Barton Peveril News

National honours for Barton Peveril’s student services

Barton Peveril College took first prize for Student Services at the annual Sixth Form Colleges Association (SFCA) awards. The honour recognised the College’s achievements in supporting students to make the most of their learning opportunities as they prepare for university-level study and their future careers. Assistant Principal Nicola Carcone is delighted that staff have gained…

Praise from Germany’s Ambassador for language teacher Helen Wheelwright

Barton Peveril’s Helen Wheelwright has been recognised in the annual national German Teacher Awards for her achievements in making language learning fun. Together with her Barton Peveril A Level students, she organised an entertaining German Day for a hundred secondary school pupils, with support from the Goethe Institute in London and undergraduates from the University…

Barton goes Bavarian for Schools’ German Day

100 enthusiastic linguists from the South’s schools attended Barton Peveril’s first ever German Day. Youngsters from Brookfield, Gregg, Noadswood, Romsey, Swanmore, Westgate, Wildern and Wyvern schools were treated to a brilliant Bavarian event designed to encourage the study of languages post-16. Organised by the college and funded by the educational element of the German Embassy…

Charity head shave for admirable Andree

An IT teacher from Barton Peveril has bravely shaved her head for charity to raise funds for a revolutionary new 3D brain surgery system. Andree Westbrook is among 12 people from Hampshire who are losing their locks in support of FebBRAINairy – a campaign promoting support for neurological conditions and their treatments set up by…

College shortlisted for prestigious TES Award

Our transition from traditional teaching into technological learning has paid off as Barton Peveril College has been shortlisted for a national Times Education Supplement (TES) Award. Barton Peveril is the only college in Southampton shortlisted for the ‘outstanding use of technology for improving teaching, learning and assessment’ category for this year’s ceremony. Now in its…

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…