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.

Date for your Diary – PACA’s Christmas Show is on the 9th and 10th December

Posted on 24 Nov 2015
    This year’s Christmas Show will showcase a range of performances from students across the different year ...

We are currently recruiting

Posted on 24 Nov 2015
PACA are currently looking to fill two Support staff roles, we are looking for a Temporary Administration Assistant and a Tem...

Don’t Forget PACA’s Dodgeball Competition Next Week to Raise Money for the British Heart Foundation

Posted on 23 Nov 2015
  Week commencing 1st December, PACA is holding a dodgeball competition to raise money for the British Heart Foundation. Plea...

Latest News from PACA’s PE Department

Posted on 23 Nov 2015
For all the latest results from PACA’s matches over the last week, the upcoming fixtures list and to discover who was s...

Aldridge Cricket Academy Player Named in Sussex’s 2016 Academy Intake

Posted on 23 Nov 2015
Tara Norris, who joined the Aldridge Cricket Academy in 2014 and studies at Portslade Aldridge Community Academy, has been na...

PACA Supports The Aldridge Foundation Pledge

Posted on 23 Nov 2015
Aldridge Foundation pledges to Step Up to Serve: At our secondary schools/in the secondary phase The Aldridge Foundation and ...