Barton Peveril News

For England and St George

Five Citizenship students took part in a festival celebrating St George’s Day as part of a project exploring the diverse communities that shape our identity. ‘It’s Our England’ asked groups of students from Barton Peveril and other local colleges to think about the importance of national identity together with past, present and future ideas of…

Taking a twirl

Shannon Newsom was just four years old when she first got the baton twirling bug. Twelve years on and she is bowing out on a high having won World and European Championship titles as part of the England team at a recent competition in Italy. Going for gold has taken up most of Shannon’s free…

Six-a-side success

Barton Peveril footballers added to an impressive season’s trophy haul by winning the Hampshire six-a-side tournament for the first time since 2008. The team won every game in the group phase beating Totton, Bournemouth and Poole, St Vincents and Peter Symonds without conceding a goal. Sparsholt were beaten in the quarter finals, Farnborough were beaten…

Class of ’75 reunion

It’s 40 years since this photograph was taken and plans are afoot for an autumn reunion! To find out more visit www.facebook.com/BartonPeverilClassof75,  contact Jane and Jenny on bpclassof75@yahoo.co.uk or join the Facebook group Barton Peveril Class of 75. Spread the word!

Moroccan adventure

Camel trekking across the Sahara, a night spent in a Berber desert camp and a traditional feast under the stars were highlights of a Moroccan adventure experienced by  A Level Geography students. Beginning and ending in Marrakesh, the five day trip took students far beyond the souks and city walls. Excursions included the Todgha Gorge…

Japan via London

An afternoon at the Japanese Embassy in London introduced modern language students to new aspects of Japanese culture and improved their character writing skills. Club Taishikan takes its name from the Japanese word for embassy and runs a series of weekly workshops on everything from origami and calligraphy to traditional dress and dancing. Students following…