Another year of stunning results

Limited spaces available in some year groups.

Follow this link at Brighton & Hove Local Authority for information on applying for a place in the school.

General enquiries: click here

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.

PACA6 is still accepting students for A levels, BTECS and Level 2. If your plans have changed for whatever reason, why not come to PACA6 for an informal chat about what we could offer you.

Tel – 01273 416300

Email –

Community School of the Year 

PACA has been awarded Community School of the Year (2016) by The Argus, Youth in Action Awards. We won with a record number of votes, we were delighted to accept this accolade.

PACA Parents & Carers Survey

Posted on 07 Feb 2019
At PACA we aim to run annual anonymous surveys for all parents and carers. Your feedback really helps us continue to improve ...

Message from Mark Poston – Principal (04/02/19)

Posted on 04 Feb 2019
4 February 2019 Dear Parents and Carers First, thank you to all of us who made sure that our children made it to school on Fr...

PACA – School Open 01/02/19

Posted on 01 Feb 2019
School will be open as usual today (01/02/19). Please ask students to take extra care on their way to school and to wrap up w...

Year 8 Parents Evening (12/02/2019)

Posted on 31 Jan 2019
Instructions on how to book Navigate to the Parents’ Evening Booking System here. Use your personal information to log in. Yo...

Adverse weather warning

Posted on 31 Jan 2019
31 January 2019 Dear Parents and Carers As you may be aware, weather forecasts are predicting snow and very cold weather cond...

PACA6 Consultation

Posted on 30 Jan 2019
Proposal to temporarily change the age range of Portslade Aldridge Community Academy by suspending the sixth form from Septem...