Padworth College (Mixed)
Type of school: Independent day and boarding school for boys and girls
Age range: 13-19
Number of students: 100
Teacher Student ratio: 1:8
Percentage of International students: 80%
Annual boarding fees: GBP22,500 (2009-10)
Accommodation: Single and shared study bedrooms
81% A or B grades at A level in 2009
Padworth College is a co-educational boarding school which offers international students aged 13-19 an outstanding opportunity to study in the UK. Padworth offers invidividual attention in small classes underpinned with ongoing English Language support for all overseas students and exceptional pastrol care. A significant proportion of students come from overseas creating a vibrant international community; equally a substantial number are British and many are day students.
Padworth was named fifth in the Daily Telegraph Smaller Schools League Table in August 2009.
Padworth is just 45 minutes from Heathrow in a beautiful countryside setting providing a safe and secure environment for study.
- Excellent academic record
- Ongoing English Language support for overseas students at no extra cost
- International Study Centre
- University counselling for A Level students
- Fully residential courses
- Full programme of extra curricular activities and trips
- GCSE/IGCS courses
- A Level courses
- Full-time English Language and Academic Preparation courses
- University Access (Business Foundation)
Art and Design, Biology, Business and Communication Systems, Chemistry, Core Science, English Language, English Literature, Geography, History, Mathematics, Music, Physics and Spanish.
A Level Subjects:
Accounting, Art and Design, Business Studies, Biology, Chemistry, Economics, English Language and Literature, Environmental Studies, Government and Politics, Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Photography, Sociology, Spanish, Physics and Psychology.
2009 GCSE Results: 71% achieved A* - C grades
2009 A Level Results: 89% achived A - C grades and 81% achieved A or B grades.
In 2009, all our students went to UK universities including Cambridge, Oxford, UCL, Imperial, Southampton, Warwick and Nottingham.
International Study Centre:
Padworth International Study Centre welcomes overseas students who wish to begin learning or improve their English Language skills and those who need to improve their English before embarking on academic study.
University Access (Foundation) :
A one year course for student aged 17+ in Business with optional English Language tuition. This qualification acts as an acceptable entrance qualification instead of A Levels for a number of British Universities including Aston and Royal Holloway.
Qi Dong came to Padworth to Study A Levels in Maths, Further Maths, Economics and Physics. In order to get the most out of his academic studies and to enable him to achieve the required IELTS score for university, he received weekly tuition in English to support his A level studies, Qi Dong achieved 3 A grades and is now studying Mathematics and Statistics at UCL (University College of London).