Category: Education

Barton Peveril Director Writes Children’s Book

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College’s Director of Maths and Computer Science, Kyle Evans, has written and published his first Children’s book. The book, titled Here Come the Numbers, is a fun rhyming book for children and adults about square numbers, negative numbers, prime numbers and other number-related topics. Author Kyle Evans, who worked with Illustrator…

Local school celebrate top 20 group nursery award

Staff and children at Sherborne House Pre-Reception are celebrating after winning a national award for the second year running. The Nursery’s owners, Bellevue Education, has been named among the leading nursery groups in the country, after receiving a Top 20 award from the leading nursery reviews site daynurseries.co.uk for the second year running. The group…

MP helps students plant trees in Eastleigh schools visit

Eastleigh’s MP Mims Davies has visited Wildern School and both sites of Crestwood Community School in Eastleigh to complete her tree planting tour as part of the Queens Commonwealth Canopy Project.  Having recently kicked off the tour at Hamble Primary school, the MP said she was ‘delighted’ to offer the same opportunity to older students…

Record year for Peter Symonds Sports Teams

Students from a variety of sports teams at Peter Symonds College are celebrating an impressive range of achievements in the Association of Colleges (AoC) National Sporting Championships and Cup Finals. Fifty-eight students from Symonds competed at the Association of Colleges National Sporting Championships in Nottingham, the largest team representing the South East, competing in eleven…

Barton Peveril’s Therapy Dog

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College have begun bringing in a Therapy Dog to help students with their mental health. The Therapy Dog’s first week falls during the Mental Health Foundation’s Mental Health Awareness Week, 13th – 19th May 2019, and is one way the College’s Health and Wellbeing Team are supporting students in the build…

University staff back industrial action

Staff at Winchester University have overwhelmingly backed strikes and other action Staff at Winchester University have overwhelmingly backed strikes and other action following a ballot of members of the University and College Union (UCU). The UCU say the University has written to them to say it wanted to get rid of 55 posts – around 10% of the workforce, citing increased costs in pensions as…

Barton Peveril Students Help South East to Victory

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College students helped the South East Region’s Colleges win the Wilkinson Sword in the Association of Colleges (AoC) Sport Championship, held at the University of Nottingham on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th April 2019. The Barton Peveril students represented colleges in the South East at Table Tennis and Rugby, competing amongst…