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PE Teacher shortlisted for the UK’s Largest Diversity Awards

Alix Christopher from Barton Peveril Sixth Form College has been shortlisted for the Positive Role Model for Age Award at the National Diversity Awards 2017. She is a full time Teacher of Sport and PE and an outstanding role model for students at Barton Peveril Sixth Form College. Her energy and desire to make all…

Physics prizes for hardworking students

Two talented A level Physics students have started their scientific career in style by winning prizes for their hard work and dedication. Josef Grimm (formerly from Brookfield Community School) and Lucy Lovell (from Mountbatten School) were nominated for the awards by College staff and received their book tokens from the Ogden Trust at the annual…

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…

National honours for Barton Peveril’s student services

Barton Peveril College took first prize for Student Services at the annual Sixth Form Colleges Association (SFCA) awards. The honour recognised the College’s achievements in supporting students to make the most of their learning opportunities as they prepare for university-level study and their future careers. Assistant Principal Nicola Carcone is delighted that staff have gained…

Praise from Germany’s Ambassador for language teacher Helen Wheelwright

Barton Peveril’s Helen Wheelwright has been recognised in the annual national German Teacher Awards for her achievements in making language learning fun. Together with her Barton Peveril A Level students, she organised an entertaining German Day for a hundred secondary school pupils, with support from the Goethe Institute in London and undergraduates from the University…

College shortlisted for prestigious TES Award

Our transition from traditional teaching into technological learning has paid off as Barton Peveril College has been shortlisted for a national Times Education Supplement (TES) Award. Barton Peveril is the only college in Southampton shortlisted for the ‘outstanding use of technology for improving teaching, learning and assessment’ category for this year’s ceremony. Now in its…

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…

15 Oxbridge Offers for 2017

The weeks of waiting are finally over for 15 Barton Peveril students who’ve just received offers from the universities of Oxford or Cambridge. The prestigious places at the UK’s top academic institutions have been offered in a variety of subjects including Medicine, Mathematics, Engineering and Natural Sciences. 11 of the 15 students who received an…