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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…

Cornish talent

Hockey’s national governing body has  selected Barton Peveril PE student Luke Cornish for its Advanced  Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence programme, part of a new talented  athlete academy for Year 12 hockey players. Led by the  performance department at England Hockey, the academy aims to ensure  that athletes of the future are supported, motivated and inspired…

Stellar performance

Former St Anne’s pupil, Sara Rayhan, has received an award from the Bangladesh High Commission for outstanding GCSE results. Sara achieved eight A* and three A grades and is now studying AS Biology, Chemistry, Psychology and Religious Studies at Barton Peveril.  She was the only Hampshire student from a Bangladeshi background to receive the award.

Radio star

What does it take to stand out from 8000 other applicants and become a paid intern at Radio 1? Former Media student Pete Simmons popped back to share the inside track with current students and Head of Department, Adrian Kelly. Pete is now working as a team assistant for Radio 1 and Radio 1Xtra on…

Happy to help

Peter Marcus McDowell Impey’s volunteering commitments could lead you to believe that he’s cracked the secret to a 36 hour day. His involvement with three different theatre groups gets him in at the deep end with everything from building restoration to technical production and publicity.  He works on communications for the Wymering Manor Trust, runs…

Stateside study

Second year student Christina Webber, will be studying stateside this autumn after being awarded a scholarship place at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania. The Trust received more than 1200 applications for places on its 2013/14 Study in the US Programme which is run in partnership with the US-UK Fulbright Commission. The scheme encourages academically talented,…

Lifetime award

Congratulations to our chair of governors, Professor Roger Brown, who was awarded the Lord Dearing Lifetime Achievement Award at the recent Times Higher Education Awards. The honour recognises individuals whose contribution to the world of higher education goes above and beyond their own academic interests. Professor Brown has championed the cause of higher education throughout his…

Talent on tap

Hundreds of toes were tapping during the song and dance numbers at this year’s Christmas Performance –but little did the audience know that 10 of them belong to a gold medallist! Viki Sarker has just returned from the IDO World Tap Dance Championships in Germany where the England team lined up six gold, two silver…

Sideline blog

When Josh Reynolds’ tutor suggested he should start blogging as part of his Extended Project on football journalism, little did he think his opinions would attract more views than those of professionals like Michael Owen, Ray Parlour and John Aldridge. But that’s exactly what happened after Josh began blogging on sportlobster.com, the one-stop shop for…