Portslade Aldridge Community Academy is a secondary school located in Brighton. According to Ofsted inspection, the school's overall effectiveness, quality of education, outcomes for pupils and management effectiveness are good. The school inspection was carried out on 10/11/2016. The overall pupil absence from this school is 7.6%, which is 3.6 percentage points lower than the UK average.

School Information

Address: Chalky Road, Brighton, BN41 2WS
Website: http://www.paca.uk.com/
Telephone: 01273416300
School Type: Academy sponsor led
Education phase: Secondary
Local authority: Brighton and Hove
Headteacher / Principal: Dr Mark Poston
Religious character: Does not apply
Admissions policy: Non-selective
Unique reference: 137063

Ofsted Inspection

  • Overall Effectiveness
  • Quality Of Education
  • Outcomes For Pupils
  • Management Effectiveness

Ofsted inspection date: 10/11/2016

Pupils

Information

Age Range: 11 - 16
Gender: Mixed
School Capacity: 1075
Number of Pupils: 876
Number of Boys: 461
Number of Girls: 415

Absence

SchoolEngland state-funded schools:
Overall absence: 7.6% 4%
Persistent absence: 17.6% 8.2%

Education - Secondary

Progress 8 score

Average: -0.06 Confidence interval -0.33 to 0.22
Of the 83 pupils at the end of key stage 4 in this school, 81 are included in this measure.

Entering EBacc

School:80%
England Average:40%

Staying in education or entering employment

School:96%
England Average:94%

Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs

School:34%
England Average:43%

Attainment 8 score

School:42.4
England Average:46.7

EBacc average point score

School:3.98
England Average:4.07

Nearby Schools

Primary

Ofsted Overall Effectiveness Distance Establishment Type Has Nursery Classes Gender More Info
Mile Oak Primary School
Graham Avenue , Portslade BN41 2WN
2out of 4 239 yd Community school No Mixed More About School
Peter Gladwin Primary School
Drove Road , Portslade BN41 2PA
3out of 4 935 yd Community school No Mixed More About School
St Nicolas CofE Primary School
Locks Hill , Portslade BN41 2LA
3out of 4 1,413 yd Voluntary aided school No Mixed More About School
Brackenbury Primary School
Locks Hill , Portslade BN41 2LA
2out of 4 1,576 yd Community school No Mixed More About School
Eastbrook Primary Academy
Manor Hall Road , Southwick BN42 4NF
4out of 4 1,765 yd Academy sponsor led No Mixed More About School

Secondary

Ofsted Overall Effectiveness Distance Establishment Type Has Nursery Classes Gender More Info
Portslade Aldridge Community Academy
Chalky Road , Portslade BN41 2WS
3out of 4 0 yd Academy sponsor led Not Applicable Mixed More About School
Shoreham Academy
Kingston Lane , BN43 6YT
4out of 4 2,256 yd Academy sponsor led Not Applicable Mixed More About School
King's School
Hangleton Way , BN3 8BN
3out of 4 2,642 yd Free schools No Mixed More About School

Not applicable

Ofsted Overall Effectiveness Distance Establishment Type Has Nursery Classes Gender More Info
Hill Park School
Foredown Road , Portslade BN41 2FU
4out of 4 918 yd Community special school No Mixed More About School
Herons Dale School
Hawkins Crescent , BN43 6TN
3out of 4 1,852 yd Community special school No Mixed More About School
Shoreham College
St Julian's Lane , Shoreham by Sea BN43 6YW
- not rated 2,687 yd Other independent school Yes Mixed More About School
Deepdene School
195 New Church Road , BN3 4ED
- not rated 2,795 yd Other independent school Yes Mixed More About School

School statistics for this postcode are based on Ofsted rankings.