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10 Reasons to be at Paddington Academy


1. Our GCSE results have consistently placed us in the top 5% of schools in the UK for student progress for the last five years

2. We are rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted

3. We were described by the Education Secretary Michael Gove as ‘a jewel in the crown of state education’

4. We are proud to be a non-selective school and achieve high academic standards: 80% of students achieved grade 4+ at GCSE in English and Maths this year

5. We have a large and thriving Sixth Form with high academic standards: 93% of A Level grades were A*-C, the highest of any school in Westminster

6. Over 1,000 students have been to university from Paddington Academy: 32% to Russell Group universities and our fifth and sixth to Cambridge this year

7. We have very high standards of discipline and a relentless focus on uniform, organisation and homework so our students can do their best

8. We have exceptionally high standards of teaching and learning and we are the lead teacher-training school for United Learning

9. Students are taught a knowledge-rich and rigorous curriculum which provides a foundation for high achievement and challenge

10. We offer a wide-range of extra-curricular and leadership opportunities to students

Paddington Academy ensures that every student is well-educated, has the opportunity to attend universityand is able to lead a happy and fulfilled life



10 Reasons to be at PA.pdf

If you wish to contact the school regarding admissions or your child’s place at the Academy, please telephone Natalie Riordan (Attendance Officer) on 0207 479 3959.  If you wish to contact the school regarding transition questions, please telephone Daniel Riley (Assistant Principal) on 0207 479 3961.



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