Barton Peveril News

Barton Peveril Principal commends students

Lauren Mackenzie and Kate Riechelt

Principal’s Commendations Principal Jonathan Prest commended a group of students for their outstanding work, progress, commitment and service to the College and its wider community, on Wednesday 14th March 2018. As part of the lunchtime ‘Principal’s Commendations’ event, Jonathan Prest gave a congratulatory talk to all the commended students before handing out their certificates and…

Barton Peveril’s Higher Education Fair 2018

Higher Education FairBarton Peveril invited over 80 Universities to visit for the annual Higher Education Fair, on Thursday 8th March 2018. The event saw current students and local school pupils meet and discuss with the University representatives about Higher Education and the options available to students after studying at the College. Immediately after this event…

Recognition for Barton’s sports stars

Steph and Toula Team of the Year winners

Eastleigh Sports Awards 2017 The achievements of Barton Peveril staff and students have been highlighted in the 2017 Eastleigh Sports Awards. The event at the Hilton hotel near the Ageas Bowl celebrated both individual sporting excellence and the hard work of those who work behind the scenes with local talented sportspeople and promote healthy lifestyles…

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…

Barton Peveril’s Oxbridge Success

Principal Jonathan Prest with the Oxbridge applicants

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College is once again celebrating the academic success of a group of students, who have been offered prestigious places at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge (ten for Oxford and four for Cambridge). The total number of successful applicants has been raised threefold, to 48 offers in three years. The students…

The power of the insulin pump helps Amy study and travel

Barton Peveril student Amy Winchcombe has addressed delegates at the Diabetes Professional Care Conference in Olympia about how she successfully lives with the condition. She told the audience of health care professionals how her life has been improved through using an insulin pump to deliver the lifesaving drug instead of injecting it four times a…

A career on the big screen awaits Barton student Evan Preston

Keen film director Evan Preston has embarked on his latest short movie after being recognised for the quality of one of his earlier films at the Winchester Short Film Festival. The Barton student’s 22 minute psychological drama Ink-corruptible was long-listed for Best British Short Film and the Hampshire Prize at the event, now he’s working…

Praise for hardworking students in the Principal’s Commendations

Students who have excelled in their studies or contributed to the College through supporting others or helping out with activities were praised by Principal Jonathan Prest at his lunchtime Commendation event. “We have been impressed by your attitude and approach to your studies,” he told them. “When you put more into life, you get more…

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 student wins a national campaigning role

Isabelle Millen has been chosen to represent Girlguiding at the highest level by becoming an Advocate for the movement. She is one of 18 in the UK who speak for the organisation to policymakers, the media and the wider community. Eighty young women applied for nine places as Advocates this year and 20 shortlisted individuals…