90% of A level grades were A*-C in 2019-21, the highest of any school in Westminster
Since our inception in 2006 we have sent over 1,000 students to university
94% of students went to university from Paddington Academy in 2021: 46% to Russell Group (versus 9% nationally) universities including UCL, Imperial, King's College and the London School of Economics
We are proud to welcome you to Paddington Academy Sixth Form. Paddington Academy is an outstanding non-selective academy with 300 students in the Sixth Form. As part of United Learning, our aim is to bring out ‘the best in everyone’.
Our Sixth Form is an inclusive one and our mission is to ensure that every student leaves us prepared to thrive in higher education and lead successful lives. We are extremely proud of our students success, 90% of A level grades were A*-C in 2019, the highest of any school in Westminster. 37% of students went to Russell Group universities this year (versus 9% nationally) , and we have sent over 1,000 students to university in total, including Cambridge, LSE, UCL, Warwick, King’s College, Bath and Bristol to study a wide range of courses including Medicine, Law, Engineering and Business
Our offer is very simple, we provide outstanding staff of the highest academic calibre to teach, guide and support students for life long success. Every student has a tutor, who in addition to providing pastoral support, provides 1-2-1 support with the UCAS process. We provide personalised academic and pastoral interventions and encourage students to undertake their own independent academic research projects. Our students have access to a dedicated careers team and a wealth of enrichment opportunities. We also work to develop the outstanding communication and leadership skills needed by students for success in all areas of their future lives.
We have a constant focus on high standards from our students and are relentless in our pursuit of the small things that have a big impact on our school culture. Our community is one where students and families are known, we value parental contact and intend to work alongside families of our students to ensure students succeed.
As a school sixth form, our Key Stage Five students are seen as the leaders of the school community. We value their leadership and expect them to be positive role models for our younger students.
James Harding, Vice Principal Matt Inniss, Head of Sixth Form