Barton Peveril Welcome Tom Heap, Author and BBC Broadcaster
Barton Peveril Sixth Form College welcomed broadcaster and author Tom Heap, for a virtual Aspire Programme lecture and question and answer session on Thursday 18th November 2021.
Tom Heap is best known for his role as Rural Affairs Correspondent for BBC News and as presenter on BBC One’s Countryfile.
The broadcaster and author gave students an insight into his career, as well as leading a discussion on the environment before taking questions from the Sixth Form College students. Tom also gave a unique insight into his time at Cop26 and talked about his podcast series and book, 39 Ways to Save the Planet.
The Aspire Programme at Barton Peveril gives students access to lectures, question and answer sessions, and workshops from celebrities, academics, and professionals from around the world.
‘Clever, challenging and insightful’
Tom Heap spoke about his visit:
‘I had a great chat with students from Barton Peveril Sixth Form College, they posed a bunch of clever, challenging and insightful questions and they seem to be really knowledgeable and fired up about climate change, so credit for them and their teachers.’