The deadline for applications for the Alton College Foundation scholarships is fast approaching. Send in your applications by Tuesday 15 November to be considered for one of the Scholarships for Excellence. The scheme was created in 2002 and so far, 252 scholarships have been awarded. The scholarships cover a wide range of subjects chosen each year by the Foundation and the Sponsors.

Four Alton College students competed in the English Schools’ Ski Association National Finals event for the first time at the Norfolk Snowsports Centre in Norwich recently. Individuals came first and second and as a team they won silver.

Miss Betty Laine, OBE, founder and director of the Laine Theatre Arts (founded 1974) visited College with staff and students from the performing arts institution to work with College students studying A level Dance and students from the Expressions Programme from the Foundation Learning Department. 

Alton College is the local hub for this year’s ‘Race for the Line – Micro:bit Model Rocket Car Competition’ which challenges school pupils from Yr 8-11 to design, build and race model rocket cars. The winning team will win a trip to South Africa to spend an unforgettable week with the BLOODHOUND team as they strive to break the Land Speed Record. 

Niklas Vangerow, previously at Robert May’s School has been awarded the Netcraft AQA Prize 2016  for one of the highest marks in the UK for A level Computing. 

Our next Open Evening takes place on Tuesday 8 November 6-9pm. Visit us and speak to our specialist and experienced staff who can advise you on the best study programmes to suit you and explain how our unique personal support will help you to succeed every step of the way. Meet our amazing students too.