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Second place in national final

Against exceptional talent, a team of four mathematicians from Alton College secured second place in the National Final of the UK Maths Trust Senior Team Maths Challenge this week.

Second place in national final

Against exceptional talent, a team of four mathematicians from Alton College secured second place in the National Final of the UK Maths Trust Senior Team Maths Challenge this week.

Year 10 Taster Day

The Year 10 Taster Day will provide students at our partner schools with a taste of Alton College life.

Date: 
4 July, 2014 - 10:00 - 15:00

Judges 'like' Eggar's presentation

Four Year 10 pupils from Eggar’s School won the inaugural Above and Beyond Competition at Alton College with their very likeable presentation on Social Media: The Good and The Bad.

Camilla Coulston, Lucy Tate, Anna Foster and Eleanor Lane debated the pros and cons of using social media by engaging the audience and using real-life examples.

Eggars win inaugural schools MAT competition

Four Year 10 pupils from Eggar’s School won the inaugural Above and Beyond Competition at Alton College with their very likeable presentation on Social Media: The Good and The Bad.

Camilla Coulston, Lucy Tate, Anna Foster and Eleanor Lane debated the pros and cons of using social media by engaging the audience and using real-life examples.

2014 Oxbridge Offers!

It's been another successful year for Oxbridge offers at Alton College. Talented Alton College students have received offers from both Oxford and Cambridge while hundreds are also receiving offers from many other UK universities including the prestigious Russell Group universities.

Some of our students who have received offers from Oxbridge

It's been another successful year for Oxbridge offers at Alton College. Talented Alton College students have received offers from both Oxford and Cambridge while hundreds are also receiving offers from many other UK universities including the prestigious Russell Group universities.

League table results out!

We take the lead over local colleges for the highest average point score per exam entry in Government figures released last week (2013 cohort).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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We take the lead over local colleges for the highest average point score per exam entry in Government figures released last week.

Light Years Ahead

A study into Aerographite, one of the lightest materials on earth has won Rachael Murtagh a coveted place in the final of ‘Talent 2030’, the National Schools Engineering Competition for Girls. 

She will also present the project at the Big Bang UK Young Scientists and Engineers Fair at the NEC Birmingham in March.

Rachael Murtagh

A study into Aerographite, one of the lightest materials on earth has won Rachael Murtagh a coveted place in the final of ‘Talent 2030’, the National Schools Engineering Competition for Girls.

She will also present the project at the Big Bang UK Young Scientists and Engineers Fair at the NEC Birmingham in March.

Sports record breakers!

Alton College has enjoyed a record-breaking year as a third of the town’s sports awards were scooped up by current and former students.

PE teacher Dean Gillatt and students Brad Taylor, Joe Truman, Will Edwards and Sophie Hales all received awards for their sporting talent and commitment. Paul Johnson, who finished his A levels last summer, picked up the Senior Sportsman award.

College scoops town sports awards

Alton College has enjoyed a record-breaking year as a third of the town’s sports awards were scooped up by current and former students.

PE teacher Dean Gillatt and students Brad Taylor, Joe Truman, Will Edwards and Sophie Hales all received awards for their sporting talent and commitment. Paul Johnson, who finished his A levels last summer, picked up the Senior Sportsman award.

International Relations at Alton College

Our students have enjoyed a real life experience of international relations as they hosted a delegation of students from The People’s Republic of China this month.

In 2015 some of those Chinese students will return and study here full-time for a year.

 

Chinese students visit London

Students from Alton College have had real life experience of international relations as they hosted a delegation of students from The People’s Republic of China this month.

First featured college of 2014!

We're AOSEC's (Association of South East Colleges) first Featured College of the year!

AOSEC

Have a look at our dedicated Featured College page here.

Jazz evening sell-out success

Wessex Art Centre's sell-out opening night of the season concluded in rapturous applause from the audience on Friday night.

US saxophonist Jim Snidero played Charles Mingus' music with the Sam James Trio and our very own Alton College Big Band.

Jim Snidero hosts jazz workshop

Hailed as a ‘sax virtuoso’ by Downbeat Magazine, Snidero spent many years touring with the Mingus Big Band and is well established as one of the top alto sax players in the world.

He has recorded and performed with the biggest names in jazz, including Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Maria Schneider and Kenny Kirkland.

 

 

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