sixth-form

Students ski to victory

Four Alton College students competed in the English Schools’ Ski Association National Finals event for the first time at the Norfolk Snowsports Centre in Norwich recently. Individuals came first and second and as a team they won silver.

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Four Alton College students competed in the English Schools’ Ski Association National Finals event for the first time at the Norfolk Snowsports Centre in Norwich recently. The Alton College team consisted of Adam Bannister, previously at Eggar’s School, Dan Knight, previously at Bohunt School, Euan Chapman, previously at Weydon School and Ethan Sowik, previously at Amery Hill School.

Student Nets Computing Prize

Niklas Vangerow, previously at Robert May’s School has been awarded the Netcraft AQA Prize 2016  for one of the highest marks in the UK for A level Computing. 

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Niklas Vangerow, previously at Robert May’s School has been awarded the Netcraft AQA Prize 2016  for one of the highest marks in the UK for A level Computing. 

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Trinity Teaching Tour

The University of Cambridge visited campus for a series of one-to-one practice interviews and lectures as part of the College's More Able and Talented Programme. Lecturers and students from Trinity College, Cambridge provided the sessions to fewer than 10 Colleges in Hampshire.  Hannah Seeckts, Annie Coloe and George Baker here describe the 'Trinity Teaching Tour' experience.

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The University of Cambridge visited campus for a series of one-to-one practice interviews and lectures as part of the College's More Able and Talented Programme  which specifically focuses on supporting students to 'Apply for Oxbridge and Russell Group Universities'. 

Weydon student receives iPad

Honor Ramsdale, previously at Weydon 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. She was presented with the iPad by Principal Sara Russell at the beginning of term.

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Honor Ramsdale, previously at Weydon 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.

Singing in the Rain

Amazing AC student band Loyd were singing in the rain drawing large crowds at Butserfest this year. The UK’s largest alcohol and drug-free festival this year celebrated its 10th year and Loyd were set to perform on the Introducing Stage, this year sponsored by Alton College.

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Amazing AC student band Loyd were singing in the rain drawing large crowds at Butserfest this year. 

Outstanding Results...again!

Three quarters of A level students were awarded A*-C grades, a quarter achieved A*-A. Over 71% of vocational students achieved the highest grades across Extended Diploma Courses. 100% of those taking EPQ achieved A*-C. 

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Three quarters of A level students were awarded A*-C grades, a quarter achieved A*-A. Over 71% of vocational students achieved the highest grades across Extended Diploma Courses. 100% of those taking EPQ achieved A*-C. 

Young Leaders in Service

For the fifth year running, College students participated in the Lions Young Leaders in Service Awards this year receiving their awards recently for their work in the local community. 

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For the fifth year running, College students participated in the Lions Young Leaders in Service Awards this year receiving their awards recently for their work in the local community.

Sporting success across the field

This year, College sports teams and individuals racked up some impressive results. The College cricket team beat Farnborough Sixth Form College in the Altham College Cricket Final, the first ever girl's rugby fixture was held against Farnborough, Sam Jenner reached the National Final of the British Mountaineering Youth Series and Tia Ruel made the British Lions team in Boccia. 

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This year, College sports teams and individuals racked up some impressive results. The College cricket team beat Farnborough Sixth Form College in the Altham College Cricket Final in what turned out to be a really close game. Farnborough were bowled out for 105 with Chris Jones with 5 wickets for 21 off 8 overs and George Neave with 3 wickets for 27 runs off 8 overs.

 

 

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