Ella Shaw

Which school did you go to?

Thornden School

What subjects do you study?

Criminology, English Literature, Geography, History

What do you particularly enjoy about being a student at Barton Peveril?

“Barton Peveril is an extremely accommodating college. I always feel completely supported with any doubt or worry I may have – whether it’s college related or not. All my teachers are very approachable and helpful – I always feel reassured and confident when coming to them with an issue. All members of staff at the college will go out of their way to help you. I personally love the library and feel it possesses the perfect working atmosphere. The emphasis on working and completing tasks within study periods helps to build resilience and individuality which I didn’t have at school. ”

What influenced your decision to come to Barton Peveril?

“For me, Barton was the more accessible and more inviting college. It was much more modern with newer equipment and subject teachers who’ve taught for long periods of time and therefore obtain much experience and knowledge about the course. I found the taster day very useful in making a decision between Barton Peveril and other colleges as it provided all relevant information and a taste into the atmosphere of the college and what was to be expected within the courses.”