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

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.

Message from Mark Poston – Principal (10/09/18)

Posted on 12 Sep 2018
Message from Mark Poston – Principal Dear Parents and Carers It has been a great start to the term. I was delighted to see th...

PACA & PACA 6 Open Evening Dates

Posted on 11 Sep 2018
PACA Open Evening All Year 6 students and their parents/carers are invited to come to the PACA Open Evening on Tuesday 9 Octo...

Year 7 Blacklands Trip

Posted on 11 Sep 2018
Please find all up to date school trip information on our school trips page. You are also invited to a meeting on Tuesday 18t...

Parents Can Communicate with PACA Via The Xpressions App

Posted on 10 Sep 2018
We are delighted to inform parents and carers about an app which will enhance communication between you and the school. Xpres...

New School Year – Welcome letter 2018

Posted on 03 Sep 2018
Dear Parents and Carers, I am very much looking forward to formally joining PACA as Principal on Monday 3rd September and to ...

Student start times

Posted on 30 Aug 2018
Year 7s and Yr 12s start the 2018/19 autumn term on 5th September at 8.30am. All other groups return on the 6th September at ...