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Student Profiles

Katrina Warwick

1) Why did you choose Barking Abbey 6th form?
I choose Barking Abbey 6th form because I knew the school and many of the teachers so was confident in their abilities to help if needed. It is also within a close distance of my house.

2) What subjects are you studying?
Design & Technology
Business
Maths (Mechanics)
Physics

3) How have you found your 6th form studies and experience so far?
It has been a good experience, and more challenging than GCSE, and more independent work although you can always ask a teacher for help.

4) What do you hope to do in the future?
I hope to start a degree in Engineering, and a career in it

Navdeep Panesar

1. Why did you choose Barking Abbey 6th form?
There was a chemistry between me and the teachers and I knew that this would make my work easier. It offers a stable and well-balanced quality of teaching within a fun positive atmosphere

2. What subjects are you studying?
Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Physics and Geography A Levels.

3. How have you found your 6th form studies and experience so far?
With the workload increasing and intensifying, I have become more disciplined, targeting priorities and meeting deadlines. Overall I have had an enjoyable experience.

4. What do you hope to do in the future?
A Maths/Geography related degree at a Russell Group University.

Sabina Shaqiri

1. Why did you choose Barking Abbey Sixth Form?
I chose Barking Abbey Sixth Form because it offers the support crucial for ensuring that you perform to the best of your ability. I continued my studies at Barking Abbey School from my GCSEs where I began to form a bond with the staff and teachers.From then I noticed the incredible support given from academic help as well as aiding ensuring good welfare is kept. 

2. What subjects are you studying?
I am studying Maths, Further Maths, English Literature and History A levels.

3. How have you found your Sixth Form studies and experience so far?
Doing quite contrasting subjects has been quite difficult to juggle however the staff have been extremely helpful and the quality of teaching is great. The turn-over for work is quick and precise and essays are marked and given full feedback ensuring the best possible results can be achieved. The teachers are always happy to help and nearer exam season additional revision sessions provided the opportunity to iron out any gaps. Overall the Sixth Form has helped give me a good foundation for getting the grades and helped me fully understand the options available to me post Sixth Form. 

4. What do you hope to do in the future?
Barking Abbey has offered me the foundation to pursue my plans of studying either English or Law.