BACA College Virtual Open Evening

BACA College Virtual Open Evening

Welcome to BACA College

Welcome to the BACA College virtual open evening section of our website. Here you will find links to helpful sections of our website, as well as materials and resources that we hope will give you an insight into what life is like for students at BACA College. 

If you have any queries, please contact us via email at or by phone on ‚Äč01273 691 191. 

Click here to schedule a telephone call with a key member of staff

Click here to order a copy of our 2021/22 prospectuses

Click here to view our BACA College 2021/22 prospectus online

Click here to view our cricket prospectus online 

Hear From Our Staff & Students

Watch the full BACA College presentation video above, or use the links below to skip to the parts of most interest to you. 

0:00s - Intro to BACA College 5:52s - Chemistry 10:41s - Drama 15:03s - Construction Centre
1:40s - Hear from our students 7:14s - Biology 11:45s - History 15:44s - Sport
3:17s - English Literature  8:15s - Psychology 12:45s - Geography 17:14s - Brighton Digital Media Academy (BDMA) 
4:05s - Mathematics 8:59s - Art & Photography 13:08s - Business 18:32s - Aldridge Cricket Academy 
4:43s - Physics 9:49s - Music 13:46s - Early Years Education 18:59s Aldridge Football Academy

Course Information

The courses on offer are a mixture of A Level and Level 3 and 2 vocational courses. At level 3, Students can select to study just A Levels,  just Level 3 vocational courses or a combination of both.

We are now offering A Level Product Design, which does not feature in our prospectus. 


View document baca_college/baca_college_21-22_prospectus_a-w.pdf

Aldridge Education 

Brighton Aldridge Community Academy is a member of the Aldridge Education family of schools. Aldridge Education is a charitable Trust of entrepreneurial community schools and colleges that help young people to reach their potential.  We support our schools’ Principals and teachers in rapidly improving the quality of education on offer at early years, primary, secondary and sixth-form levels in order to transform the life-chances of our students.

For further information, please visit the Aldridge Education section of our website - click here.  

View document aldridge_education_-_an_introduction_for_parents.pdf

Exam Results 

Our students achieve excellent results and are given opportunities to progress onto university or employment. Last year, at A level, 100% of entries received A*-C grades. Performance in our BTEC courses was outstanding, with a 100% pass rate for the sixth year in succession and students achieving an average grade of Distinction* across all courses. 83.6% of grades were Distinction or better with over 44.8% at the top Distinction* grade. 100% pass rate in Construction Academy. 

You can read the full press release on our 2019/20 exam results by clicking here

Our Specialist Academies 

BACA College enables students to follow their passions alongside gaining academic qualifications through our specialist academies.

For more information on each of our specialist academies, please follow the below links. 

Aldridge Cricket Academy 

Aldridge Football Academy 

Brighton Table Tennis Club Programme

Brighton Digital Media Academy 

Construction Academy

Our new state-of-the-art Construction Centre offers students Level 1, 2 and 3 vocational construction courses in site carpentry and bench joinery, electrical installation, plumbing services and multi-trades. 

For further information on the courses we offer in construction, please click here

Developing Enterprising Skills & Entrepreneurship 

Entrepreneurship is central to everything we do - through academic lessons, sports, enrichment activities and our rewards system.  We believe developing an entrepreneurial mindset will build the confidence students need to succeed and live a productive and fulfilling life.

To develop this mindset we focus on the following key attributes or "enterprising skills":

Read more about how we develop enterprising skills and entrepreneurship. 

Hear From the BACA Community 

Never has the world felt more rapidly-changing than when the COVID-19 pandemic caused massive upheaval in all of our lives. We are incredibly proud of how our students, families and staff rose to that challenge. 

In a recent survey, 97% of our parents told us that the academy and college did a good job under these challenging circumstances. In the same survey, 98% of parents and 93% of students told us "I am proud to be a member of the BACA community".

What Next?

We are currently unable to offer tours of the college due to COVID19 restrictions. We would be delighted to show you our facilities as soon as is possible. 

To apply for a place at BACA College, complete our online application form by clicking here

Once your application has been received, you will be contacted to schedule your college interview. 

Enrolment Day will be in August 2021 and Induction Day in September 2021.