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Praise for hardworking students in the Principal’s Commendations

Students who have excelled in their studies or contributed to the College through supporting others or helping out with activities were praised by Principal Jonathan Prest at his lunchtime Commendation event. “We have been impressed by your attitude and approach to your studies,” he told them. “When you put more into life, you get more…

Students praised for outstanding Extended Projects

  Students have been recognised for producing excellent work in their Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) alongside their A levels. The production of these 5,000 word dissertations, reports, artefacts or performances requires young people to work independently and develop research skills which will prove valuable at university and in the workplace. A good mark for an…

Barton student wins a national campaigning role

Isabelle Millen has been chosen to represent Girlguiding at the highest level by becoming an Advocate for the movement. She is one of 18 in the UK who speak for the organisation to policymakers, the media and the wider community. Eighty young women applied for nine places as Advocates this year and 20 shortlisted individuals…

Barton Peveril sixth former becomes the Lord-Lieutenant’s Sea Cadet

Barton Peveril student Matt Evans has been chosen as the Lord-Lieutenant for Hampshire’s Sea Cadet for 2017-18. The 17 year old will escort and support Lord-Lieutenant Nigel Atkinson on various duties throughout the year, starting with Remembrance Day commemorations. The Lord-Lieutenant is the Queen’s personal representative in the county, escorts members of the Royal Family…

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…

Learn Maths with Barton Peveril’s You Tube star

Maths students starting their courses at Barton Peveril this month will be taught by the region’s Sixth Form Teacher of the Year – Jack Brown. He has been recognised for his achievements at the Daily Echo Education Awards 2017. Jack has been teaching for eight years and supplements his classroom lessons with popular online videos…

PE Teacher shortlisted for the UK’s Largest Diversity Awards

Alix Christopher from Barton Peveril Sixth Form College has been shortlisted for the Positive Role Model for Age Award at the National Diversity Awards 2017. She is a full time Teacher of Sport and PE and an outstanding role model for students at Barton Peveril Sixth Form College. Her energy and desire to make all…