Sixth Form

The Sixth Form at Oak Lodge School works with local colleges to provide vocational and academic courses. Students can study vocational and academic courses from Entry Level 2 to Level 3.

Download our Sixth Form flyer.

The programme on offer within the Sixth Form enables students to develop their social, emotional and academic independence to enable them to move into adult life with confidence.

The Sixth Form has its own accommodation with a dedicated and experienced staff. The department supports students in many ways including providing Communication Support Workers to provide sign language or notetaking in class; individual tutors to help with language; the loan of specialist equipment such as radio aids; access to Speech and Language Therapy and deaf awareness training to staff and students at colleges.

If you are interested in joining our Sixth Form please contact Oak Lodge to arrange a meeting with one of our tutors. We can give you advice on the suitability of courses and conduct an assessment to determine your support needs.


For more information you now may wish to visit our Aspire and Achieve page,
or the 
Deaf First web site.

Lifelong learning continues with our Deaf First Department from 19 to 25 years of age, and beyond.


Sixth Form Bursaries

To qualify, students must be aged 16 or over and under 19 on 31 August 2015. They also need to meet the EFA’s residency criteria. The bursary is paid to enable students to attend their chosen course(s) at Oak Lodge School and Link Colleges. It will only be paid if attendance and behaviour meet the required standard.

The maximum amount awarded for an academic year is £1,200. Payments are made termly in arrears, subject to a completed application form and proof of both DLA (PIP) and ESA being submitted and approved by the school. Payment is usually by cheque made out in the name of the student.

The following link is for the Department for Education’s Sixth Form Bursaries page:

For answers to frequently asked questions, please download the following document:

16-19 Bursary Fund – your questions answered

An application form can be downloaded by clicking on the link below:

16 – 19 Bursary Application

Information about DLA (PIP) and ESA can be found from the following links:

If you have any queries regarding the application process or entitlement, please contact the School Business Manager on 020 8772 2103 or




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