Brighton Aldridge Community Academy (BACA) has teamed up with Whitehawk Football Club to form the Aldridge Whitehawk FC Football Academy and Portslade Aldridge Community Academy (PACA) has partnered with Burgess Hill Town Football Club to create the Aldridge Burgess Hill Town FC Academy.

Our Aims:

  • Allow players to develop their football skills alongside academic qualifications
  • Develop the wide range of skills required to be successful at the highest level of football
  • Get our players to experience the many areas involved in the whole sport of football and build an understanding of sport science, sport management and coaching
  • Introduce players to different environments and cultures through trips and tours
  • Forge strong links with local and national clubs and organisations to provide players with clear and appropriate pathways

Every student will experience a comprehensive training and playing programme with a range of components such as: technical, tactical, psychological, strength and conditioning and coach education elements. The programme is designed to help maximise the potential of every player regardless of their ability or playing aspirations.