Sixth Form

Student Profiles

Abi

Why did you join CFS Sixth Form?

I joined CFS Sixth Form for it’s brand new facilities and small class sizes. Everything stood out for me.


How is sixth form different from school?

CFS Sixth Form is so different to other schools and colleges because of its small class sizes and independent learning facilities.


How are you finding your subjects?

PE is great, I am in a small class so the education is outstanding for me. I am also taking Business Studies which is really engaging. The teachers never go through anything too quickly and they’re always really interactive.


What are your future plans?

For my future career, I would like to work in international property development.

Charlize

Why did you join CFS Sixth Form?

Cobham Free School is a fantastic school, with advanced learning and opportunities.


How is sixth form different from school?

The Sixth Form is very mature and laid back, the teachers are more like mentors.


How are you finding your chosen subjects?

I have chosen to study Business Studies because it is fun and expands on my knowledge . Economics which is very informative and extremely interesting. My final subject is Psychology, which I find intriguing and a subject that can never stop delving into the research of human behaviour.


What enrichment activities are you taking up?

I have chosen to take part in the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) as its a great chance to stand out when applying to university.


What are your future plans?

I wish to pursue a career in Business.

Cameron

Why did you join CFS Sixth Form?

I chose to study at Cobham Free School Sixth Form because it offers small classes that most other sixth forms don’t. They offer great education and have an excellent reputation.


How is sixth form different from school?

As Sixth-formers we have a lot of freedom and independence. The teachers are very supportive, we have more time to do our homework and to revise for tests.


How are you finding your chosen subjects?

I am studying Mathematics, Business Studies and Economics. Maths is my hardest subject but it’s so rewarding when you solve a difficult Maths problem. Economics and Business are both fun and interesting subjects.


What enrichment activities are you taking up?

On Fridays, during our extra curricular time, I am taking part in First Aid Training because this is a useful life skill to have.


What are your future plans?

After Sixth Form I plan to go to University and study a degree in Economics or Finance so I can pursue a job in the financial sector.

Anja

Why did you join CFS Sixth Form?

I joined the Sixth Form because it has a good reputation and small classes - which give more structure and support.


How is sixth form different from school?

Sixth Form is much more independent, with a lot more self study time. Having small classes makes it easier to create study groups, meaning revision is more efficient.


How have you felt supported in the transition from school to sixth form?

During academic transition, teachers ensured we understood and felt comfortable with previous subject knowledge, before starting new topics.


How are you finding your chosen subjects?

I take Biology as I find it extremely interesting and Chemistry because it helps me to understand Biology in further depth. My third subject is Maths as it develops my analytical thinking skills.


What enrichment activities are you taking up?

I take part in medical ethics, where I can broaden my knowledge in the medical field and form fair and logical opinions and decisions.


What are your future plans?

At the moment I’m thinking of pursuing a career in the medical field. However, I am keeping my options open.

Miranda

How is sixth form different from school?

We focus on fewer subjects than in Year 11, although it is a lot of work. The freedom and level of responsibility is also different and we are more independent.


How have you felt supported in the transition from school to sixth form?

Yes, the teachers and students have been very supportive when necessary. All in all, it has been an amazing experience so far.


What are your chosen subjects?

I have chosen to study English Literature, Psychology and Business Studies.


What enrichment activities are you taking up?

I am doing an (EPQ) Extended Project Qualification and I am considering taking part in the Duke of Edinburgh.


What are your future plans?

As my future career, I want to work in international business relations.

George

Why did you join CFS Sixth Form?

I wanted to enjoy the benefits of a new, state of the art building and all the new equipment the school has to offer.


How is sixth form different from school?

There is a lot more freedom in Sixth Form to work in the way that best suits you.


How have you felt supported in the transition from school to sixth form?

Yes, especially in our introduction week when we got to meet our fellow sixth formers and our new teachers.


How are you finding your chosen subjects?

I have chosen to study Maths and I am enjoying learning new topics. I have also chosen Further Maths as I enjoy the challenge and it stimulates my brain more. I also take Biology in which I am enjoying learning about Biological Molecules and the freedom in the practicals that we undertake. I have also chosen to take Chemistry and I am enjoying learning about the structure of an atom in more detail and I also like the calculations.


What enrichment activities are you taking up?

I am enjoying the challenge of the Duke of Edinburgh Gold alongside the Queen’s Scout Award. I am also playing an active role in the music department and am helping to design the new recording studio and auditorium.


What are your future plans?

In the future I would like to go to University and study Medicine so I can eventually become a surgeon.

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