Category: Schools

Charlotte’s Amphitheatre Exhibited

Charlotte Carr

A Barton Peveril student’s painting of a Roman amphitheatre in the South of France is reaching a worldwide audience via a virtual exhibition on the Royal Academy website. 17 year-old Charlotte Carr’s art work is currently being exhibited via the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition Online, which features the work of talented A level Students across the UK and runs…

Joel Builds Website for Velvet

Joel Kidd

A college student from Eastleigh has developed a new website for the local bus company, Velvet Bus. Having studied the original Velvet Bus website, 17-year-old Joel Kidd from Barton Peveril College thought it could be improved and sent some design proposals to Velvet Bus, a speculative email which arrived at exactly the right time. Managing…

£20,000 worth of IT equipment stolen from college

Over £20,000 worth of computer equipment has been stolen from Barton Peveril College. Staff walking into the first-floor IT suite on Monday morning  were shocked to discover that no less than 21 Apple iMac (2012) all-in-one desktop computers, worth £1,100 each, were missing. The expensive high-end computers are standard in many media and IT industries and…

Sixth formers study Auschwitz

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A Barton Peveril student has been speaking about her participation in the Holocaust Educational Trust’s “Lessons from Auschwitz” project. Sixth formers Jessica Jelley and Katie Wilson attended two half-day seminars in London and subsequently visited the former Nazi extermination camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau, returning with the objective of sharing their experiences with fellow students and the wider…

Three in a row for Barton Peveril

Jake Toomer receives award

For the third consecutive year a Barton Peveril student has reached the national finals of the Lions Young Ambassador of the year competition. The Lions Young Ambassador scheme acknowledges the work of young people working as volunteers.  The scheme, which operates throughout Europe, aims to recognise, encourage and support young people who are actively involved in the welfare of…

Students raise funds on Valentines Day

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Students at Barton Peveril College in Eastleigh chose Valentines Day to indulge their passion for chocolate, with a sale of heart-shaped confectionery in aid of the British Heart Foundation. The second year students are working towards their Certificate in Community Volunteering, which enables young people to develop an understanding of the nature of charities, develop their teamwork and project management skills and…

Thornton praises Pupil Premium

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Liberal Democrat candidate for Eastleigh, Mike Thornton today joined campaigners to praise the Pupil Premium, a cash investment in schools to give Eastleigh pupils a fair start in life. The Liberal Democrat policy has already: Put an extra £1.7m into Eastleigh’s local schools, which targets money at the most disadvantaged children, raising standards for      everyone  Allocated…

Professional Dancers Inspire Students

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Two professional dancers who participated in the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics have recently led workshops for A-level Dance students at Barton Peveril College in Eastleigh. The workshops at Barton Peveril College were led by Jose Agudo and Andrej Petrovic, who are rehearsal directors from the Akram Khan Dance Company.   Jose and Andrej were among 50…