sixth-form

Students access Oxbridge insight

Current students, many of whom are on the More Able and Talented Programme, had a real life insight into studying at Oxbridge when several Alton Alumnus who are studying at Oxford and Cambridge (see right) returned to campus recently for a Q&A session as part of the Applying to Competitive Courses module. 

Oxbridge selfie!

The informative Q&A session which happens annually and is open to all current students covered applications, personal statements and interviews as well as what life is like at the country's most prestigious universities.

Alton College: ‘Best College’ for Maths

For the fourth time in its six year history, Alton College has won the trophy for Best College at the Hampshire AS Further Maths Puzzle Day this month.

The Puzzle Day was open to all the schools and colleges in Hampshire that offer AS Further Maths. Alton College took joint first and third place plus the Best College trophy.

Hampshire Puzzle Day

For the fourth time in its six year history, Alton College has won the trophy for Best College at the Hampshire AS Further Maths Puzzle Day this month.

The Puzzle Day was open to all the schools and colleges in Hampshire that offer AS Further Maths. Alton College took joint first and third place plus the Best College trophy.

Alton College at Bohunt School

Alton College Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths departments exhibited and engaged the public at Bohunt School's second STEM festival last Saturday.

All from the very young (pictured right) to the young at heart had fun making molecules, torches, rainbows and not piercing bubbles! 

A busy day at the Bohunt School STEM festival

Alton College Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths departments exhibited and engaged the public at Bohunt School's second STEM festival last Saturday.

From AC to TV via Oxbridge

Inspiration and support from teachers inspires Oxbridge places and regular TV appearances on BBC’s University Challenge for Alton College students.

After studying Maths, Physics, Biology and Chemistry gaining A* and A grades in 2010, Carys Redman-White went on to study Veterinary Science at Clare College, Cambridge University.

Clare College Cambridge

Inspiration and support from teachers inspires Oxbridge places and regular TV appearances on BBC’s University Challenge for Alton College students.

Half term trips to China, Africa, US and Europe

Alton College’s international relations were further strengthened over half term when a group of 17 students and three staff had a whistle stop tour of the People’s Republic of China while others visited Switzerland, Morocco, New York and Paris.

Recently granted ‘Highly Trusted Status’ by UK Border Agency, Alton College will welcome Chinese students to study on campus in 2015.

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Alton College’s international relations were further strengthened over half term when a group of 17 students and three staff had a whistle stop tour of the People’s Republic of China.

Recently granted ‘Highly Trusted Status’ by UK Border Agency, Alton College will welcome Chinese students to study on campus in 2015.

Girl Power

Paying homage to International Women’s Day (8 March) we asked our new Student Union Vice Principal Abi Riem how she feels about equality.

Around 65% of our staff are female and two out of three of our Senior Management Team are women. See what they say along with Alumna Yvette Cooper, Ambassador Dawn Elson and high-flying current STEM student Rachael Murtagh.

Girl Power at Alton College

Paying homage to International Women’s Day (8 March) we asked our new Student Union Vice Principal Abi Riem how she feels about equality.

A year ahead of the competition

Seven Biology students are celebrating success in the British Biology Olympiad, a competition aimed at A2 students, despite five of them currently studying at AS level.

Jasmine Sibley and Emma Buzzard received commended certificates while Emily Griffiths, Carissa Chew and Rory Attwell all picked up highly commended.

Fantastic news for Biology students

Seven Biology students are celebrating success in the British Biology Olympiad, a competition aimed at A2 students, despite five of them currently studying at AS level.

Jasmine Sibley and Emma Buzzard received commended certificates while Emily Griffiths, Carissa Chew and Rory Attwell all picked up highly commended.

Progression Fair

Open to all current students, the Progression Fair will see over 40 universities and employers exhibit opportunities for all students to consider when they leave Alton.

Date: 
3 July, 2014 - 11:30 - 15:00

Consultation Evening

The objective of Consultation Evenings evenings is to allow an opportunity for parents to talk with teachers where there is some area of concern regarding their son or daughter’s progress, or some improvement is required in order for the student to meet their target grade(s) in the summer.

Date: 
1 April, 2014 - 17:30 - 20:00

Consultation Evening

The objective of Consultation Evenings evenings is to allow an opportunity for parents to talk with teachers where there is some area of concern regarding their son or daughter’s progress, or some improvement is required in order for the student to meet their target grade(s) in the summer. 

Date: 
27 March, 2014 - 17:30 - 20:00
 

 

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