We are sad to announce the news of the sudden death last week of Elaine Billington, one of our College Governors, following a tragic accident in Petersfield. Elaine was the chair of the Alton College Student sub-committee and was a great supporter of the Students’ Union and the College as a whole

A group of students recently represented the College at the Debating Matters Tournament held at Solent University where they argued some very thought-provoking topics against other Hampshire schools and College in front of a large audience and panel of expert judges.

If you missed our October Open days, we are holding extra Open Afternoons for Year 11s to visit us, to meet senior staff, ask as many questions as they like and to have a tour of the campus. Please pre-book your place as spaces are limited.  

As part of our partnership with Chelsea Football Club Foundation, coaches have been delivering 90 minutes per week of football / fitness training to our students with special educational needs.

Lucy Bayliss was recently selected to participate in an international conference held in Berlin entitled "Youth for peace - 100 years after World War I, 100 ideas for peace." The event drew together 500 young people from across Europe with the aim of creating an international dialogue on how best to promote peace in Europe.

Congratulations to Foundation Learning student Federica Vazzana on coming 1st at the British Schools Gymnastics Association Trampoline Competition – South Regional – U19 Disability Novice Cat1. She will now compete at the Southern Zonal in January for qualification to the National Finals. Good luck!