Category: School News

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

Early Bird Catches the Worm

12th October 2018

Several of our Year 13 students have already sent their UCAS applications over the past few weeks for 2019 university entrance. We are very pleased to report that all of those who have applied have already received offers. Many of the other students are almost ready to press the button and have promised that they…

Board of Trustees of Padworth College agree sale to Inspiring Futures Limited

24th September 2018

Board of Trustees of Padworth College agree the sale of Padworth College to Inspiring Futures Limited, the owner of Bishopstrow College, a leading international boarding school offering English language and academic pathway programmes to international students. Announcement Regarding Change of Ownership September 21 2018  

Meet the teachers

18th September 2018

Wednesday 26th September we would love to see as many parents, guardians and agents here in school to meet the teachers from 16:00-17:30 in the sitting room. It will be an excellent opportunity to put names to faces and meet the teachers who are teaching here this year. We look forward to seeing you here

GCSE Results 2019

23rd August 2018

Our Year 11 students are to be congratulated on their I/GCSE results.  Overall, 32% of grades awarded were Grades 9-6 (equivalent to A*-B Grade), with 51% of grades awarded being Grades 9-4 (A*-C Grade). Commenting on the results, Chris Randell, Acting Principal said: ‘I am really pleased for our students; they have worked extremely hard…