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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.

Sir Rod Aldridge – I want one of my pupils to play for England one day

Posted on 08 Oct 2015
Sir Rod Aldridge appears in the sports section of todays Argus. Sir Rod explains that he dreams of seeing one of his Pupils p...

Download the first of the sports bulletins

Posted on 07 Oct 2015
Students have been working hard after school most days of the week and we have had the highest participation levels yet for t...

Stem Club wins national award

Posted on 07 Oct 2015
At PACA we are very lucky to have a dedicated STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths ) Centre. Last year we ran sev...

Nathan Sykes from The Wanted Visits PACA

Posted on 06 Oct 2015
Check out the coverage on Latest TV below....

A Great Start to the Season for the Senior Football Academy Team

Posted on 05 Oct 2015
The Sixth Form Football Academy team were delighted to secure a win in their first match of the season. Playing Varndean̵...

New Cricket Centre under Construction will Benefit PACA Cricketers

Posted on 28 Sep 2015
On Monday 28th September Sussex fast bowlers Tymal Mills and James Anyon joined students, staff and community members at Brig...