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Padworth College

Address: Sopers Lane, Padworth, Reading RG7 4NR, United Kingdom
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Description Padworth College

  • Location: Reading, United Kingdom
  • Founded: in 1963
  • The age of students: 13-19 years
  • Educational programs: secondary and higher education, GCSE and A-level
  • Type of studying: mixed
  • Accommodation type: full board (residences on campus)
  • Language of instruction: English.

Private boarding school Padworth College accepts for children from 13 to 19 years of age from anywhere in the world: today more than 25 countries are studying here. At school, mixed education is accepted - both boys and girls can enter and study. This is a small enough, cozy and chamber school: each class includes only 10-12 people, which gives the teachers the opportunity to practice a personal, individual approach, to give each student maximum attention.

At the same time, the atmosphere on the Padworth College campus is close to university: there is no common uniform, but independent studies, on the contrary, are represented by a large number of personal assignments, projects and research. The flexibility of the curriculum allows children from all over the world to attend throughout the school year, as well as to adjust the curriculum to the individual needs of each student and educational group.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Padworth College

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
14-16
from 10 250 £ / term

The curriculum of all courses of the school fully meets the high national requirements and the British curriculum. Up to the age of 16 (middle classes), children learn a rather impressive list of disciplines: some of them are compulsory (for example, English and mathematics), and the rest (at least 5) are chosen independently as electives. The following items are offered for selection:

  • Music
  • Art
  • Biology
  • ICT (information and communication technologies
  • Physics
  • Geography
  • Design
  • Chemistry
  • History.

The cost of the program does not include and is paid separately:

  • Registration fee
  • Deposit for tuition
  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Transfer in both directions
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Medical insurance
  • Custodianship (as required)
  • Consular fees and visa services.
Annual
16-18
from 10 500 £ / term

This is a special educational program for students planning to continue their studies at the university and get higher education. A-level lasts for 2 years. Students independently form their own curriculum, choose subjects to their liking: teachers and curators recommend to focus not only on personal interests and inclinations, but also take into account the requirements of the future specialty, faculty and university. In general, at an in-depth level, 3-5 subjects are studied, which can be selected from the following list:

  • English
  • Biology
  • art
  • Physics
  • History
  • Accounting
  • Psychology
  • Textile
  • Literature
  • Sociology
  • Design
  • Chemistry
  • Geography
  • Art
  • Economy
  • Business
  • Mathematics.

The cost of the  ourse does not include and is paid separately:

  • Registration fee
  • Deposit for tuition
  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Transfer in both directions
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Medical insurance
  • Custodianship (as required)
  • Consular fees and visa services.

Business Foundation

A special one-year course is designed for those students who have precisely determined the direction of the future higher education and wants to study business processes. Duration is 1 academic year, and you can enter at age 17. The following subjects and directions are offered to study:

  • Mathematics
  • Legislation
  • Marketing
  • Preparation for the IELTS exam
  • IT-technologies
  • Finance.

 The cost of the program does not include and is paid separately:

  • Registration fee
  • Deposit for tuition
  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Transfer in both directions
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Medical insurance
  • Custodianship (as required)
  • Consular fees and visa services.

Accommodation and food

The Padworth College campus has comfortable, spacious residences for girls and boys: they are cozy 1-2-bed rooms, fully furnished and equipped with necessary appliances. Toilets and bathrooms are in sufficient numbers on the floors, as are small student kitchens and cozy living rooms with upholstered furniture, TV and DVD.

In each house there are qualified educators and one of the teachers who help the children in solving various issues, follow the observance of cleanliness and discipline.

Meals are also boarding: three times a day students gather in a spacious school dining room.

Subjects and sport

Subjects list: art, Basics of health protection, biology, business, chemistry, computer science, drama, Dramatic art, economics, English, French, geography, german language, Health & Fitness, history, History of art, Information Technology, maths, modern languages, music, musical art, physical Culture, physics, physiology, Policy and government, political science, politics, Religious studies, theater, Theatrical art
Events list: archery, badminton, basketball, Board games, chess, cinema, Circle of foreign languages, Cooking Club, Design club, Drawing on canvas, field hockey, fitness, football, golf, gym, music studio, Photostudio, sculpture, swimming, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

Events Padworth College

In addition to in-depth academic preparation, Padworth College is known for its interesting and diverse extra-curricular activities. For children there are always various events, performances, concerts and shows, parties and discos, quests and adventure trips, a large number of clubs and circles of interest - you will not get bored with anyone!

Equipment Padworth College

Padworth College is located in the suburb of Reading, in a green and picturesque, peaceful and quiet place, with central London and Heathrow International Airport only 45 minutes away, which makes it easy to transfer and travel, to go on excursions. Not far from the campus there is the famous Winsor, the mysterious Stonehenge and Oxford - the students will go to the weekend!

For sports activities students have a spacious pool with heated water, tennis courts, grounds for basketball and cricket, volleyball, a football field.

Term dates and fees

The specified cost does not include and is paid separately:

  • Registration fee
  • Educational deposit
  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Transfer to both sides
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Medical insurance
  • Custody (as required)
  • Consular fees and visa services.

Extra fees:

  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 150 GBP

Entry requirements and extra fees how to apply, what is required to enrol

Applicants must submit to the admissions office a completed questionnaire on the form of the school, a copy of the current passport and recommendations from previous teachers, a report card with grades from the previous place of study. You will also need to confirm a sufficiently high level of English (at least B1).

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- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
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- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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