BACA and PACA celebrate success at the Youth In Action Awards 2014!

Date: June 9th 2014

Brighton Aldridge Community Academy and Portslade Aldridge Community Academy celebrated success last night at the first ever Youth In Action awards, hosted by The Argus at the American Express Community Stadium.

The Argus launched The Youth in Action Education Awards to recognise the successes of local students in Brighton and Hove and the surrounding areas, as well as those of their teachers and support staff.

The public were asked to nominate individuals they thought were worthy of recognition, whether they were a family member, friend or colleague. This resulted in 51 nominees shortlisted in 17 different categories from scores of submissions.

BACA and PACA students and teachers were collectively nominated for 10 awards over 8 catagories, winning 5! Fantastic news and a massive congratulations to everyone nominated.

Winners:

Teaching assistant of the year award, sponsored by AVT Ltd won by Chris Hurcomb from Brighton Aldridge Community Academy!

Teacher of the Year award, sponsored by the University of Chichester won by Stuart Townsend from Brighton Aldridge Community Academy!

Headteacher of the year award, sponsored by Hays Education won by James Fox from Portslade Aldridge Community Academy!

Most improved school of the year award, sponsored by Get Revising won by Brighton Aldridge Community Academy!

Outstanding Contribution to Education in Sussex award, sponsored by the University of Brighton won by Rachel Congreve from Brighton Aldridge Community Academy!

Nominees:

Sports person of the year award, sponsored by Brighton and Hove Albion – Stephen Ferroni from Brighton Aldridge Community Academy

Pupil of the year award, sponsored by Northbrook College – Alicia Jones from Brighton Aldridge Community Academy

Teaching assistant of the year award, sponsored by AVT Ltd – Louise Plustead from Brighton Aldridge Community Academy

Community school of the year award, sponsored by Youth in Action – Brighton Aldridge Community Academy

Headteacher of the year award, sponsored by Hays Education – Dylan Davis from Brighton Aldridge Community Academy

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