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Aldridge Cricket Academy

BACA is the state school partner of Sussex Cricket. Whether starting secondary school, working towards GCSEs or in sixth form, this partnership with Sussex Cricket means that BACA students can combine their academic studies with top class cricket coaching in exceptional facilities. For parents there’s no compromise between academic studies and sporting development; no rush to get from school to training every day; and no school fees. Read full details in our Cricket Prospectus.

Click on the links below to read articles about the Aldridge Cricket Academy and the Junior Cricket Pathway programme at BACA. 

                                          Crocombe and Simpson visit BACA

BACA is one of the very few state schools named in the Cricketer magazine's Top 100 schools

"Amazing Aldridge Academy Sets State School Benchmark" - read the Cricketer Magazine's article

"The state school that every county needs for a brighter future". Read ex-England skipper Mike Atherton's article in the Times describing BACA as "a beacon for the sport in the state sector".

Read the Cricketer Magazine's review of cricket in state schools in July 2020, including a section focused on BACA




Find out more about our Year 7 upwards Junior Cricket Pathway

Find out more about our Sixth Form Aldridge Cricket Academy