Category: Schools

Charlotte’s Amphitheatre Exhibited

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

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…

Student appeals for missing flute

A talented Barton Peveril ‘A’ level music student has lost her prized flute while travelling to college and fears it may have been stolen.   The student boarded a Blue Star college bus from Warsash Rd (Campion Close area) on Friday at 07.45 to travel to College. She had her Trevor James Virtuoso flute in…

Baton Twirling Corps Seeks New Twirlers

A Baton Twirling Group that was founded in Eastleigh and which regularly appear in local carnivals is looking for new members. The Spencerettes were formed in 1969, by Bob and Dorothy Spencer. Their  Grandaughter, Emily Babb,  a student at Barton Peveril college in Eastleigh, joined the group at age 4 and is now Corps Coach…

£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…

Chandler’s Ford’s young achievers celebrated

Outstanding young people from around Chandler’s Ford were honoured on Saturday during a special ceremony held at Toynbee School. The Chandlers Ford Kings Court Masonic Lodge organised the event for local children who had achieved a personal goal or who put an extra effort at school or in the community but whose achievements may have…

Police launch new community forum

Eastleigh Police launched a new community initiative last week designed to give residents a regular forum to discuss their crime and public order concerns with local beat officers, councillors and council officers. The informal sessions provide a talking shop under the banner of ‘Partners and Community Together’ (PACT) which can cover a wide range of…

Barton Peveril hope for ‘Nobel’ Prize…

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College in Eastleigh  say they expect that a new environmentally friendly building that is currently under construction will attract an “Excellent” rating when it is BREEAM assessed. The Nobel Building is part of a £4.2 million investment in facilities at the college and is on course for completion by July. It…

Young runners raise £402 to beat Leukaemia

B&Q 2k fun runners

A group of Bishopstoke youngsters have raised £402 for a local charity by taking part in Sunday’s 2k B&Q Fun Run. The children’s Fun Run is held at Fleming Park in the afternoon following the annual Eastleigh 10k Road race and always attracts a large field of eager young athletes. Taylan, Alasdair, Izzy, Drew, Yusif and…

Sixth formers study Auschwitz

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

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

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

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

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…

Crystal plays suspect in “Lewis”

Former Barton Peveril College and Mountbatten School drama student, Crystal Leaity, will be on the nation’s television screens next month when she appears alongside Kevin Whately, Laurence Fox, Alison Steadman and James Fox in the latest series of ITV detective drama Lewis. Crystal (19), from Southampton, studied Film, Drama and Performing Arts at Barton Peveril,…