Category: Education

Wildern School pool to be refurbished

Forty-year-old community swimming pool to undergo extensive makeover Planning permission has been granted for an extensive refurbishment of the main swimming pool at Wildern School in Hedge End. As part of the project, the popular community swimming facility will benefit from a complete overhaul of its roof and the addition of new spectator seating. Work…

Barton Peveril are FA People’s Cup South East Winners

The team representing Barton Peveril Sixth Form College in the FA People’s Cup are regional champions and will now compete in the final at England’s training ground, St George’s Park, in April. The team won the South East Regional, held at Royal Holloway University on Monday 25th March, beating teams from throughout the region. The…

Barton Peveril’s Rock Challenge Success

A group of Barton Peveril students placed fourth in the Southampton Rock Challenge UK heats, at Southampton’s O2 Guildhall, on Monday 6th March. The annual event sees more than 40 local schools and colleges compete over six days, showcasing their dance, choreography, and performance skills to earn their place in a regional final. Both first…

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…