Yesterday, EAL students from Padworth visited Windsor Castle for the day. Highlights included seeing the ‘Changing of the Guard’ ceremony and visiting the state rooms. In the afternoon they also took part in a small treasure hunt organised by the EAL department.    … Read More


Over the last five weeks, Padworth has welcomed seven Peruvian students from Lima. On Tuesday, The Principal to Padworth, John Aguilar, kindly agreed to take the Peruvians to Oxford. They enjoyed a short tour of the city and were granted special access to Pembroke College. They even got to sit at the High Table. What an honour!… Read More


The European Landmark Challenge is now well under way! The following students won the opportunity to choose a landmark for the work they have produced over the last week in EAL classes….. Stephen – The Blue Lagoon, Iceland Amber -Lichtenstien Caste, Germany Jimmy – Buda Castle, Hungary Emily – Bran Castle, Romania Keep on working hard… Read More


On Thursday, 26 January 2017, our GCSE and A-Level English students visited the Wyndham Theatre in London to watch a stage show, based on Khaled Hosseini’s novel, ‘The Kite Runner’. The story is set in Afghanistan and revolves around the life of a boy called Amir and his friend, Hassan. By the time the play… Read More

Poetry Live

Our resident college journalist Somriddho Dasgupta reported from the ‘Poetry Live’ event: “The GCSE students of Padworth College attended the GCSE Poetry Live event on 18 January 2017. Prominent poets like Simon Armitage, Gillian Clarke, John Agard and Daljit Nagra graced the event with their presence to share their poems and give the students some useful advice about… Read More