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Barton Peveril’s Aspire Programme: Spring 2021

The Aspire Programme at Barton Peveril

The Aspire Programme gives Barton Peveril students the opportunity to explore subjects beyond the syllabus, enriching their understanding and equipping them with the skills and knowledge to apply to the world’s most competitive Universities, Degrees, Apprenticeships, and jobs.

Tuesday 19th January

13:00

Professor Matthew Cobb, University of Manchester, ‘The Idea of the Brain’ (shortlisted for this year’s Baillie Gifford Prize)

14:30

Will May, ‘How to use animal poetry to improve your work’ (interactive workshop)

Tuesday 26th January

13:00

Lucy Crane, Cornish Lithium, ‘Lithium in the geothermal waters underneath Cornwall’

14:30

Laura Paddon, ‘Social demographics and home sharing for the elderly’

Tuesday 2nd February

13:00

David Handley, Formerly of MI6, ‘The challenges facing the UK intelligence services’

14:30

Professor Nicholas Evans, University of Southampton, ‘Solar atmospheric physics and the physics of fusion’

Tuesday 9th February

13:00

Dr Nisreen Alwan, University of Southampton, Epidemiologist on Covid-19

Luke Bernard, University of Reading, ‘Meteorology’

14:30

Professor Tim Underwood, University of Southampton, Oesophageal cancer surgeon and researcher

Tuesday 2nd March

13:00

Bee Rowlatt, writer, journalist and organiser of the Mary Wollstonecraft statue

14:30

Dr James Munro, University of Oxford, Mathematics

Tuesday 9th March

13:00

The Aspire Debate

Tuesday 16th March

13:00

Dr Amritpal Mudher, University of Southampton, Neuroscience

Rachael Southern, Legal Negotiation Workshop

14:30

David Nicholls, author and Barton Peveril Sixth Form College alumnus, writer of One Day and the screenplay for Patrick Melrose

Tuesday 30th March

13:00

Dr Nisreen Alwan, University of Southampton, Epidemiologist on Covid-19

14:30

Danielle Oreoluwa Jinadu, Disability Rights campaigner, advocate and influencer

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