Filed under: Staff Success Stories

Virtual reality brings lessons to life

They’ve soared through the solar system, explored holy places in Jerusalem and discovered environmental changes in Borneo – and they haven’t even left the college classroom. Google’s newest virtual reality teaching tool has bought lessons to life at Barton Peveril College by allowing staff to educate students using immersive trips to get up close with…

Rolling back the years

Psychology teacher, Sharon Tanner, and Head of the Humanities Faculty, Steve Mukherjee, had plenty to reminisce about when they joined colleagues and our senior management team for afternoon tea. Sharon and Steve have both worked at Barton Peveril for 20 years – a length of service shared with Learning Support team member, Lois Crouch. The…

Law in order

Law lecturer, Ann Radford, has made her first foray into publishing after co-writing a revision guide. Ann is an assistant principal examiner for AS Law and also tests questions and scrutinises future papers set for the A2 course by examining body OCR. More than 6000 students who sit the OCR AS level exam every year…