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. 

The inaugural Alton College Foundation Second Year Student Awards Ceremony took place in the Wessex Arts Centre on campus recently.  The Foundation introduced the awards to celebrate students who had shown outstanding achievements within their chosen subjects of Creative Visual Arts, Engineering and Mathematics.  

Attending lectures from first class academics is part of many courses at Alton College. As part of their A level Philosophy course, students recently attended an Ethics lecture at Bedales School, given by Professor Simon Blackburn renowned Philosopher and  Emeritus  at the University of Cambridge.

As part of the wide range of extra-curricular activities available to students at Alton College, a group of staff and students, led by Dr Libby Smith, Curriculum Manager for Biology travelled to Dominica as part of ‘Operation Wallacea – conservation research through academic partnerships.’