Become an Academic Mentor and support either a GCSE or First Year A-Level/Level 3 student in a particular subject. This is a fantastic opportunity to help others, share your knowledge and experiences and develop strong communication skills. If you are considering a career in teaching, social work or another people-focused area, this is the activity for you!
Meet with a group of like-minded individuals and discuss a huge range of topical issues. Fight 'for' or 'against' a particular argument, or simply discuss what's going on in the world around you! Last year's Debating Society entered into a competition where Cadbury students won prizes and an award!
Duke of Edinburgh Award (Silver)
The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award programme is a real adventure from beginning to end. Youwill achieve the Award by completing a personal programme of activities in four sections: Volunteering, Physical, Skills and Expedition. The award is enjoyable but demands a lot! It is a twelve month commitment, so it really showcases your dedication to a task.
Extended Project Qualification
The Extended Project Qualification provides an opportunity for you to extend your abilities beyond the A-level syllabus, stand out and prepare for University and the working world. It can also be used to earn extra UCAS points. The qualification provides you with the freedom to work in your own way to complete a project based either on a subject you’re studying or in an area of personal interest. The qualification helps improve transferrable skills such as planning, research, analysis and evaluation.
If you have ever fancied yourself as the next Tarantino or Spielberg, then this is definitely the enrichment activity for you! Get involved and "hands-on" with the creative and technical aspects of creating, producing and publishing short films. Bring your scripted characters to life with this exciting enrichment activity!
Are you a keen footballer? Are you interested in staying healthy? Are you looking to try something new during your time at Cadbury College? Try out for the college football team. This activity provides you with an opportunity to develop your team working and football skills by training on a weekly basis and playing matches!
Going to the gym not only helps you get fit, but it also improves your mental and physical function as well. Boost your brain power, reduce your stress levels and improve your clarity of mind with this girls only fitness enrichment activity in Cadbury College's very own fitness suite.
IT Work Experience
If you're interested in a career in the IT industry, then stop right here - this is the enrichment activity for you! This work placement is college-based, and will help to boost your CV with 1 year's work experience. You will work alongside our IT Services team, and develop many skills from building a PC to organising your daily workload.
If you are studying a Creative Arts subject and are interested in developing life drawing skills, this course is perfect for you. Develop drawing skills useful for a range of art and design degree courses and boost your CV with great experience and and extended portfolio.
Young Carers Project
The Charity enrichment programme enables students to make a positive difference to the local community. You will support a Young Carers Project at a local school. You will deliver micro teaching sessions with young carers and learn how to plan and manage classroom activities that are fun, interactive and encourage social skills. Help individual young people through a buddy system as well as fundraising to provide days out for young carers. An excellent opportunity for students wishing to work in teaching, health or social care services and is a great option for Health and Social Care students to develop their skills.
Are you interested in entrepreneurship, business enterprise or starting up your own organisation? Working in small teams, the Young Enterprise programme provides you with a small sum of money, with a challenge to make the most profit by creating and selling products or delivering services. All profits are donated to charity, and you will gain key enterprise skills and experience of running a small business, which will really help to boost your CV.