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.

Issues with phone system

Posted on 18 Oct 2018
We are currently experiencing difficulties with our phone line. BT are aware of this as it has been an on-going issue. They h...

E-wellbeing Service available to students

Posted on 10 Oct 2018
Please find information attached for students regarding a new online counselling and mental health support platform. If you h...

Open Evening Itinerary – 9 th October 2018

Posted on 09 Oct 2018
A range of refreshments will be on sale in our café area next to the courtyard. Speeches will be held in the Main Hall at 6.0...

Message from Mark Poston – Principal (08/10/18)

Posted on 08 Oct 2018
8 October 2018 Dear Parents and Carers Last week we saw the Year 11 mock exams completed successfully, a tremendous turn out ...

Message from Mark Poston – Principal (02/10/18)

Posted on 03 Oct 2018
2 October 2018   Dear Parents/Carers Here is the weekly roundup of events. Last week we had great successes with the yea...

Message from Mark Poston – Principal (25/09/18)

Posted on 25 Sep 2018
25 September 2018 Dear Parents and Carer We have much to look forward to at the start of week 4. The Year 7 Camp began on Mon...