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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…

Creative engineering solutions win praise at the Big Bang Festival South East

Barton Peveril students impressed the organisers of the Big Bang Festival South East with two ingenious projects. They joined 9,000 young people from around the region at the South of England Showground at Ardingly to share their ideas and watch popular science in action. Joe Slattery and Ryan Billings* presented their ‘Noctural Greenhouse’ and the…

Comedy star returns to college

  His career spans BBC Radio 1, Capital FM and planning a national tour, but comedian Tom Deacon returned to his roots at his former sixth form for one day to inspire the next generation. Our A Level and Vocational students packed out the college lecture theatre to receive an inspiring talk from the comedian…

Virtual reality brings lessons to life

They’ve soared through the solar system, explored holy places in Jerusalem and discovered environmental changes in Borneo – and they haven’t even left the college classroom. Google’s newest virtual reality teaching tool has bought lessons to life at Barton Peveril College by allowing staff to educate students using immersive trips to get up close with…

Cambridge Academics Day Prepares Potential Future Students

Over 100 Barton Peveril students were given the unique opportunity to experience a day with academic fellows and current students from the University of Cambridge. The Cambridge Academics Day – the first ever event of its kind run by the university saw nine fellows including lecturers, a doctor and a professor from Trinity College attend…

19 Oxford and Cambridge Offers for 2016

We are very proud to announce that 19 students currently studying at Barton Peveril Sixth Form College have had offers from the University of Oxford or the University of Cambridge this week to study a wide range of subjects in 2016. The students who have received offers came to us from Hamble Community Sports College,…

Ping pong participation

A group of vocational Sport students acted as umpires for Hampshire County Council’s Over 65s tennis tournament. The annual Ping Pong Event was organised by the council’s Older People’s Wellbeing Team and offered coaching sessions to improve skills as well as an opportunity to see top county players in action.  There were singles competitions for…