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Barton Peveril’s International Mathematician

Barton Peveril International Mathematician

British Maths Olympiad Barton Peveril student Patrick Winter earned his place as a member of the British Maths Olympiad Squad, during a Selection Camp at the University of Cambridge. This initial squad contains 10 of the country’s top Mathematicians, who will represent the United Kingdom in international mathematics competitions. Patrick’s first competition with the squad…

Barton Peveril’s Computing Champion

Bebras Champion

Computing Champion Barton Peveril student Patrick Winter has won the UK Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge, held at the University of Oxford. Patrick came first out of 6,415 initial entrants in his age group (16-18), which is an improvement on his third place finish in the competition last year. The first round of the competition is…

Barton Peveril’s Marvellous Musicians

Music Offer Holders

Prestigious Places Barton Peveril Music students are celebrating offers to study Music at the most prestigious conservatoires and universities in the country. The students have received offers from leading institutions around the country, from the University of Oxford to Royal Welsh College of Music. Barton Peveril’s Subject Leader for Music, Gary Williams, praised these students:…

Barton Peveril Students Celebrate Oxbridge Offers

Barton Peveril's Oxbridge Offer Holders

Students Celebrate 15 Barton Peveril Sixth Form College students are celebrating being offered prestigious places to study at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge. The total number of successful applicants has now risen to 63 offers in four years. The students have been offered places to study a wide range of subjects, from Japanese to…

Barton Peveril’s Physics Phenomena

British Physics Olympiad Three Barton Peveril Sixth Form College students were successful in the British Physics Olympiad, this year. Competing in the national competition the three students earned a Commendation, Bronze Award and Gold Award between them. The British Physics Olympiad requires students to sit a series of papers that test their knowledge beyond the…

Barton Peveril Students Make It Count

Senior Maths Challenge Team

Senior Maths Challenge Barton Peveril Sixth Form College Further Mathematics students achieved a fantastic set of results in the national Senior Maths Challenge, this year. 13 students achieved a Gold Certificate, 37 earned a Silver Certificate and 52 gained a Bronze Certificate. Former Thornden School pupil Patrick Winter, who won the TCS Oxford Computing Challenge…

Barton Peveril’s Oxbridge Interviewees

Lewis Croney

Second Year University of Cambridge Mathematics student and Barton Peveril Sixth Form College alumnus Lewis Croney returned to College last week, assisting this year’s interview candidates for the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge. Lewis met with six of the 36 Barton Peveril students, those who have received interviews to study Mathematics or Computer Science based…

Barton Peveril’s Best Ever Results

Celebratory Students

Results Day 2018 Barton Peveril Sixth Form College are celebrating their best ever A Level results, with a 99% pass rate. A record number of students sat A Level exams this year, with a total of 3297 A Levels taken. Of the A Level and Extended Project entries 79% were graded A*-C, 53% A*-B and…

Barton Peveril shortlisted for National Diversity Award

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Barton Peveril’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (E,D&I) Group have been shortlisted for an award in the National Diversity Awards 2018. The Group is one of only 8 shortlisted people and organisations, among 24,584 nominations and votes. Barton Peveril’s E,D&I Group have been shortlisted for the Community and Organisation Award: Multi-Strand, after…

Barton Peveril’s Cambridge Chemistry Champions

All Award Winners

Student Success Barton Peveril’s Chemistry students have competed in the national Cambridge Chemistry Challenge, run by the University of Cambridge, earning a number of awards for their impressive results. 7964 students from around the United Kingdom entered the Challenge overall. The challenge required students to sit a rigorous 90 minute exam with a range of…