Barton Peveril News

15 Oxbridge Offers for 2017

The weeks of waiting are finally over for 15 Barton Peveril students who’ve just received offers from the universities of Oxford or Cambridge. The prestigious places at the UK’s top academic institutions have been offered in a variety of subjects including Medicine, Mathematics, Engineering and Natural Sciences. 11 of the 15 students who received an…

A choral concert for Christmas

Hampshire students filled Romsey Abbey with Christmas Carols at their annual Choral Concert this week. Students from Barton Peveril, The Romsey School and Wyvern College have been rehearsing for months to put on a spectacular performance from their choirs. The performances included Karl Jenkins’ Joy to the World, Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on Christmas Carols and Benjamin…

Virtual reality brings lessons to life

They’ve soared through the solar system, explored holy places in Jerusalem and discovered environmental changes in Borneo – and they haven’t even left the college classroom. Google’s newest virtual reality teaching tool has bought lessons to life at Barton Peveril College by allowing staff to educate students using immersive trips to get up close with…

Science students experience Operating Theatre Live

16 aspiring student medics experienced a live operating theatre at a one day interactive science event. Operating Theatre Live is the UK’s only interactive dissection-based human body workshop set in a real operating theatre for those considering medicine, dentistry or biosciences courses. Barton Peveril science students attended the event in Basingstoke to see if they…

Former Barton Peveril student shortlisted for Pride of Britain Award

A former Barton Peveril student has been shortlisted for a Daily Mirror Pride of Britain Award. 25-year-old Nathaniel Hawley from Eastleigh has been shortlisted for The Prince’s Trust Young Achiever Award which celebrates the achievements of truly remarkable people who make our world a better place. Screened on ITV in November, it is the biggest awards…

Peer Mentors lead the way in college student support

Students from Barton Peveril have been celebrating after being chosen to lead the way in college peer mentor support for World Mental Health Day and beyond. 11 students from the sixth form college have successfully completed an Emotional First Aid and Wellbeing Mentors Development Programme driven by the Solent NHS Trust. Barton Peveril are the first college taking part…