Barton Peveril News

Class of ’75 reunion

It’s 40 years since this photograph was taken and plans are afoot for an autumn reunion! To find out more visit www.facebook.com/BartonPeverilClassof75,  contact Jane and Jenny on bpclassof75@yahoo.co.uk or join the Facebook group Barton Peveril Class of 75. Spread the word!

Moroccan adventure

Camel trekking across the Sahara, a night spent in a Berber desert camp and a traditional feast under the stars were highlights of a Moroccan adventure experienced by  A Level Geography students. Beginning and ending in Marrakesh, the five day trip took students far beyond the souks and city walls. Excursions included the Todgha Gorge…

Japan via London

An afternoon at the Japanese Embassy in London introduced modern language students to new aspects of Japanese culture and improved their character writing skills. Club Taishikan takes its name from the Japanese word for embassy and runs a series of weekly workshops on everything from origami and calligraphy to traditional dress and dancing. Students following…

In tune

Barton Peveril musicians were on stage at Thornden Hall just before Easter. Their Spring Concert rounded off a busy term which featured a number of events for A Level Music and Music Technology students. Quizzing musicians about life in an orchestra and hearing about the gruelling audition process and competitive nature of the industry was…

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…