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Taking a twirl

Shannon Newsom was just four years old when she first got the baton twirling bug. Twelve years on and she is bowing out on a high having won World and European Championship titles as part of the England team at a recent competition in Italy. Going for gold has taken up most of Shannon’s free…

Six-a-side success

Barton Peveril footballers added to an impressive season’s trophy haul by winning the Hampshire six-a-side tournament for the first time since 2008. The team won every game in the group phase beating Totton, Bournemouth and Poole, St Vincents and Peter Symonds without conceding a goal. Sparsholt were beaten in the quarter finals, Farnborough were beaten…

Top textiles

Barton Peveril was represented in the finals of the National Fashion Textiles Competition for the second year running with Lucy Warne having her work exhibited at London’s Spring Knitting and Stitching Show. Lucy’s first year fashion show garment, Coloured Lights, was one of 20 pieces shortlisted from almost 200 entries. “I still can’t quite believe…

Designs on success

Fine Art, Product Design and Business student, James Willcocks, attended a celebration event at the Design Museum in London after having his work shortlisted for a national prize. James was asked to consider how design can surprise us and change the way things are seen and experienced. His response was a bench formed by seats…

We are the champions!

Barton Peveril footballers took the Hampshire County Cup finals  by storm, winning both their matches and making college history. In the 1st XI final, two goals each from Matt Bainbridge and Sam Morris saw off Andover College in a 4-1 victory in the Pete Munroe Trophy. In the 2nd XI final, two goals from Tom Tuckey and one from Ben…

Winning streak

The Maths Department is on a winning streak!  Hard on the heels of our success in the Senior Team Mathematics Challenge Barton Peveril made its debut entry in the longstanding SATRO AS Maths Challenge– and won! Tamsin Newlove, Curtis Clement, Chris Finch, Sam Silvester and Dominic Carey spent two hours tackling a series of questions…

Braving the elements

Our annual fashion show never fails to disappoint and this year’s catwalk extravaganza more than lived up to expectations with a wide-ranging celebration of the elements in all their visual and textural glory. More than 50 AS students drew inspiration from earth, air, fire, water and metal while 32 A2 students explored individual themes ranging…

STEM success

Balloon cars, forensic investigations, graphing software, a robotics challenge and Raspberry Pi programming were among the cerebral challenges relished by more than 200 promising young scientists taking part in STEM days at Barton Peveril College. The first event saw Science Department staff run a series of workshops for Y10 students from Brookfield, Crestwood, Quilley, Swanmore,…

Poldark prestige for former student

The BBC’s eagerly awaited remake of the 18th century Cornish saga Poldark brings the talents of Hampshire-born actress Crystal Leaity to the nation’s prime time television screens. The former Barton Peveril and Mountbatten School drama student will appear in the second episode of the series as Margaret, a young woman Ross Poldark (Aiden Turner) turns…

Enterprising effort

A range of quality sweatshirts, hoodies, t-shirts and beanie hats designed by students specifically for the teenage market scooped the Best Product prize at this year’s Young Enterprise trade fair in Southampton. Standard Attire’s West Quay win followed their success in Barton Peveril’s internal Entrepreneurship Competition and demonstrated teamwork skills alongside a clear aptitude for…