre. The play is set in Dallington, East Sussex and follows the story of Alice Lowle who is accused of witchcraft. It is based on a true story.

Pack Up Your Troubles – is set in Peacehaven and tells the story of Felix Powell who wrote the famous song of the title. It is set in the early days of Peacehaven when it was a shanty town, and if you are interested in local history and music hall you should find it fascinating.

Y9 rugby report

Y9 Rugby Team
On Wednesday 2nd march the Y9's went to Eastbourne to play the annual tournament. The first game was against Hailsham Community College. The team started hesitantly but grew in stature as the game went on. A well worked try was finished by a rampaging run from captain Freddy. The final score was 12-5 to Hailsham. The second game was against Bishop Bell. The first try was by Jem running rings around the opposition. The second try was by Cameron smashing through their biggest player and scoring in the corner. The final score was 12-12.

The final pool match was against Seaford Head. They were the strongest team in our pool. The forwards; Jake, Cameron, Dexter, Freddy and Josh stood up to the opposition through incredible tackling and powerful running. We narrowly lost 10-0. It was a brave and confident team performance. PCS finished third in our pool. So we went on to play for 5th place overall. The fourth game was against Eastbourne Academy. We scored straight from the opponents kick and Luke scored a scintillating try. The second try was scored by another great run by Jem. The final score was 12-10 to pcs. We came 5th overall.
A brilliant team performance! Written by Freddy

Quizzy Rascals

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The annual Student v Staff Maths quiz returned with it's usual mixture of excitement and tension as the teams battled to be top of the board. The staff team What's the Point won in the end with just 4 points in it, staff team Just Coz took second place and Y7 team Mad Maths Unicorn did amazingly well to get third place. Well done to everyone involved!


Next year's PCS Ski trip takes place from Saturday 31st Jan to Saturday 7th Feb 2015. The cost is £755 and the trip is open to current Year 8 and 9 students. The deposit to reserve a place needs to be in by 24th April.

After the 2015 trip, the next ski trip will be in 2017. This is the ONLY chance that current Year 8 and 9 students will have to go on the trip.

It is now a SKI trip and not a snow sports trip, we are no longer doing any snowboarding!! Please contact Ms Benzie for more info.


Kyle and Danny are pulling on their leather jackets to star as Sonny and Doody in Seaford Musical Theatre Junior's production of GREASE. Although Kyle is better known as a footballer and Captain of the Year 10 team, Danny is taking drama as an option and hopes to become a actor - or a computer games tester! They are also taking part in a special fundraising performance to support CTLA - Community Transport and hope to raise £1000 for the charity.
Tickets are available for GREASE from

Y7 Rugby Tournament

Y7 Rugby Team
On Monday 31st March, the year 7 Rugby team came together for a tournament in Eastbourne. The team started the tournament with confidence and won 25-0 against Ratton School. After that, we faced Lewes Priory and lost a well fought match 15-10. In the last match of the group stage, we lost 15-5 against a very experienced Cavendish side.

In the 5th place play-off we dominated a strong Seaford team in a very one sided match and we won 15-0. We came 5th out of eight teams. I am very pleased with the performance of the team, hopefully we'll be able to win the tournament next year. Written by captain Kaine.

Yr 11 Sports Awards GCSE PE

The PE department had a lovely evening with our Yr 11 GCSE PE students. They were all charming and behaved the PCS way and the evening was a pleasurable experience. The awards for Most Improved Performer went to Kerri, Runner up Sports Personality went to Charlotte and
The Sports Personality Winner was Paul.

Human Trafficking

PCS Citizenship students Jess, Sophie, Jas, Ella, Loren have created a document on the subject of human trafficking. Please click here to view it.

Brighton Museum Trip

We went to the exhibition in Brighton Art Gallery, it was called Sub-versive Design. It was fun and a good day out. We enjoyed everything especially taking pictures of things. It was hard to choose a favourite artwork but Kieran liked the Skull sculpture, model of the Pier and boats and trains. Marco’s favourites were some of the fashion designs and furniture designs like the benches and the round funky chair. It was surprising how much art work there was such as; a skull, shoes, spiders on walls, a bed that was standing up and furniture. Looking at the artwork made us feel good and think about things in a different way. Some of it was a bit surprising and we had never seen artwork like that before. We would like to go again and we would say to other people that it was fun. Kieran learnt that they probably spent a very long time on it to make it really neat- that is something I could do in my Arts Award book. Marco learnt that art isn’t always true and can make you think more.

Sport Relief

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I ran the sport relief mile on Friday afternoon with a number of students (including Stuart who ran with his full rucksack on his back) and staff and it was really enjoyable. There was a sense of determination, with some students struggling to run all of it but persevering to see it through, whilst raising money for charity. There was a cake and drink sale outside to raise money too. I just think its great that lots of our students supported this event and wanted to be a part of Sport Relief. That was down to Miss Barry who organised the pay a £1 to wear a red top, motivated people and even had the energy to run a mile at the end of Friday, when everyone else is winding down. Thanks Miss Barry for the hard work you put into this and making it such an enjoyable end to the day. Written by Mr Warner-Swann.

Total raised for Sport Relief £313.00 with about £90 coming from the fair trade cake sale.

Those who would like to run the Brighton mini-mile held at Preston Park on Sat 5th April can visit the website to enter. It's £15.00 entry fee but you get lots of goodies too!

Lucas at Crufts

Lucas and Mollie won the Agility Dog of the Year, qualifying themselves for the main arena, in which he came 8th! Here is a link of a video of his run along with his interview - He also came 4th with Boo in the Small Agility to which his sister Stacey won. They were also in a Team event and won that as well! The Open Junior Agility Championsips were held in February and Lucas retained his Junior Agility Champion under 12 title with Mollie! He was in another Team with Boo and also won that. Well done Lucas!

Y11 After School Intervention Sessions

Intervention sessions are continue to run after school. Please see table below for the subject / days that these will be running. Each year 11 student has a personalised timetable of sessions they should be attending. Sessions start at 3.15pm.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Resistant Materials

Science CORE
Resistant Materials

Science Additional/Applied


Science TRIPLE

Vocab Express

Vocab Express
Congratulations to PCS GCSE languages students for all their hard work on Vocab Express securing us a final position of 6th in the Piccolo challenge. This was a national competition, so very well done indeed.

Trading Game

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Fairtrade FoundationOn the 17th February all year 8 students took part in the Trading Game. It was a fantastic opportunity to work and learn in teams outside of the classroom environment. Can we congratulate students on the excellent way they embarked on the activities as some groups had to overcome starting with very few resources whilst others were quickly into manufacturing as they realised they had the means for production.

Students found out for themselves about some of the components of world trade as well as the operations and inequalities involved. The atmosphere in the room was full of energy as students traded resources with each other, some groups making huge profits whilst others wishing to support those groups without. This greater understanding will support the work they carry out during the current Geography unit of work on Globalisation and help to promote the Fairtrade Foundation and the producers they support.

Maths Challenge

Four of our brilliant year 9 students took part in the UKMT Regional Maths Challenge at Lancing College. They competed against pupils from all over the South East region – from The Isle of Wight to Kent.

They put in a fantastic performance and left 10 schools behind in the league table. As well as being impeccably behaved and having a fantastic day, our students achieved the best score ever for PCS. Well done Briony, Callum, Aidan and Ben and good luck to our year 10’s on the 28th March with their challenge!

Photo Competition

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The Art department set the challenge of taking a photograph that summed up the idea of either New Beginnings or Festivities. The standard was very high and choosing a winner was a difficult task.

Congratulations go to Ernest Godden whose work was highly commended and Jake Shipton who won with his picture of the squirrel.