Category: Education

Barton Peveril’s Young Author

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College student Michael Leppan has published his first two books. The 17-year-old College student released his self-help books Breaking Bad Habits and Eat for Success, in print and e-book form, this year. Leppan, who recently moved to the United Kingdom from South Africa in 2018, began writing to inspire and educate…

Eastleigh College Annual Awards Event

Learners, staff, governors and representatives from business and industry joined together to celebrate at Eastleigh College’s annual awards ceremony at Eastleigh’s The Silverlake Stadium. The annual event, which was organised by Eastleigh College’s Event Management students, recognised the talents of staff, students and industry partners for their exceptional work during the last academic year. Nine…

Barton Peveril’s British Biathlete

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College student Marcus Scullion has qualified to compete in the British Modern Biathlon Championships, which take place on Sunday 24th November 2019 in Nottingham. The Barton Peveril student will swim 200 meters and run 1600 meters, competing against the best Biathletes in the country. Scullion, who formerly attended Wildern School and…

Eastleigh College appoints new Chief Executive and Principal

Eastleigh College is delighted to announce the appointment of Paul Cox as its next Chief Executive and Principal, following the retirement of Dr Jan Edrich in September 2020. Paul brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the role, having worked in the further education sector for over 15 years. This has spanned a number…

Eastleigh students celebrate success at City College annual awards

Two students from Eastleigh are celebrating after taking home awards at City College Southampton’s annual awards. Jamie Marshallsay won the accolade for Academic Achievement and was also shortlisted for Young Student of the Year.  Shane Mullen won a recognition award for his desire to improve his knowledge and skills within the care sector while working…

Barton Peveril Students Volunteer in Nepal

A group of 13 Barton Peveril Sixth Form College students have completed a successful volunteering project in Kathmandu, Nepal between 23rd October and 1st November.  The project saw the Barton Peveril students work on a rural Nepalese school across four days, after experiencing Nepalese culture at the start of their trip. The students deep cleaned…

Fairoak nursery children grow their own pumpkins

Children at Yellow Dot Fair Oak Nursery in Eastleigh, operated by Bright Horizons, successfully grew pumpkins out of their own allotment for Halloween this year.  They found a small, medium and large pumpkin and are going to use them in their rooms for their autumn provocations. ‘The children were delighted to pick their home grown…

Barton Peveril Students Secure Medicine and Veterinary Medicine Places

A record number of Barton Peveril Sixth Form College students secured places to study Medicine or Veterinary Medicine in 2019. Ten students are now studying Medicine and three are now studying Veterinary Medicine at the country’s most prestigious Universities, after completing their studies at the College this year. The 13 students secured places on two…

Barton Peveril Students Learn How to Restart a Heart

Barton Peveril students welcomed South Central Ambulance Service and NHS Pathways to College as they learned how to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for global Restart a Heart Day, 16th October 2019. A number of students from across the College attended the sessions, which were delivered by the representatives from Hampshire’s Emergency Services who regularly help…

Barton Peveril Support World Mental Health Day

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College continue to support the mental health of students and staff, during World Mental Health Day on Thursday 10th October 2019. For World Mental Health Day, the College’s Wellbeing Mentors are distributing self-help resources throughout the College’s social areas and are offering students help and advice around how they can maintain…

Barton Peveril Student Vows to End Period Poverty

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College student Amber McWilliams is championing Plan International UK’s ‘Let’s Talk. Period’ campaign in College, to raise awareness and bring an end to period poverty in the local community.  The former Oasis Academy: Sholing pupil has organised a series of events to raise money for the campaign and has established a…

Musical Theatre Students Secure Top Places

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College’s Performing Arts (Musical Theatre) students have progressed onto a record number of prestigious Conservatoires, around the country. 11 of the course’s students have secured places in competitive Conservatoires, renowned for their limited number of places and large number of applicants, and a further five have progressed onto a range of…

Barton Peveril’s National Essay Writing Champio

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College student Myah Ojla has won the University of Cambridge Robinson College Essay Prize 2019. Myah’s essay was one of a large pool of entries submitted by students in their first year of sixth form college, from around the country. The competition, aimed at students interested in progressing to University and…

Barton Peveril Improve on Best Ever Results

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College have achieved their best ever results, for the second consecutive year. The College saw improvement across all their results and again achieved a 99% A Level pass rate. In 2018 Barton Peveril celebrated a 99% A Level pass rate, which put them in the top quartile of results in the…

Saint James’ Planet Protectors Get Top Award

  Saint James C of E Primary School, West End is the first primary school in the Borough to achieve the Eco-Schools Green Flag with help and support from Eastleigh Borough Council’s sustainability team. The school set up an Eco committee called the Planet Protectors, co-ordinated by learning support assistant Heather Rudd and chose biodiversity,…