On Thursday 14 December 7:30pm, students from BTEC Performing Arts, Expressions, A level Dance and the enrichment course Song and Dance Workshop will present a variety showcase of singing, dance, drama and comedy in the Wessex Arts Theatre.

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Preparing students for higher education with extra learning experiences to stretch and challenge them are part of the curriculum at Alton College. A group of A level Biology students visited the University of Southampton’s Maths and Science Learning Centre for a gene technology day. 

Lucy Bayliss, previously at Amery Hill School and Sara Garanito, previously at Calthorpe Park School took part in this year’s Mathematical Olympiad for Girls. Over 1700 girls nationwide participated, with the top 25% receiving a Certificate of Distinction. Also, 100 Maths students recently competed in the Senior Maths Challenge with 9 achieving a gold award, 31 a silver award and 29 a bronze. 

A team of Alton College students enthusiastically took part in the annual Citizenship Foundation Bar Mock Trial Competition at Guildford Crown Court this month for the tenth year in a row. The students presented fictitious cases in front of real judges, with students acting as barristers, witnesses, jury members and court personnel. 

Alton College Music Department will hold their Christmas concert in St Lawrence's Church, Alton on Tuesday 19 December at 7:30pm. It is free with a retiring collection.