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£5M green Science Centre opened at college by climate change professor

A £5M state-of-the-art Science Centre was officially opened today at Barton Peveril Sixth Form College in Eastleigh by a national Professor for Climate Change. The new environmentally friendly three storey structure features nine state-of-the-art laboratories and preparation rooms for biology, chemistry, physics and engineering together with classroom space, a café and large areas for private…

Heart and Soul

Barton Peveril soul band ended the college year on a high note after being invited to perform at the prestigious Music for Youth National Festival in Birmingham. The annual five day event brought together 8000 inspiring young musicians from schools and colleges throughout the UK.  Barton Soul followed in the footsteps of the college choir…

Les Miserables – here at last!

A sell-out production of the world’s best-loved musical sees 73 students from Barton Peveril and local schools storming the barricades at Theatre Royal, Winchester from 25 – 27 June. Les Misérables needs little introduction and the school edition of the show packs a punch every bit as powerful as the original, remaining faithful to its…

For England and St George

Five Citizenship students took part in a festival celebrating St George’s Day as part of a project exploring the diverse communities that shape our identity. ‘It’s Our England’ asked groups of students from Barton Peveril and other local colleges to think about the importance of national identity together with past, present and future ideas of…

Six-a-side success

Barton Peveril footballers added to an impressive season’s trophy haul by winning the Hampshire six-a-side tournament for the first time since 2008. The team won every game in the group phase beating Totton, Bournemouth and Poole, St Vincents and Peter Symonds without conceding a goal. Sparsholt were beaten in the quarter finals, Farnborough were beaten…

In tune

Barton Peveril musicians were on stage at Thornden Hall just before Easter. Their Spring Concert rounded off a busy term which featured a number of events for A Level Music and Music Technology students. Quizzing musicians about life in an orchestra and hearing about the gruelling audition process and competitive nature of the industry was…

We are the champions!

Barton Peveril footballers took the Hampshire County Cup finals  by storm, winning both their matches and making college history. In the 1st XI final, two goals each from Matt Bainbridge and Sam Morris saw off Andover College in a 4-1 victory in the Pete Munroe Trophy. In the 2nd XI final, two goals from Tom Tuckey and one from Ben…

Winning streak

The Maths Department is on a winning streak!  Hard on the heels of our success in the Senior Team Mathematics Challenge Barton Peveril made its debut entry in the longstanding SATRO AS Maths Challenge– and won! Tamsin Newlove, Curtis Clement, Chris Finch, Sam Silvester and Dominic Carey spent two hours tackling a series of questions…

Future investment

Students’ sights were set firmly on the future during National Careers Week when more than 120 universities, training providers, local employers and gap year organisations visited Barton Peveril. The College’s well-established Higher Education Fair brought over 70 universities and colleges from throughout the UK together under one roof. As well as picking up prospectuses –…

Braving the elements

Our annual fashion show never fails to disappoint and this year’s catwalk extravaganza more than lived up to expectations with a wide-ranging celebration of the elements in all their visual and textural glory. More than 50 AS students drew inspiration from earth, air, fire, water and metal while 32 A2 students explored individual themes ranging…