Barton Peveril News

Unity on the airwaves

Media Diploma student Haden Pone had his voluntary work with Unity 101 recognised by a formal award at the community radio station’s celebration evening. Haden came to Barton Peveril from Swanmore College and received the Unity 101 College Award for Exceptional Achievement based on his Extended Project in radio broadcasting. Media students at Barton Peveril…

Oxbridge offers

From English to Medicine, Earth Sciences to Fine Art, this year’s crop of offers to study at Oxford and Cambridge celebrates a broad span of subject choices and an Oxford acceptance level more than twice the published average. Two out of three applicants for Medicine achieved places, making Oxford the destination of choice for Ryan…

Death camp brought to life

News that the government is investing £50m in a new Holocaust memorial and education centre in central London has been welcomed by this year’s Lessons from Auschwitz ambassadors, Lauren Tew and Faye Momber. Each year Barton Peveril selects two Modern History students to take part in the project which offers 16-18 year-olds a profound insight…

Writer returns

Author and screenwriter David Nicholls described how a passage in an A Level text inspired his best-selling novel One Day when he returned to his home town as part of Eastleigh Library’s 25th anniversary celebrations. Nicholls’ enduring love of Thomas Hardy started while he was a student at Barton Peveril in the early Eighties.  He…

Twilight experiments

The chance to find out more about what it means to study Chemistry at degree level is a popular option for A Level chemists attending twilight practical sessions at the University of Southampton. The fun sessions are run by postgraduate students and offer students the chance to carry out a range of supervised practical techniques…