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10 Reasons to be at Paddington Academy


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

2. We are rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted and have consistently improved for 13 consecutive years 

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: 82% of students achieved grade 4+ at GCSE in English and Maths this year and 65% of all students achieved the English Baccalaureate

5. We have a large and thriving Sixth Form with high academic standards: 90% 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: 36% to Russell Group universities (versus 9% nationally) and our seventh 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, rigorous and traditional 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


If you wish to contact the school regarding admissions or your child’s place at the Academy, please telephone Natalie Riordan (Attendance Manager) 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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