We are Paxman Academy
Paxman Academy is a co-educational, fully comprehensive 11-16 academy.
The Academy has a STEM focus and works with other organisations to enhance the quality of provision.
We also share our excellent facilities across Sigma schools in Colchester to enhance provision in a number of subject areas.
Paxman Academy prides itself on the quality of its staff. The combination of experience, expertise, enthusiasm and commitment ensures that students, parents and carers receive the best possible service.
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Our Journey So Far
Paxman Academy is part of The Sigma Trust a local partnership of seven academies in North East Essex. Sigma was formally established in September 2016 and currently consists of 5 secondary schools, a junior school and an infant and nursery school.
In the Press
Paxman Academy is one of the most popular secondary schools in Colchester See Colchester Gazette article dated 11/03/2021
Girls win Paxman Academy’s first sporting silverware Colchester Evening Gazette article dated 24th March 2020
Students launch petition to get crossing outside Paxman Academy Colchester Evening Gazette article dated March 15th 2020
Welcome to new £14m academy Colchester Evening Gazette article dated 10th September 2019 Click here for more information