Barton Peveril Student’s Gap Year Funding
Barton Peveril Sixth Form College student Imogen Green has received the Old Bartonians’ Gap Year Bursary, to support her charity work in the Philippines after she finishes college this year.
The Old Bartonabians’ Gap Year Bursary is a fund run by Barton Peveril alumni, who seek to help current Barton Peveril students in their post-College plans.
Imogen, who formerly attended Sholing Technology College (now Oasis Academy: Sholing), will receive £300 from the Bursary to help her take part in the Sholing Philippines Project. The Project will see Imogen join a team of 15 students and six leaders, who will travel to the Philippines to undertake a community building programme, provide classroom support and games programmes in local schools, and support medical and feeding programmes.
Speaking on Imogen and her plans for the Gap Year, Barton Peveril Principal Jonathan Prest said:
“Imogen’s Gap Year plans are very exciting and will be made possible by this bursary. The Old Bartonians have supported Barton Peveril students with Gap Year Bursaries for the past 8 years and supported the College with donation for decades. This year they are also helping fund a new set of Timpani drums for our outstanding musicians. We are very lucky to have their support and it is touching to see how an older generation of students wants to keep connected and enrich the lives of a younger generation coming through.”