Barton Peveril News

Barton Peveril Students Celebrate Oxbridge Offers

Barton Peveril's Oxbridge Offer Holders

Students Celebrate 15 Barton Peveril Sixth Form College students are celebrating being offered prestigious places to study at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge. The total number of successful applicants has now risen to 63 offers in four years. The students have been offered places to study a wide range of subjects, from Japanese to…

Barton Peveril’s Physics Phenomena

British Physics Olympiad Three Barton Peveril Sixth Form College students were successful in the British Physics Olympiad, this year. Competing in the national competition the three students earned a Commendation, Bronze Award and Gold Award between them. The British Physics Olympiad requires students to sit a series of papers that test their knowledge beyond the…

Barton Peveril Principal Commends

Principal's Commendation Winners

Principal’s Commendations Barton Peveril Sixth Form College Principal Jonathan Prest commended a group of students for their outstanding work, progress, commitment and service to the College and its wider community, on Thursday 8th November 2018. Students are nominated for commendations by members of staff for their efforts both inside and outside of the classroom. As…

Barton Peveril’s Anti-Bullying Youth Conference

Anti-Bullying Week Barton Peveril Sixth Form College hosted a youth conference for local school pupils on Wednesday 14th November, as part of Anti-Bullying Week 2018. Pupils from Wildern School, Thornden School, Toynbee School and Lakeside School came to the College for the conference, which was introduced by Mayor of Eastleigh Bruce Tennent. The pupils attended…

Barton Peveril’s Rickshaw Challenger

The One Show’s Rickshaw Challenge for Children in Need First year Barton Peveril student Maisie Stocks has been announced as a member of The One Show’s Rickshaw Challenge raising awareness and money for Children in Need. Maisie is one of just six young people who will join presenter Matt Baker during the eight day challenge,…

Nelson Mandela’s Bodyguard Visits Barton Peveril

Nelson Mandela Bodyguard Chris Lubbe

Black History Month Nelson Mandela’s Bodyguard, Chris Lubbe, gave a talk to students at Barton Peveril Sixth Form College on Thursday 11th October. Lubbe spoke to students about race and equality, as part of the College’s involvement with Black History Month. Lubbe spoke about his life working with Nelson Mandela in depth, discussing racism and…

Barton Peveril’s Dance Display

One Night Only

One Night Only: Barton Peveril’s Dance students put on the college’s first dedicated dance show to a large audience on Thursday 17th May 2018, in the College’s Rose Theatre. The show, One Night Only, contained more than 35 performances, which students choreographed themselves as part of their exams, lessons and auditions to some of the…

Barton Student Programs His Way to Victory

Patrick Winter

Second Success First year Barton Peveril student Patrick Winter has won the final round of the TCS Oxford Computing Challenge. Patrick previously finished in the top 10% of the UK Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge, which earned him his place in this competition; Patrick did so well in the UK Bebras that he was invited to…

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 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…