Barton Peveril News

Barton Peveril student comes third in computing challenge at Oxford University

Talented student Patrick Winter from Barton Peveril Sixth Form College came third in his age group in a UK-wide computing competition – The UK BEBRAS Computational Thinking Challenge – held at the Department of Computer Science at Oxford University on 27 January. Coming third in the competition is an impressive achievement, as 5,174 students entered…

Barton Peveril’s Oxbridge Success

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College is once again celebrating the academic success of a group of students, who have been offered prestigious places at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge (ten for Oxford and four for Cambridge). The total number of successful applicants has been raised threefold, to 48 offers in three years. The students…

Barton Alumni features on Channel 4 documentary with Professor Green

Former Barton Peveril student Lewis Croney will feature on a Channel 4 documentary, Working Class White Men, tonight at 10pm. Award-winning rapper Professor Green is behind the documentary, which focuses on working class white males and their struggles to succeed despite their deprived backgrounds. The documentary follows six young men over a six month period,…

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,…