Barton Peveril News

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…

Science students experience Operating Theatre Live

16 aspiring student medics experienced a live operating theatre at a one day interactive science event. Operating Theatre Live is the UK’s only interactive dissection-based human body workshop set in a real operating theatre for those considering medicine, dentistry or biosciences courses. Barton Peveril science students attended the event in Basingstoke to see if they…

Former Barton Peveril student shortlisted for Pride of Britain Award

A former Barton Peveril student has been shortlisted for a Daily Mirror Pride of Britain Award. 25-year-old Nathaniel Hawley from Eastleigh has been shortlisted for The Prince’s Trust Young Achiever Award which celebrates the achievements of truly remarkable people who make our world a better place. Screened on ITV in November, it is the biggest awards…

Peer Mentors lead the way in college student support

Students from Barton Peveril have been celebrating after being chosen to lead the way in college peer mentor support for World Mental Health Day and beyond. 11 students from the sixth form college have successfully completed an Emotional First Aid and Wellbeing Mentors Development Programme driven by the Solent NHS Trust. Barton Peveril are the first college taking part…

10 tips to get the most out of Open Evening

September means a new start, back to school, and if you are in Year 10 and 11, time to start thinking about college. Attending an open evening is a great way to explore one option for when you finish studying your GCSEs. College open evenings take place in the autumn term, and are a great…

Outstanding A Level and Vocational Results at Barton Peveril

Students at Barton Peveril Sixth Form College are celebrating another outstanding set of A Level and Vocational exam results. The 1225 students who sat A Level exams at the college this summer have performed even better than their predecessors. The pass rate at A Level was 98.4% with 76% of grades at A*- C. Half…