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…

Bishopstrow Students Celebrate Success at End of Term 3 Graduation

23rd June 2021

On Thursday 10 June, we were delighted to welcome Ian Wilmshurst, Headmaster of King’s Bruton School to Bishopstrow for our End of Term 3 Graduation. During the graduation ceremony, which took place in the nearby Bishopstrow Church, Ian shared his memories from the Queen’s visit to King’s Bruton School in 2019, when the School celebrated…

IFE Schools Continue to Offer Online Programmes in Light of Ongoing Pandemic

29th January 2021

In light of the ongoing pandemic, we are delighted to confirm that both Bishopstrow College and Padworth College will continue to offer their online programmes through the Spring and summer.  Launched in March 2020, Bishopstrow Online and Padworth Online deliver a fully interactive education to students around the world.  These unique online schools offer the…

IFE Appoints Betty Dagistan as Director of Global Engagement

4th January 2021

We are delighted to confirm that we have appointed Betty Dagistan to take on a new role as Director of Global Engagement at Inspiring Futures Education (IFE).  As our Director of Global Engagement, Betty will take the lead in student recruitment, admissions and our overall marketing activities, across both Bishopstrow College and Padworth College.  Betty…


17th December 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…


17th December 2020

We are delighted to share that Padworth 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…


17th December 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…


17th December 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…

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