Barton Peveril News

Barton Peveril’s Inaugural Art Competition

Barton Peveril's Art Competition Winners

Barton Peveril Annual Schools Art Competition 2019 Barton Peveril Sixth Form College have successfully run their inaugural Art Competition, for Hampshire’s school pupils in Years 9, 10 and 11. A large number of pupils entered the competition, with entries by pupils from 17 of the county’s schools. For the competition, which will now run annually, pupils…

Barton Peveril Student Makes a Splash in America

Emily Martin Diving in Canada

International Diving Grand Prix Barton Peveril student Emily Martin has won a medal at two separate international Diving competitions, representing Great Britain in the Women’s 10m Synchronised Pairs. The former Hounsdown School pupil and her partner won a bronze medal at the Senior Grand Prix in Calgary, Canada on 6th April with a score of…

Barton Peveril Girls Can

Barton Peveril's This Girl Can Ambassadors

This Girl Can Barton Peveril hosted ambassador training for This Girl Can’s Southern Region, on Thursday 18th October. Nine of the region’s 15 ambassadors are Barton Peveril students, which means the College has the highest number of ambassadors compared to other colleges in the south. During the event, run by the Association of Colleges, ambassadors…

Barton Peveril’s Best Ever Results

Celebratory Students

Results Day 2018 Barton Peveril Sixth Form College are celebrating their best ever A Level results, with a 99% pass rate. A record number of students sat A Level exams this year, with a total of 3297 A Levels taken. Of the A Level and Extended Project entries 79% were graded A*-C, 53% A*-B and…

Barton Peveril Strives to ‘Stress Less’

Shelley, Helen and their student volunteer

National Mental Health Awareness Week: Barton Peveril’s dedicated Health and Wellbeing team have been helping students deal with stress, in the run up to exams, as part of the Mental Health Foundation’s Mental Health Awareness Week from 14th to 18th May. The week was designed to raise awareness of mental health, with this year’s event…

Barton Peveril Sports Awards 2018

Sports successes celebrated: Barton Peveril hosted their annual Sports Awards on Wednesday 9th May, to congratulate students on their many individual and team successes this academic year. The ceremony, which took place in the College’s Rose Theatre, celebrated a diverse range of accomplishments; those who represented Great Britain and those who were outstanding in college…

Barton Student Wins Gold

Emily Martin Dresden Gold

Going for Gold First year Barton Peveril student Emily Martin (centre) won her first GB gold medal at the Dresden Youth International Meet, in the 16-18 Years Platform Diving event. Emily beat Divers from Spain, Sweden, Finland, Norway, USA, Poland, Australia and even German Olympian Elena Wassen. The former Hounsdown School pupil entered the final, where…

Barton’s Champion Chemists

Barton's champion Chemistry students

Cambridge Chemistry Olympiad 2018 Three Barton Peveril students were recognised for their achievement in the 2018 Cambridge Chemistry Olympiad. The competition is run by a team of teachers and University Chemists, who write the exam participants sit for the challenge. The exam is designed to take students beyond their A Level syllabus, testing them at…

Barton Student Meets Royalty and an Olympian

Emily with The Duke and Duchess

SportsAid Current first year student and promising Diver Emily Martin met with Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, William and Kate, and double Olympic champion Lizzie Yarnold on 22nd March 2018. The event allowed The Duchess to meet young athletes like Emily who are supported by SportsAid, the charity The Duchess is…

Barton’s Rock Challenge Victory

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A group of Barton Peveril students won the first in a series of Rock Challenge UK heats, at Southampton’s O2 Guildhall, on Monday 19th February. The annual event sees more than 40 local schools and colleges compete over six days, showcasing their dance, choreography, and performance skills for a place in a regional final. The…