Barton Peveril News

College shortlisted for prestigious TES Award

Our transition from traditional teaching into technological learning has paid off as Barton Peveril College has been shortlisted for a national Times Education Supplement (TES) Award. Barton Peveril is the only college in Southampton shortlisted for the ‘outstanding use of technology for improving teaching, learning and assessment’ category for this year’s ceremony. Now in its…

Comedy star returns to college

  His career spans BBC Radio 1, Capital FM and planning a national tour, but comedian Tom Deacon returned to his roots at his former sixth form for one day to inspire the next generation. Our A Level and Vocational students packed out the college lecture theatre to receive an inspiring talk from the comedian…

15 Oxbridge Offers for 2017

The weeks of waiting are finally over for 15 Barton Peveril students who’ve just received offers from the universities of Oxford or Cambridge. The prestigious places at the UK’s top academic institutions have been offered in a variety of subjects including Medicine, Mathematics, Engineering and Natural Sciences. 11 of the 15 students who received an…

A choral concert for Christmas

Hampshire students filled Romsey Abbey with Christmas Carols at their annual Choral Concert this week. Students from Barton Peveril, The Romsey School and Wyvern College have been rehearsing for months to put on a spectacular performance from their choirs. The performances included Karl Jenkins’ Joy to the World, Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on Christmas Carols and Benjamin…

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…