Following its recent inspection, the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) has rated Padworth College as “Excellent” in three main areas of educational provision and “Good” in the remainder. Please click here to download and read the full ISI Integrated Inspection Report 2015 The College was visited by the Independent Schools Inspectorate in October 2015 when  a… Read More

Royal Society of Chemistry

Congratulations to two of our Year 13 students who were awarded Silver Certificates in the Royal Society of Chemistry UK Olympiad and a third who achieved the Bronze Certificate.  This UK competition is an opportunity to stretch and challenge post-16 Chemistry students by testing their chemical knowledge.  Head of Science, Sally Lightowlers, said, “We are delighted with… Read More


During the Easter holidays, Year 12 student, Shubham Malik has completed her intensive yoga teacher’s training course at the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center and has been been awarded the title of Yoga Shiromani, Teacher of Yoga. Shubham was the youngest in her batch to complete this degree and as she has been associated with the organization since her childhood,… Read More

It’s been a busy term at Padworth  – to find out more please click here to read the Principal’s End of Term Newsletter… Read More


A group of fifteen Year 8 pupils from the nearby Willink School in Burghfield visited Padworth College for an afternoon of Science and Languages.  The Willink pupils participated in practical science sessions in the Chemistry and Biology Labs. The second part of the afternoon was a multi-language lesson in which five Year 12 Padworth students… Read More

Piano Recital March 2016 (19)

On Thursday 3rd March, students and staff performed in a music recital alongside guest soloist Ikuko Inoguchi. Ikuko is a world renowned concert pianist from Japan and the audience were awed by her outstanding performance including works by Chopin, Debussy and Scriabin. Students were introduced to the magical timbres of the piano as a solo instrument… Read More