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The future we create every day

A happy, loving and nurturing environment

A caring and inspirational curriculum


We are delighted to welcome you to St Michael’s Church of England Academy, a brand new Church of England school and nursery in the heart of Paignton. 

St Michael’s is a member of the Learning Academy Partnership, a highly successful Multi-Academy Trust, with exceptional schools providing an excellent education with high academic outcomes for all children.  The Trust is one of the top-performing in the country and St Michael’s will provide the same exceptional curriculum that is recognised across all our Trust schools.

St Michael’s is currently being redeveloped in Fisher Street, Paignton, and opened its doors to nursery and reception children only in September 2021, and will increase by one Year Group, year-on-year, until we have classes in every Year Group, from nursery through to Year 6.  Our founding children will have the unique opportunity to be the first cohort to start their outstanding education in our Reception year.

Tracey Cleverly
Trust Lead, Learning Academy Partnership


"My child has settled in really well and loves their new school, everyone is so welcoming and friendly." PARENT

"I love playing with my new friends in our new school." PUPIL

"It is wonderful to see our Nursery & Reception children exploring the continuous provision and becoming more confident in just a few days." STAFF

Join Us

We opened in September 2021 with nursery and reception children as a one form entry primary school, growing by year group annually until Year 6.  You can apply for Reception places for your child for September 2022 from 1st November 2021.


About Us

Our new school is part of a successful family of aspirational schools and we have created an environment where children can feel happy and confident.


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St Michael’s Toddler Group

We are so thrilled to have the wonderful Nikita at StorySense at our school to deliver our…

June 2024

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We Need Music! Visit

This week we welcomed in Laura from We Need Music CIC so our nursery children could take…

June 2024

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Ofsted rating!

We are so thrilled to announce we have received our official Ofsted report and rating of ‘Good’….

June 2024

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Reception children go to Beach School!

This term our Reception children went to Beach School with the wonderful Seaside Adventurers! They all came…

May 2024

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