On 16th December the Year 11 Business & Economics classes went on a visit to Cadbury World to find out what type of business Cadbury is, its history and about its recent takeover by Mondeléz International. We were also shown part of the Cadbury factory – learning how they make, decorate and package chocolate, ready to be sold.
The visit was educational as we learned about production in a large company which linked in to our Business lessons. We also learned about the humble beginnings of the company and the many advertising campaigns they’ve used over the years. However the visit was also fun, with a 4D cinema experience, singers outside the factory and, of course, lots of chocolate.
Report by Juliet Rose Y11
On the last day of the Autumn term, the school will be holding a "Christmas Jumper and Jeans Day" to raise money for charity.
Students will be allowed to wear Christmas Jumpers and jeans (or just their own clothes) on the day with a contribution of £1 going to Save the Children as part of the Text Santa campaign.
Students will take part in tutor activities and honours assemblies on this day.
School will finish at 12.40pm.
Spring Term starts on Monday 4th January 2016.
An open invite goes out to all Year 9-13 students along with their parents/carers to this exciting "Your Future" Evening on 8th December 2015. During the evening there will be a number of external providers, including employers, armed services, student finance specialists, and careers advisers. Teaching staff from KS4 and 5 will also be available to discuss with students and parents the possible pathway choices for the students' next stage in their career or programme of study.
The evening takes place on Tuesday 8th December from 6.00pm to 8.00pm.
The providers which have confirmed so far include:
AFCO Stoke RN
Birmingham City University
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Hand Morgan & Owen Solicitors
Harper Adams University
Liverpool Hope University
Manchester Growth Company
University of Birmingham
University College Birmingham
University of Surrey
University of Wolverhampton
University of Worcester
Duke of Edinburgh
Please contact Mrs Woodward (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
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