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

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.

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)

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.

Portslade Aldridge Community Academy (PACA) & King’s Church of England School – Working Together

Posted on 20 May 2013
The Kings School will be opening on the PACA Sixth Form site in Portslade High Street and remain there for its first three ye...

Cricket Win !

Posted on 20 May 2013
The Year 7 and 8 girls Cricket Team made a great start to their season beating Hove Park quite comfortably.  The team was led...

Student Performance in Miss Saigon

Posted on 26 Feb 2013
Congratulations to Sophie Reed, Lois Reed and Jasmin Guy for performing in Miss Saigon at the Corn Exchange last week. This s...

History Trip to Berlin – February 2013

Posted on 22 Feb 2013
Today we visited a few different sights in Berlin and took in a lot of history. We started off at the Kaiser Whilem Memorial...

Message from the Principal

Posted on 19 Feb 2013
Dear Parents and Students I would like to take this opportunity to say what a privilege it is to be the principal at PACA.  I...