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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…

Barton Boxer Taylor Bevan is English National Champion

Taylor Bevan with his winner's medal

The Barton Boxer Barton Peveril sports student Taylor Bevan has won the 2018 English Amateur Boxing Championship (64 kilo). He defeated three top class opponents including a GB silver medallist and a former national champion at the event in Doncaster. Speaking on his success The 17 year old started boxing five years ago and was…

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…

Success in sports this autumn

Barton Peveril’s sportsmen and women have notched up dozens of impressive achievements this term. Many individual athletes have been in the news. Stephanie Ricketts represented Great Britain in the European Acrobatic Gymnastics in Poland and won a silver and bronze medal. Brandon Foster won gold in an international diving contest in Berlin, Emily Martin won…

Be more active and have fun – a challenge for Barton’s girls in 2018

This Girl Can!

Barton Peveril girls are keen supporters of the ‘This Girl Can’ campaign to promote women’s sport. Ten of them are getting involved in encouraging females on campus to get more active over the next few months – the highest number of volunteers in colleges across the country. “Sport is compulsory at school but when young…

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…