Barton Peveril News

Barton Peveril graduate Gabi embarks on a career in film

Aspiring film director Gabi Wood is starting out on a career in the movies after graduating from Barton Peveril with top marks in A level Moving Image (A*), Film Studies (A) and Communication and Culture (A). Her short film ‘Mind House’ will be shown at the British Film Institute (BFI) during the reception for the…

Success in sports this autumn

Barton Peveril’s sportsmen and women have notched up dozens of impressive achievements this term. Many individual athletes have been in the news. Stephanie Ricketts represented Great Britain in the European Acrobatic Gymnastics in Poland and won a silver and bronze medal. Brandon Foster won gold in an international diving contest in Berlin, Emily Martin won…

Barton Peveril student wins Austen writing competition

Barton Peveril student, Katie Chalk, has won first place at a creative writing competition run by Southampton Solent University. The competition, held earlier this year to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death, required entrants to write between 1,500-2,000 words on a theme linked to those of Austen’s novels. Katie’s story, Lydia and Wickham,…

The power of the insulin pump helps Amy study and travel

Barton Peveril student Amy Winchcombe has addressed delegates at the Diabetes Professional Care Conference in Olympia about how she successfully lives with the condition. She told the audience of health care professionals how her life has been improved through using an insulin pump to deliver the lifesaving drug instead of injecting it four times a…

A career on the big screen awaits Barton student Evan Preston

Keen film director Evan Preston has embarked on his latest short movie after being recognised for the quality of one of his earlier films at the Winchester Short Film Festival. The Barton student’s 22 minute psychological drama Ink-corruptible was long-listed for Best British Short Film and the Hampshire Prize at the event, now he’s working…