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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…

STEM success

Balloon cars, forensic investigations, graphing software, a robotics challenge and Raspberry Pi programming were among the cerebral challenges relished by more than 200 promising young scientists taking part in STEM days at Barton Peveril College. The first event saw Science Department staff run a series of workshops for Y10 students from Brookfield, Crestwood, Quilley, Swanmore,…

Enterprising effort

A range of quality sweatshirts, hoodies, t-shirts and beanie hats designed by students specifically for the teenage market scooped the Best Product prize at this year’s Young Enterprise trade fair in Southampton. Standard Attire’s West Quay win followed their success in Barton Peveril’s internal Entrepreneurship Competition and demonstrated teamwork skills alongside a clear aptitude for…

New record set for BCS

It’s the sporting highlight of the college calendar and Barton Peveril will be represented in a record seven different sports at next month’s British Colleges Sport championships held at Bath University. Trampolinist Catherine Tilling is hoping to repeat her gold medal performance for the South East team as one of five students selected for the…

Festive fundraiser

Live music, food and quizzes raised funds for the Society of St James local homeless charity and national LGBT same sex domestic violence charity, Broken Rainbow. Organised by Ethnicity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee students, the lunchtime event enabled students from across the College to celebrate the end of term, the close of the calendar year…

Stellar performance

The tweets, emails and audience comments spoke for themselves: our Christmas concert in Romsey Abbey was an outstanding success! Barton Peveril choir and orchestra joined forces with Wyvern Community Choir and Wyvern College Chamber Choir for a performance of Stella Natalis by Karl Jenkins. “Utterly overwhelmed @bartonpeveril – what an incredible concert in Romsey Abbey”…

Stella Natalis – Tuesday 16 December

A massed choir of more than 100 voices will bring a modern-day message of peace and goodwill to Romsey Abbey on Tuesday 16 December with a performance of Stella Natalis by Karl Jenkins. Best known for The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace, Jenkins is the world’s most performed living composer and celebrates his 70th…

Culture Secretary visits

Students found themselves performing to a high profile audience when Culture Secretary Sajid Javid paid a flying visit at the invitation of Mims Davies, the Conservative parliamentary candidate for Eastleigh. Mr Javid toured art, sport and performing arts facilities, dropping in on lessons, chatting to students and taking in a performance of songs from The Lion…