Brighton Aldridge Community Academy


BACA gives your child a wide range of experiences in the form of academic lessons, educational trips and clubs. The more your child is in the Academy the more they increase their opportunity to fulfil their potential.  School can also help your child’s social skills, such as making and keeping friendships. A regular and punctual attendance pattern will help your child when they enter the world of work.

We now hold an Attendance Lottery every Wednesday afternoon at BACA. All students are entered into the draw with one name chosen at random each week. The student who is chosen must have had 100% attendance for the previous week in order to claim their prize.

Each week a £10 Love to Shop voucher is up for grabs. prizes not claimed roll over to the following week. Learn more about the Attendance Lottery.

Parent/Carer Responsibilities

The links between attendance and attainment are clear.  Regular attendance means your child can make the most of their education, improving their chances in adult life. In order to achieve their full potential we expect all BACA students to maintain attendance of at least 97%. 

Parents/Carers can help by:

For more information download:

BACA's Attendance policy

BACA's School Attendance flyer

Fixed Penalty Notices - Guide for Parents/Carers

You can find information on school attendance provided by Brighton and Hove City Council below:

Brighton & Hove City Council Fixed Penalty Notices - for school attendance

Every school day matters

Fixed Penalty Notices - flyer

Persistent Absence

If you have any difficulty meeting these targets or would like any further information about school attendance please contact our Education Welfare Officer on 01273 645 109.