Barton Peveril News

Barton Peveril’s Higher Education Fair

Higher Education Fair Barton Peveril welcomed over 80 Universities to its annual Higher Education Fair, before hosting a Question and Answer Panel with a select group of University representatives. Pupils from Wildern School, Thornden School, Wyvern College and Brookfield Community School also attended the fair. Students had the opportunity to meet with all the Universities,…

Barton Peveril’s Computing Champion

Bebras Champion

Computing Champion Barton Peveril student Patrick Winter has won the UK Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge, held at the University of Oxford. Patrick came first out of 6,415 initial entrants in his age group (16-18), which is an improvement on his third place finish in the competition last year. The first round of the competition is…

Barton Peveril’s Sporting Stars

Eastleigh Sports Awards Barton Peveril Sixth Form College staff, students and alumni won, and were short-listed for, a range of awards in the Eastleigh Sports Awards (celebrating 2018) that took place on Monday 11th February 2019 at The Hilton at the Ageas Bowl. Students Taylor Bevan and Maisie Stocks won Junior the Sports Person of…

Barton Peveril’s Marvellous Musicians

Music Offer Holders

Prestigious Places Barton Peveril Music students are celebrating offers to study Music at the most prestigious conservatoires and universities in the country. The students have received offers from leading institutions around the country, from the University of Oxford to Royal Welsh College of Music. Barton Peveril’s Subject Leader for Music, Gary Williams, praised these students:…

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…