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Knit wit

Forget Rupert Bear and Dr Who; a Barton Peveril student has taken the scarf world by storm after sporting a binary knit at a recent Maths Inspiration event. Maths and Further Maths enthusiast, Jo Baldwin, was one of 15 students attending the popular show which she first discovered as an AS student. At last year’s…

Lights, camera, action!

“Be prepared for lots of surprises, but keep focussed on what you want to achieve.” These were just some of the pearls of wisdom that Ben Willbond provided for students of Film, Media and Communications & Culture during a talk primarily aimed at young film makers, but also any student aspiring to a role within…

Retina in residence

Barton Peveril’s Youth Dance Company had a unique opportunity to work with Belgium-based dance company, Retina, and perform to a packed auditorium at The Point, Eastleigh. Renowned for its physically vibrant and ambitious contemporary work under the artistic direction of Filip Van Huffel, Retina has firmly established itself as a company that enables other dancers – both…

Parliament Week

The Leader of Hampshire County Council, Cllr Roy Perry, offered a valuable insight into the role of local government when he gave a lecture to first year Politics students. A few days earlier, the college  welcomed Eastleigh MP, Mike Thornton, who held a lively debate with Gifted and Talented students. Both visits  took place during…

Rolling back the years

Psychology teacher, Sharon Tanner, and Head of the Humanities Faculty, Steve Mukherjee, had plenty to reminisce about when they joined colleagues and our senior management team for afternoon tea. Sharon and Steve have both worked at Barton Peveril for 20 years – a length of service shared with Learning Support team member, Lois Crouch. The…