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Kieran James

NCTJ trained. Previously Assistant Community Reporter for The News, Portsmouth. Sport and gig reviews are my passion.

Barton Peveril’s Science Mentors

Left to right Mentors Abbie Miller and Rosie Marsh taken before lockdown

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College successfully launched a student-lead mentoring programme for its Biology A Level, to help students during the current lockdown. Second year Biology students used the knowledge they gained in preparation for their summer exams, which were cancelled, to mentor first year students and provide them with further support ahead of the…

Eastleigh College is first in Hampshire to meet national careers standard

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Eastleigh College is the first technical and professional college in Hampshire to achieve the new national Quality in Careers Standard, awarded by Investor in Careers. The accreditation followed a 15 month period of assessment and scrutiny. By meeting eight career guidance benchmarks – known as the Gatsby Benchmarks – Eastleigh College has been recognised for…

Barton Peveril Student is Southampton Football Club Player of the Season

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Barton Peveril Sixth Form College student Ella Morris, formerly of Noadswood School, has been awarded Southampton Football Club’s Player of the Season and Players’ Player of the Season.  Morris had another successful season for the Southampton FC Women’s Team. Her success on the pitch earned her the votes of her fellow players, for the Players’…

Barton Peveril’s Team of the Year

First row Reece Reed Lewis Crate Bennie O’Farrell and Jamie Ketley. Second Row Matthew Corless Toby Budd and Joe Bull.

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College’s FA People’s Cup Team have won the Team of the Year Award in the Eastleigh Sports Awards 2019, during an online ceremony on Monday 18th May 2020. The Eastleigh Sport & Physical Activity Alliance (SPAA), supported by Eastleigh Borough Council’s SportsWorks team, held the tenth Eastleigh Sports Awards evening despite…

#Stayinworkout and improve your mental health

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As well as looking after your mental health being physically fit is also important during this challenging time, which is why we’re encouraging people across the Borough to take part in the #Stayinworkout fitness drive during Mental Health Awareness Week. Eastleigh resident, Christine Northover is one of Eastleigh Borough Council’s ‘This Girl Can’ ambassadors and she has been sharing with us how…

Success recognised, as celebrations took place online for local sporting achievements

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The Eastleigh Sport & Physical Activity Alliance (SPAA), supported by Eastleigh Borough Council’s SportsWorks team, held the tenth Eastleigh Sports Awards evening despite coronavirus lockdown. The virtual ceremony took place on the Eastleigh SPAA Twitter account (@EastleighSPAA) from 7pm on Monday 18 May. Social distancing guidance had led to the cancellation of the annual awards ceremony, which…

Barton Peveril Prepare Students for Life

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Barton Peveril Sixth Form College leavers achieve better results in Higher Education qualifications compared to the average for Sixth Form Colleges and State Schools. This news comes after the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) published the latest tables confirming how well 2018/19 graduates, who previously studied at Barton Peveril, performed in their degrees. Of the…

Tenth Eastleigh Sport Awards go online during lockdown

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A ceremony recognising the efforts and achievements of sports people in Eastleigh Borough is going online for 2020. The Eastleigh Sport & Physical Activity Alliance (SPAA) has announced that the tenth Eastleigh Sports Awards will still go ahead later this month despite coronavirus lockdown. The virtual ceremony will take place on the Eastleigh SPAA Twitter account (@EastleighSPAA) from 7pm, Monday 18…

Barton Peveril Teacher Makes PPE for the NHS

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Barton Peveril Sixth Form College Subject Leader for Product Design, David Horwood, has created over 50 face masks to supply the National Health Service (NHS) with vital Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), in coordination with 3DCrowd UK. Horwood created the masks using the College’s two state-of-the-art 3D printers, setting up and working in a sterile printing…

Barton Peveril’s Record Number of Medicine Offers

Science Students in Barton Peverils Science Centre

A record number of Barton Peveril Sixth Form College students are celebrating offers to study Medicine at university this year. 15 students have been offered places on the highly sought-after and competitive courses at universities around the country. This record number of offers is an additional accolade in another successful year for the College, which…

Eastleigh school produces personal protective equipment for key workers

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Students at Crestwood School in Eastleigh have taken on the task of producing vital personal protection equipment for key workers in the Borough and surrounding areas. Alan Haymer is a Design Technician at the secondary school and decided to make use of the tools and volunteers they had available whilst the school is only partially…

Barton Peveril Go Digital During Lockdown

Barton Peveril Student Megan Roberts Home Study Space

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College’s 3,600 students have continued to attend each of their timetabled lessons from home, throughout the current closure of the country’s educational institutions. As well as attending lessons taught by the College’s teachers (over 140) the students have continued access to the College’s Counsellors, Student Progress Advisers, Nurse, and Careers Department.…