sixth-form

Excellence in Geography

Sophia Buchanan Barlow, previously at Calthorpe Parke School was presented with the Steve Millar Award for Excellence in Geography. The award is given to the highest achieving Geography student at the end of year one of their A level studies.

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Sophia Buchanan Barlow, previously at Calthorpe Parke School was presented with the Steve Millar Award for Excellence in Geography. The award is given to the highest achieving Geography student at the end of year one of their A level studies. Sophia was presented with the Award by Steve Millar at a private ceremony held at Alton College.

2018: Year of Engineering

Alton College is the number 1 choice for STEM subjects in East Hampshire and 40% of students go on to study STEM subjects at University. 2018 is 'The Year of Engineering'  and the College has a broad range of activities planned from innovative talks to hands-on workshops. 

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Alton College is the number 1 choice for STEM subjects in East Hampshire and 40% of students go on to study STEM subjects at University.

East Hants MP congratulations

Congratulations to Damian Hinds, East Hants MP on his new role in the cabinet as Secretary of State for Education. Damian is a frequent visitor to the College (the only Sixth Form in his constituency) and he describes us as 'the jewel in East Hants' crown'. (Pictured here with a previous Students' Union)

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Congratulations to Damian Hinds, East Hants MP on his new role in the cabinet as Secretary of State for Education. Damian is a frequent visitor to the College (the only Sixth Form in his constituency) and he describes us as 'the jewel in East Hants' crown'. He says: 'I am always struck by the students' confidence and their drive.

2017: The Year in Review

2017 was another exceptional year for the College with an outstanding set of exam results (99.2% pass at A level), an innovative new College day providing up to 50 hours more teaching each year and a 10am start for students, a brand new enrichment programme for extra-curricular activities and much more. 

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2017 was another exceptional year for the College with an outstanding set of exam results (99.2% pass at A level), an innovative new College day providing up to 50 hours more teaching each year and a 10am start for students, a brand new enrichment programme for extra-curricular activities and much more.

British Judo Championships

Lucy Williams, previously at Ash Manor School competed in Sheffield at the British Judo Cadet Championships earlier in December. She was in a tough group of fourteen of the best players in her age and weight group from around the country.

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Lucy Williams, previously at Ash Manor School competed in Sheffield at the British Judo Cadet Championships earlier in December. She was in a tough group of fourteen of the best players in her age and weight group from around the country.

Christmas Concert

St Lawrence's Church, Alton

Date: 
19 December, 2017 - 19:30 - 21:00

Pineapple Dance

BTEC Performing Arts students and first year A level Dance students recently went to Pineapple Dance Studios in London to undertake some additional practical activities to consolidate their learning.  They participated in a Jazz dance to develop new skills for the BTEC Variety unit and to focus on the American Jazz theme.

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BTEC Performing Arts students and first year A level Dance students recently went to Pineapple Dance Studios in London to undertake some additional practical activities to consolidate their learning.  They participated in a Jazz dance to develop new skills for the BTEC Variety unit and to focus on the American Jazz theme - specifically Fosse from the A level syllabus.

STEM Uni visit

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. 

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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.

Christmas Variety Showcase

Wessex Arts Theatre

Date: 
14 December, 2017 - 19:30 - 21:00

Maths Challenge + Alton College = Success!

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. 

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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.

 

 

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