Best Ever GCSE Results

2015 saw 63% students gaining 5 A*-C grades including English and Maths. PACA was also the second highest for progress and third for attainment in GCSE English in the City.


Welcome to PACA

PACA is a co-educational school for 11 to 18 year olds based in the heart of the Mile Oak Community in Portslade, Brighton. There has been significant development of the Academy site over recent years with £12.7million being invested in an impressive new state of the art building and fantastic new facilities such as a Dance studio, Mac suite, community library, superb sixth form and a STEM Centre.


Sixth Form Specialisms

PACA’s Sixth Form offers a mix of traditional A Levels and BTECs alongside a number of specialist academies including cricket, dance and football and the Brighton Digital Media Academy.


State of the Art STEM Centre

Students built and raced a Greenpower electric car at Goodwood.


Number One School for Art

2015 GCSE results confirm that PACA is number one place to study Art in the City.


Entrepreneurial Specialism

There is a strong focus on developing entrepreneurial attributes in all our students, passion, determination, risk taking, problem-solving, team and creativity, and they underpin every aspect of academy life.

Art Department Newsletter May 2016

Posted on 27 May 2016
For the first time on Saturday, 21st May the Art Department took part in the Artists Open House scheme. We showcased the work...

Brighton artist launches National Express’ art competition

Posted on 27 May 2016
A Brighton artist is today launching a national children’s art competition giving kids the chance to see their designs splash...

PE Bulletin – 27th May 2016

Posted on 27 May 2016
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Hazelholt Cookery afternoons

Posted on 26 May 2016
Working in conjunction with Cooking and Company, we have been welcomed into local residential home, Hazelholt in order to par...

School of the week!

Posted on 25 May 2016
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