Amy Connacher, Megan Woodford, Gus Simon, Jamie Piper

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 – L.I’Anson@paca.uk.com


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.

Youth In Action Awards 2016 at the Amex Stadium celebrating schools and young people across the county

Community School of the Year


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 takes the community in its name very seriously. We believe we have as much to gain from being immersed in our community as we have to give” – Kate Scott (Principal)


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.

PE Bulletin W/C 28th November

Posted on 06 Dec 2016

Ofsted Report Published

Posted on 05 Dec 2016
Dear parent / carer, I am delighted to be able to write to you to inform you of the outcome of the recent Ofsted inspection. ...

Mannequin challenge for World AIDS Day

Posted on 02 Dec 2016
Miss William’s Year 7 PE class decided to complete a special Mannequin Challenge all in aid of World AIDs Day. World AIDS Day...

PACA6 Disneyland Paris

Posted on 02 Dec 2016
On Monday 28th November, students from Year 12 and 13 began their journey to the magical world of Disneyland Paris. Three fil...

FREE Girls Cricket Sessions

Posted on 02 Dec 2016
Sussex cricket are running a number of girls cricket hubs over the winter (and looking to continue in the summer) which are F...

Photography Competition! – Enter now

Posted on 30 Nov 2016
The Art Department announces their new photography competition. Students of all ages, and staff can enter the competition “Wi...