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Akeley Wood Senior & Sixth Form

Address: Bycell Rd, Buckingham MK18 5AE, United Kingdom
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Description Akeley Wood Senior & Sixth Form

  • Established: 1846
  • Location: Portmeryon, Buckinghamshire, England
  • Number of students: 600
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Type of institution: private school.

Akeley Wood Senior & Sixth Form is a private school in the UK that accepts international students from all over the world. The main goal is education in a system of symbiosis of traditions and modernity, preparation for the successful passing of final exams and admission to the best higher educational institutions of Great Britain and Europe.

Akeley Wood School is an educational complex under the same name which operates a kindergarten, elementary school and high school. The buildings are located in different parts of the same county of Buckinghamshire.

The curriculum is designed in such a way as not only to provide knowledge for the successful passing GCSE, but also to prepare students for social adaptation, develop creatively, cultivate traditional moral standards, instill centuries-old traditions.

The program at the school is designed in such a way that all subjects are divided into compulsory and secondary. High school students attend compulsory, and additional can choose at their discretion. Among them:

  • Picture
  • Design and Technology
  • French
  • Programming
  • Religious Studies
  • Spanish language
  • Textile.

As the competition for admission to universities in the UK is higher, the school offers students several activities that will help them stand out:

  • Extended qualifications of the EPQ project. The bottom line is that an applicant can write a dissertation of 5,000 words on any topic of his interest, a musical or dramatic work. If the project is successfully defended, it will automatically be awarded half the points for the A - level exam before the exam itself is passed.
  • Conditions for sporting achievements
  • Sri Lanka volunteer project where EPQ can be protected .

In addition to general subjects, students can prepare for the A - level and BTEC / CTEC exam on:

  • Business
  • The picture
  • Design and technology
  • Dramatic art
  • The economy
  • Higher mathematics
  • Media research
  • Music technology
  • Political science
  • Psychology
  • Religious studies.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Akeley Wood Senior & Sixth Form

Program name
from 5 262 £ / term

Senior school

  • Age: 11-14 years old (grades 7-8)
  • English language
  • Form: daytime.

The middle classes are devoted to studying a large list of subjects to make students as ready to learn the GCSE course as possible.

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  • Age: 16-18 years old
  • English language
  • Form: day
  • Duration of study: 2 years.

Education without 6 th Form School is considered to be completed secondary, but this level is required for admission to higher educational institutions. That is why future students choose Akeley Wood 6 th Form School, which has been training applicants at the proper level for more than 150 years. In addition to entering universities, at this stage you can get training before employment or service in the armed forces.

For studying at A - level, students are available for more than 20 subjects, of which they choose 3-4 profile:

  • Art
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Business science
  • Computer techologies
  • Dramatic art and theater
  • Technology and Design
  • Economy
  • English literature
  • Higher mathematics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Maths
  • Media science
  • French
  • Spanish language
  • Music
  • Music technology
  • physical Culture and sport
  • The photo
  • Physics
  • Politics
  • Psychology
  • Religious studies (theology)
  • Fashion and textiles.
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  • 16-18 years old.

A research degree is also a great way to prepare for university admission: the BTEC certificate will be a significant plus for the admissions committee. You can choose one of the directions:

  • Applied Science
  • Business
  • Sport
  • Digital media.

Each of the options is equivalent to one of the A - level exam , so it is possible to combine the BTEC project and the A - level course with several subjects.

from 5 262 £ / term
  • Age: 11-13 years old
  • Dates: September to June
  • Duration: 3 years.

The middle school curriculum at Akeley Wood is extensive and diverse: the set of training disciplines in it is aimed at ensuring that each student can get the most out for themselves - they can explore a wide range of professions from designers of urban leaflets or sculptors to architects and authors.

Tile House Mansion students - grades 6, 7 and 8 - create a solid educational base, so when it comes time to choose from 20 GCSE subjects, they will easily do it. Along with the main disciplines, such as mathematics or English, secondary school students will additionally be able to study the following subjects:

  • Art
  • Design and Technology
  • French
  • Geography
  • History
  • Computer science
  • Music
  • Religious studies
  • The science
  • Spanish
  • Textile
  • Outdoor training
  • PE and Games.

The training schedule includes daily classes from 8 to 15.30 hours. In addition to the main program, students will have classes under the PSHE program on education in the personal, social, medical or economic fields. Thanks to lessons of this type, students will be able to improve their confidence, independent and critical thinking, learn to solve problems and express themselves.

Accommodation, housing and food

There is no dormitory at the school, however, foreign and nonresident students can receive housing in host families, which are carefully selected by the guardianship authorities.


  • The opportunity to study at one of the oldest secondary schools in the UK
  • School graduates study in 84 universities around the world
  • Qualified teaching staff
  • Functioning 6 th Form School
  • School prestige
  • Small groups - up to 20 people
  • Particular attention to the physical development of students, the education of moral standards, patriotism
  • Preparation not only for the university, but also for employment, service in the armed forces
  • Successful graduation exams.

Equipment Akeley Wood Senior & Sixth Form

The school is located in the old quiet town of Portmeryon, Buckinghamshire. The building undergoes regular restoration and modernization both outside and inside.

Classes are equipped with interactive whiteboards, computer equipment, projectors. For students there is a library, a canteen, computer laboratories, gyms and playgrounds for team games.

Older students begin their journey in science: under the guidance of teachers or laboratory assistants, they conduct experiments, write scientific and research works. The results of the students' activities for the entire duration of the training are collected in a folder that they receive after graduation and can provide it to the admissions committee of the university.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The academic year at Akeley Wood School consists of trimesters. The beginning of classes is September 5, the end is July 10.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

  In order to become a Senior school student, a student must:

  • Submit an online application on the school website
  • Come at the appointed time to get acquainted with the school and the leadership
  • Pay entry fee
  • Provide the necessary package of documents, including learning outcomes for all previous classes.

Upon admission to 6 th Form School, an applicant must:

  • Submit an online application on the school website
  • Come at the appointed time to get acquainted with the school and the leadership
  • Pay entry fee
  • Provide the necessary package of documents, including the results of the GCSE.

Scholarships Akeley Wood Senior & Sixth Form

The school has a scholarship program. Awarding and prolonging scholarships requires high academic achievements and good behaviour. You can get a scholarship for success in:

  • Academic study
  • Sport
  • Music
  • Design and art.

Funds are received by the student, may be spent at his discretion or credited as tuition.

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