sixth-form

McLaren Racing Trip

Last month, several Level 2 Engineering students had the fantastic opportunity to visit McLaren in Woking. Engineering teacher Malcolm Buchanan tells us all about it...

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"Having told my BTEC Level 2 Engineering class at the beginning of the year that I was a big Formula 1 fan, one of the students, Michael Greenfield told me that his Dad, Ian worked for McLaren Racing in Woking.

One month later, ten members of the course and 3 members of staff headed off to Woking in a minibus full of anticipation and delight.

Calculating Success

Congratulations to seven Maths students who recently participated in the annual Maths Olympiad for Girls, two of which achieved a distinction. The challenge lasts two and half hours and consists of five involved mathematical problems each worth 10 marks. In order to achieve a distinction, participants must get a mark of at least 27. 

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Congratulations to seven Maths students who recently participated in the annual Maths Olympiad for Girls, two of which achieved a distinction. The challenge lasts two and half hours and consists of five involved mathematical problems each worth 10 marks. In order to achieve a distinction, participants must get a mark of at least 27.

Bar Mock Trial

The Bar Mock Trial team recently took part in the South Regional round of the Young Citizens Mock Trial Competition held at Guildford Crown Court.  The competition is a unique opportunity for students aged 15-18 from all over the UK to gain unparalleled insight into the justice system.

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The Bar Mock Trial team recently took part in the South Regional round of the Young Citizens Mock Trial Competition held at Guildford Crown Court.  The competition is a unique opportunity for students aged 15-18 from all over the UK to gain unparalleled insight into the justice system.

Steve Millar Award - 2018

Second year student Meagan Harrington, previously at Farnham Heath End School, was recently presented with the 2018 Steve Millar Award for Excellence in Geography. The award is given to the student who achieves the highest grade in their Geography exam at the end of their first.

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Second year student Meagan Harrington, previously at Farnham Heath End School, was recently presented with the 2018 Steve Millar Award for Excellence in Geography. The award is given to the student who achieves the highest grade in their Geography exam at the end of their first.

Young Volunteer of the Year

Congratulations to student Caroline Hodgkiss who won the Young Volunteer of the Year award at last night’s East Hampshire Volunteer Awards Evening. Caroline was nominated for showing great positivity and for overcoming numerous personal obstacles, but she has still shown the strength of character to be a young carer and found the time to promote volunteering to other young people.

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Congratulations to student Caroline Hodgkiss who won the Young Volunteer of the Year award at last night’s East Hampshire Volunteer Awards Evening. Caroline was nominated for showing great positivity and for overcoming numerous personal obstacles, but she has still shown the strength of character to be a young carer and found the time to promote volunteering to other young people.

Reply to the Messenger

Music student Scottie Thompson was recently awarded the Winchester Young Arts Music Prize 2018 for Original Jazz Composition which was presented by The Arts Society Winchester as part of the Hampshire New Music event at the Guildhall in Winchester early in November.

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Music student Scottie Thompson was recently awarded the Winchester Young Arts Music Prize 2018 for Original Jazz Composition which was presented by The Arts Society Winchester as part of the Hampshire New Music event at the Guildhall in Winchester on Tuesday 6th November. Scottie is a first-year student studying A level Music, Music Technology and BTEC Music Performing (Jazz).

Declining My Place to Study at Alton College

We're sorry you've decided not to study at one of Hampshire's top performing Sixth Form Colleges. This year yet again our students surpassed national averages and celebrated outstanding results with a 99.2% pass rate for A levels and 100% for vocational courses. We also introduced an innovative new timetable which provides up to 50 hours more teaching each year with a 10 am start every day.

Accepting My Place to Study at Alton College

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Love Our Colleges

This week is Colleges Week, we will be celebrating all the fantastic work that Colleges do, the fantastic students and staff and the fantastic partnerships we build both within the local community and beyond. #LoveOurColleges

The Young Darwin Scholarship

Joe Park, previously at Eggar's School, has this year been awarded a Darwin Scholarship. He explained what this entails and what it means for him and his studies in the future.

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Joe Park, previously at Eggar's School, has this year been awarded a Darwin Scholarship. He explained what this entails and what it means for him and his studies in the future.

 

 

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