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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…

Barton Student Is The Voice Runner Up

Runner Up Current Barton Peveril student Donel Mangena was the runner up on this year’s The Voice. The 16 year old, who previously attended St. George Catholic College in Southampton, impressed both the judges and viewers throughout the competition. Donel made his first appearance in the ‘Blind Audition’ and made national headlines after his Grandmother…

Barton Peveril’s Futures Fair 2018

Futures Fair

Futures Fair Success Barton Peveril once again hosted a successful Futures Fair, where a wide range of local employers and training providers came into college to talk to students about the options available to them after their A Levels. More than 1,100 students and over 50 local employers, apprenticeship and training providers, and gap year…

Barton Peveril Principal commends students

Lauren Mackenzie and Kate Riechelt

Principal’s Commendations Principal Jonathan Prest commended a group of students for their outstanding work, progress, commitment and service to the College and its wider community, on Wednesday 14th March 2018. As part of the lunchtime ‘Principal’s Commendations’ event, Jonathan Prest gave a congratulatory talk to all the commended students before handing out their certificates and…

Barton Peveril’s Higher Education Fair 2018

Higher Education FairBarton Peveril invited over 80 Universities to visit for the annual Higher Education Fair, on Thursday 8th March 2018. The event saw current students and local school pupils meet and discuss with the University representatives about Higher Education and the options available to students after studying at the College. Immediately after this event…

Barton Peveril student comes third in computing challenge at Oxford University

Talented student Patrick Winter from Barton Peveril Sixth Form College came third in his age group in a UK-wide computing competition – The UK BEBRAS Computational Thinking Challenge – held at the Department of Computer Science at Oxford University on 27 January. Coming third in the competition is an impressive achievement, as 5,174 students entered…

Barton Peveril student wins Austen writing competition

Barton Peveril student, Katie Chalk, has won first place at a creative writing competition run by Southampton Solent University. The competition, held earlier this year to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death, required entrants to write between 1,500-2,000 words on a theme linked to those of Austen’s novels. Katie’s story, Lydia and Wickham,…