Category: School News

Padworth College Students Celebrate Impressive Set of A Level Results

10th August 2021

Padworth College is celebrating this year’s Year 13 graduating students, who today saw the culmination of two years of hard work and achieved an impressive set of A Level results. Overall, 78% of grades awarded were A*-B, while 59% of all grades achieved were A*-A grade. Lorraine Atkins, Principal said: “We are delighted with today’s…

Padworth Partners with Alsama Education Institute

13th July 2021

In March 2020, immediately following the first lockdown in the UK and having shifted its preparation-for-boarding programmes online, Bishopstrow College – Padworth’s ‘sister school’ – enrolled three Syrian refugees – Hadeel, Lujain and Aseel – onto Bishopstrow Online on a pro bono basis.  The girls had fled Syria joining the Civil War and had ‘settled’…

Year 13 Students Celebrate University Offers

18th June 2021

We are delighted to have almost all of our Year 13 students back on campus, following the challenges associated with the pandemic over the past 12+ months.  They recently took a break from classes, exams and assessments for a photo with their Personal Tutors (part of their residential boarding bubble). In a challenging year, they…

Students Celebrate Success at Speech Day

18th June 2021

On Friday 11 June, we were delighted to welcome Paul Inman, Pro Vice Chancellor (International) at the University of Reading to Padworth for our annual Speech Day. During the ceremony, which took place on the lawn at the back of Padworth House, Paul shared some of the key ‘moments’ from his career and life to…

Padworth Students Celebrate GCSE Exam Success

20th August 2020

We are delighted with today’s GCSE results and would like to congratulate our students, who have shown a high level of maturity and resilience throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.  Despite the challenges that this academic year has presented, the GCSE results have shown the adaptability of our Year 11 student cohort to new learning environments. Commenting…

Students Celebrate A Level Examination Success

13th August 2020

We are delighted with today’s A Level results and would like to congratulate all of our Year 13 students for their achievements in this extraordinary challenging time.  Padworth College students have seen a significant rise in those attaining the highest grades, with 32% securing an A* or A grade. We are thrilled that the hard…

College Donates Microscopes to Wakiso Secondary School for the Deaf in Uganda

12th June 2020

We are delighted to share that the College has recently donated some used microscopes to the Wakiso Secondary School for the Deaf in Uganda.  This initiative was organised by Project Le Monde and was made possible due to the generous support of Padworth Educational Trust. Project Le Monde helps improve access to education for children…

BSA Publishes Covid-Safe Charter

28th May 2020

The BSA has recently published its Covid-Safe Charter.  Padworth College is a member of the BSA and we fully support all of the measures outlined in the Charter.  Padworth’s own Readiness for Re-opening guidelines, which we published recently, are consistent with the essential advice and guidance outlined in the BSA’s Charter.  We will continue to…

Readiness for Re-opening

19th May 2020

At Padworth, we are planning to re-open, when it is safe to do so.  Whilst the situation is continually evolving, we are delighted to share our ‘Readiness for Re-opening’ brochure and supporting ‘Frequently Asked Questions’, which highlight the steps in place to ensure that the health, safety and well-being of all students and staff will…

Students Embark on The Padworth College Home Challenge

23rd April 2020

Earlier this week, we welcomed students back to the College for the Summer Term, albeit the return was purely online, as we launched the College’s online school, Padworth Online. We are pleased to report that online classes and the supporting tutorials are going well, with students logging in from 25 different countries. In order to…