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.

Car boot sale – 21st May

Posted on 03 May 2016
On the 21st of May PACA will be hosting the first of its Car boot sales. Doors will open at 9am, pitches will cost £5. Please...

6th form pupils enjoy work experience at Easthill Park Café

Posted on 28 Apr 2016
Allana Challis and Tilly Dunkley are the first of our sixth form students to have obtained a City and Guilds qualification in...

Ski Trip 2017

Posted on 26 Apr 2016
We are returning to the slopes of Pila, Italy on 11th February 2017 (February half term) This is a wonderful opportunity that...

Green energy to sponsor our aspiring engineers

Posted on 21 Apr 2016
We would like to say a huge thank you to the company Green Energy UK for sponsoring the final building phase of our Greenpowe...

Madison Farley becomes UK number 1 at the Reebok CrossFit Games Open

Posted on 21 Apr 2016
Madi has been taking part in the CrossFit Games Open, which is a competition run by Reebok and comprises of 5 workouts, 1 rel...

Meningitis vaccinations

Posted on 19 Apr 2016
The school nurses will be coming in on June 28th to the school to give the following vaccination to Year 11 students who want...