Category: Education

Barton Peveril Students Return to the Stage

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College students returned to the stage once again, for their production of Oklahoma! in the College’s extensively remodelled Rose Theatre between 9th and 12th November 2021. This is the first time Second Year students on the Performing Arts: Musical Theatre course have been able to perform to a live, in-person audience…

Barton Peveril Lay the Foundations for its Next Generation of Students

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College has secured planning permission for a new, £8.5 million building development project. The College’s new development, The Business School, will allow the Hampshire-based establishment to broaden its educational offering to more of the county’s young people. The Business School will boast 28 new classrooms, student study spaces for independent and…

Barton Peveril Students Celebrate Results

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College is celebrating its A Level and Level 3 results, with a 99.68% A Level and 100% Level 3 pass rate, on Tuesday 10th August 2021. Of the A Level entries, 84% were graded A*-C, 62% A*-B, and 34% A*-A. Speaking on the success of this year’s students, Barton Peveril Principal,…

Barton Peveril Alumnus Helps Unemployed

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College alumnus Reece Black has been helping young adults in the community find employment, after joining social enterprise Digisheds. The social enterprise helps unemployed 16 to 30 year olds, who are typically underrepresented or overlooked, access the career ladder through a digital skills and personal development programme.  Digisheds enhances the career…

Barton Peveril’s Award-Winning Pastoral Team

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College’s Pastoral Team has won the Sixth Form Colleges Association’s  Covid Above and Beyond Award. The Team was recognised in the awards for their work on the frontline, during the pandemic. Whilst the College transitioned to remote working, the Pastoral Team were on campus ensuring students continued to receive all the…

Barton Peveril’s Schools Art Competition Goes Global

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College’s annual Schools Art Competition received 279 entries from over 70 different schools, from around the world, this year. As well as entries from across Hampshire’s schools, the College competition received entries from pupils as far afield as France and India. The competition is open to pupils in all secondary school…

Students celebrating global F1 in Schools STEM Challenge win

Hampshire students Zach Taylor and Ted Hodgson, currently in the Lower Sixth at Peter Symonds College, are celebrating winning the global F1 in Schools STEM Challenge, along with team members from their former school, Robert May’s School. F1 in Schools is the largest STEM competition in the world and run with support from the Formula…

Barton Peveril Donate Minibus To Support Local Charity

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College have donated a minibus to PEDALL, a New Forest based organisation that provides inclusive cycling to individuals across the region. The College donated the minibus after updating its current fleet of minibuses, which helps its students explore educational and sporting opportunities away from campus. PEDALL, run by the charity Friends…

New deputy principal joins Eastleigh College

Eastleigh College has appointed a new deputy principal who will be responsible for the delivery of a growing curriculum as well as spearheading the college’s digital development with learners and staff alike. Thirty-nine year old Pete Joddrell has 15 years’ experience in the education sector including teaching and management roles at a school and colleges…

Barton Student on Course for Paramedic Science

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College student Emily Cleightonhills has been offered a place to study Paramedic Science at St. George’s, University of London. The Paramedic Science course is a highly sought-after and selective degree programme, which leads directly into the Paramedic profession upon completion. Cleightonhills studies Vocational Level 3 qualifications in Health and Social Care…

Barton Peveril Student Gets Published

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College student Leah Goddard has become a published author after successfully submitting an entry in a Young Writers creative writing competition. Goddard’s entry was selected for publication out of a pool of over 2,500 entries from across the country. The competition, titled Unsolved, asked 11 to 18 year old students to…

Barton Peveril’s Chemistry Champions

Four Barton Peveril Sixth Form College students were successful in this year’s UK Chemistry Olympiad, a national competition that challenges students to expand their knowledge of Chemistry beyond the curriculum. The students were awarded for their work in the annual competition, which tasks students with sitting a complex exam that stretches their knowledge beyond the…

Barton Peveril students celebrate Oxbridge offers

  A high number of Barton Peveril Sixth Form College students are celebrating offers to study at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge. 23 students, from across Hampshire, have received offers to study at the highly-selective, world renowned universities this year. 17 students have received offers from the University of Oxford and six have been…

College Careers In Healthcare Day Welcomes Industry Experts

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College held a virtual Careers in Healthcare Day on Tuesday 23rd of March, for students to gain more knowledge about all the different avenues in Healthcare they can explore after leaving College.  Among those who spoke at the event were: Dr Richard Bain (Cardiac Physiologist, Southampton Hospital), Dr Mark Ashton Dr…