Barton Peveril News

Barton’s Rock Challenge Victory

A group of Barton Peveril students won the first in a series of Rock Challenge UK heats, at Southampton’s O2 Guildhall, on Monday 19th February. The annual event sees more than 40 local schools and colleges compete over six days, showcasing their dance, choreography, and performance skills for a place in a regional final. The…

Recognition for Barton’s sports stars

Eastleigh Sports Awards 2017 The achievements of Barton Peveril staff and students have been highlighted in the 2017 Eastleigh Sports Awards. The event at the Hilton hotel near the Ageas Bowl celebrated both individual sporting excellence and the hard work of those who work behind the scenes with local talented sportspeople and promote healthy lifestyles…

Barton Peveril Student Wins Award for work with Unity 101

Student broadcaster is honoured for his hard work and commitment Second year student Joshua Dodd has won a Barton Peveril Award for volunteering at the Southampton community radio station Unity 101. The 17 year old is part of the college’s team of presenters on the student radio show on Wednesday afternoons (2:00pm – 3:00pm) and…

Barton Peveril student comes third in computing challenge at Oxford University

Talented student Patrick Winter from Barton Peveril Sixth Form College came third in his age group in a UK-wide computing competition – The UK BEBRAS Computational Thinking Challenge – held at the Department of Computer Science at  Oxford University on 27 January. Coming third in the competition is an impressive achievement, as 5,174 students entered…

Barton Peveril’s Oxbridge Success

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College is once again celebrating the academic success of a group of students, who have been offered prestigious places at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge (ten for Oxford and four for Cambridge). The total number of successful applicants has been raised threefold, to 48 offers in three years. The students…

Barton Alumni features on Channel 4 documentary with Professor Green

Former Barton Peveril student Lewis Croney will feature on a Channel 4 documentary, Working Class White Men, tonight at 10pm. Award-winning rapper Professor Green is behind the documentary, which focuses on working class white males and their struggles to succeed despite their deprived backgrounds. The documentary follows six young men over a six month period,…