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.

Promoting emotional well-being in children

Posted on 13 Jan 2017
We are delighted to invite you to a breakfast seminar, in conjunction with the Charlie Waller Memorial Foundation, with guest...

PACA are recruiting

Posted on 06 Jan 2017
PACA are currently advertising for Exam Invigilators and an Admin Apprentice please see here for details...

The PACA Mannequin Challenge

Posted on 16 Dec 2016
Whole School Mannequin Challenge! We accepted the challenge and we nailed it! It’s been another busy year at PACA and t...

PACA Students take Xmas to Hazelholt

Posted on 16 Dec 2016
This year PACA have continued their great community based work. We were really honoured to be invited back to Hazelholt to he...

PA Bulletin

Posted on 16 Dec 2016
Happy Holidays! It’s been a rollercoaster of a term with everything from Awards Evenings to Operas and Fairy Tales to Christm...

BDMA Newsletter

Posted on 16 Dec 2016
BDMA AUTUMN 2016 UPDATE YEAR 2   We have had a thrilling start to our 2nd year at BDMA – students’ productivity and indu...