Barton Peveril News

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…

Focusing on success in photography. Matt wins a top award

Former Barton student Matt Roseveare is celebrating winning a top prize in this year’s British Wildlife Photography Awards. He came first in the 12-18 year category for his stunning evening picture of an owl at Farlington Marshes after judges decided it was the most striking and memorable of all the entries from the young photographers….

Hard work adds up to success for Barton Peveril Maths students

A four-strong team of Maths A level students has won through to the final of the Senior Team Maths Challenge, defeating 12 other colleges and schools along the way. They beat Winchester College in the last round of the regional event, thanks to their skill on timed puzzles and other maths challenges. The team consists…

Barton students head east for a unique insight into China

Students and staff from Barton Peveril got a unique insight into life and culture in China on a two week trip to Xiamen and Shanghai. The visit, arranged with the Confucius Institute of the University of Southampton and subsidised by China’s Department for Education, combined intensive language learning with a varied range of activities including…