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The power of the insulin pump helps Amy study and travel

Barton Peveril student Amy Winchcombe has addressed delegates at the Diabetes Professional Care Conference in Olympia about how she successfully lives with the condition. She told the audience of health care professionals how her life has been improved through using an insulin pump to deliver the lifesaving drug instead of injecting it four times a…

A career on the big screen awaits Barton student Evan Preston

Keen film director Evan Preston has embarked on his latest short movie after being recognised for the quality of one of his earlier films at the Winchester Short Film Festival. The Barton student’s 22 minute psychological drama Ink-corruptible was long-listed for Best British Short Film and the Hampshire Prize at the event, now he’s working…

Be more active and have fun – a challenge for Barton’s girls in 2018

This Girl Can!

Barton Peveril girls are keen supporters of the ‘This Girl Can’ campaign to promote women’s sport. Ten of them are getting involved in encouraging females on campus to get more active over the next few months – the highest number of volunteers in colleges across the country. “Sport is compulsory at school but when young…

Praise for hardworking students in the Principal’s Commendations

Students who have excelled in their studies or contributed to the College through supporting others or helping out with activities were praised by Principal Jonathan Prest at his lunchtime Commendation event. “We have been impressed by your attitude and approach to your studies,” he told them. “When you put more into life, you get more…

Hard work adds up to success for Barton Peveril Maths students

A four-strong team of Maths A level students has won through to the final of the Senior Team Maths Challenge, defeating 12 other colleges and schools along the way. They beat Winchester College in the last round of the regional event, thanks to their skill on timed puzzles and other maths challenges. The team consists…

Students praised for outstanding Extended Projects

  Students have been recognised for producing excellent work in their Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) alongside their A levels. The production of these 5,000 word dissertations, reports, artefacts or performances requires young people to work independently and develop research skills which will prove valuable at university and in the workplace. A good mark for an…

Barton students ASPIRE to the heights

On just one day in November, A level students had the difficult choice of learning more about the Dutch painter Vermeer, French subtitled movies or biodiversity in Southampton at lunchtime workshops. The weekly talks are offered through Barton Peveril’s ASPIRE programme (formerly known as Gifted and Talented) to stretch students’ minds and encourage them to explore…

Barton students head east for a unique insight into China

Students and staff from Barton Peveril got a unique insight into life and culture in China on a two week trip to Xiamen and Shanghai. The visit, arranged with the Confucius Institute of the University of Southampton and subsidised by China’s Department for Education, combined intensive language learning with a varied range of activities including…

Barton Peveril students continue to excel in 2017 results

Barton Peveril Results Day 2017

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College is celebrating another outstanding set of A Level and vocational qualification exam results, achieving some of the best in the college’s history. The overall pass rate at A Level for the college was 98.3% with 77% of grades at A*- C. In total, 764 A*/A grades were achieved and 15…