Category: Education

Barton Peveril Shortlisted for National Award

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Barton Peveril Sixth Form College have been shortlisted for the FE College of the Year Award in the national Edufuturists Awards 2020, which will take place online on Friday 10th July 2020. Barton Peveril was recognised because of its digital learning capabilities and continued success delivering teaching and support remotely. Throughout the current Covid-19 pandemic…

Barton Peveril’s Science Mentors

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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…

Barton Peveril’s Team of the Year

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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…

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…

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

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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…

Barton Peveril Go Digital During Lockdown

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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.…

Online remote working a success for Eastleigh College learners

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During this testing time, our Uniformed Public Service learners are far from being obstructed. Through online resources and teaching platforms, our learners have been able to continue their education from home, as part of the stay at home procedure. As part of timetabled lessons, course lecturers have been able to release teaching resources and mark…

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…