sixth-form

Rituals wins University of Cambridge Film Prize

Olivia Welch and Elanor Wilde have won first prize in the University of Cambridge Faculty of Divinity Film Competition for their short film Rituals on the theme of religious spaces. The girls received their prize at a special ceremony recently in Cambridge.

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Earlier this academic year Olivia Welch, previously at Amery Hill School and Elanor Wilde, previously at Frensham Heights School entered the University of Cambridge Faculty of Divinity “RE:view The Cambridge Religion on Film Competition". The competition encourages creative filmmaking in documentary or fictional genres.

Victory at Victorian Cricket!

Congratulations to the Alton College staff team who won the Victorian Cricket tournament charity event at the weekend. It was the first time a 'non pub' side has won the annual community competition.

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Congratulations to the Alton College staff team who won the Victorian Cricket tournament charity event at the weekend. It was the first time a 'non pub' side has won the annual community competition, playing teams from the Railway Arms, The Harvesters and Bushy Leaze on the way to victory.

Staff Star Awards Dinner 2019

Ten members of HSDC staff from across the three campuses were recognised for their hard work and commitment at the Staff Star Awards Dinner 2019. Nominations were made for several different categories, including ‘Outstanding Manager’ and ‘Outstanding Lecturer’, and the winners were invited to a VIP dinner at the College Restaurant

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Ten members of HSDC staff from across the three campuses were recognised for their hard work and commitment at the Staff Star Awards Dinner 2019.

African Adventures

As part of African Adventures, a group volunteering organisation leading trips to Ghana, a group of 18 intrepid students and 3 staff travelled to Woe in Ghana at the beginning of April for a life-changing experience. 

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As part of African Adventures, a group volunteering organisation leading trips to Ghana, a group of 18 intrepid students and 3 staff travelled to Woe in Ghana at the beginning of April for a life-changing experience.

Karate World Championships

First year student Harry Edwards, previously at Perins School, has recently been selected to represent England at the Karate World Championships in June in Bratislava.

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First year student Harry Edwards, previously at Perins School, has recently been selected to represent England at the Karate World Championships in June in Bratislava. We caught up with him ahead of this exciting occasion:

How long have you been doing karate and what got you interested in the first place?

Morehead-Cain Scholarship

Congratulations to second year student Meagan Harrington, previously at Heath End School, on being awarded a Morehead-Cain scholarship to study at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill majoring in Anthropology and minoring in Geography.

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Congratulations to second year student Meagan Harrington, previously at Heath End School, on being awarded a Morehead-Cain scholarship to study at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill majoring in Anthropology and minoring in Geography.

Pupils Go Above and Beyond

Enthusiastic teams from several Hampshire secondary schools demonstrated their commitment to Alton College's Above and Beyond competition, putting a lot of thought into this year's topic: 'A significant anniversary – then and now: Consider the impact of an event that may be commemorated in 2019’.

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Enthusiastic teams from several Hampshire secondary schools demonstrated their commitment to Alton College's Above and Beyond competition, putting a lot of thought into this year's topic: 'A significant anniversary – then and now: Consider the impact of an event that may be commemorated in 2019’.

World Special Olympic Medal Winner

Huge congratulations to Foundation Learning student Ben Tyler who has recently returned from the World Special Olympic Games in Abu Dhabi where he won two medals in tennis representing GB.

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Huge congratulations to Foundation Learning student Ben Tyler who has recently returned from the World Special Olympic Games in Abu Dhabi where he won two medals in tennis representing GB. In the singles category he win silver and in the doubles competition won bronze with his playing partner Jack Dickson. We are all really proud of Ben and his fantastic achievement on the world stage.

Alton College Foundation 300th Scholarship Awarded

A celebration of The Alton College Foundation’s 300th Scholarship for Excellence and 20 years since the charity was established, proved inspirational. The 17th annual Alton College Foundation Scholarship Awards ceremony saw the presentation of scholarships across a range of subjects awarded to 16 students – among them the student chosen to be the 300th recipient.  

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A celebration of The Alton College Foundation’s 300th Scholarship for Excellence and 20 years since the charity was established, proved inspirational.

Debating Success

The debating society have had a very busy month competing in national and international competitions. On Saturday March 9th Jack Jillings and Seb Cawte competed in finals day at the Oxford Union. The day was intense; debating in four rounds against teams from the UK and overseas. 

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The debating society have had a very busy month competing in national and international competitions.

On Saturday March 9th Jack Jillings and Seb Cawte competed in finals day at the Oxford Union. The day was intense; debating in four rounds against teams from the UK and overseas. 

 

 

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