Barton Peveril News

Braving the elements

Our annual fashion show never fails to disappoint and this year’s catwalk extravaganza more than lived up to expectations with a wide-ranging celebration of the elements in all their visual and textural glory. More than 50 AS students drew inspiration from earth, air, fire, water and metal while 32 A2 students explored individual themes ranging…

STEM success

Balloon cars, forensic investigations, graphing software, a robotics challenge and Raspberry Pi programming were among the cerebral challenges relished by more than 200 promising young scientists taking part in STEM days at Barton Peveril College. The first event saw Science Department staff run a series of workshops for Y10 students from Brookfield, Crestwood, Quilley, Swanmore,…

Poldark prestige for former student

The BBC’s eagerly awaited remake of the 18th century Cornish saga Poldark brings the talents of Hampshire-born actress Crystal Leaity to the nation’s prime time television screens. The former Barton Peveril and Mountbatten School drama student will appear in the second episode of the series as Margaret, a young woman Ross Poldark (Aiden Turner) turns…

Enterprising effort

A range of quality sweatshirts, hoodies, t-shirts and beanie hats designed by students specifically for the teenage market scooped the Best Product prize at this year’s Young Enterprise trade fair in Southampton. Standard Attire’s West Quay win followed their success in Barton Peveril’s internal Entrepreneurship Competition and demonstrated teamwork skills alongside a clear aptitude for…

New record set for BCS

It’s the sporting highlight of the college calendar and Barton Peveril will be represented in a record seven different sports at next month’s British Colleges Sport championships held at Bath University. Trampolinist Catherine Tilling is hoping to repeat her gold medal performance for the South East team as one of five students selected for the…

New £5m science centre under way!

Construction of our brand new £5m science centre is under way! The three storey structure will provide 12 state-of-the-art laboratories and preparation rooms for biology, chemistry, physics and electronics together with classroom space, a café and large areas for private study. A brise soleil or solar shade – the design of which is inspired by…