Category: Schools

Fashion Students Exhibited at Olympia

A Barton Pevil student has finished runner-up in the National Fashion Textiles Competition and has also been shortlisted for the Batsford Prize.  Fiona Ward’s “Junky styled creation with Mexican military influences” impressed  judges at the National Fashion Textiles Competition and her success in that competition was announced at the Spring Knitting and Stitching Show, held at Olympia…

Solar scheme sets precedent

Eastleigh Borough Council has just switched on a solar PV scheme at Wildern School in Hedge End By obtaining approval for a solar PV scheme to be installed at the school, from the Secretary of State for Education, the Council have set a precedent that they hope other Academy schools will follow. Approval was required because…

Prize winner opens Nobel building

Sir Tim Hunt left with Jonathan Prest Barton Peveril Principal

Eminent biochemist and Nobel Prize winner, Sir Tim Hunt, has officially opened the new Nobel Building, future home to the Psychology, Maths and Computer Science departments at Barton Peveril College in Eastleigh. The new Nobel building is part of a £4.2 million investment at Barton Peveril, adding 17 new classrooms to the existing facilities on the campus. It…

Percy’s Heroism Draws New Interest

Norwood Mosaic

Almost a century after the event, one of Eastleigh’s heroes is capturing the imagination again. Eastleigh News has received an appeal for information, sadly not from within Eastleigh but from Somerset, about Percy Norwood. The appeal reads; I wonder whether any of your readers can help with information about Percy Norwood, a native of Eastleigh…

Big Night For Student Witches

Witches full cast

Eastleigh’s Barton Peveril College took student amateur dramatics to a completely new level this evening, raising the standard with one of the most spellbinding performances that the Nuffield Theatre has ever hosted. The opening night of Barton Peveril’s production of The Witches of Eastwick, which was also one of the first amateur productions of this…

Barton Brainboxes meet Braniac Boffin…

L R Alex Wilson Jon Tickle Wesley Frost Robert Winn Tom Abbey

In a very quiet shed, somewhere within the Barton Peveril College campus, well away from the Art Show, well away from the ongoing preparations, anticipation and excitement (n.b. a gross understatement, so we’re led to believe..!)  for The Witches of Eastwick, some engineering students are also celebrating success. Four Engineering Education Scheme students from Barton Peveril…

Art Show at Barton Peveril

Art Show

Eastleigh’s Barton Peveril College was very busy this evening, with a private, invitation-only viewing of the college’s Art Show. The show features art work created by the foundation course students and is further supported by a selection of work from Barton Peveril’s talented sixth formers. The college’s Foundation Diploma in Art & Design is an intensive one…