Category: Education

Barton Peveril Celebrates International Women’s Day

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College are celebrating International Women’s Day, with a series of talks from leading women in a range of industries. Southampton Football Club’s General Manager for Girls’ and Women’s Football Martina Heath and Caroline Nokes MP were among the guest speakers on the day. The day was planned and organised by a…

Barton Peveril Becomes FA Grassroots Hub

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College has become an FA Grassroots Hub, to promote Football in the College and local community. This forms a partnership between the English Colleges Football Association, the Association of Colleges Sport and Barton Peveril. The FA College Grassroots Hub programme involves Barton Peveril helping to grow male and female participation in…

‘Get Musical’ at Wildern School

For the first time, Hampshire Music Service are launching ‘Get Musical!’ – 2 weeks of music and theatre workshops this summer, for ages 5-17. Run by experienced music and theatre practitioners, both weeks will offer a chance to get involved in exciting activities as well as offering all-day childcare. Theatre week will also offer older…

Barton Peveril Students Compete in National Skills Challenge

80 Barton Peveril Sixth Form College students competed in the first stage of the National Skills Challenge. The first stage, held at the College, saw students work in teams of five to create a pitch for a new University Campus of Football Business (UCFB) development in Asia. The National Skills Challenge is a real-life business…

Eastleigh college announces new apprenticeship programme

Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat Pump (RACHP) engineering technicians have important responsibilities for the safety of themselves, work colleagues and the general public as well as minimising the environmental impact of cooling systems. The new apprenticeship programme, which has been designed by professionals in the industry, will train individuals in the design, installation, routine maintenance,…

Barton Peveril’s Computing Champion

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College student Patrick Winter has won The UK Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge, held at the University of Oxford. Patrick came first out of 6,415 initial entrants in his age group (16-18), which is an improvement on his third place finish in the competition last year. The first round of the competition…

Barton Peveril host first round of FA People’s Cup

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College hosted a qualifying round of the FA People’s Cup, for current students, on Wednesday 13th February. 7 teams competed in this round of the 5-a-side indoor tournament, consisting of both recreational and competitive footballers. The winning team will now compete in the regional competition, the winner of which will progress…

Barton Peveril Remember the Holocaust

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College welcomed Holocaust survivor William M Bergman, who shared his testimony with students from across the College including those who study History, Politics, Philosophy, Religious Studies and Sociology. After hearing his testimony, students took part in a question and answer session with Bergman before attending three seminars run by members of…

Barton Peveril’s Sporting Stars

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College staff, students and alumni won, and were short-listed for, a range of awards in the Eastleigh Sports Awards (celebrating 2018) that took place on Monday 11th February 2019 at The Hilton at the Ageas Bowl. Students Taylor Bevan and Maisie Stocks won Junior the Sports Person of the Year and…

Chandler’s Ford School Qualify for National Netball Tournament

Staff, children and parents at Sherborne House School in Chandler’s Ford are celebrating after qualifying for the ISA National Netball Tournament Finals which will take place in York. The local school team will represent the region in the tournament next month. Each year, the Independent School’s Association hold national tournaments in a range of sports,…

Motor Vehicle students restore classic car

Eastleigh College Motor Vehicle students have successfully managed to restore a traditional 1999 Mini Cooper, a classic model that finished production in the year 2000, back on the road again. The owner of the Mini, Tom Lattimer, who had not seen the car for over a year, recently joined students, lecturers, technicians and the representatives…

Eastleigh college students launch art exhibition

Eastleigh College second year Art, Design and Creative Media students are proud to launch ‘What’s the point in Art?’, an exhibition displaying their work at The Point Theatre, Eastleigh. The inspiration for the title ‘What’s the point in Art?’ came from a student visit to the theatre. In their work, students decided to focus on…

Barton Peveril’s Careers in Maritime Day

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College hosted its first Careers in Maritime Day, on Wednesday 23rd January, with guest speaker Helena Lucas MBE; Lucas is a Paralympic, gold medallist Sailor for Team GB. The day gave students an insight into the wide range of careers available in the maritime industry, which is a large employment sector…

University reconstructs Mary Rose archer

For the first time in 500 years, scientists examining human remains from Henry VIII’s flagship Mary Rose will be able to determine if any bones come from the same person. Research by Dr Garry Scarlett, a DNA expert at the University of Portsmouth, should enable museum staff to recreate accurate skeletons of some of the…

Toynbee campaigners report missing sign

Campaigners battling for the introduction of a safe crossing outside Toynbee School are asking Hampshire County Council to replace a ‘School Ahead’ sign that has disappeared from Bodycoats Rd giving drivers no warning that children may be crossing. Last month local mum Suzy Woolford begged HCC for help ‘before someone is killed’ on Bodycoats Road…