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Fashion Show success

At Barton Peveril, A Level Textile students are encouraged to explore and experiment, research and respect traditional techniques and discover innovative, unorthodox ways of working. This year’s Fashion Show saw more than 90 students take to the catwalk in a stunning display of talent titled ‘Luminosity’. AS Level creations were inspired by the colour and…

Cornish talent

Hockey’s national governing body has  selected Barton Peveril PE student Luke Cornish for its Advanced  Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence programme, part of a new talented  athlete academy for Year 12 hockey players. Led by the  performance department at England Hockey, the academy aims to ensure  that athletes of the future are supported, motivated and inspired…

Stellar performance

Former St Anne’s pupil, Sara Rayhan, has received an award from the Bangladesh High Commission for outstanding GCSE results. Sara achieved eight A* and three A grades and is now studying AS Biology, Chemistry, Psychology and Religious Studies at Barton Peveril.  She was the only Hampshire student from a Bangladeshi background to receive the award.

Kick the caffeine!

First year Applied Health & Social Care students tackled a wide range of issues affecting all sectors of society for their recent health promotion projects, with one group challenging the little-known risks of caffeine addiction head on. Caffeine stimulates the nervous and cardiovascular system, elevating mood in the short term but creating long-term health problems…

Happy to help

Peter Marcus McDowell Impey’s volunteering commitments could lead you to believe that he’s cracked the secret to a 36 hour day. His involvement with three different theatre groups gets him in at the deep end with everything from building restoration to technical production and publicity.  He works on communications for the Wymering Manor Trust, runs…

Holocaust remembered

On Saturday 27 January 1945, Russian troops liberated the Nazis’ biggest concentration camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland. On Monday 27 January 2014, two Barton Peveril students will be among thousands of young people across the UK for whom the significance of Holocaust Memorial Day has taken on a deeply personal meaning thanks to the Holocaust…

Stateside study

Second year student Christina Webber, will be studying stateside this autumn after being awarded a scholarship place at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania. The Trust received more than 1200 applications for places on its 2013/14 Study in the US Programme which is run in partnership with the US-UK Fulbright Commission. The scheme encourages academically talented,…

Boxing days

Stacks of present-filled shoeboxes filled destined for underprivileged children across the world are a familiar sight in the run-up to Christmas, but it’s a rare family that donates more than 550 boxes in a single year! Alex Reeve and his mum, Sandra, did just that after setting out to beat their 2012 total and fill…

Knit wit

Forget Rupert Bear and Dr Who; a Barton Peveril student has taken the scarf world by storm after sporting a binary knit at a recent Maths Inspiration event. Maths and Further Maths enthusiast, Jo Baldwin, was one of 15 students attending the popular show which she first discovered as an AS student. At last year’s…

Passion for fashion

A passion for fashion and thirst for a challenge saw second year Textiles, Fine Art and Business Studies student, Alyna Wadsworth, stage a catwalk show for her Extended Project. Alyna’s clever teaser campaign on social media and around the College created an air of intrigue about NOIR, her autumn/winter collection of 12 complete outfits comprising…