Portslade Aldridge Community Academy (PACA) is a highly successful, forward thinking Academy, with high expectations. Results this summer saw the Academy achieve GCSE results of 63% 5A*-C including English and maths, the best the Academy has ever seen.
Our mission is to change lives and bring about positive outcomes for all our learners. The Academy is underpinned by an ethos that supports the highest possible personal achievement for each student. We encourage and help all students to develop a passion for learning. In particular we want young people to recognise the potential that they have and we will provide the opportunities to unlock it. We believe that every student can achieve success at school, irrespective of their starting point.
Our Sixth Form offers a high quality education for a full range of academic and vocational courses, as well as specialist academies in Digital Media, Football, Dance, Cricket and Science. We provide a friendly and hard-working environment organised to meet the needs of Sixth Form students.
We have new state of the art facilities for each subject plus access to a broad range of the latest technology, as well as a Sixth Form common room and an on site library and sports centre.
A Level results this year saw a rise in both the overall pass rate and A*-B rate. The combined A2 and equivalent pass rate was 99% and the A*-B was 55%, an impressive 26% increase on last year’s results.