sixth-form

Jack Petchey Achievement Award

Congratulations to Foundation Learning student Tom Hickey on being awarded the Jack Petchey Achievement Award for his volunteering work. Winners of this prestigious award are young people who have gone above and beyond to achieve – perhaps when others thought they might fail.

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Congratulations to Foundation Learning student Tom Hickey on being awarded the Jack Petchey Achievement Award for his volunteering work. Winners of this prestigious award are young people who have gone above and beyond to achieve – perhaps when others thought they might fail.

Tom Andrews to represent GB at Worldskills

Alton College student Tom Andrews has been selected to represent the UK at Worldskills in Russia later this year in the Electronics discipline. Tom is currently in his last year of the Foundation Degree in Engineering studying at Alton College and undertaking work with Sonardyne International Ltd

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Alton College student Tom Andrews has been selected to represent the UK at Worldskills in Russia later this year in the Electronics discipline. Tom is currently in his last year of the Foundation Degree in Engineering studying at Alton College and undertaking work with Sonardyne International Ltd

Alton College Merge with HSDC

On Friday 1st March 2019 Alton College entered into an exciting partnership with Havant & South Downs College. This merger will support the development of curriculum, sharing of best practices, and allow Alton College to continue to achieve excellent student outcomes.

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On Friday 1st March 2019 Alton College entered into an exciting partnership with Havant & South Downs College. This merger will support the development of curriculum, sharing of best practices, and allow Alton College to continue to achieve excellent student outcomes.

World Special Olympic Games

Best of luck to Foundation Learning student Ben Tyler who is representing GB in tennis at the World Special Olympic Games in Abu Dhabi! The Games start with the opening ceremony on Thursday 14th of March and go on to the 22nd. We look forward to following his progress at the games!

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Best of luck to Foundation Learning student Ben Tyler who is representing GB in tennis at the World Special Olympic Games in Abu Dhabi! The Games start with the opening ceremony on Thursday 14th of March and go on to the 22nd. We look forward to following his progress at the games!

Junior Team Maths Challenge

Teams of Year 8 and 9s from Eggar's School and Amery Hill School worked together recently to compete in the annual Alton College Junior Team Maths Challenge, designed to stretch more able students. Teams of Year 8 and 9s from Eggar's School and Amery Hill School worked together recently to compete in the annual Alton College Junior Team Maths Challenge, designed to stretch more able students. 

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Teams of Year 8 and 9s from Eggar's School and Amery Hill School worked together recently to compete in the annual Alton College Junior Team Maths Challenge, designed to stretch more able students.

Debating Team through to National Finals

Four Alton College Debating Teams competed in the Oxford Union regional round held at Guildford High School on February 26th. The round consisted of approximately 100 teams from across the south and London.

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Four Alton College Debating Teams competed in the Oxford Union regional round held at Guildford High School on February 26th. The round consisted of approximately 100 teams from across the south and London.

Duke of Edinburgh Training

Over half term several Year 1 Duke of Edinburgh students taking their Gold award spent the weekend on Dartmoor practising their navigation skills in preparation for the their Gold expedition later this year in the Peak District.

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Over half term several Year 1 Duke of Edinburgh students taking their Gold award spent the weekend on Dartmoor practising their navigation skills in preparation for the their Gold expedition later this year in the Peak District.

Riding the Elevator Pitch – from pen to publication

A group of young writers were given expert tips on getting published last week when author Gill Thompson visited Alton College. Gill, who taught English at Alton for 24 years, took the students through the publishing process, from the initial idea to the end product.

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A group of young writers were given expert tips on getting published last week when author Gill Thompson visited Alton College. Gill, who taught English at Alton for 24 years, took the students through the publishing process, from the initial idea to the end product. The students were also lucky enough to hear an extract from Gill’s first novel, The Oceans Between Us.

Oxbridge Offers

Congratulations to twelve Alton College students who have recently been offered places at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge. Following a rigorous application and interview process the students have been notified of their offers in a range of diverse courses from a plethora of colleges. 

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Congratulations to twelve Alton College students who have recently been offered places at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge. Following a rigorous application and interview process the students have been notified of their offers in a range of diverse courses from a plethora of colleges.

Behind Bars

Is prison a place for punishment, retribution or rehabilitation? Over 150 Sociology, Criminology, Law and Public Services students considered this at ‘Behind Bars’, an in-house conference run by True Life Conferences. The day featured students hearing from a range of reformed prisoners who shared their eye-opening experiences surrounding a variety of crimes and the realities of prison life.

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Is prison a place for punishment, retribution or rehabilitation? Over 150 Sociology, Criminology, Law and Public Services students considered this at ‘Behind Bars’, an in-house conference run by True Life Conferences. The day featured students hearing from a range of reformed prisoners who shared their eye-opening experiences surrounding a variety of crimes and the realities of prison life.

 

 

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