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Barton students head east for a unique insight into China

Students and staff from Barton Peveril got a unique insight into life and culture in China on a two week trip to Xiamen and Shanghai. The visit, arranged with the Confucius Institute of the University of Southampton and subsidised by China’s Department for Education, combined intensive language learning with a varied range of activities including…

National recognition for Barton art student

Barton Peveril art student Edward Davison was one of just 16 A level students to win a place on a prestigious summer school in architectural drawing organised by the Royal Fine Art Commission Trust and Kingston University. The event in Somerset gave the talented 17 year olds an intensive hands-on introduction to the art of…

Comedy star returns to college

  His career spans BBC Radio 1, Capital FM and planning a national tour, but comedian Tom Deacon returned to his roots at his former sixth form for one day to inspire the next generation. Our A Level and Vocational students packed out the college lecture theatre to receive an inspiring talk from the comedian…

Cambridge Academics Day Prepares Potential Future Students

Over 100 Barton Peveril students were given the unique opportunity to experience a day with academic fellows and current students from the University of Cambridge. The Cambridge Academics Day – the first ever event of its kind run by the university saw nine fellows including lecturers, a doctor and a professor from Trinity College attend…

19 Oxford and Cambridge Offers for 2016

We are very proud to announce that 19 students currently studying at Barton Peveril Sixth Form College have had offers from the University of Oxford or the University of Cambridge this week to study a wide range of subjects in 2016. The students who have received offers came to us from Hamble Community Sports College,…

Ping pong participation

A group of vocational Sport students acted as umpires for Hampshire County Council’s Over 65s tennis tournament. The annual Ping Pong Event was organised by the council’s Older People’s Wellbeing Team and offered coaching sessions to improve skills as well as an opportunity to see top county players in action.  There were singles competitions for…

Bard news

Drama and Performing Arts students added a valuable line to their CVs when they took part in a mentoring initiative at The Berry Theatre in Hedge End. Following the success of the students’ 15-minute Macbeth – their own version of Shakespeare’s tragedy created for performance in secondary schools  – local Y9 pupils were inspired to…

Message hits home

“Being busted by the drug squad probably saved my life. I can’t change my past – but I knew I could change my future.” The hard-hitting testimony of former stock market millionaire, Shaun Attwood, provided an inspirational lecture for Sociology, Citizenship, Film and Media students at Barton Peveril. Attwood – who thought his glitzy lifestyle…