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A Week in Our Shoes

A celebration of equality and diversity saw more than 30 workshops, live performances, lectures, exhibitions and other awareness events staged in just one week. Sociology teacher and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion co-ordinator, Dina de Sousa e Santos, chose different themes for each day and selected topics which complemented and developed them. She explained: “A Week…

Cabaret

This year’s College production was Cabaret –  and the critics loved it! The Daily Echo praised the ‘excellent performances of maturity and depth’ at the heart of the show, while Eastleigh MP Mike Thornton echoed the sentiments of many in the audience when he tweeted: “Just come back from a truly amazing performance of Cabaret at…

Going for gold

Ten Barton Peveril sportsmen and women were selected to represent the South East in this year’s British Colleges Sport competitions, bringing home no less than five gold medals from the national championships at Bath University. Tennis player Natalie Sayer (formerly Cams Hill) won the women’s singles competition for the second year running, retaining her title…

Crisis sleep out

A sponsored sleep out organised by Barton Peveril’s Student Committee raised more than £700 for Crisis, the national charity for single homeless people. Students spent a chilly night in the College Quad with only boxes, bags and blankets for shelter. After packing up their cardboard village, the sleep out team sat in the pouring rain…

BFestival fun

Our Student Committee raised £365 in just a couple of hours when they staged a mini festival on the last day of the Spring term. The Quad came alive with bunting, bands, stalls and sideshows as weeks of planning and preparation came to fruition and students and staff joined in the fun to raise money for…

Holocaust survivor’s lesson for life

Holocaust survivor Walter Kammerling called on teenagers to trust their judgement and not turn away from the reality of prejudice when he spoke to History students at Barton Peveril. “Everyone has his or her prejudices.  The only difference is how we deal with them,” the 90 year-old told an audience of staff, students and guests…

One stop university shop

Two thirds of the UK’s leading research universities were among 73 exhibitors at our Higher Education Fair. Sixteen of the 24 Russell Group universities – including Oxford and Cambridge – were represented at the event which has doubled in size since 2004 and now ranks among the largest of its kind in the country. From…

Fashion Show success

At Barton Peveril, A Level Textile students are encouraged to explore and experiment, research and respect traditional techniques and discover innovative, unorthodox ways of working. This year’s Fashion Show saw more than 90 students take to the catwalk in a stunning display of talent titled ‘Luminosity’. AS Level creations were inspired by the colour and…

Holocaust remembered

On Saturday 27 January 1945, Russian troops liberated the Nazis’ biggest concentration camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland. On Monday 27 January 2014, two Barton Peveril students will be among thousands of young people across the UK for whom the significance of Holocaust Memorial Day has taken on a deeply personal meaning thanks to the Holocaust…

STEM takes root

An event devoted to STEM subjects and the careers they lead to brought 110 Gifted and Talented pupils from seven local schools to Barton Peveril for a day of discovery run by the Mathematics and Science Learning Centre and Student Recruitment and International Relations at the University of Southampton. A series of fun, interactive workshops…