Category: Education

Local student secures Deck Officer cadetship

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Barton Peveril Sixth Form College student Matthew Steward has secured a Deck Officer Cadetship, with sponsorship from Swiss global cruise line MSC Cruises. Steward will complete the course over three years, with a mixture of onshore training in Scotland and offshore training across the globe. A Deck Officer is responsible for passage planning, safely navigating…

Former Barton Peveril Student Nominated for Rookie of the Year in USA

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  Barton Peveril Sixth Form College alumnus Ken Pryde has been nominated for 2020 Male Rookie of the Year after a successful first season playing football for The College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota, United States of America. Pryde, who originates from Fareham and studied at Brookfield Community School before joining Barton Peveril in…

Barton Peveril’s Digital Innovator Shortlisted For National Award

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Barton Peveril Sixth Form College Learning Support Tutor Laura Stephens has been shortlisted for the Pearson Digital Innovator of the Year Award, in the Pearson National Teaching Awards 2020.  Stephens was shortlisted for the award following her work using assistive technology to remove barriers to learning, fostering independence in the classroom and in exams amongst…

Peter Symonds students look to the future

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Over 1,750 students from Peter Symonds attended the College’s annual Progression Fair recently, with more than 80 universities, businesses and organisations available to showcase a range of career and education opportunities post-18. A diverse range of exhibitors offered information and advice on degree courses, higher and degree apprenticeships, training, employment and practical information. A number…

Updated: Peter Symonds student tests positive for Coronavirus

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UPDATE WEDNESDAY 11 MARCH.  A SECOND STUDENT IS SELF-ISOLATING ‘AS A PRECAUTION.’ Experts from Public Health England have helped Peter Symonds College trace the contacts of a student who has tested positive for coronavirus. Students and parents received an email from the college this morning to say it had been notified that a student had…

Barton Peveril’s Award Winning Sailor

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Barton Peveril Sixth Form College student Monique Vennis-Ozanne has won the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) Regional Youth Sailor of the Year Award, during the annual RYA Dinghy Show in London’s Alexandra Palace on Sunday 1st March 2020. Vennis-Ozanne, who formerly attended Crofton School, was presented the award by Team GB Sailing’s Olympic Gold Medallist Hannah…

Barton Peveril’s National Netballer

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Barton Peveril Sixth Form College student Grace Wood has been selected for the Association of Colleges (AoC) English National Netball Squad. Wood, who formerly attended Wildern School, competed against hundreds of other students for her place in the 20-person squad. Grace Wood, who plays club netball for Swan Netball Club in Eastleigh and for Team…

Barton Peveril Acting Students Direct Their Own Play

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Barton Peveril Sixth Form College Performing Arts (Acting) students performed a moving rendition of Love and Information, by Caryl Churchill, on 12th and 13th February 2020. The first year students performed to crowded audiences of friends, family, and local residents in the College’s Rose Theatre. Love and Information is split into seven parts, with multiple…

Barton Peveril Netball Team Place Third in Regional Competition

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Barton Peveril Sixth Form College’s Netball First Team placed third in the National Schools Regional Netball Competition on Saturday 25th January 2020. The Barton Peveril Team faced an elite set of opponents, placing third out of 14 high-level teams from across the South. Barton Peveril was one of the only Sixth Form Colleges participating in…

Union announces 14 days of strikes at local Universities

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  Members of the Universities and College Union (UCU) at 74 UK universities – including staff at Southampton and Winchester – will walk out between Thursday 20 February and Friday 13 March. UCU members at the University of Southampton were among staff at 60 universities who walked out for eight days of strikes before Christmas. They will be…

Barton students stage ‘Urinetown: The Musical’

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Barton Peveril Performing Arts students tackle a satirical comedy – about toilets  Barton Peveril’s first year Performing Arts (Musical Theatre) students performed Urinetown: The Musical to large audiences, in the Sixth Form College’s own Rose Theatre. The students performed in front of the local community, their friends, and their families across two nights, on 29th…

Eastleigh College hosts regional heat of culinary contest

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Young chefs and front of house competitors across the south descended on Eastleigh College’s three professional kitchens and East Avenue restaurant to take part in the southern regional heat of the Major Series 2020. This prestigious national competition, which has been running for over 20 years, is organised by fine stocks and sauces specialist, Major…