Padworth Students visit UCAS Convention (3)

Year 12 visited the Thames Valley UCAS Convention which brought together 150 universities and higher education institutions from all over the UK.  The students made the most of their opportunity to talk to university representatives to find out more about their courses and university life.… Read More

1st Burghfield Guides Visit (7)

Padworth welcomed the 1st Burghfield Girl Guide Unit for the evening.  Students performed several dances from the recent International Evening show for the group of local girls and then gave them the opportunity to dance too – great fun was had and the girls enjoyed getting to know each other.… Read More


Sixth form Chemistry students had a fantastic opportunity to visit the spectroscopy facilities at Reading University. After a short introductory talk, they were shown round the Chemical Analysis Facility and saw the NMR, IR and Mass Spectrometers. This was followed by a problem-solving session in which the students were given a problem, some clues and the relevant IR, Mass Spec.… Read More

Padworth Red Nose Day (1)

Students and staff sporting their red noses and dressed up in red entered into the fun of Red Nose Day and raised over £650.  The Bake Off was well supported and students enjoyed eating all of the cakes at the end of the day.  The Which baby is your Teacher? photo competition caused great hilarity and each tutor group… Read More