Welcome to the first week of the European Landmark Challenge and welcome to our two new Chinese students Stephen and Amber and to our Peruvian Visitors. A big well done to all winners this week, an excellent start to the term. The winners and their landmarks are as follows:   Mateo – The Mermaid, Copenhagen… Read More

2017-01-19_Jungi maths competition

Our Student Excels in National Senior Mathematics Challenge Jungi Park, a South Korean student, has triumphed to the top 3% of a national Senior Maths Challenge in which 82,000 pupils took part countrywide. We have global citizenship and equality at the heart of our values and are home to over 30 different nationalities of students who appreciate the unconventional… Read More


Today we welcomed Prof. Matthew Almond from Reading University as a guest speaker. Prof. Almond fascinated our students with his speech on Spectroscopy: focussing on exploration of space, studies of the past and the fight against crime. Our students participated actively and enjoyed learning about this interesting area of study.… Read More


Last night at Padworth we were treated to seventeen fantastic performances from our very talented students! ‘Christmas at Padworth’ was a fantastic success. A big thank you to our two hosts for the evenings Kamran and Taha; here’s a list of the performers and their performances… E1 and E2 Performing ‘A Christmas Carol’ School Choir… Read More


This week, EAL students from E2 and E3 visited Basildon Park as a follow up to work studied in class about English Country Homes during the 18th 19th and early 20th centuries. The students  experienced what an English country house looked like like at Christmas time. Many thanks to our Librarian Judith who lead the guided tour of the house.  … Read More