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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…

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 Programs His Way to Victory

Patrick Winter

Second Success First year Barton Peveril student Patrick Winter has won the final round of the TCS Oxford Computing Challenge. Patrick previously finished in the top 10% of the UK Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge, which earned him his place in this competition; Patrick did so well in the UK Bebras that he was invited to…

Barton’s Champion Chemists

Barton's champion Chemistry students

Cambridge Chemistry Olympiad 2018 Three Barton Peveril students were recognised for their achievement in the 2018 Cambridge Chemistry Olympiad. The competition is run by a team of teachers and University Chemists, who write the exam participants sit for the challenge. The exam is designed to take students beyond their A Level syllabus, testing them at…

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…