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Barton Peveril Becomes FA Grassroots Hub

FA Grassroots Hub

FA Grassroots Hub Barton Peveril has become an FA Grassroots Hub, to promote Football in the College and local community. This forms a partnership between the English Colleges Football Association, the Association of Colleges Sport and Barton Peveril. The FA College Grassroots Hub programme involves Barton Peveril helping to grow male and female participation in…

Barton Peveril host first round of FA People’s Cup

FA People's Cup

FA People’s Cup Barton Peveril hosted a qualifying round of the FA People’s Cup, for current students, on Wednesday 13th February. 7 teams competed in this round of the 5-a-side indoor tournament, consisting of both recreational and competitive footballers. The winning team will now compete in the regional competition, the winner of which will progress…

Barton Peveril’s Weightlifting Women

This Girl Can ambassadors

Olympic Weightlifting at Barton Peveril Barton Peveril hosted an Olympic Weightlifting session, run by Lakeside Weightlifting Club’s Olympic Weightlifter Lizzie Havers, as part of their This Girl Can programme. 17 female students attended the session and had no prior experience of the sport. Over the course of the session, the students were taught how to…

Barton Peveril Swim to Success

Barton-Peveril-Swim-Team

National Swimming Victory Barton Peveril Sixth Form College’s Swimming Team had a successful competition at the English Schools’ Swimming Association National Final last Saturday, 17th November 2018. The competition was held in London’s Olympic pool and saw the five Barton Peveril pupils finish 3rd nationally in the Freestyle Relay and 5th nationally in the Medley…

Barton Peveril Girls Can

Barton Peveril's This Girl Can Ambassadors

This Girl Can Barton Peveril hosted ambassador training for This Girl Can’s Southern Region, on Thursday 18th October. Nine of the region’s 15 ambassadors are Barton Peveril students, which means the College has the highest number of ambassadors compared to other colleges in the south. During the event, run by the Association of Colleges, ambassadors…

Barton Peveril’s Sixes Tournaments

brookfield school year 9 winners

Football in the Community Barton Peveril hosted their third annual six-aside football tournaments for local schools’ Year 9 and Year 10 pupils on Wednesday 20th June and Wednesday 27th June respectively. A range of local schools competed in both tournaments, playing in a range of 14 minute games that lead from knockout rounds through to…

Barton Peveril Director of Sport Becomes England Assistant Manager

England Schools under 18s Assistant Manager

ESFA England Schools under 18s Assistant Manager: Barton Peveril’s Director of Sport, Luke Hampton, has been appointed as ESFA England Schools under 18s Assistant Manager. This position will then lead to Hampton becoming the England Schools under 18s Manager, in two years’ time. The Assistant Manager role, starting in September, will involve Hampton selecting the…

Barton Peveril Sports Awards 2018

Sports successes celebrated: Barton Peveril hosted their annual Sports Awards on Wednesday 9th May, to congratulate students on their many individual and team successes this academic year. The ceremony, which took place in the College’s Rose Theatre, celebrated a diverse range of accomplishments; those who represented Great Britain and those who were outstanding in college…

Barton Student Wins Gold

Emily Martin Dresden Gold

Going for Gold First year Barton Peveril student Emily Martin (centre) won her first GB gold medal at the Dresden Youth International Meet, in the 16-18 Years Platform Diving event. Emily beat Divers from Spain, Sweden, Finland, Norway, USA, Poland, Australia and even German Olympian Elena Wassen. The former Hounsdown School pupil entered the final, where…

Barton Student Meets Royalty and an Olympian

Emily with The Duke and Duchess

SportsAid Current first year student and promising Diver Emily Martin met with Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, William and Kate, and double Olympic champion Lizzie Yarnold on 22nd March 2018. The event allowed The Duchess to meet young athletes like Emily who are supported by SportsAid, the charity The Duchess is…