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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.

The Aldridge foundation believe that it is incredibly important for all pupils within its schools to achieve much more than just good GCSE results, we believe that these transferable skills are needed for a successful future, whatever career path you choose to pursue.

Those skills are; Being Creative, Team Work, Having Passion, Determination, Problem Solving and Risk Taking.

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

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)

PACA’s Team Utopia Come Second in the Finals of Global Entrepreneur Week in London

Posted on 02 Dec 2013
Hosted at the Royal Sun Alliance in Leadenhall Street in the City of London, PACA’s Team Utopia did exceptionally well in the...

PACA Students Attend Fielding MasterClass with English Cricketer Lydia Greenway

Posted on 02 Dec 2013
On Tuesday 26th November, two PACA students attended a cricket fielding master class with the Sussex Under 13s, at our sister...

Sporting Successes Continue

Posted on 28 Nov 2013
Our year 7 girls football team beat Brighton and Hove High School 2-1 in a very exciting match this evening....

The SAC Raise Over £440 for the Philippines Disaster Fund

Posted on 28 Nov 2013
The Student Action Committee have been fundraising over the past week for the Philippines Disaster with a cake sale, break an...

Global Entrepreneurship Week is Celebrated in Style

Posted on 26 Nov 2013
  An evening to celebrate PACA’s finest entrepreneurs was held on Thursday 21st November with a “beat the teacher” quiz,...

PACA raised over £500 for Children in Need

Posted on 25 Nov 2013
Teachers were soaked, beards were shaved and nails were painted all in aid of Children in Need on Friday 15th November. Every...

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