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Earth Sciences expedition

Isabel Carter studied A levels in Biology, Maths, Physics and the EPQ at Alton College leaving in 2016, and is now studying Earth Sciences at the University of Oxford. This summer, she is leading a Geological Mapping expedition to South Greenland. Her group will be spending seven weeks based in the small village of Igaliku, producing a detailed geological map of the surrounding area.

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Isabel Carter studied A levels in Biology, Maths, Physics and the EPQ at Alton College leaving in 2016, and is now studying Earth Sciences at the University of Oxford. This summer, she is leading a Geological Mapping expedition to South Greenland.

Scholarships for Excellence

The annual Alton College Foundation Scholarships for Excellence Awards took place in the Wessex Arts Centre on campus recently for the 16th year. Trevor Heley, Managing Director of the Foundation, welcomed students, parents, sponsors, College staff, Governors and the Foundation Directors to celebrate the achievement of the successful scholars.

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The annual Alton College Foundation Scholarships for Excellence Awards took place in the Wessex Arts Centre on campus recently for the 16th year.

Duke of Edinburgh Award

Congratulations to Thomas Howe, previously at Dove House School, who was recently presented with his award for completing the Silver Duke of Edinburgh Award. The presentation was held in Petersfield and the special guest was Tess Burrows, a writer and adventurer.

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Congratulations to Thomas Howe, previously at Dove House School, who was recently presented with his award for completing the Silver Duke of Edinburgh Award.

WelcomeFest Winner

Emily Jones, previously at The Petersfield School, was chosen from hundreds of students who attended 'WelcomeFest' - our unique welcome event dedicated to our next lower sixth cohort and held annually in July - to receive an iPad mini. 

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Emily Jones, previously at The Petersfield School, was chosen from hundreds of students who attended 'WelcomeFest' - our unique welcome event dedicated to our next lower sixth cohort and held annually in July - to receive an iPad mini. Everyone who attended the event was automatically entered into the draw.

Nursing Know-how

Health and Social Care students welcomed ex-student Fleur Walker back to College this week to discuss her progression from College into the nursing profession. She is now a Staff Nurse on a paediatric ward at the Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford, having graduated from The University of Southampton last year.

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Health and Social Care students welcomed ex-student Fleur Walker back to College this week to discuss her progression from College into the nursing profession.

Students Unloc Entrepreneurial Skills

Alton College students who have been participating in the Unloc Enterprise Academy have had the opportunity to work with leading lawyers from Blake Morgan LLP. As part of the twelve week programme the students have focused of an array of business and entrepreneurial concepts ranging from branding and marketing to legal concepts and structures.

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Alton College students who have been participating in the Unloc Enterprise Academy have had the opportunity to work with leading lawyers from Blake Morgan LLP. The Unloc Enterprise Academy is a programme which enables schools and colleges to inspire, motivate and develop th

Jane Austen 200

Performing Arts students have started the year taking part in the Jane Austen 200 project, a partnership project between theatre group Wet Picnic and the Hampshire Cultural Trust funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. The project combines detailed research gleaned from access to historical sites and Austen experts with interpretation through live and mediated performance.

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Performing Arts students have started the year taking part in the Jane Austen 200 project, a partnership project between theatre group Wet Picnic and the Hampshire Cultural Trust funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Tennis Triumph

Congratulations to Expressions student Ben Tyler on being selected to represent Great Britain in tennis in the Special Olympic World Games in Abu Dhabi in March 2019.

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Congratulations to Expressions student Ben Tyler on being selected to represent Great Britain in tennis in the Special Olympic World Games in Abu Dhabi in March 2019. He recently won a silver medal at the Sheffield National Special Olympic Games and will travel with the GB team next year for the competition.

Oxford Schools’ Debating Competition

As part of extra-curricular activities run by staff, six students travelled to Magdalen College School Oxford to take part in the regional round of the Oxford Schools’ Debating competition, run by the Oxford Union. Two of the students have won a place in the National Finals of the Oxford Schools’ Debating Competition. 

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Following on from the regional round of the Oxford School’s Debating competition, two Alton College students have won a place in the National Finals of the Oxford Schools’ Debating Competition. 

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.

 

 

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