Category: School News

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…

Coronavirus Update – Launch of Padworth Online

18th April 2020

We are excited to announce the launch of ‘Padworth Online’, ahead of the College’s Summer Term, commencing Monday 20 April, 2020. Padworth Online has been developed in response to the coronavirus pandemic, with all schools in the UK required to close in mid-March 2020. Padworth Online is a new kind of school founded on the…

Changes to Public Examinations and Summer Term Curriculum for Years 11 and 13

14th April 2020

The College recently hosted a Webinar on Zoom with the parents, guardians and agents of current Year 11 and Year 13 students to outline the changes to this year’s public examinations recently announced by Ofqual.  The Webinar also outlined the College’s plans to update the Summer Term Curriculum for these year groups, with a focus…

Padworth College Launches New Partnership with NCUK to Deliver International Foundation Year Programme

19th September 2019

We are delighted to announce a new partnership with NCUK to offer NCUK’s International Foundation Year programme from September 2020, with an initial focus on the Business Pathway.  Students wishing to study Business will now be able to benefit from the unique tutoring environment at Padworth for this one-year course. NCUK is unique in UK…

Recent Regulatory Compliance Inspection by ISI

20th December 2018

We are pleased to publish the report of the Regulatory Compliance Inspection carried out by the Independent Schools Inspectorate from November 28-29, 2018. The report concluded that the College is fully compliant in all respects with the rigorous regulations and standards. This latest inspection builds on our positive inspection outcome from October 2015, which looked…

Padworth College Launches Academic Scholarships for 18 month A Level Programme

9th November 2018

We are delighted to announce that Padworth College will be offering Academic Scholarships to exceptional students enrolling on the 18 month A Level Programme starting in January 2019. Further details can be found here: Padworth College Academic Scholarships Overview October 2018

Student Reflections After Teaching at the Willink School

19th October 2018

On Friday 12 October 2018 twelve students went to the Willink School to teach 210 Year 7 students an assortment of mini language lessons. Our students taught their native languages: Thai, Japanese, Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese and Hindi. Please read our students’ reflections after their teaching sessions: Student Reflections Willink Visit