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.

Year 7 – Tutor Evening (2nd October)

Posted on 20 Sep 2018
Dear Parent/Carer Working in partnership with you is very important to your child’s success at school.  We have organised an ...

Another year of stunning results

Posted on 20 Sep 2018
Limited places still left in some year groups For the second year running, PACA has some of the highest GCSE results in the c...

Message from Mark Poston – Principal (14/09/18)

Posted on 17 Sep 2018
14 September 2018   Dear Parents/Carers Another great week at PACA. We were delighted to host Peter Kyle MP this afterno...

Ex Governor and MP for Hove, Peter Kyle, Visits PACA

Posted on 14 Sep 2018
Ex PACA governor and MP for Hove, Peter Kyle, came into PACA today to answer students’ questions. He spoke openly about...

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...