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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.

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.

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.

 

 

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