1 – Don’t be afraid to follow your interests, even if that means stepping out of your comfort zone. So many opportunities, both academic and otherwise, require you to push yourself, take chances and make mistakes in order to see and expand what you’re capable of.
2 – The Sixth Form is a fantastic place to meet a wide range of different people, each with their own plans and ambitions, all whilst receiving excellent academic and practical education.
3 – The hospital experience week arranged for me by The Sixth Form and the excellent advice received regarding personal statements all helped me to perform my best in the university application process. Every teacher I had could not have been more supportive of my plans and truly went out of their way to help whenever they could.
Currently studying Medicine at the University of Manchester in his final year of the course. Thomas took an intercalated year and completed the final year of the Biomedical Science degree and was awarded a 1st class degree. Thomas has also had a paper published about paediatric allergies in a peer-reviewed medical journal for which he was lead author.
From next year Thomas will be the Co-ordinator of the ‘UoM Medicine Thriving not Surviving Programme’, which helps students from less advantaged backgrounds when they arrive on the Medicine course to balance out the advantages many private school students have when starting the course.
Hindley High School
B6 Class of
Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics
Life after B6
The University of Manchester, Medicine