Another year of stunning results

Limited spaces available in some year groups.

Follow this link at Brighton & Hove Local Authority for information on applying for a place in the school.

General enquiries: click here

Here is our 2019-2020 PACA prospectus, please contact us if you have any questions or if you would like a tour of the Academy.

PACA Open Evening

All Year 6 students and their parents/carers are invited to come to the PACA Open Evening on Tuesday 9 October from 5pm. Please sign up today!

PACA 6 Sixth Form Open Evening

All Year 11 students and their parents/carers are invited to come to the PACA 6 Open Evening on Tuesday 6 November from 6pm. Please sign up today!

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.

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 –

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.

Two Students Shortlisted for Youth in Action Awards

Posted on 20 Jun 2018
Every single day our youngsters do amazing things! Whether it is in the classroom, on the playing fields or in their local co...

Online Safety: Parent/Carer Newsletter

Posted on 18 Jun 2018
Please see below a newsletter from WISE regarding Online Safety. Parent Carer Newsletter- Fortnite...

Aldridge Football Academy Year 9 Footballers Played at the Surrenden Cup Tournament

Posted on 11 Jun 2018
  It was a hot afternoon at Dorothy Stinger for the Surrenden Cup Tournament, organized by Lloyd Hooper at Varndean Scho...

Hairspray Jr. The Musical – July 12 &13

Posted on 08 Jun 2018
The 1950s are out, and change is in the air! Hairspray JR. is the family-friendly musical piled bouffant-high with laughter, ...

Deaf Awareness Week 2018

Posted on 18 May 2018
This week the Social Action Committee have been raising awareness and challenging perceptions of hearing loss and deafness ac...

The Argus – Youth in Action Awards 2018

Posted on 18 May 2018
They’re back! The Argus are on the hunt to find Sussex’s truly deserving youngsters and their supporters. There are 11 fantas...