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Speech Day Celebrates Achievements of Padworth Community

11th June 2022

On Saturday 28 May, at the start of the Half Term break, the College community gathered for the annual Speech Day celebration. Students and staff were joined by parents, guardians and agents.  We were delighted to welcome Stuart Smith, Chief Executive of NCUK to the College for the first time.  Stuart was our Guest Speaker…

Students Enjoy Break from Revision at Leavers’ Ball

11th June 2022

On the evening of Friday 27 May, the College community got together for the annual Leavers’ Ball.  Given the restrictions associated with the global pandemic which had impacted the College’s events calendar over the past couple of years, there was plenty of reasons to celebrate! The Leavers’ Ball was hosted at the College, with a…

Padworth College Announces Appointment of New Principal

13th April 2022

  After 7 years of outstanding leadership at Inspiring Futures Education (IFE), including 3 years at Padworth College, Lorraine Atkins is stepping down from headship and is being replaced by Crispin Dawson as Padworth’s new Principal. Crispin has taught for more than 22 years in state, independent and international schools, including more than 20 years…

Padworth College Open Evening

4th November 2021

We are delighted to confirm that we will be hosting an Open Evening on Wednesday 24 November from 5.30pm to 7.30pm. Prospective students and their parents will be able to meet with the Principal, Deputy Principal, teaching and boarding staff and learn more about the academic programmes available at the College, including I/GCSEs and A…

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…