Matt Rose joined Cadbury College in 1997 to study A-Levels in Chemistry, Biology, Maths and Further Maths. Reflecting on his time spent studying at Cadbury College, Matt said, "I thoroughly enjoyed my time at the college, and I actually met my now-wife and Best Man there too! I have many happy memories from my time there! Whilst I was studying my A-Levels, Cadbury hosted a career-focussed talk discussing embarking on a career in Optometry.
Student Services at Cadbury College provides a wealth of support and guidance for its student body, including financial support.
The college supports two types of bursary; The Guaranteed Bursary and The Discretionary Bursary.
The Guaranteed Bursary
The Guaranteed Bursary is for students who live independently or for those who are in care. The bursary provides up to £1,200 per year to support students with their travel passes, UCAS application fees, books and equipment, course-specific field trips and lunch vouchers.
He says: “I’m from Birmingham and my parents still live there, so Cadbury was the local college for me. It had a good reputation for science and maths and was a couple of bus rides away from my home in Bournville
Many students will choose to study 3 A-Level courses. From September, Cadbury College will be running linear A-Level courses, which means students will commit to these subjects for the full 2 years that they are here. Entry requirements for this programme are:
Ofsted have recently criticised small school sixth forms in a recent report published in TES Magazine, for offering a narrow choice of subjects which often "guide young people on the wrong courses because of the limited range available" meaning that students attending smaller sixth forms are more likely to "achieve considerably poorer results than those in larger sixth forms." Cadbury College is proud to offer a wide range of courses including A-Levels and BTEC Level 3s.
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