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 firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone on 01273 691 191.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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":
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".
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.