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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,…

New £5m science centre under way!

Construction of our brand new £5m science centre is under way! The three storey structure will provide 12 state-of-the-art laboratories and preparation rooms for biology, chemistry, physics and electronics together with classroom space, a café and large areas for private study. A brise soleil or solar shade – the design of which is inspired by…

Stella Natalis – Tuesday 16 December

A massed choir of more than 100 voices will bring a modern-day message of peace and goodwill to Romsey Abbey on Tuesday 16 December with a performance of Stella Natalis by Karl Jenkins. Best known for The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace, Jenkins is the world’s most performed living composer and celebrates his 70th…

Lifetime award

Congratulations to our chair of governors, Professor Roger Brown, who was awarded the Lord Dearing Lifetime Achievement Award at the recent Times Higher Education Awards. The honour recognises individuals whose contribution to the world of higher education goes above and beyond their own academic interests. Professor Brown has championed the cause of higher education throughout his…

STEM takes root

An event devoted to STEM subjects and the careers they lead to brought 110 Gifted and Talented pupils from seven local schools to Barton Peveril for a day of discovery run by the Mathematics and Science Learning Centre and Student Recruitment and International Relations at the University of Southampton. A series of fun, interactive workshops…

Nobel news

We’re looking forward to the second phase of our lovely new building being completed in Spring 2014! Construction is well under way for the classrooms, television and radio studios that will become home for the IT and Media departments from March. Like the first part of the building, Nobel II has impressive green credentials. Solar photovoltaic…