Category: Education

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…

Barton Peveril’s Young Author

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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

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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

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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 students celebrate success at City College annual awards

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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…