What Shall I choose?

 

At this time of year many students around the world are thinking about one very important decision in regards to studying: What subjects shall I choose? 

Well for the third time in my life I am facing that decision and I have decided to help some of the future A Level/BTEC students whose…

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Posted by Rebecca Harbot on 30 June 2017

Category: Taha

A-LEVELS: 4 Steps to Make Choosing Easier

 

The biggest difference between GCSE and A-level is the amount of subjects you do. A-level limits you to three, sometimes four. Choosing the right subjects can be hard and as much as I like to tell you to choose whatever you like, this is not the case.

1. Think ahead
It’s never too early…

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Posted by Rebecca Harbot on 29 June 2017

Category: Alya

5 Tips for success during A-levels

 

Hello again!

I thought I would do a quick little update on the old 'blogosphere'. I got inspired for this particular blog post whilst sitting in the LRC (The Learning Resource Centre, as it is officially known as, but it's just "The Library" to you and me!)

However! It isn't "just" a…

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Posted by Rebecca Harbot on 27 June 2017

Category: Jasmine

Student Guide on Office 365

IT Services at Cadbury Sixth Form College have compiled a quick guide on how to access Office 365.  The guide gives instructions on how to log on from "inside" and "outside" college.

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE USER GUIDE

Office 365 is where you can access your college emails.  There are many…

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Posted by Rebecca Harbot on 11 January 2017

Category: Cadbury College

My Cadbury 'Top Three'

Hi everyone, 

April has arrived and it is a busy month for everyone here at Cadbury. With coursework in full swing, revision in practice and practical exams under way, everybody has something important going on at the moment. I have got two coursework deadlines, for Textiles and Digital Arts,…

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Posted by Rebecca Harbot on 21 April 2016

Category: Isobel

Dealing With the Worst In My Most Important Year

So, this is my final year here at Cadbury, as you probably already know if you have been reading this blog page. I’m due to leave in June, and to be fair I just expected it to run smoothly, for me to revise hard, do my exams, go on the end of college trip to Spain and come back to get good grades…

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Posted by Rebecca Harbot on 15 April 2016

Category: Jasmine

5 Revision myth busts!

Morning! (Or afternoon, or night… Or whatever time you’re reading this!)

Other than replaying One Direction songs over and over again the last few days, revising seems to be the only thing I’ve been doing of late (we’re so close to exams, it’s not even funny. I’ve wanted to cry on multiple…

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Posted by Rebecca Harbot on 24 March 2016

Category: Jasmine

What else does Cadbury offer?!

 

Enough about exams - the student blog mostly contains tips and advice about coping with exams and stress - but enough is enough.  Cadbury is about so much more than exams and studying.  There are so many opportunities and activities for you to get involved with, and that's what I want to…

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Posted by Rebecca Harbot on 22 March 2016

Category: Kamal

Bournemouth and Beyond

 

Hi everyone,

Welcome to March! The weather seems to be warming up a little and the days are getting longer meaning summer is on its way. Exams and deadlines are looming, but there’s still enough time to plan our revision and prepare for when they arrive.

This month I’ll be talking about…

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Posted by Rebecca Harbot on 20 March 2016

Category: Isobel

Top 3 tips on how to get high grades at Sociology

Hello again!


This blog post is mainly about the subject of Sociology (although you could probably adapt many of these to other subjects as well).
I got an A at GCSE Sociology, and I am now working at an A grade in A2 Sociology, so I thought I’d give some tips on how you too, if you’re…

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Posted by Rebecca Harbot on 15 March 2016

Category: Jasmine

Unearthing Geography

 

Hi everyone,

2016 is already upon us and hopefully this year will be excellent for us all!

Like my previous two blogs, where I have focused on each of my subjects, I will be talking about the third and final subject I am studying here at Cadbury: Geography. I have always had a passion…

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Posted by Rebecca Harbot on 29 January 2016

Category: Isobel

The Skills Show

 

This blog is dedicated to The Skills Show which took place from 19-21 November in the NEC located by the Birmingham Airport.

The NEC hosts UK’s largest events from releasing new products to hosting events such as the Comic-Con. Whatever big event happens, it happens here at The NEC…

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Posted by Rebecca Harbot on 23 December 2015

Category: Kamal

December and Digital Arts

 

Hi everyone,

December seems to have come around incredibly quickly – we’re at the end of our first term already! I have to admit though; this is my favourite time of year, so I’m definitely not complaining!

But, similar to last month, I thought I’d use this blog post to talk about…

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Posted by Rebecca Harbot on 23 December 2015

Category: Isobel

Making a start at Cadbury College

 

This year, hundreds of new students joined Cadbury College. Getting into an entirely different environment can be difficult sometimes, however fitting into Cadbury isn't hard. Besides having a great variety of subjects to choose from, the college also has awesome societies that we can join…

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Posted by Rebecca Harbot on 27 November 2015

Category: Lilla

How to manage exam stress

I think we all know the feeling when we’re a bit more stressed than usual because an assessment or an exam is coming up. Now, a little bit of stress isn't harmful; it can motivate you to work harder. However when you get to the point that it distracts you and messes up your daily routine, you need…

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Posted by Rebecca Harbot on 27 November 2015

Category: Lilla

5 apps to help you study

 

Many people will tell you to bury your phone in a soundproof box 6 feet underground when studying, but your phone can actually be quite helpful. It fully depends on how you are using it. Here are some ways I use my phone to get the most of my revision.


Pomodoro

The Pomodoro technique…

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Posted by Rebecca Harbot on 27 November 2015

Category: Alya

University: Is it worth it?

 

Many of you reading this will be facing a big decision is your life in regards to your career. In amidst of all that is one very important question that has many benefits and arguably some disadvantages. That question is do you want to continue your studies by going to university? The truth…

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Posted by Rebecca Harbot on 27 November 2015

Category: Taha

Transition from 1st year to 2nd year

 

Hello again, it’s Jasmine!

Decided my first “official” blog post - to say- should be about how I've been finding my A2 year (2nd year of a-levels). All I can say right now is… My WORD there a lot of work! A lot of hard work!

It’s not just revision, and end of topic tests, and mock…

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Posted by Rebecca Harbot on 27 November 2015

Category: Jasmine

UCAS Advice!

 

As the UCAS deadline is fast approaching, we thought for this month's blog, we'd share our overall top tips on dealing with it all.

  1. Research! 
    Most uni courses are for a couple of years so you're going to be doing the course for quite a while. Make sure you've researched your course…

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Posted by Rebecca Harbot on 27 November 2015

Category: Amandeep & Saiba

Blog No.2

 

Time draws near for a second blog to be published. Enjoy the last one?

Last time, I discussed my college experiences with a quick overview on the transition from school to Cadbury Sixth Form College.

Everyone should be settled in by now and realised whose friends groups they fit into…

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Posted by Rebecca Harbot on 27 November 2015

Category: Kamal

Exploring Textiles

 

Hi everyone,

November is upon us already! Last month I wrote about starting college and dealing with the switch into a brand new environment. But now, after spending many more hours here at Cadbury, I want to tell you all about a subject that I am really enjoying at the moment;…

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Posted by Rebecca Harbot on 27 November 2015

Category: Isobel

First Blog Post!

 

Hello everyone!

I'm Alya, a 17-year old AS Cadbury student doing Biology, Chemistry, Maths and Creative Writing. 

This is my second year in Cadbury College because I did my GCSEs here.

I enjoy reading and writing and have a passion for psychology, poetry and baking.

In 2014, I…

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Posted by Rebecca Harbot on 30 October 2015

Category: Alya

My College Experience and What I Have Learnt

 

At the start of my First Year at Cadbury Sixth Form College things were complicated; it seemed that the skills I learnt from Oldbury Academy were not enough to prepare me for the transition to college life.   As such, it took me quite a while to adapt. 

Eventually I got used to the idea of…

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Posted by Rebecca Harbot on 30 October 2015

Category: Taha

First Blog Post!

Hello everybody! It’s Jasmine here!

Since you may not know who on Earth I am, let me take this opportunity to introduce myself properly. I’m a second year student here at Cadbury, studying Biology, Psychology and Sociology, as well as being an academic mentor, student representative and now…

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Posted by Rebecca Harbot on 30 October 2015

Category: Jasmine

Open Day

 

It’s the seventeenth of October, where is the place to be? Cadbury College Open Day! We spent our day at the college's Open Day taking a look at the stalls, helping out and also talking to any prospective students who are looking to come to Cadbury.

Our role during Cadbury's Open Day was…

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Posted by Rebecca Harbot on 30 October 2015

Category: Amandeep & Saiba

Le First Blog

 

Hello there.

If you haven’t yet noticed, I’m pretty new to this whole ‘blogging’ business - but I hope I do well to entertain and even captivate a few of you out there. 

To begin allow me to introduce myself. My name is Kamal and I’m currently studying my first year here at Cadbury;…

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Posted by Rebecca Harbot on 30 October 2015

Category: Kamal

A New Beginning

 

Hi everyone,

Let me start by introducing myself; my name is Isobel and this is my first post as a student blogger. I started at Cadbury Sixth Form College in September 2015, and so far, things have been going really well. I studied GCSEs at Hall Green Secondary School, and although I loved…

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Posted by Rebecca Harbot on 30 October 2015

Category: Isobel