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Recognition for Barton’s sports stars

Steph and Toula Team of the Year winners

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

Joshua Dodd with Barton Peveril Principal Jonathan Prest

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 student wins Austen writing competition

Barton Peveril student, Katie Chalk, has won first place at a creative writing competition run by Southampton Solent University. The competition, held earlier this year to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death, required entrants to write between 1,500-2,000 words on a theme linked to those of Austen’s novels. Katie’s story, Lydia and Wickham,…

Praise for hardworking students in the Principal’s Commendations

Students who have excelled in their studies or contributed to the College through supporting others or helping out with activities were praised by Principal Jonathan Prest at his lunchtime Commendation event. “We have been impressed by your attitude and approach to your studies,” he told them. “When you put more into life, you get more…

Physics prizes for hardworking students

Two talented A level Physics students have started their scientific career in style by winning prizes for their hard work and dedication. Josef Grimm (formerly from Brookfield Community School) and Lucy Lovell (from Mountbatten School) were nominated for the awards by College staff and received their book tokens from the Ogden Trust at the annual…

Creative engineering solutions win praise at the Big Bang Festival South East

Barton Peveril students impressed the organisers of the Big Bang Festival South East with two ingenious projects. They joined 9,000 young people from around the region at the South of England Showground at Ardingly to share their ideas and watch popular science in action. Joe Slattery and Ryan Billings* presented their ‘Noctural Greenhouse’ and the…