sixth-form

Philosophy Plus Science

Philosophy students James Lester, Aga Slusarska, and Henry Thomas visited the University of Oxford for a Philosophy Plus Science Taster Day as part of Alton College's More Able and Talented Programme recently.

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Philosophy students James Lester, previously at Salesian College, Aga Slusarska, previously at Mill Chase Academy and Henry Thomas, previously at The Petersfield School visited the University of Oxford for a Philosophy Plus Science Taster Day as part of Alton College's More Able and Talented Prog

The 2016 Review!

2016: Another celebratory year for the College, now officially open for 36 years. Highlights include outstanding student successes (potential, current and former) across all subject areas, excellent exam results, insightful VIP talks@altoncollege, being ranked #1 choice for STEM in East Hants, and a unique visit from the University of Cambridge.

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2016 has been another celebratory year for the College, officially open for 36 years.

Festive Music

Music students have been extremely busy in the lead up to Christmas performing a variety of music in a diverse range of venues from Sainsburys to St Lawrence Church! 

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Music students have been extremely busy in the lead up to Christmas. A small group entertained the crowds on Alton High Street as part of the Yuletide Festival at the beginning of the month, performing a selection of festive favourites. Students from A level and BTEC music classes performed a Christmas concert in St Lawrence's Church showcasing solo items and a variety of ensemble pieces.

Excellence rewarded in Philosophy and Geography

Two second year students, Flo Stoppani-White, previously at Alton Convent School and Nicola Yates, previously at The Wavell School were recently presented with Awards for Excellence in Geography and Philosophy.

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Two second year students, Flo Stoppani-White, previously at Alton Convent School and Nicola Yates, previously at The Wavell School were recently presented with Awards for Excellence in Geography and Philosophy.

Calculating medal success

An outstanding 60 Alton College students achieved gold (14), silver (26) and bronze (20) medals in this year’s Senior Maths Challenge. This consists of 25 challenging non-calculator multiple-choice maths questions in just 90 minutes. Pictured: Paul Cumner (previously at Robert May's School) and Ali Bayliss (previously at Perins School).

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An outstanding 60 Alton College students achieved gold (14), silver (26) and bronze (20) medals in this year’s Senior Maths Challenge. This consists of 25 challenging non-calculator multiple-choice maths questions in 90 minutes. In this tough mental test, students start with 25 marks, get 4 marks for each correct answer and lose 1 mark for each incorrect answer, to discourage guessing.

Bar Mock Trial

The Alton College Bar Mock Trial Team competed for the ninth year in the Citizenship Foundation’s National Bar Mock Trial Competition national heat held at Guildford Crown Court this month. This enrichment course is open to students studying all subjects. This year the diverse team consisted of Law students and students studying a wide variety of courses.

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The Alton College Bar Mock Trial Team competed for the ninth year in the Citizenship Foundation’s National Bar Mock Trial Competition national heat held at Guildford Crown Court this month. 

Inspiring reasoning and rhymes

Inspiration through poetry has been a theme for the English Department recently. Award-winning poets, Sinead Morrissey and Ian Duhig, inspired English A level students as part of the Winchester Poetry Festival with several students being successful in being shortlisted for an award in the poetry competition ‘Message to a Poem’.

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Inspiration through poetry has been a theme for the English Department recently. 

Olympiad success for Maths students

Three College students participated in the annual Maths Olympiad for Girls recently. Jasmine Anwar, previously at Weydon School, Lisa Winkler, previously at Bohunt School and Charlotte Cranmer, previously at Mill Chase Academy (pictured with Dr David Lynch, Curriculum Manager for Maths) undertook the challenge.

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Three Alton College students participated in the annual Maths Olympiad for Girls recently.

Alton College on the world sporting stage

Alton College sport department have been extremely busy recently with success across a range of sports. A college team was entered into the Southern Shooting Championships, competing both as a team and in the individual competition. Cricketing legend Desmond Haynes visited campus, and former student Joe Truman won cycling track gold.

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Alton College sport department have been extremely busy recently with success across a range of sports. A college team was entered into the Southern Shooting Championships, competing both as a team and in the individual competition. The three students who represented Alton College were Oliver Bowler, Luke Evans and Oscar Peterson, all previously at Bohunt School.

Student success at National Junior Games

Peter Langton, previously at Treloar College, recently competed at the Stoke Mandeville Stadium in the WheelPower National Junior Games and came third in Boccia and first in both Polybat and Electric Slalom. The Games is an annual event at Stoke Mandeville Stadium for children with disabilities aged between 11 and 18. 

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Peter Langton, previously at Treloar College, recently competed at the Stoke Mandeville Stadium in the WheelPower National Junior Games and came third in Boccia and first in both Polybat and Electric Slalom. The Games is an annual event at Stoke Mandeville Stadium for children with disabilities aged between 11 and 18. 

 

 

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