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Speech Day Celebrates Achievements of Padworth Community

15th June 2022

On Saturday 28 May, at the start of the Half Term break, the Padworth 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…

Bishopstrow College Students Celebrate Graduation

15th June 2022

On Thursday 9 June, the Bishopstrow College community gathered at St Aldhelm’s Church in the village of Bishopstrow, for the End of Term 3 Graduation.  Staff and students were joined by parents, guardians, agents and representatives from a number of ‘destination schools’, including Blundell’s, Padworth College, Rendcomb College, St Lawrence College and Sidcot School. During…

Padworth College Announces Appointment of New Principal

14th 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 of…

Bishopstrow College Secures New Teaching Partnerships

12th January 2022

We are delighted to announce Bishopstrow College’s latest Teaching Partnerships with Abbey College Cambridge and DLD College London. International students with a confirmed offer from Abbey College Cambridge or DLD College London can first attend a pre-sessional course at Bishopstrow, under a Child Student Visa issued by Abbey College Cambridge or DLD College London. We…

Bishopstrow College Becomes Member of AEGIS

12th January 2022

We are delighted to announce that Bishopstrow College has become a member school of AEGIS, The Association for the Education and Guardianship of International Students. Commenting on the announcement, Mario Di Clemente, Principal said: “Bishopstrow College is delighted to become a member of AEGIS.  Like AEGIS and all of its members, we place the highest…

Appointment of Interim Principal at Bishopstrow College

19th November 2021

Bishopstrow College’s Principal, Stuart Nicholson, has decided that after fifteen years of Headship it is time to move on to other areas of education and to develop other projects in which he is involved.  Stuart advised us earlier this year that he wished to step down at Christmas and since then, he has been working…

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…

Bishopstrow College Celebrates its 15th Birthday

1st August 2021

Established in 2006 by Ian and Fran Henson (pictured), Bishopstrow College is celebrating 15 years of excellence! The College welcomed its first cohort of 40 students in July, August, September and October 2006.  Some spent as little as two weeks at the College, whilst others enrolled for up to a year.  More than 10 different…

Padworth Students Reflect on Successful Year at Speech Day

23rd 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 to the rear of Padworth House, Paul shared some of the key ‘moments’ from his career and life to…

Padworth Students Celebrate University Offers

23rd 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.  Earlier this month (June), they took a break from classes, exams and assessments for a photo with their Personal Tutors (part of their residential boarding bubble). In a…

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