Oak Wood School

Student Profiles

Oak Wood A Level Profiles

Usama Bin Urfan has ambitious plans for the future after achieving an outstanding grade A in Maths and Physics, and Grade B in Chemistry and Further Maths. Following his undergraduate degree in Theoretical Physics he hopes to complete a Masters degree in Electronic Engineering. Usama dreams of working in scientific research and robotics in the future and hopes to join NASA one day.

“The teaching, facilities and resources at Oak Wood are second to none. The sixth form is small which means students receive personalised support and guidance throughout their time here. I am particularly grateful for the extra maths tuition I received when undertaking my Further Maths course by myself.”

Sharyar Hassan has attained an impressive triple Distinction* in Level 3 Media and is looking forward to studying Media Production at Royal Holloway University in September. He attributes his success to the teachers at Oak Wood Sixth Form, stating that they go out of their way to be supportive and helpful.

“I would recommend Oak Wood Sixth Form because of their focus on the individual and encouragement to be independent. This personalised approach was key in motivating me to achieve my results today.”

Tyler Irven has aspirations of working within the gaming industry after successfully securing a place at Brunel University. Tyler achieved a remarkable triple Distinction* in Level 3 Media and is looking forward to starting his Art and Animation degree. The former Oak Farm Junior School pupil highly regards his education at Oak Wood School as well as the excellent facilities and resources available.

“Oak Wood is an inspiring place with great teachers and a perfect environment to succeed at Sixth Form. I really valued the mature relationships we had with our teachers, we were treated like an adult which I feel has helped bridge the gap between school and university life.”

Louis Burrows joined Oak Wood in Year 7 from Hayes Park Primary School and received a triple Distinction* in Level 3 Media and B in Film Studies. With aspirations of securing an apprenticeship or job placement in the design industry, Louis praises Oak Wood for its community atmosphere. He comments: “The atmosphere at Oak Wood Sixth Form is different from school. The working environment coupled with places to relax, allows you to take control of your own learning.”