Barton Peveril News

RIBA rewards former student

A former Barton Peveril student has received a prize for excellence from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). Andrew Chard (21) was one of the winners of the Leslie Jones Memorial Prize awarded to Oxford Brookes School of Architecture BA undergraduates for the most progress in built construction by the Oxfordshire branch of RIBA….

Cambridge science award

A score of 77% in a tough science challenge earned  Tamsin Newlove a coveted place at a residential summer school and a Roentgenium Award from the University of Cambridge. The Chemistry, Physics and Further Maths student was placed in the top 0.7% of the 8481 teenagers who completed this year’s Cambridge Chemistry Challenge. Set by…

Congratulations Class of 2015!

The 1160 students who sat A-level exams at Barton Peveril this summer have maintained the excellent results of recent years. A 76% A* to C pass rate at A-level and overall pass rate of 98.3% for students taking A-levels and the Extended Project sits in line with results for the past seven years. 67% of…

Volunteers make a difference

A team of student volunteers spent a week of their summer break helping to improve facilities and teaching resources at a primary school in Kenya. The visit to Hadassah Mission School in the slum area of Nakuru saw a dozen students and staff immerse themselves in African culture as they witnessed the realities of life for…

Heart and Soul

Barton Peveril soul band ended the college year on a high note after being invited to perform at the prestigious Music for Youth National Festival in Birmingham. The annual five day event brought together 8000 inspiring young musicians from schools and colleges throughout the UK.  Barton Soul followed in the footsteps of the college choir…

Les Miserables – here at last!

A sell-out production of the world’s best-loved musical sees 73 students from Barton Peveril and local schools storming the barricades at Theatre Royal, Winchester from 25 – 27 June. Les Misérables needs little introduction and the school edition of the show packs a punch every bit as powerful as the original, remaining faithful to its…