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Make Your Mark at the RBSA

Artist easel at the RBSA

Geogra Cox left Cadbury in summer 2016 with ABB in Art, English Language and Graphics A-Levels.  

He returned to Cadbury College in th Autumn term to chat to students about life at University, beyond College, and how he has begun his career by setting up an online blog to share his artwork and final pieces.

More recently, George's artwork will be showcased at the "Make Your Mark" Exhibition in May 2017, held by The Royal Birmingham Society of Artists at at their gallery in the Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham.

‘Make Your Mark’ is a competition for A Level Art students, organised by NADFAS West Midlands Area to celebrate the National Association of Decorative and Fine Arts Societies AGM 2017 in Birmingham. 

Winners will be announced on 15th May.

Getting back to nature

Second year students, Alya Asman and Josh Lee, spent February half term getting back to nature at Birmingham's Wildlife Conservation Centre for their work experience!  

Alya is studying Biology, Creative Writing and Maths at A-Level, whilst Josh is studying Religious Studies, Biology and Psychology.  Both students are enjoying their enrichment choice, by supporting Geography and Travel & Tourism teacher Ian Vogel with running the Green Club.  

During February half term, Alya and Josh enjoyed a week's work experience at Birmingham's Nature Centre, where they hand fed red pandas some apples, grapes and panda cakes (grass bananas, pears and water – blended up), fed and cleaned out multiple tamarins, fed and cleaned out the meerkats and were responsible for The Predators and Small Mammal Section. They also painted the animal food preparation area!

Student competes in European Championship

Second year student, Deanna Dawkins is preparing to close her Science and Business Studies textbooks this weekend to compete at European level in the European Classic Championships in Powerlifitng, supported by the European Powerlifting Federation.  Cadbury College has sponsored Deanna for the competition, for which she has been chosen to represent Great Britain alongside Polish and Finnish athletes in her category.

The competition consists of 3 divisions, with 143 lifters competing.  Deanna will be competing in the Sub-Junior division against 24 other athletes.

This exciting opportunity for Deanna comes after 12 months of training and competing in the sport, achieving awards throughout her lifting career.

Deanna has been training at Hatchford Brook Powerlifting Gym in Solihull with coach Stan Macrow:

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