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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)

The Social Action Committee are Back in Action for Teenage Cancer Trust

Posted on 07 Nov 2013
On Friday 25th October, PACA’s Social Action Committee were back in fund-raising action, this time in support of Teenage Canc...

Support Our Entrepreneurs – Lola Accessories Enters National Award

Posted on 04 Nov 2013
Lola-Mia Gurr, one of our finest young entrepreneurs is taking part in the National Tycoon in Schools competition this month....

PACA’s Netball Teams Celebrate Sporting Success

Posted on 24 Oct 2013
PACA’s netball teams have been on top form and the month of October has been full of sporting success. On Wednesday 16th, the...

Macmillan Coffee Morning Raises over £200

Posted on 17 Oct 2013
Friday 27th September saw the Social Action Committee’s first charitable event, a coffee morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer S...

School Closure – Thursday, 17th October 2013

Posted on 11 Oct 2013
As you will be aware from the media, the teacher trade unions  NUT and NASWT will be taking industrial action on Thursday 17t...

PACA Named School of the Year by Brighton Argus

Posted on 09 Oct 2013
07/10/2013 Portslade Aldridge Community Academy (PACA) was named School of the Year at the Brighton Argus Achievement Awards ...

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